category: american

5th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil, Law and the State (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil, Law and the State

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Reading Benjamin Reading, ACLA Vancouver (11/1/10; 3/31/11-4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

In 1927, exactly one hundred years after Goethe first used the term “Weltliteratur,” Walter Benjamin returned to Berlin from Moscow.

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

Women and the Arts: Dialogues in Female Creativity in the U.S. and Beyond - 15-17 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies - Portugal
contact email: 
womenartslisbon@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE 31 JANUARY 2011

http://womenandthearts.blogspot.com/

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

Environment and Life (ASLE 2011; 22-26 June; Bloomington, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser (Williams) / Hsuan Hsu (UC Davis)
contact email: 
hmh1@williams.edu

Call for Papers: "Environment and Life"

ASLE 2011 / 22-26 June 2010 / Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

1st Global Conference: Femininity and Masculinity (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

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

1st Global Conference
Femininity and Masculinity

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

2nd Global Conference: The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
goth2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Call for Submissions - Lady Gaga & Jo Calderone - Deadline October 20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga
contact email: 
gagajournal@gmail.com

The journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore the figure Jo Calderone in the context of Lady Gaga.

Reconstruction 10.3, "Inventions of Activism"

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture announces issue 10.3, “Inventions of Activism” edited by Michael Benton and Alan Clinton, Web Design and Technical editing by Joe McDermott

Hando No Kuzushi - Asian American Literature E-Zine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

A martial arts term, Hando No Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance through reaction. This is what we are about. We are open to submissions of fiction (up to 5,000 words) and poetry.

MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE April 20-23, 2011 SW/TX ACA/PCA Annual Conference

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

Call For Papers:
MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE

Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region (Joint Conference with National PCA/ACA)

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-­23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

http://www.swtxpca.org

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

“Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture”

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
contact email: 
congress.encls@yahoo.com

This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points

ATHE Theory and Criticism Focus Group Call for Book Roundtable Participants

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)-Theory and Criticism Focus Group
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com

The Theory and Criticism Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites participants to join its third annual book discussion roundtable as part of ATHE’s "25th Annive

(Post) Human Lives--A Biography Seminar and Special Issue (12/15/2010; 8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Biographical Research
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

In preparation for a special issue of Biography in 2012, to be co-edited by Gillian Whitlock and G.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
contact email: 
sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

The editor of a book collection tentatively called The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers invites proposals for essays that evidence the advance in Jeffers scholarship, esp

Mexican Studies 1880-1960

full name / name of organization: 
Evelia Reyes Díaz
contact email: 
tazycat@gmail.com

Colmex P.h. D. student.
Topics: Mexican History, cinema history, social and cultural history. Nowadays I'm working about xenophobia in México.
Temporality: 1880 - 1960.

Why Allegory Now?

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

Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:

CFP: Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music *Book Proposal* Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.

full name / name of organization: 
Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.
contact email: 
acohall26@gmail.com

Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music is an ambitious project that examines both the local and transnational significance of American popular music such as Blues, Rock and Ro

UPDATE Call for Submissions Deadline 10/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Chaillier Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
grachail@nmu.edu

SEEKING SUBMISSIONS
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
swolfe@usd.edu

Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women’s Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011.

Relations between litterature and movies from 1895 to 1930

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Crepaldi Carvalho/ UNICAMP (Campinas - S. Paulo - Brasil)
contact email: 
megchristie@gmail.com

I'm studying short stories related to movies published in Brazilian newspapers and magazines from 1895 to 1930.

[UPDATE] Hidden Cinema of the (U.S.) Southwest and Mexico: Nov.15, 2010/Feb. 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Janna Jones, Mark Neumann/Hidden Cinema Symposium
contact email: 
submit@hiddencinema.org

CALL FOR PAPERS
Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico
February 26th, 2011
University of Arizona
Center for Creative Photography

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

[UPDATE] deadline extended:
The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

NeMLA CFP --

Hemingway and Women Writers--American Literature Association Conference, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 2011 (Deadline: Dec. 15, 2010)

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

Hemingway’s career has been widely documented regarding his relationship with prominent male writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, and others. Where Hemingway’s career has been neglected is in examining his craft in contrast with women writers of his time.

Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the afore

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
incs2010@pitzer.edu


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century?

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

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