category: american

Re-visioning: Isn’t there already a film version of this book?

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY, March 15-18
contact email: 
emily.lauer@gmail.com

Conference Panel:

CFP: Harry Potter Studies (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Bell / SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HARRY POTTER STUDIES

33rd Annual Conference of the
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Feb. 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Cather Studies 10: Willa Cather and the 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Millington/Cather Project, University of Nebraska
contact email: 
rmilling@smith.edu

Call for Papers: Cather Studies 10: Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century

CFP: Remixing the American Renaissance (C19), Sept. 23 / April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

Panel: Remixing the American Renaissance
Conference: C19, “Prospects: A New Century,” Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012

The American West on Television (1/1/12), Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Western American Literature
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

For a special issue, Western American Literature invites submissions examining the depiction of the West on television.

Calls for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas and and American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2012

What Happens Now?
Interdisciplinarity for the Future

Caribbean Literature (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond,Virginia

OmniRichmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804) 344-7000

The Gothic Aesthetic (NeMLA Sept 30th / March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Donovan-Condron / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kdonovancondron@babson.edu

The visual catalog of Gothic elements is well-rehearsed, but what of the other senses? This panel seeks to explore Gothic literature through its sounds, smells, textures, and tastes in order to develop a fuller and more nuanced understanding of the Gothic aesthetic.

Latina/o Literature and Culture Panels at ALA. San Francisco. May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
erodri37@lmu.edu

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association’s 23nd annual conference at the Hyatt Reg

BEST WATER SU ARITMA FIRMALARI

full name / name of organization: 
BEST WATER SU ARITMA
contact email: 
bestwater34@gmail.com

http://www.bestwatersuaritma.com/

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium 11/13-11/16

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Jewish American Literature
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature for the 16th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

[UPDATE] Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century - NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

“Langston Hughes and the U.S. South” (03/28/12-03/31/12)

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

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore the connections between Langston Hughes and the U.S. South.

Thomas Merton: Living on the Edge; Crossing Boundaries (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Weis SSJ/ International Thomas Merton Society at CEA
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

International Thomas Merton Society
at the
College English Association

Richmond, VA—March 29-31, 2012
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th St
(804) 344-7000

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Nuclear Criticism and the 'Exploding Word' March 15 - 18th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / NeMLA
contact email: 
blouinim@msu.edu

TITLE: Nuclear Criticism and the “Exploding Word”

Chairperson: Michael Blouin, Michigan State University

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism

Faulkner in the Media Ecology [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia
contact email: 
modernism@unsw.edu.au

Building on a string of recent work on both Faulkner scholarship and Modernism studies, this signature international conference is set to explore the sometimes open, sometimes hidden, relationship bet

Imagining Socialism in 19th-century American Fiction (C19 4/12-15)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Michael Duvall / College of Charleston
contact email: 
duvalljm@cofc.edu

CFP: Imagining Socialism in American Fiction
Panel Proposed for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists,
"Prospects: A New Century" - Berkeley, CA, April 12-15 2012

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity

full name / name of organization: 
33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century (C19, Berkeley, 4/12-15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Foster, The College of Wooster
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century
A Proposed Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012

Native American Literature at CEA 2012, March 29-31, Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804)344-7000

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

CFP: American Studies Area Southwest Texas PCA ACA Deadline December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Colloqiuium in American Literature and Culture -- due 9/16/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

New York University

CALL FOR PAPERS

Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly C. MacPhail
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mcgill.ca

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Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Eudora Welty, Whiteness, Race, and Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Call for Papers: Eudora Welty Society Session
Welty, Whiteness, Race, and Civil Rights
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Nashville, TN March 29 – April 1, 2012

CFP SCMS Boston 2012 Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

I am looking for one more person to join my panel on Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st century. Please see the abstract below and email me if you are interested.

I Testify: Truth and Self in Law and Fiction (ASECS San Antonio, March 22-25 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Gaudet
contact email: 
ksgaudet@uchicago.edu

This panel will explore the intersections between legal testimony and fictional narrative.

Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention; Rochester, New York
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

Prospects for 19th-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond (Sept 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists; Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

Prospects for Nineteenth-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond

Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy Symposium (January 14th 2012, Northumbria University, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK.
contact email: 
rosemary.white@northumbria.ac.uk, james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

Papers are invited for this day symposium on Gender and Television Comedy on January 14th 2012 at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).

CFP: Prospects of Bildung, C19 Conference Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19; The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amduane1@gmail.com

CFP: Prospects of Bildung @C19

C19 Conference, Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

Developmental Narratives, Transnational Childhoods, and National Culture

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