category: american

[UPDATE] Pleasures of Romance (deadline extended to May 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

UPDATE: Florida

full name / name of organization: 
CFP: Florida Collection
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Collection

Florida

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Rhetorical Approaches to Literature: PAMLA Seattle (10/19-21, 2012 DEADLINE April 22,2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rhishmeh@palomar.edu

This is a standing session at PAMLA. All proposals welcome. Of particular interest: Rhetorical Approaches to 20th Century Poetry or Poet(s); Rhetorical Approaches to Moby Dick.

[UPDATE] CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Leisure! Enjoyment! Fun!: INCS 2013 Conference, University of Virginia, March 14-17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
ksc3j@virginia.edu

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” It was the age of pleasure. It was the age of atonement. It was any place in the nineteenth century.

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

July 31st 2012. New parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

The monographic section will address new parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry, including theoretical and practical scopes of investigation:

Alive and Kicking at All Ages: Health, Life Expectancy, and Life Course Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inter-American Studies / University of Graz / Austria
contact email: 
ulla.kriebernegg@uni-graz.at; roberta.maierhofer@uni-graz.at

Aging Studies Series

Alive and Kicking at All Ages: Health, Life Expectancy, and Life Course Identity

Editors: Ulla Kriebernegg, Roberta Maierhofer

2012 SAMLA, Humor as Reflection/Deflection in Memoir (AHSA session)

full name / name of organization: 
AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION (AHSA)
contact email: 
vogele@arcadia.edu

2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 9-11, 2012, Research Triangle, NC

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process, Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

NYCEA "Literature and the Arts" October 12-13, 2012 Buffalo, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

The 2012 New York College English Association Conference will be held at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY, a small Catholic college that specializes in art and music programs.

CFP: Confessional Culture (5-6 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University, School of English, Communication and Performance Studies
contact email: 
jmmur11@student.monash.edu

Dolan Cummings, editor of Culture Wars, describes confessional culture as "an increasing blurring between public and private, and a concern to expose and reveal our "true selves"".

The First Annual John Ford Ireland Film Symposium. Dublin: 7-10 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Ford Ireland
contact email: 
info@johnfordireland.org

Renowned film historian and biographer Joseph McBride will provide the Keynote lecture at this year’s John Ford Ireland Film Symposium.

William Gilmore Simms, Southern Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature (September 27- 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Simms Society
contact email: 
Dr. Todd Hagstette <TCLSIMMS@mailbox.sc.edu>

CALL FOR PAPERS

William Gilmore Simms’s Place in the Development of American Letters

September 27- 29, 2012
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Harlem Renaissance Issue Modernism/Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Adam McKible/John Jay College
contact email: 
amckible@jjay.cuny.edu

Modernism/Modernity is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on new approaches to the Harlem Renaissance, guest-edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne W. Churchill.

PAMLA: Panel CFP: Literature and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
apmiller@uga.edu

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it.

[UPDATE] Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

(SAMLA 2012) Authorial identity and racial depiction (SSSL session)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session for Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sharon.colley@maconstate.edu

FAILURE OF IMAGINATION? AUTHORIAL IDENTITY AND RACIAL DEPICTION
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Panel CFP on “The American West in Interactive Media”

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
justin.schumaker@gmail.com

The relationship between the American West and the Western film genre is a well-documented area of scholarly inquiry, but work in game studies provides a new frontier for scholars to explore issues of

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference.

Call for Scholary Essays and Creative Works --May 15th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatina.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Fashion Panel at MPCA/ACA Conference 2012-- October 12-14: Deadline, April 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012

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