category: american

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

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

Abstract:

[UPDATE] Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

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

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

“We All Declare For Liberty,” Biennial Conference of the Southern American Studies Association (January 31-February 2, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association
contact email: 
dmoore@fsu.edu

Looking ahead to the sesquicentenary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Southern American Studies Association is honored to welcome distinguished historians ERIC FONER and TIYA MILES to Charleston

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

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

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Warscapes magazine call for writers, artists and reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes magazine
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Stephen King Area-2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference (Sumbissions: 11/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen King Area-Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
stephenkingpca@gmail.com

The co-chairs of the Stephen King Area—Philip Simpson of Brevard Community College and Patrick McAleer of Inver Hills Community College— are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Delillo After Underworld for Louisville, Feb 21-23; abstracts by Sept 1

full name / name of organization: 
Martina Sciolino, University of Southern Mississippi
contact email: 
Martina.Sciolino@usm.edu

Delillo After Underworld

9/11 and Beyond: Movies, Terrorism, and the Paranoia

full name / name of organization: 
Satwik Dasgupta / Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

We are inviting papers that consider the socio-cultural ideology underlying the emerging trends in world cinema that try to grapple with the supposed roots of various emerging faces of terrorism, dome

Call for Submissions--Essays on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. Proposals Due Oct. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

CFP - Turning Points in Biography: the collective, the event and the return of the life in parts

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Holeywell University of East Anglia
contact email: 
UEABiographyConference@gmail.com

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

African American Experience & the Poetry of Michael S. Harper

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Seminar session at the 2013 NeMLA Convention examining poetry by Michael S. Harper.

NeMLA: African American Literature since 1970 (March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
shaila.mehra@gmail.com

Call for Papers

African American Literature since 1970

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

UPDATE: "Hawthorne, Pleasure, Enjoyment and Leisure in the 19th-Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Martin, University of Charleston
contact email: 
michaelmartin@ucwv.edu

For the 2013 Interdisciplinary Studies in the 19th-Century Conference and its stated theme of “Leisure! Fun!

"William Blackstone: Intersections between Law and Culture" (4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 
abricker@stanford.edu

“William Blackstone: Intersections between Law and Culture”

American West in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lavanmeter@langston.edu

American West in Literature and Film
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference
"Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context"

13-16 February 2013
Albuquerque, NM

The Televised South, Panel for SCMS 2012 (Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema and Media Studies 2012 Conference (Chicago March 6-10, 2013)
contact email: 
pbronste@uoregon.edu

The Televised South: Intersections of Race, Gender, and Class in the American South

Home: Domesticity and Nationalism in the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Evelyn Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kim_evelyn@my.uri.edu

This NeMLA 2013 panel examines the ways in which home is conceptualized in terms of the imagery and rhetoric of domesticity and nationalism in the literature of the Caribbean diaspora.

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Call for fellows: Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. 9/15, 1//28-2/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Petra Kuppers, University of Michigan
contact email: 
petra@umich.edu

Call for Fellowship Applicants
Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. An Arts-Based Research Symposium with playwright Alanis King.

Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity (25th-27th May 2013; CFP Deadline: 30th Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste.

MLA Session, "Deliver Us To Normal: Children’s Literature and the Midwest" (Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
kslater@ucsd.edu

Unlike the literature of the South or New England, Midwestern writing is often absent from academic discussions of American literary regions. Andrew R. L.

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

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.

The Ambassadorship of Literature, a symposium at New York University, November 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Londe and Caroline Zoe Krzakowski, New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

Vol. III. Issue IV (December) 2012 Deadline: 15th November

full name / name of organization: 
The Criterion: An International Journal in English
contact email: 
criterionejournal@gmail.com

Submission

Backlashes or New Frontiers? Mapping Post-Feminist American Masculinity in Television and Film (collection; 9/22/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Abele; Marcelline Block
contact email: 
abelee@ncc.edu

In discussing feminism’s impact on American men and /masculinity, it has been more common for cultural scholars to view feminism in negative terms.

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