category: american

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies" 20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brighamy Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2012 issue, Criterion (an undergraduate and master's level student journal) anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to transnational American studies.

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society/EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

Poems Invited for June 2012 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (For Issue No. 21)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Contemporary Lit panels, American Lit Assoc, May 24-27, 2012 (1/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA.

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

<[UPDATE]> < CFP: EXTENDED DEADLINE: Car Culture and the Road>

full name / name of organization: 
<SW/TX PCA/ACA>
contact email: 
<srusnak@ggc.edu>

< Car Culture and the Road is a growing area of cultural significance in our rapidly transforming global world.

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

INVITATION: Sensible Flesh: AIDS and the Body, King's College London

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London), Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com

We're delighted to invite you to the third session of "Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century" in London, Monday 12th December at 18.00, Room S8.08, King's College London (Strand Camp

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

"Pynchon on the Land," proposed ALA Conference panel, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

This panel to be proposed for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, will attempt to bring discussions of Pynchon “down to earth” by examining the role of the physical landscape,

[UPDATE] edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

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

ABSTRACTS DUE IN TWO WEEKS on December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

CFP: Eliot at the American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
ngish@usm.maine.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2012 annual conference of the American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center.

[UPDATE] Sports Area of SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Harrington, Sports Area Chair
contact email: 
agharrington@gmail.com

FINAL DEADLINE FOR PAPERS EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15!

Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
33rd Annual Conference

Guilty Pleasure Literatures: The penny dreadful to the graphic novel.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Curt Herr, Dr. Deb Christie / Kutztown University
contact email: 
herr@kutztown.edu

Dr Curt Herr and Dr. Deb Christie seek essays on guilty pleasure literatures for a new anthology.

StoryTelling 2012

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition.

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
milind shivaji desai
contact email: 
milinddesai79@rediffmail.com

i am a research student.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP: Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Status Quaestionis-Online Journal of LInguistic, Literary, and Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rome La Sapienza
contact email: 
Emilia.dirocco@uniroma1.it

Status Quaestionis is an open access journal devoted to the study of European and American languages, literatures and cultures.

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Special Issue of *Literature and Theology* on Cognitive Theory, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu (Associate Profess, Department of English, Lafayette College); Julia Reinhard Lupton (Professor of English, University of California, Irvine)
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu or jrlupton@uci.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: Cognitive Science, Literature, and Religion

Poe and the Idea of “Eldorado” - ALA May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Philip Phillips, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
philip.phillips@mtsu.edu

The Poe Studies Association solicits proposals for papers on “Eldorado,” the poem and the idea, as reflected in Poe’s life and works, to be delivered at the American Literature Association’s 2

Teaching Poe to Today’s College Readers - ALA May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Amy Branam, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

The Poe Studies Association solicits proposals for papers on teaching Poe to be delivered at the American Literature Association's 23rd Annual Conference May 24-27, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency San Franc

Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfilmconference@gmail.com





Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization presents its 10th annual graduate conference:

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

At the Heart of the American Empire(s)(ASA 11/15-18/12; 12/20)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Abele and Jamie Harker
contact email: 
heart.2012asa@gmail.com

At the Heart of the American Empire(s), a session at
American Studies Association Convention
November 15-18, 2012: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theatre in Higher Education - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
abcorts@uga.edu

Call ForPapers
Emerging Scholars Panel 2012 - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2012 Conference
Washington, DC, August 2-5, 2012

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