category: american

[Update] Essays on Carson's Silent Spring (collection, abstracts 8/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
James B. Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu

Essays are sought for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

Philip Roth Society Panel for the Louisville conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 24-26, 2011.

Appalachian Literature Panel at SAAS. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) April 14-16, 2011. Deadline October 29, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.del.carmen.rueda@upc.edu

10th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS, http://www.saasweb.org/ on “The Backyard of the USA Mansion: Critical Readings of Poverty and Wealth in the Unite

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] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam

Sentimentalism and Religion in Early America

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists 2011 - Philadelphia
contact email: 
wendy-roberts@northwestern.edu

This panel takes two basic, but seemingly contradictory, points as its foundation for discussion: that the usual genealogies of sentimentalism through Enlightened thought (Shaftsbury, Hume, Smith) may

Gender, Sexuality and New Perspectives in Asian American Literature and Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA - Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

This panel explores all aspects of gender and sexuality in Asian American literature and film.

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
sumangala_bhattacharya@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010

CFP: Reimagining the Archive [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

Call for Papers and Participation

Reimagining the Archive:
Remapping and Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
November 12, 13, 14, 2010

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Book Reviewers

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

CFP: Hemingway’s Short Fiction, Louisville Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
contact email: 
jabauserman@bsu.edu

While Hemingway’s fiction remains a focus for many critics, not every piece of fiction Hemingway wrote engenders ample criticism.

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

Proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions, round tables, or individual fifteen to twenty-minute presentations on the interface between literary studies and Christianity.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

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

Haiti and the Americas conference [deadline extended to August 10th]

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
haitiandtheamericas@gmail.com

Haiti and the Americas: Histories, Cultures, Imaginations

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Roth and Women - Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
RothAndWomen@gmail.com

Roth and Women
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

The Single Woman (roundtable) - NeMLA - April 7-10, 2011 - New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kaj66@cornell.edu or see23@cornell.edu

Call for Papers
The Single Woman (roundtable session)
Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

The American Short Story Cycle: A Gendered Genre?

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Day-Lindsey, Northeast MLA, Women's & Gender Studies Caucus
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

As a genre, the short story cycle, or composite novel, has appealed for over 100 years to a wide range of American authors.

"Directions of Realism" - Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center
contact email: 
jhurealism@gmail.com

Directions of Realism

A graduate conference sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center

[UPDATE] CEREBUS / DAVE SIM BOOK - DEADLINE 30 NOVEMBER 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts: 31 AUGUST 2010

Length: 2,500-7,500 words with maximum 10,000 WORDS

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

Teaching William Dean Howells (American Literature Association, Boston, MA: May 24-27, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for a panel at the 2011 ALA in Boston that deal with any and all issues related to teaching Howells in the classroom. What has succeeded?

The Cold War As a Cultural Dominant: America, 1945-1955 (NeMLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mayne@ufl.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ
Deadline: September 15, 2010

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel *Abstract deadline August 8th*, Conference March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
AWComan@ufl.edu

In the early 1980's cinema began an ongoing relationship with a new young medium: the internet.

IALJS-6: "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - 12-14 May 2011, Brussels, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

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