category: american

Those That Came Before: Black Literary Indebtedness

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In “The Site of Memory,” Toni Morrison claims that as an African American writer her literary heritage is the autobiography, the slave narrative.

Being More than Ambivalent Towards Race: Class in Contemporary African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Debt” for the 2012 Midwestern MLA conference, this panel is interested in the class implications that contemporary African American literature offers its readership.

CFP: Anger in Women’s Fiction -- 2013 MLA (due March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Godart / Rutgers University
contact email: 
caroline.godart@gmail.com

This panel invites papers that address the significance of anger, pettiness, and/or ressentiment in contemporary women’s literature both within and beyond the English-speaking world.

Hannah Arendt and American Literature: MLA 2013: due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Stratton (UC Davis) + Patrick Redding (Manhattanville College)
contact email: 
mstratton@ucdavis.edu, patrick.redding@mville.edu

Call for Papers: MLA 2013
Proposed Special Session: “Hannah Arendt and American Literature”

[UPDATE] Call for Creative Nonfiction Submissions for a Book about John Lennon's Death - Deadline March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LennonBook80
contact email: 
lennonbook80@yahoo.com

For those interested in possible publication in a book about John Lennon’s death, please email your personal experiences to lennonbook80@yahoo.com.

UPDATE -JOURNAL ISSUE - "Acting Out - Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance" (full submission March 15th 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Performing Ethos: An International Journal of Ethics in Theatre and Performance (Intellect Publishers)
contact email: 
alf@aber.ac.uk

[UPDATE]JOURNAL ISSUE - Acting Out - Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance (full submission March 15th 2012)
full name / name of organization:

SAMLA 2012 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Centuries of Chesnutt" (due June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth G. Allen / Charles W. Chesnutt Associatioin
contact email: 
egallen@memphis.edu

This discussion will focus on the perspective of Chesnutt's work as it moved through the post-Reconstruction era into the Harlem Renaissance or from the late Nineteenth into the early Twentieth Centur

The Erotics of Post Project (from MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Derkson
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

“But between the past which no longer is and the future which is not yet, this moment when [we] exist is nothing” –from de Beauvoir’s _The Ethics of Ambiguity_

M/MLA (Nov. 8-11, 2012): A Model American?: Contemporary Literary Exemplars and their Debt to the Past (due March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

CFP for Proposed Special Session of the 2012 M/MLA (Cincinnati, Nov. 8-11, 2012)

GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism Issue Number 21 (2013): "The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book"

full name / name of organization: 
Editors of the issue: Maria Schoina and Andrew Stauffer
contact email: 
schoina@enl.auth.gr, amstauff@gmail.com

In the period between 1740 to 1850, the systematization of the entire process of making and selling books through a network of printers, publishers, booksellers, writers, readers, and critics led to t

Modernism and the Essence of Technology--MSA 14 (Las Vegas, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Fielding
contact email: 
hfieldin@pnc.edu

Heidegger’s famous essay “The Question Concerning Technology” begins with the claim that “technology is not equivalent to the essence of technology.” In his terms, the essence of technology

Freaks and Geeks: M/MLA 2012 Convention. Proposals due 5/25/12

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Courtney.HuseWika@BHSU.edu

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection), 05-01-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

Description

[UPDATE] MEDIASCAPE - “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture” - Spring 2012 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


Call For Papers - MEDIASCAPE - Spring 2012 – “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture”

MLA 2013: At What Price Paradise? The Utility of Eden in a New American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins
contact email: 
hutchinz@byu.edu

As the MLA returns to Boston, that “Citty upon a Hill” which John Winthrop hoped would become “like a watered Garden” in the wilderness as his people imitated the primitive charity of Adam and

Geographies of Promise and Betrayal: Land and Place in US Studies 3/15/12; 25-28/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies - CAAS
contact email: 
aredding@yorku.ca

What makes a house a home? What makes a home a good investment? What makes a real estate “bubble” burst? Who “owns” the streets? The water? The land?

Call for Submissions: Monsters and the Monstrous,Volume 2, Number 1, Special Issue on Monstrous Memory

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

Journal Announcement and Call for Submissions

Monsters and the Monstrous
Volume 2, Number 1, Special Issue on Monstrous Memory

The Editors welcome contributions to the journal in the form of

1st Global Conference: Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

* The Novel
* The Film

Synæsthesia and ‘Video Gaming’ (v. 2 n. 1) (submissions due by 12/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

Synæsthesia and ‘Communicative Power’ (v.1 n.4) (submissions due by 10/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

Synæsthesia and ‘The Culture of Fear’ (submissions due by 7/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

CFP - Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ) Vol

CFP - International Journal of Contemporary Advanced Mathematics (IJCM)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Contemporary Advanced Mathematic

CFP - International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN) Volume

CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Kristin M Barton & Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

Edith Wharton Essay Prize; April 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

The Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Deadline: April 30, 2012

Geographies of Promise and Betrayal: Land and Place in US Studies Toronto, Ontario October 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
aredding@yorku.ca

Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies, York University and the Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Teaching Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology--Palgrave Teaching the New English Series
contact email: 
gcusack@ou.edu

CFP: Teaching Comic Books and Graphic Novels

CFP: Christopher Hitchens and his Legacy -- 2013 MLA (due March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Norman, MLA Division on Nonfiction Prose
contact email: 
bjnorman@loyola.edu

Panel for 2013 MLA Annual Convention (Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013)

MLA 2013: McSweeney's and Contemporary Reading (3/15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.o_dell@tufts.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the literary output, authors, genres, publication practices, or publics associated with Dave Eggers's McSweeney's books and magazines.

[UPDATE] Short Fiction in Short

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston 2013
contact email: 
lfash@brandeis.edu

UPDATE: Non-American Short Fiction will also be considered. Please see the original CFP below.

Short Fiction in Short
A Panel at MLA (Boston) 2013

The Corporate Archive / MLA session proposal Boston 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Claire La Berge
contact email: 
lclaberge@gmail.com

The Corporate Archive

3rd Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Suffering (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suffer3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Writing: Paradigms, Power, Poetics, Praxis

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
write2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Writing: Paradigms, Power, Poetics, Praxis

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers:

Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies July 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies online journal
contact email: 
Noelle.Brada-Williams@sjsu.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies
is currently accepting articles for our 2013 issue.

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