category: american

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

The 2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature (hosted by Vanguard University of Southern California) invites proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions,

Always Look on The Bright Side of Life (Oct. 7-9, 2010 in Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference/Georgia State Graduate English Association
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9:

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Alfred Hitchcock Panels - San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter

NEMLA 2011: The Specter of Degeneration in 19th Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Oancea
contact email: 
aio2101@columbia.edu


Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

Suddenly Everyone Has a Cherokee Great-Grandmother: Teaching Native Literatures (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/ Northeast Modern Language Association 42nd Annual Convention
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Native American Literature courses often attract self-selected students for the wrong reasons.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel Proposal March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
awcoman@ufl.edu

Essay Collection on Robert Cormier

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Essay proposals are sought for a volume of critical essays on Robert Cormier’s fiction as part of the anticipated relaunch of Palgrave Macmillan’s New Casebook series.

Modernist Literature and Economic Theory Website Project (12/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tudor Balinisteanu
contact email: 
tudor@glasgowalumni.net

Contributions are invited for a website connecting modernist literature and economic theory: http://www.mlet.texmar.ro/ . This is intended as an ongoing collaborative project.

#3 - A new journal exploring art and art theory

full name / name of organization: 
#3 - www.journal3.org
contact email: 
collaborate@journal3.org

"Crossroads" Toulouse, France June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Harding, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Crossroads: an International Conference
7-8 June 2012
Toulouse, France

Great things are done when men and mountains meet;
This is not done by jostling in the street.

Re-tellings: Literature as Literary Criticism (deadline 30/9/10; NeMLA, 7-10/4/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Whether we call them twice told tales, parallel texts, prequels, sequels, or even, most broadly, adaptations, creative re-tellings locate their source in previous texts.

Latino Cultures of NYC

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

Philip Roth Society Panel for the JAHlit conference, Miami, Florida, November 7-11

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is to sponsor a panel at this year's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Conference, to be held at the landmark BETSY hotel in Miami, South Beach, Florida, November 7-11, 20

[UPDATE] Crowd Forms in American Literature [NeMLA Conference, Abstracts due Sept. 30th, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association: April 7-10, 2011 in New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
pmahoney@temple.edu

Update: I have spoken with a publisher who is interested in putting a collection of essays together based on the proceedings of this panel.

Leon Edel Prize: Henry James Review (November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leon Edel Prize

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

[UPDATE] COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to July 20! Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Departments of English Language and Art History
contact email: 
CommunicatingForms@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20, 2010
Call for Papers and Creative Proposals:
Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

[UPDATE] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century (Deadline: September 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

Material Cultures conference, 9/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa
contact email: 
tallen@uottawa.ca

Material Cultures

May 6-8, 2011
Department of English, University of Ottawa

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle in Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Richardson/SBCC
contact email: 
kimrchrdsn@gmail.com

Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle In Seattle

Santa Barbara City College: Sociology 106 with Professor Helen Meloy (Spring 2009)
Written by Kim Richardson

Bodies of Art

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Art

Featured Speakers:
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Orlan, Internationally Acclaimed Artist

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Philip Roth Society panel at ALA Symposium on American Fiction (1890-present) October 8-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's American Literature Symposium on American Fiction (1890-present), to be held October 8-9 at the De Soto Hilton in Savannah, Georgia.

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