category: american

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Medievalism in Southern Literature and Culture (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Cook / University of Alabama
contact email: 
acook@bama.ua.edu

The term “medievalism” refers to popular and presentist re-imaginings of the Middle Ages.

Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

Fifty years after Richard C.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

NeMLA Rochester (March 15-18, 2012): The Poetry of John Ashbery

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Fischer/NeMLA
contact email: 
bkfischer@yahoo.com

‘Sifting the April sunlight for clues’: The Poetry of John Ashbery

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu or leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement.

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

New deadline, July 1.

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

Special Issue: Carson McCullers and Influence, Submissions due by May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews
contact email: 
ross_daniel@columbusstate.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries is sponsoring a special issue on Contemporary Irish Writing for Fall, 2012.

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

NOLA DIASPORA invites creative & scholarly submissions for issue two by 8/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA
contact email: 
submissions@noladiaspora.org;mbyrd@vsu.edu

NOLA DIASPORA,www.noladiaspora.org, is an on-line, peer-reviewed journal focusing on art, literature, and scholarship about post-Katrina New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

NeMLA Panel: New Victorian Biogenres: Writing Nineteenth-Century Lives in the Twenty-First. Rochester, NY, March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

How have recent innovations in life writing disrupted, reconstructed, and refigured nineteenth-century Anglo-American subjects?

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Call for Papers: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, 4/19-22

full name / name of organization: 
joint conference of MELUS and USACLALS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US, and US chapter of Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)
contact email: 
jhawley@scu.edu

THEME: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bill Ashcroft, Wlad Godzic, Francisco Jimenez, David Marriott

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies (CHiCS)
contact email: 
huc@enkidumagazine.com

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions
Mexico: 4 - 9 November 2011

Deadline for paper proposal submissions: 15 July, 2011

[UPDATE] Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

CFP

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

[REMINDER] Work in Process—Reading David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (22-23 September 2011, deadline abstracts: 15 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp
contact email: 
Toon.Staes@ua.ac.be

Keynote speakers: Marshall Boswell (Rhodes College) and Stephen Burn (Northern Michigan University)

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st))

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

Four Corners Media and Globalization: October 28-28th

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference, Mesa State College
contact email: 
tacker@mesastate.edu

The 28-29th of October, 2011, Mesa State College will sponsor a multidisciplinary conference with the theme of “ Globalization and the Media” that proposes to explore this relationship--positive

[UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

"The Power of Poetry in the Modern World of Print," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (11/4-11/6, Abstracts Due 6/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Bartholomew Brinkman
contact email: 
BartholomewBrinkman@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” this special session seeks papers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power

American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present. Proposal deadline: 15 September 2011. Essay deadline: 15 January 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Ferda Asya, Associate Professor of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
fasya@bloomu.edu

The editor of a collection of essays for a book, tentatively titled American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present, invites proposals for original essays on the literary works written by American wri

Transitions and Transactions: Literature Pedagogy in Community Colleges - April 20-21 2012 - Proposals due November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite proposals for papers exploring literature pedagogy at the community college level and welcome critical/theoretical approaches to teaching literature.

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness."

The Materials of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
melissa.hardie@sydney.edu.au

AJAS Call for Papers

The Materials of American Studies, December 2012.

The Pedalto Report: A Journal for Incorporated Art (submissions deadline 8/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Pedalto Report
contact email: 
rmcott096@pedalto.org

The term “incorporated art” might be used to describe art that exists in the form of an institution, company, or other organization. In contrast with art that takes incorporation as its subject, incorporated art begins with the act of incorporation and exists only to the extent that the incorporated entity remains in operation.

Teaching Languages and Literature: Revisionist Mythmaking in the Classroom (due June 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention in Atlanta, GA Nov. 4 - 6, 2011
contact email: 
jennmartinsen@hotmail.com

"Statues Talking Back, Beauties Becoming Beasts, and Little Red Riding Hood Laughing at Wolves: Revisionist Mythmaking in the Classroom" (Teaching Languages and Literature Panel at the annual SAMLA Co

[REMINDER] CFP: InterTexts: a conference on interdisciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University, Durham, UK
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers: InterTexts – a conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

[UPDATE] Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu; ejorlando@msn.com

Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

Crime in Flannery O'Connor (ALA Symposium on American Fiction, Savannah, GA, Sept. 22-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
schroedm@savannahstate.edu; vandebrake_timothy@roberts.edu

The Flannery O'Connor Society is sponsoring panels at the ALA Symposium on Crime Fiction in American Culture on new perspectives and "The Displaced Person":

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

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