category: american

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

JFK Institute’s 2011 Graduate Conference: American Bodies (May 27- 28)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2011@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

4th International Conference

American Bodies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modes of Power

May 27– 28, 2011

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 1/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Sizemore/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
michelle.sizemore@uky.edu

American Literature Association
Boston, May 26-29, 2011

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation

‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies at the University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia
18th-19th June 2011

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Teaching Washington Irving (American Literature Association, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
ccapap@hotmail.com

The Washington Irving Society invites papers discussing the use of Irving in the classroom for its sponsored panel at the American Literature Association in Boston on May 26-29.

[UPDATE] Hemingway: Fact or Fiction?: ALA Conference, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 2011 (Revised Deadline: Jan. 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
skosiba@troy.edu

Hemingway’s longstanding fame and reputation has fostered a variety of tall tales, stories, allegations and attributions. Some are blatantly false. Others are surprisingly true.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

Edited Collection. Call For Submissions.

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk, Kim.Edwards@liverpool.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Nefarious Nostalgia? Recent Immigrant Fiction by Jewish American Authors of Russian Descent (01/14/2011; ALA Boston 05/26-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

Nefarious Nostalgia? Recent Immigrant Fiction by Jewish American Authors of Russian Descent

Whose Right to Know? The Worldwide Web and the Free Market of Ideas, Vol. 1, No. 4 Spring & Summer 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extenstion: CFP: Dr. Who, Twilight, True Blood, Joss Whedon, Supernatural & all things Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 12/31

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

Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Farman / Future Internet Journal
contact email: 
jfarman at umd.edu

In the first lines of Howard Rheingold’s seminal book on pervasive computing, Smart Mobs, he notes an observation he had in Japan that changed the way he thought about mobile technologies: “The fi

CFP Katherine Anne Porter Society (American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Anne Porter Society
contact email: 
chrishait@columbiasc.edu

The Katherine Anne Porter Society invites paper proposals for a session at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

CFP Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference (Proposals due 3/18/2011; Conference 7/21-7/24/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
contact email: 
gstrecker@bsu.edu

14th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
July 21-24, 2011
The JW Marriott
Indianapolis, IN

“Black Baseball in Indiana”

UPDATE-The Sixties-New Deadline December 31

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love
PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011
Final Extended Deadline: Dec. 31, 2010

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

Impersonality beyond "Tradition" (MSA, Oct. 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Laville/Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
clavill@emory.edu

Impersonality is usually linked to “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” in which T.S.

Both at Once: Dual Enrollment and Other Forms of Dual Identity in Louisiana

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Association of College Composition
contact email: 
lacc2011@louisiana.edu


The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
March 17-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association, May 26-29 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu

Call for Papers: Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association annual conference, May 26-29, 2011

Ethnic and African American Writers, Readers, and the Literary Marketplace (ALA panel; abstract due 1/14/11)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, panel organized by Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
kimberly.davis@bridgew.edu

The Reception Study Society (RSS) is organizing a panel at the ALA in Boston focused on the reception of literature by ethnic American or African American writers.

Disability and Native American/Indigenous Studies, Journal of Cultural and Literary Disability Studies, 3/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Penelope Kelsey, University of Colorado
contact email: 
penelope.kelsey@colorado.edu

In Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia 1900-1950, a Nisga’a elder implores the historian Mary Ellen Kelm: “When we talk about the poor health of our people, rememb

CFP - Graduate Conference "Print Modernities" - Deadline January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
printmodernities2011@gmail.com

“Print Modernities, 1845 – 1945”
A Graduate Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2-3 May 2011.

[UPDATE] Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (Extended Deadline: 12/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2011 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23
NEW DEADLINE: 31 December 2009

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

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

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

Call for papers: Faulkner in the Media Ecology (11/24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of New South Wales
contact email: 
j.murphet@unsw.edu.au

Under the auspices of the Modernism Studies Centre in Australia, the School of English, Media, and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will host the ‘Faulkner in the Media

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Extended Deadline for the PCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference
contact email: 
aracelimasterson@augustana.edu

The National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference has extended the deadline for submission of proposals to December 31st. For more information, please visit the link http://pcaaca.org/

CFP Jim Harrison Society (American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

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