category: american

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

The influence of Tony Kushner on 21st Century Dramatists

full name / name of organization: 
David Garrett Izzo Shaw University
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

Almost twenty years ago Tony Kushner raised the rafters with his epic Angels in America and this gave just cause for playwrights to recognize that Kushner was now the new benchmark and, as Arthur Mill

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

[UPDATE] "Circulations of/in Cinema" Toulouse, France June 17-19, 2013 DATE MODIFIED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
circulationscinema@gmail.com

Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"

Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France

June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between masculinity and political subjectivity in the public space of honorability and reputation.

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
University of Valencia, Spain
12-14 December 2012

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (Fort Worth, Texas)

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

THATCampCaribe 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez
contact email: 
alexgil@virginia.edu

Come join us in Puerto Rico, November 12-14, for the first THATCamp in the broader Caribbean.

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

UPDATE: New Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Playing House: Shifting Paradigms of Family and Kinship - 11th Annual Students and Graduate Conference, Berlin, Nov 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
familyconference2012@gmail.com

https://www.angl.hu-berlin.de/confslecs/studgradconf2012
DEADLINE for abstracts: August 31, 2012

Tattoos & Tattooing, Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association Annual Conference, November 1-3, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
nschon@gmail.com

Do you tattoo? Are tattoos body art? Rebellion? Personal expression? Decadence? Reminiscence? Invitation to look? Disguise?

TV Area - MAPACA - June 15th abstract due date

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
amandasmcclain@gmail.com

The MAPACA television area seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Jonathan Franzen. International Symposium. Córdoba, Spain, April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and German Studies, University of Córdoba
contact email: 
paula.martin@uco.es

Jonathan Franzen: Identity and Crisis of the American Novel

International Symposium
University of Córdoba, Spain, 18-19 April 2013

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

PASSIONS: Synapsis - European School for Comparative Studies, 3-10 Sept. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Synapsis (European School for Comparative Studies)
contact email: 
synapsis 2012@unisi.it

For some time now, philosophers, sociologists and neuroscientists have started to look once again at the world of emotions and passions to try and understand the mechanisms behind them.

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Annual Symposium November 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature--including drama, film, visual-and-performance art--for the 17th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South B

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Conference: Global Lives [CFP due June 1] Stony Brook Manhattan|Oct 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Global Lives<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library World
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Owing a Debt to Illustrations

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2012 Cincinnati convention, permanent section on Illustrated Texts
contact email: 
a.sonstegard@csuohio.edu

Paper proposals are sought for a panel presentation on Illustrated Texts, in keeping with the MMLA 2012 convention theme of “Debt”: OWING A DEBT TO ILLUSTRATIONS

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

Northrop Frye 100 : A Danubian Perspective - EXTENDED DEADLINE 1st May

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary
contact email: 
budapestfryeconference@gmail.com

Northrop Frye remains one of the most quoted scholarly authors of the 20th century, who addressed a wide range of cultural, social and religious issues far beyond what is traditionally called literatu

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

CFP: Untitled Richard Matheson Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Cheyenne Mathews/University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
cxm3593@ull.edu

Call for Papers

Richard Matheson

Life Writring: Special Issue of LiNQ, Submissions due 31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
melanie.hocking@flinders.edu.au

Scholarly work in the field of auto/biography studies over the past thirty years or so has acknowledged how individual identities are constructed and performed through auto/biographical practice.

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