category: american

Open Words Special Issue on Contingent Labor and Educational Access - June 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Open Words
contact email: 
skahn@wcupa.edu

This special issue of Open Words invites contributors to consider relationships among three issues--contingent labor, educational access, and non-mainstream student populations

Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature [March 30, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisèle M. Baxter
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions
Please feel free to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested.

Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th International James Fenimore Conference and Seminar, July 10-15, 2011 (deadline March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, SUNY College at Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

We are seeking papers that consider Cooper and his relationships with those figures who inhabited his intellectual and cultural landscape.

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Globalism & Lecture Culture In Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
American Antiquarian Society
contact email: 
thomas.wright:@ell.ox.ac.uk

THE COSMOPOLITAN LYCEUM: GLOBALISM & LECTURE CULTURE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA

An Interdisciplinary Conference

Travel and Truth

full name / name of organization: 
Travel Cultures Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
mail@travelcultures.com

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

"Is Hip Hop History" II February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Warren Orange The City College Center for Worker Education 25 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel. no. 212. 925.6625x239 fax. no. 212. 925.0963
contact email: 
oran@ccny.cuny.edu

Location: New York, United States
25 Broadway, 7th Floor

Call for Papers Deadline: 2011, 02-02

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Fast Approaching: Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, EGAD, Texas A&M - Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Dem65ocracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

[UPDATE]: The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Feb 15/June 16-18)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
spacebetween2011@gmail.com

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Savran, CUNY Ph.D. Program in Theatre

Deadline extended to February 15, 2011

Special Topics Session: "Productive" Silences (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA
contact email: 
raderp@georgian.edu

"Productive" Silences

"Women and Work" - Special Session, PAMLA - submissions due March 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

Women and Work in Literature:

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

The poetics and politics of magic realism today and in the past

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
kmart@ifa.amu.edu.pl

On the contemporary literary map, the reign of magic realism is indisputable.

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 31 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing - PAMLA 11/5&11/6 - Deadline to submit 3/20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary
contact email: 
dcoates@ucalgary.ca

Call for Papers for The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012.

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

March 26, 2011

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

The 2011 meeting of the Chesapeake area chapter of the American Studies Association (CHASA) will be hosted by the Cultural Studies doctoral program at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, Saturday Apr

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

“Where Do You Want Me to Start?” Producing History through Mad Men (March 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Invisible Culture
contact email: 
Amanda Graham (agraham9[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu) and Erin Leary (eleary2[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu)

The television network AMC’s historical drama Mad Men, set in 1960-64, premiered in 2007.

" Race, ethnicity and publishing " - MARCH 23-24, 2012 - AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE

full name / name of organization: 
LERMA (Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherches sur le Monde Anglophone) - Aix-Marseille Université
contact email: 
cecile.cottenet@univ-provence.fr

Since the 1980s, the development of ethnic and post-colonial studies has induced scholars to examine texts from the margins, that had previously been either neglected or forgotten; it has also revived

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

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

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

[UPDATE] Tennessee Williams in the Nordic and Baltic region

full name / name of organization: 
Dirk Gindt / lambda nordica
contact email: 
dirk.gindt@lambdanordica.se

CALL FOR ARTICLES:
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC REGION

Narratives of Travel and Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination, March 24-26, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Date: March 24-26, 2011
Conference Site: Sheraton Bayfront, Erie, PA

Extended Deadline: January 30, 2011

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2012 issue (deadline: June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises, The French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011

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

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

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on the Works of Meena Alexander

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

American Literature Association Conference
May 26-29, 2011, Boston, MA
Proposals should be emailed by January 10, 2011.

“Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

“Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

Gertrude Stein: Open Topic (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with any aspect of Stein’s writing and/or her legacy in 20th/ 21st century American poetry and poetics.

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@liv.ac.uk

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

Gertrude Stein and her Material Present (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with Stein’s work as it attempts to engage the problems and questions of her material present.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creatures of the Night October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net
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