category: american

Thinking Backward: Reframing Lesbian Representation on Bad Girls (April 20-23, 2011)

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

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

PCA Romance Area, San Antonio, TX 20-23 April, 2011. Deadline: Dec 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association: Romance Area
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

CFP: PCA 2011--San Antonio, TX. April 20-23, 2011

American Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

full name / name of organization: 
Soutwest/Texas PCA & ACA
contact email: 
mrh@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010

32nd Annual Southwest/Texas American and Popular Culture Association
Conference.

Beyond the Body: Migrating Past Physical Borders in Feminist Literature - Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks - University of Texas at San Antonio and Dr. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio - University of Lethbridge, Canada
contact email: 
feministmigrations@gmail.com

The body remains a preeminent place of reading in feminist theory, past and present.

Modernism, Modernity, and Politics: Face-off or Interface? NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011), Rutgers University (deadline Sept. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), hosted by Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
smukherj@fas.harvard.edu

Although much has been written about the later personal politicization of a modernist such as Ezra Pound, critics have inadequately addressed the relationship between Anglo-American literary modernism

Revolutionary Leaves: The Fiction of Mark Z. Danielewski (May 20-21, 2011; Munich, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Sascha Pöhlmann, LMU Munich, Germany
contact email: 
poehlmann@lmu.de

This two-day event marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of Only Revolutions, Mark Z. Danielewski’s second novel.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 13, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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[UPDATE] African-American Literature and the Bible (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State U English Department
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

What a ‘Man’’s Gotta Do: (Re)Defining Duty in Post-Feminist Action Films (NeMLA, 4/7-10; 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abelee@ncc.edu

Call for Papers

What a ‘Man’’s Gotta Do: (Re)Defining Duty in Post-Feminist Action Films (seminar)

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42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

Mental Health and Mental Illness in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence C. Rubin, Ph.D.; St. Thomas University
contact email: 
lrubin@stu.edu

Mental Health and Mental Illness
In Popular Culture

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS

{UPDATE) The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

UPDATE: Exploring the New Century "Other" Deadline Oct. 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

The rise of Barak Obama to the United States presidency, as the first African American to occupy the position, has heralded a new dawn both for America and the world.

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

Crèvecoeur: American Paradox NEMLA April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Radford, Dominican College
contact email: 
tanya.radford@dc.edu

Hector St.

The South and Sexuality @ the Southern American Studies Association 2011 Atlanta, GA February 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality

NEMLA Queer Counterpublics: deadline 9/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Sikorski
contact email: 
gsikorski@aacc.edu

Call for Papers for a penal on queer counterpublics . . .

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Hando No Kuzushi - Asian American Literature E-Zine

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

Hando No Kuzushi, an online literary journal, is gearing up for its third issue, tentatively scheduled to be posted at the end of September.

[UPDATE]The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices.

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Current Deadline: January 1, 2011. The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices presents a unique forum for the community of professionals engaged in post secondary education and research.

Affect and Periodization: Rethinking the Long 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper & Neil Meyer / NEMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
justinrogerscooper@gmail.com, NMeyer@gc.cuny.edu

Brian Massumi writes that affect is “ever on the move from situation to situation.” This observation might also describe the use of affect in contemporary scholarship, and raises question around

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice (Sept. 19) (April 7-10 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice Panel

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

Special CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu; tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon

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

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

[Update] Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), New Brunswik, NJ April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

Literature and War (11/1/2010-3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
MWoolbright@siena.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic me

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

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