category: american

[UPDATE] Moveable Feasts: Hemingway's Posthumous Work

full name / name of organization: 
James M. Hutchisson
contact email: 
hutchissonj@Citadel.edu

Manuscripts are solicited for a new collection of original essays on Hemingway’s posthumous works: A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, True at First Light, Under Kilimanjaro

CFP: Transforming Modernism: Dialogic Cummings, Cultural Memory, and the Arts (deadline 9/20/12; Louisville, 2/21-23/13

full name / name of organization: 
E. E. Cummings Society/Spring
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Poems invited for A World Rediscovered (A Collection of Contemporary Verse)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@cyberwit.net

Deadline Aug. 25, 2012

[UPDATE] Alternative Asian Americas (Nov. 9-11, 2012): NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ssastry@barnard.edu

We invite papers that begin to map an “Asian American South,” a term that this panel construes broadly. In what ways do Asian American cultural productions engage with the South?

4th annual Louisiana Studies Conference (Sept. 21-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Louisiana Folklife Center
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

[UPDATE]The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: July 15, 2012) EMAIL ADDRESS REVISED

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound2@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, University of Arizona
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to explore further how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent filmmakers around the world have captured the

America’s Forgotten Voices (13th December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
forgottenvoices2012@gmail.com

America’s Forgotten Voices: Imperatives of memory and the vagaries of history in American culture, from settlement to 1900.

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?July15/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Deadline Extended

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

Call for articles and reviews for a special issue of Postgraduate English on Basil Bunting and Friends

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate English journal
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Paper are now solicited for the forthcoming Issue of Postgraduate English journal:

Special Issue on Basil Bunting and Friends (Issue 25, September 2012):

Planets on the Table: Leave-Taking in 20th Century Poetry, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

To live long enough and to have the kind of poetic career that seems to call for some formality of leave taking surely constitute a double blessing.

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

Under Scott's Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgoodman@fas.harvard.edu

Under Scott’s Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

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

Remembering and Recreating the Self in 19th and 20th Century Fiction, September 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Rosing, Peter Nagy, Lehigh University
contact email: 
mcr207@lehigh.edu; pen208@lehigh.edu

Remembering and Recreating the Self in 19th and 20th Century Fiction

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

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

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

Call For Papers

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Teaching Hemingway and the Natural World (essay collection; review of abstracts 31 Aug 2012; accepted essays 15 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Maier
contact email: 
kevin.maier@uas.alaska.edu

Ernest Hemingway is a writer we often associate with particular places and animals: Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Spain's countryside, East Africa's game reserves, Cuba's blue water, and Idaho's sagebru

The Absent Corpse (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
David Sherman / Brandeis University
contact email: 
davidsherman@brandeis.edu

The Absent Corpse

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

Still Getting Medieval on Television: Medieval-Themed Television of the Twenty-first Century and Its Impact on Medieval Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
STILL GETTING MEDIEVAL ON TELEVISION:
MEDIEVAL-THEMED TELEVISION OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AND ITS IMPACT ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES

Arthurian Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern (Kalamazoo 2013; 9/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN MONSTER QUEST

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

Essay Collection on Detective and Mystery Fiction (Abstract 8/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Casey Cothran and Mercy Cannon
contact email: 
cothranc@winthrop.edu

"The murder novel,” declares Raymond Chandler, “has a depressing way of minding its own business, solving its own problems and answering its own questions. There is nothing left to discuss. .

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