category: american

Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

“Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures”:
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference,
Portland, Jamaica
20-23 June, 2013

CFP: Computer Culture (SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference, February 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association: Computer Culture Area
contact email: 
andrewsw@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

February 13-16, 2013

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

UPDATE Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

Uncovering the Irish Woman in 20th Century Literature-NeMLA @ Boston 3/21-24

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
elizabeth.oconnor@marist.edu

This panel will explore what Eavan Boland has termed Irish women’s ‘adventure of powerlessness’ in Irish fiction.

CFP: Constructions of Landscape in American Literature Panel: NeMLA 2013 Boston, March 21-24 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mrye@fdu.edu; kwaldron@coa.edu

Much of the critical attention regarding what has been variously called environmental literature, literature of place, or nature writing has been directed recently at animal/human relations, the defin

disClosure Journal Issue 22: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 30th, 2012

Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Link our blog here: http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

The Great War: Centenary Perspectives, Special Topics Issue 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945 (Interdisciplinary Journal)
contact email: 
larabee@usna.edu

The editors of The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, seek submissions for the next special topics issue of the journal (vol.

ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum, May 23-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (Lexington Books, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due Oct 1, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

[UPDATE] WAR DOCUMENTARIES

full name / name of organization: 
InMedia Journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

WAR DOCUMENTARIES

3rd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Storytelling (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Storytelling

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

UPDATE CFP The United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States:Revisiting the Transatlantic Economic Relationship in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CERVEPAS CREW University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
contact email: 
cervepas-transeco@univ-paris3.fr

Call for papers
The United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States: Revisiting the Transatlantic Economic Relationship in the 21st Century.
University of Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
March 22-23 2013

Open Humanities, Grad Conference, University of Connecticut, 2/23/2013, deadline 12/20/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Langsa (Languages Graduate Student Organization)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

III Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 23rd 2013
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

Open Humanities. Multifaceted Approaches for the 21st Century

Wreck, The UBC Grad Journal of Art History - Processes of Change: Translation, Metamorphosis, and Conversion -Deadline Oct 15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck - The University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory
contact email: 
ahva.wreck@ubc.ca

Call for Papers and Reviews
Wreck – University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, Volume 4 (2012)

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The May Swenson Centenary Panel at NeMLA in Boston, March 21-24

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
corey.clawson@rutgers.edu

The year 2013 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of American poet May Swenson, who has been recognized as one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth-Century by critic Harold Bloom among othe

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

REMINDER, NeMLA "Network Anxiety" panel abstracts DUE 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.odell@gmail.com

Since the early 1990’s, the internet has increasingly influenced how cultural texts are read and disseminated.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

[UPDATE] Obscenity and the Warren Court, Boston March 21-24, 2013 NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
baas2013@exeter.ac.uk

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

Dictionary of Literary Biography: Contemporary American Poets

full name / name of organization: 
John Cusatis, editor
contact email: 
John_Cusatis@charleston.k12.sc.us

Dictionary of Literary Biography, which has grown to nearly 400 volumes since the inaugural 1978 volume, continues to be among the most highly esteemed reference works available to students and schola

Richard Rodriguez Reconsidered

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Garcia, Clarkson University
contact email: 
mgarcia@clarkson.edu

This panel invites papers on any topic or treatment of how we read Richard Rodriguez today.

Legacies of Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Scholarship, SEA Feburary 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
j.stroup@tcu.edu

Panel: Legacies of Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Scholarship

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
February 28—March 2, 2013
Savannah, Georgia

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

The New Latina/o Immigrant: Shifts in Literary Perspective (NeMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Bobe / Rutgers University
contact email: 
apis.melissa@gmail.com

In light of recent anti-immigrant sentiment and political action, this panel will explore the ways in which racism and xenophobic policy have changed the Latina/o literary output in America.

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences
March 20-24, 2013
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

Not Just Trout Fishing: Richard Brautigan's Environments

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (May 28-June 1)
contact email: 
jander31@tnstate.edu

The work of Counterculture hero Richard Brautigan, long neglected by many critics, is ready for a comeback.

CFP -- Edited Collection -- Superhero Synergies: Studying Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence

full name / name of organization: 
James Gilmore (UCLA) & Matthias Stork (UCLA)
contact email: 
mstork@ucla.edu

Call for Papers: Collection of Essays

"Superhero Synergies: Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence"

Edited by
James Gilmore (UCLA) and Matthias Stork (UCLA)

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

37th Annual Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference 21 - 23 March 2013 University of North Carolina at Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

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