category: american

2012 SAMLA, Humor as Reflection/Deflection in Memoir (AHSA session)

full name / name of organization: 
AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION (AHSA)
contact email: 
vogele@arcadia.edu

2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 9-11, 2012, Research Triangle, NC

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process, Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

NYCEA "Literature and the Arts" October 12-13, 2012 Buffalo, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

The 2012 New York College English Association Conference will be held at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY, a small Catholic college that specializes in art and music programs.

CFP: Confessional Culture (5-6 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University, School of English, Communication and Performance Studies
contact email: 
jmmur11@student.monash.edu

Dolan Cummings, editor of Culture Wars, describes confessional culture as "an increasing blurring between public and private, and a concern to expose and reveal our "true selves"".

The First Annual John Ford Ireland Film Symposium. Dublin: 7-10 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Ford Ireland
contact email: 
info@johnfordireland.org

Renowned film historian and biographer Joseph McBride will provide the Keynote lecture at this year’s John Ford Ireland Film Symposium.

William Gilmore Simms, Southern Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature (September 27- 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Simms Society
contact email: 
Dr. Todd Hagstette <TCLSIMMS@mailbox.sc.edu>

CALL FOR PAPERS

William Gilmore Simms’s Place in the Development of American Letters

September 27- 29, 2012
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Harlem Renaissance Issue Modernism/Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Adam McKible/John Jay College
contact email: 
amckible@jjay.cuny.edu

Modernism/Modernity is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on new approaches to the Harlem Renaissance, guest-edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne W. Churchill.

PAMLA: Panel CFP: Literature and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
apmiller@uga.edu

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it.

[UPDATE] Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

(SAMLA 2012) Authorial identity and racial depiction (SSSL session)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session for Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sharon.colley@maconstate.edu

FAILURE OF IMAGINATION? AUTHORIAL IDENTITY AND RACIAL DEPICTION
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Panel CFP on “The American West in Interactive Media”

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
justin.schumaker@gmail.com

The relationship between the American West and the Western film genre is a well-documented area of scholarly inquiry, but work in game studies provides a new frontier for scholars to explore issues of

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference.

Call for Scholary Essays and Creative Works --May 15th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatina.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Fashion Panel at MPCA/ACA Conference 2012-- October 12-14: Deadline, April 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012

PAMLA 2012/Comparative Media Session/Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kimberly.hall@email.ucr.edu

COMPARATIVE MEDIA STANDING SESSION: NETWORKS AND KNOWLEDGE

PAMLA 2012 Conference—October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University

CFP Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon/University of Central Florida, USA
contact email: 
Shooting_The_Event@gmail.com

Shooting the Event:Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

[REMINDER] KISSES AND A LOVE LETTER: READING SEXED SUBJECTIVITY IN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE AND VISUAL ARTS AFTER LACAN'S SEMINAR X

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Murray, Associate Professor, Université de Franche-Comté, France
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

International One-Day Conference:
Friday, March 22, 2013, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2012 (see below).

Ecomasculinities (collection of essays)

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

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Comics Get Medieval 2013 (First Call) (9/1/12; PCA Washington DC 3/27-30/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

First Call for Papers
The Comics Get Medieval 2013:
A Continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

PCA Washington, DC 3/27-30/13
Special Sessions of the Comic Art & Comics Area

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

MW-PCA 2012 - Science in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
michael.lachney@gmail.com

The Science in Popular Culture area at the Midwest Popular Culture Association is looking for panel and paper proposals for the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association confere

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Richard Perez and Belinda Rincon
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o Literatures

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Fairy Tale Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Garbett M.A., ABD, Nadine Farghaly M.A.
contact email: 
Fairytale.Collection@gmx.de

The new millennium has born witness to a multitude of reinventions. Various mythological creatures have been reinvented, vampires, werewolves, and zombies to name but a few.

Transnational Literatures, Gender and State Power, edited volume (Abstract deadline: May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Conwell and Gema Ortega, Editors
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com or ortega@sxu.edu

Increasing interest in the conceptualization of “Transnational Literatures” calls for a re-appraisal of the role of gender in contesting official discourses of nation and power.

MPCA 2012-- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

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