category: american

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

Chesapeake American Studies Association
CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises
April 2nd, 2011
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

[UPDATE] CFP reminder (13/11/10) and Postcards Competition (21/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
University of Sussex, UK. 24-26 March, 2011.
Submission deadlines:

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music (Friday 24th June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
az.litpop2011@northumbria.ac.uk

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music

Friday 24th June 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

"Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

CFP: The Ridiculously Violent in Science Fiction (EXTENDED to 11/14/10; ICFA 32 3/16/11-3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ferguson / University of Virginia
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

Participants are being sought for a paper session on violence considered or depicted as ridiculous, for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium in Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Abstract: Call for Papers
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium
March 24-25-26, 2011

Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

Prosopopoeia, Petrification, and the Political (ACLA 2011 - Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
David Kelman
contact email: 
dkelman@fullerton.edu

This seminar proposes to examine the conjunction of the political and the inorganic, via the function of “putting a face on” the force of the political.

1st global Conference: Queer Sexualities 13-15 May 2011 Warsaw, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
mdegorska@gmail.com

20 years since the reclamation of the word ‘queer’ by the LGBTQ community this conference would like to take a closer look at broad themes of queer sexualities through time and space, non-normativ

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, seeks submissions for its second issue scheduled for the

[UPDATE] "Perspectives" February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: January 1, 2011
Send to: vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

As graduate scholars, teaching assistants, and creative writers, we each bring unique perspectives to the contexts in which we write and the texts that we produce.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the first visitors to the ‘New World’, and ending with major contemporary authors.

The EEAL is seeking contributors for remaining entries, either on overtly ‘environmental’ works or on major American authors, in poetry, fiction and literary non-fiction, whose work continues to exert a profound influence on America’s sense of, and attitude toward, the environment.

The Role and Practice of Artists in Society

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Society of California State University Los Angeles
contact email: 
ahssymposium@gmail.com

The Art History Society of CSU Los Angeles is seeking submissions for “The Role and Practice of Artists in Society” Graduate Student Symposium which will be held on January 22, 2011.

[Akademeia]: A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

Deadline for proposals:25 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY 2nd International BAKEA
contact email: 
bakea.pau@gmail.com, macelikel@pau.edu.tr

PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY
Denizli, Turkey
2nd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies

5-6-7 October 2011

The Power of the Humanities (MCLLM), April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 19th annual
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
will be held April 1-2, 2011
at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.

UPDATE: UCA's Fifth Annual English Graduate Conference on Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Call for Papers
UCA’s Fifth Annual
English Graduate Conference on Literature

Shakespeare:
Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Performance

April 14-15, 2011
University of Central Arkansas

Precarious Subjects: Borders, Interstices, and Instabilities in Literature and Culture, April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eric D. Smith and Holly Flint/ Department of English Graduate Student Conference, University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
eric.smith@uah.edu

Keynote speakers: José E. Muñoz and Ernesto Quiñonez

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton, 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliati

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation.

Call for Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. We are now looking for contributors for this two-volume set.

Paper proposals on TELEVISION due Dec 15, 2010 for conference meeting April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Call for Papers: Television
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

'Round and 'Round We Go: The Endless Carnival, Philadelphia, P.A. (2/25/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
penncarnival@gmail.com

‘Round and ‘Round We Go: The Endless Carnival
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania
Friday, February 25, 2011

[UPDATE] Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
The City University of New York Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com

Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads
February 24-25, 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 1st, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Claire Colebrook, Penn State

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric April 1st-2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
Xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - Joint Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

[UPDATE] CEA 2011 Conference (Nov. 8; March 31-April 2)

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

In response to requests for an extended deadline, the CEA will now accept proposals through Monday, November 8 for our 2011 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please see the CFP below.

Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Sweeney
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

The affective turn in literary studies, according to Sianne Ngai, has worked to historicize certain emotions--sympathy, melancholia, shame--even as it has left unexamined the cultural roots of other,

Technologies of Global Cinema - Nov. 12th - ACLA 2011 Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Foltz/Princeton University
contact email: 
jfoltz@princeton.edu

Technologies of Global Cinema

ACLA 2011 Annual Meeting: World Literature, Comparative Literature

Vancouver March 31 - April 3rd, 2011

Transnational Star Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Russell Meeuf and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
rraphael@hawaii.edu, rmeeuf@uidaho.edu

Call for Papers:
The Transnational Star Reader

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary journal that invites and encourages innovative, creative and critical articles that spur academic discourse across the di

ACLA Seminar: Emergent Authenticity: Fakes, Copies, and the Real Thing in a Global Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Cobb / University of Alberta
contact email: 
cobbrussell@gmail.com

How does a cultural product come to be accepted as authentic rather than a mere commodity?

[UPDATE] Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [Deadline Extended: 11/12/10] ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

This seminar will explore the ways that comparative literatures of slavery, as well as the history of slavery itself, might be re-mapped by attending to dynamic networks of science and knowledge produ

ALA 2011 Roundtable: Websites of American Author Societies: What Are Their Goals?

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

Call for Roundtable Participants: "Websites of American Author Societies: What Are Their Goals? Who Are They For?"
American Literature Association conference, Boston, May 26–29, 2011

[UPDATE] Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011 Submission deadline: No

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

UTSA presents Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media with keynote address by Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University and featured speaker G.

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