category: american

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, MA, 26-29 May.

[UPDATE] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Research Symposium
contact email: 
PTRS2011@gmail.com

*Please see revised email contact information in call*

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The work of Anna Deavere Smith,

Robert Frost (MLA, January 2012; 3/13/11 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor a session at the 2012 Modern Language Conference in Seatlle, 5-8 January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2011.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

[UPDATE] The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
UCI Visual Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
invisibleconf2011@googlegroups.com

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines.

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Graduate Program in Visual and Studies at the University of California, Irvine

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

*
Fun & Games

LAST CALL: CFP: Supernatural (TV Series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: Supernatural

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

LAST CALL: CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

LAST CALL: CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA, (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu; tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

[update] Poe and Who? American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
susan.amper@bcc.cuny.edu

Poe and Who?

[update] Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jgruesse@kean.edu

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011. Organized by the Poe Studies Association.

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Documentary as body genre

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18, August 11-14, 2011, NYU
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de

Documentary as body genre

Defining Academic Work in Modern Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan 5-8)
contact email: 
jcasey@skidmore.edu

This panel seeks to analyze the nature of faculty work in modern languages and literatures from an interdisciplinary, scholarly perspective.

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
lhussein@mesacc.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

For the full CFP, see:

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180967&keyword=Turkey

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Latino Cultures of NYC Conference

full name / name of organization: 
NYiT
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a lo

“It must be Nova Scotia”: Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College
contact email: 
bishopns@dal.ca

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Hali

"American Pornographies" Graduate Conference, Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig
contact email: 
asl-gradconference@uni-leipzig.de

Call for Proposals: "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context"

March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York
contact email: 
BonaConference@gmail.com

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power.

Call for Artists

full name / name of organization: 
Ustinov Intercultural Forum
contact email: 
uif.president@dur.ac.uk

The Ustinov Intercultural Forum is currently seeking additional artists to submit their work for this cultural exhibition which will run at the Old Fulling Mill in Durham, UK from early April to early

[UPDATE] CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

The 2011 meeting of the Chesapeake area chapter of the American Studies Association (CHASA) will be hosted by the Cultural Studies doctoral program at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, Saturday Apr

Business Culture / Corporate Culture Papers, 20- 23 April 2011, San Antonio, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
2011 National Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
dosborne@scc.spokane.edu

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter & Riverwalk Hotels
101 Bowie Street , San Antonio,TX 78205

Wednesday, April 20 - Saturday, April 23

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize $1,000- submit by Dec. 28th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
kathleen-diffley@uiowa.edu

[UPDATE] Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

American Literature Association
22nd Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2001
Boston, MA

Noncanonical Affects

Platte Valley Review: Forces of Nature [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Platte Valley Review: University of Nebraska at Kearney
contact email: 
pvr@unk.edu

Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.

[UPDATE] : "Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, March 11-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

'Spectres of Class' (15-16 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
matt.davies@chester.ac.uk

Please note the call for papers for the interdisciplinary ‘Spectres of Class’ conference at the University of Chester, UK, on 15-16 July 2011 organised in association with CADAAD (Critical Approac

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - Joint Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

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