category: american

[FINAL CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS] Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Women's Studies Session. June 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
LDavis1@kennesaw.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Women's Studies session invites papers that explore the 2011 conference theme, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World," and its connection to W

Religion and World Literature: How Do the Gods Speak in the Modern World? (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

Any topic related to the literary depiction of divine speech – from any tradition – in the modern world is welcome: Do the gods still speak? If so, has their speaking-style changed? Has their message changed? Does their speech have the same power as in previous generations? If they no longer speak, how do we even know?

Canadian Short Stories panel at NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 in Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
karen.whd@gmail.com

"Canadian Short Stories": This panel examines the works of Anglophone Canadian short story writers, such as as Alice Munro, Margaret Laurence, Gabrielle Roy, Carol Shields, and Margaret Atwood, among

Present Tense CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society
contact email: 
editors@presenttensejournal.org

Present Tense is currently seeking submissions for its upcoming issue.

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays [9/18/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

Playing with Risk in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Science MMLA Panel Nov 3-6, 2011 St. Louis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language
contact email: 
hutt0040@umn.edu

This panel seeks papers that examine the theoretical and material practices of experiment and the production of scientific knowledge.

CFP "Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea': Critical Appraisals"

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Pinaki Roy, Assistant Professor of English, Malda College, Rabindra Avenue, Rathbari More, Post Office + District: Malda - 732 101, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
cfpproy@gmail.com

A reputed Kolkata-based international-standard publishing company invites papers on Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" as soon as possible.

CFP "Ernest Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms': Critical Appraisals"

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Pinaki Roy, Assistant Professor of English, Malda College, Rabindra Avenue, Rathbari More, Post Office + District: Malda - 732 101, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
cfpproy@gmail.com

A reputed Kolkata-based international-standard publishing company invites papers on Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" as soon as possible.

CFP: The Digital Futures of Marxism / The Marxist Literary Group, SAMLA, Atlanta Nov 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: The Digital Futures of Marxism

The Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
November 4-6, 2011
Atlanta, GA

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Edited Volume on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (June 15th Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Press
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking article submissions for a volume of critical essays, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press.

Journal of Empire Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Empire Studies
contact email: 
empirestudies@gmail.com

The Journal of Empire Studies

Deadline for Fall 2011 submissions: July 10, 2011
Deadline for Winter 2012 submissions: October 15, 2011

Edited Collection: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Call for papers: Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, Issue 2: Special Issue on Space and Time in Film (03 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
Issue2.Alphaville@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue on Space and Time in Film
The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek additional articles
for its second issue to be published online in 2011.

[UPDATE] No, Seriously . . . Is It Really Over? African American Literature After Jim Crow

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

In his provocative new book, What Was African American Literature? (2011), Kenneth Warren argues that African American literature ended with the legal abrogation of Jim Crow.

CFP for new book series, New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

Ashgate Publishing Company is pleased to announce a new book series:

New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

Series Editor: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

“American Idols and Their Fans: What People Write and Send to Celebrities”

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ryan (National University of Singapore) and Charles Johanningsmeier (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
contact email: 
< usprbt@nus.edu.sg > or < jmeier@unomaha.edu >

For a planned book collection of forward-looking essays on how celebrities and their cultural productions are received by different types of readers, viewers, listeners, etc., we are seeking orig

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

[UPDATE] ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the

Once and Future Kings? The Return of King Arthur in the Post-medieval World

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

ONCE AND FUTURE KINGS?
THE RETURN OF KING ARTHUR IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD
Session Sponsored by The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion (AMSN Symposium; 6-7th February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network
contact email: 
Dr Lorraine Sim (lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au)

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion

Hosted by the Writing and Society Research Group and the
School of Humanities and Languages, University of Western Sydney

Date: 6th – 7th February 2012
Venue: Grace Hotel, Sydney

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (5/31/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

[UPDATE] Popular Romance in the New Millennium: November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Pamela Regis
contact email: 
pregis@mcdaniel.edu

McDaniel College

and

The Nora Roberts Foundation

are proud to sponsor

Popular Romance in the New Millennium

An International Conference

November 10-11, 2011

"Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public" - United States Military Academy, April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
scott.chancellor@usma.edu

Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

Mad Men, Women and Children: Gender and Generation in Mad Men (collection; 6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Batty and Heather Marcovitch, Red Deer College
contact email: 
heather.marcovitch@rdc.ab.ca

We are seeking submissions for an essay collection on AMC’s Mad Men dealing specifically with gender and/or intergenerational identities.

Reading as Interplay--Special Session Panel at MMLA (Abstracts due: June 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Banister Quynn
contact email: 
quynn@msu.edu

Aligned with MMLA's 2011 Convention theme "Play...no, Seriously," this panel is interested in the ways performative or experimental criticism can meet the challenges of reading innovative literary tex

Call For Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

Call for Reviewers

Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011, 1st October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk

THACKERAY IN TIME, 1811-2011 Call for Papers
School of English, University of Leeds
Saturday 1st October 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

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