category: american

Flânerie and the Rise of the Modern Urban Woman (9/30/10 deadline; 4/7-10 conference)

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

This panel seeks papers that explore the multifaceted inter-relationship between female characters and the city from the fin de siècle to World War II.

Manifest Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


A special issue of The Journal of the Short Story in English on Edith Wharton to be published in 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
Virginia.Ricard@u-bordeaux3.fr

The Journal of the Short Story in English (http://jsse.revues.org/) will publish a special issue on the stories of Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in 2013.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2011 JOINT CONFERENCE

Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA &
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.

NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (12/1/2010; 3/9/2011 to 3/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 18th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Angelo State University
contact email: 
Julie.Gates@angelo.edu

If you haven’t already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

Dreiser Society; Open Topic; Deadline: Jan. 10, 2011; American Literature Association May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten; International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Call for Papers

"American History and Culture" area at 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Shapiro@alumni.brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA
Joint Conference, April 20-23, 2011
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Http://www.swtxpca.org

CFP: Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association/ International Thomas Merton Society
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" Three Projected Panels on: 1. [author] and Merton (e.g. Faulker or Camus and Merton); 2.

Visualizing Human Rights: Narrative and Rhetoric of the Humanitarian Image

full name / name of organization: 
Georgiana Banita, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia; Christoph Ribbat, University of Paderborn, Germany
contact email: 
Georgiana.Banita@sydney.edu.au; Christoph.Ribbat@uni-paderborn.de

While the study of human rights has gained momentum over the past decade across a variety of disciplines, much remains to be gleaned from an interdisciplinary focus on human rights discourse and advoc

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

François Ozon and French Queer Cinema (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

Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

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

European Popular Culture and Literature (San Antonio 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

[UPDATE] CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the TV Works of Joss Whedon (9/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com, acomeford@dixie.edu

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: True Blood

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

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland College Park
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

Our theme for 2011 is North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide.

William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of the Local [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In a short prose piece on Kenneth Burke published in Imaginations, William Carlos Williams writes that “[o]ne has to learn what the meaning of the local is, for universal purposes.

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

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

full name / name of organization: 
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.

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

full name / name of organization: 
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?

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

Global Conference on Sex and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Please visit http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com for more information.
Click on the Current Call for Papers link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

Global Conference on Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Visit our site for more details: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Use the "Call for Papers" link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

2nd Global Virtual Conference on War

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Site: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Click on the Call For Papers Link (in red) on the Home Page.
Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2010

seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno / Nabokov Society
contact email: 
mcotugno@muohio.edu

I am again seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY.

[Update] Final Days! CFP: Love and Commitment in the Fraternity/Sorority Film

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
"Love and Commitment in the Fraternity/Sorority Film"
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

Graphic Novels and/as History

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Iadonisi / Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
iadonisr@gvsu.edu

I am soliciting essays for a propsed book on the topic of graphic novels and/as history. All topics and theoretical approaches are welcome.

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