category: american

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review NEW [Ongoing deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review (http://www.thecontemporarytimes.com) is BRAND NEW a grassroots online publication with no financial aims (i.e., The Contemporary Times has zero gr

[UPDATED] The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature / submission deadline: January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uhconf@gmail.com or http://sites.google.com/site/uhconf

The University of Houston is known as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States.

In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; deadline September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

NeMLA, April 7–10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

"In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century"

[UPDATE] 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

Seeking Replacement Panelist for "Women's Voices in Poetry" at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference on 10/14/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm currently seeking a replacement presenter for a panel called "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Albuquerque.

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball / Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

ACLA 2011 Vancouver, CA: Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin / Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

SEA Seventh Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, 3-5 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
dr275424@albany.edu

The Society of Early Americanists’ Seventh Biennial Conference, 3-5 March 2011, Philadelphia

PANEL: CALL FOR PAPERS

Panel Chair Name: Deeanna Rohr

Affiliation: SUNY at Albany

NEMLA 2011: New Media and the Asian Diaspora 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA @ New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
swankim@virginia.edu

This panel will examine representations of Asian American and Asian diasporic communities in new media such as blogs, internet forums, social network sites, video games, etc.

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

JAC Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture [Deadline: 30 Nov 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Culture (American Culture Association)
contact email: 
JAC.romance@gmail.com

Call for Manuscripts

Journal of American Culture
Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
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We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

[UPDATE] Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature, NEMLA 4/7-10/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada, Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] ‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

CFP DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2010

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010.

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

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


Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

CFP TWILIGHT (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations, roundtable discussions, and/or four-person panels on

Hip Hop and the Literary, a special issue of African American Review

full name / name of organization: 
Candice M. Jenkins, guest editor
contact email: 
cjenki@hunter.cuny.edu

African American Review solicits articles applying the tools of literary theory and criticism to hip hop artistry.

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

[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 _________________________________________

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

Paris in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu, vamsi.koneru@yale.edu

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2011
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Food! The Conference! (CFP deadline Dec. 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association / CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference2011@gmail.com

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Food! The Conference!
March 18, 2011
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
Co-Chairs Alec Magnet and Jennifer Little

Feeling Wrong: Postbellum Adaptations of Sentimental Literary Conventions (09/30/10; NeMLA, 4/8/11 - 4/11/11)

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


42nd Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 8-11, 2010
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Brooklyn Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgalgan@stfranciscollege.edu

This is a panel to be held during NeMLA's 2011 Conference, April 7-10, at Rutgers-New Brunswick. Deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2010.

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

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

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

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

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

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 [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" : Deadline for Abstracts 9/30/10 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention 4/6-4/10
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

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