category: american

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

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RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini/Università degli Studi di Salerno
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

International Conference
RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

CFP: “Kick *ss” Moms: Mothering and Reproduction in SF [Deadline: Dec. 15 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu

Femspec is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

CFP- Sports Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb 8 - 11, 2012

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

Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations 33rd Annual Conference celebrating "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012

The Medieval in New Age and Neopagan Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Call for submissions: Edited collection
contact email: 
kkinane@plymouth.edu

We welcome contributions to a collection of essays tentatively entitled “Intuiting the Past: New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms.” Scholars of Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Music H

The American West in Literature and Film

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

American West in Literature and Film
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference

Survivor's Redemption Island? Melville's South Sea Island? Reality and Fiction in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz, Historical Fiction Area, Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Has it always been easier for Americans to swallow fiction with a dollop of reality? Or easier for us to swallow reality with a dollop of fiction?

Networked New York -- 3/23/12, 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

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

UPDATE--Reshaping Change: The Language and Literature of Opportunity DUE NOV 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
akudish@gmail.com AND clatham@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle's Poetics defines complex action in tragedy as a change accompanied by reversal or recognition, or both. Given this definition, is change then not a requirement of literature?

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova - rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal (http://english.louisiana.edu/rougarou/) is currently accepting book review submissions for its upcoming spring 2012 issue.

[UPDATE] Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity in Goddess Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Keynote speakers: Judy Grahn, Miriam Robbins Dexter

Ellen Glasgow Society CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline January 6]

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Glasgow Society and American Literature Association
contact email: 
ashley.lear@erau.edu

Glasgow Scholarship will be represented at the American Literature Association’s 2012 meeting in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, in two ways:

The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation (Proposals due: Feb 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Dickens’s birth, the editors of a special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies on ‘The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation’ invite cont

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

CFP: The Right of Resistance: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University - London
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

RIGHT OF RESISTANCE: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

Brunel University – London, 8th-9th February 2012

CFP Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012 EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
c.weidner@roac.nl

**The formal deadline for proposals was 1 November - but we'll accept an expression of interest during November, so long as further details follow soon.**

UPDATE: SW/TX PCA/ACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2012)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

Violence Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au

Violence Studies Conference 2012
Call for Papers

Cognitive Melville American Literature Association (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph James Savarese/Herman Melville Society
contact email: 
savarese@grinnell.edu

Melville’s work is nothing if not a palpable grasping with words: the fingers of cognition investigating themselves.

[UPDATE] Motorcycle Life and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region
contact email: 
paul.nagy@clovis.edu

MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE
Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet February 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@ucla.edu

LAST CALL!
New submission deadline is November 15th, 2011.

Call for Papers:

ACLA 2012: "Me, Myself, and I: The Self and the Social" (deadline: November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
info@acla.org

Seeking papers for ACLA's 2012 meeting in Providence, RI (March 29-April 1) that engage issues surrounding the crisis of the individual's relation to society.

Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

Plenary Speakers: Dr Sara Crangle, University of Sussex; Dr David James, University of Nottingham

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

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

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

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