category: american

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference - Deadline Extended
University of Portsmouth, June 14 2012

In recent years the study of trauma has become central to contemporary conceptualisations of personal and

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature, 15-16 mars 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

UPDATE: Negotiating Boundaries - Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West and Linda Trinh Moser
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Americans who identify with and practice the customs of multiple cultures have been described as “hyphenated.” At the beginning of the 20th century, the term “hyphenated American” was derogato

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

PAMLA 2012 - call for papers - Asian American Literature Panel - Seattle University October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jean_amato@fitnyc.edu

PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Asian American Literature Panel

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts (2013: Thursday April 18 - Saturday April 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
b.monahan@ucc.ie

Film Studies at University College Cork invites the submission of abstracts for a major conference titled “Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts”.

Sirens - 10/11 - 10/14; deadline May 6

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, WA
October 11-14, 2012

A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@gmail.com

Standing Session on Autobiography

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roxana Oltean, Prof. Rodica Mihaila, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr. Dana Mihailescu (University of Bucharest)
contact email: 
raas.panel.2012@americanstudies.ro; raas.conference@yahoo.com

CFP: Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conference Remapping Urban Spaces – American Challenges, 4-6 October 2012

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

Dead Inside: The Walking Dead and the Problem of Meaning in the New Millennium. Essay Collection. Deadline: August 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley, Lehigh University
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu

In the early twenty-first century, zombies are everywhere—in film (Land of the Dead, 28 Days Later, Dead Snow, Rammbock, The Horde), fiction (Stephen King’s Cell, Colson Whitehead’s Zone One, Ma

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Sister Earth: Global Relationships in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

A half day symposium at Goldsmiths (University of London), Thursday 26th April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Journal of Literary Onomastics (Vol. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Onomastics
contact email: 
sjurasin@brockport.edu

Submissions are invited for the second volume of the Journal of Literary Onomastics, the only scholarly periodical devoted to the study of names in literature. Issues appear in print and online.

[UPDATE] CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan / University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy (MMLA Confernece Nov. 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Melina Vizcaino-Aleman/UNM
contact email: 
mviz@unm.edu

Topic: "Borders and Double-Consciousness in Ethnic American Literature"

UPDATE: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Chinese and Western Literature and Arts in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen U, Kaohsiung TAIWAN
contact email: 
cla@mail.nsysu.edu.tw or sysjoh@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Eighteenth-century culture in England, Western Europe, and America is clearly characterized by the intellectual climate of the Enlightenment even though, just as clearly, Enlightenment spread only gra

UPDATE: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
YAdystopianfiction@gmail.com

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Space and Race, PAMLA, Oct. 19-21, Seattle, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
cruizvelasco@fullerton.edu

From its earliest conceptualization as a place on the frontier to its current obsession with national borders, America has existed as a space to be conquered, occupied, fought over, or held.

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nat Hurley
contact email: 
nhurley@ualberta.ca

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

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.

[Update] Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

UPDATE: Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012 - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 30/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College, Birmingham
contact email: 
k.myler@staff.newman.ac.uk

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Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

A one day conference at Newman University College, Birmingham
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

CFP - Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ) Volume 2, I

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