category: american

The Hungry Ocean: A Conference on Literature and the Maritime Environment; April 21-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Mentz
contact email: 
mentzs@stjohns.edu

The Hungry Ocean:
Literary Culture and the Maritime Environment

A Conference at the John Carter Brown Library
April 21-23, 2011

Organizer: Steve Mentz, St. John’s University

Rhizomes "Becoming-Girl" Special Issue (Expanded CFP/Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Leandra Preston / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
goleandra@gmail.com

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, a peer-reviewed online journal, invites submissions for its thematic issue, “Becoming-Girl.” Deleuze articulates the notion of becoming as existin

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE]

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

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

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

CFP - NYU Fall Colloquium in American Literature and Culture (9/17/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

[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 Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Geocritical New England

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, April 7-11, 2011 (submit proposals by Sept 30, 2010)
contact email: 
racollin@syr.edu

This panel will explore fictional landscapes of New England, particularly in their vexed relationships to the actual geographies negotiated by inhabitants of New England.

Posthumanism, Biopower, and Modern and Contemporary War, NeMLA, April 7-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention
contact email: 
hedigerr@lasalle.edu

How have representations of war since the beginning the twentieth century engaged with ideas of biopower and posthumanism?

Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011, Bucharest

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest will be held from 2–4 June, 2011.
Papers are invited in the following areas:

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection); 11/15/10 (abstracts); 1/14/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda R Smith, Ph.D.
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ invite contributors to submit abstracts for essays exploring and

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

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

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

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

[UPDATE] Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (30 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Call for Submissions: LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)

full name / name of organization: 
LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)
contact email: 
sivils@iastate.edu

LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR), a peer-reviewed, scholarly, print annual published by AMS Press, welcomes a wide range of submissions on the literary culture of the United States fro

Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011

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

Black and Latina feminist scholars offer multiple ways of understanding feminist cultures that transcend ideological borders and patriarchal conventions.

Journal Call for submissions: Deadline 1/2/10

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

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Poetic Devices & Narrative Dynamics: Call For Panel Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference 2011
contact email: 
lgleich@umd.edu

Below is a call for submissions to a proposed panel at the 2011 ISSN Conference.

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

Edited Collection -- Eugene O'Neill's One Act Plays (1/1/11 & 7/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater & Benjamin D. Carson, Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

CFP

Eugene O’Neill’s One-Act Plays

Editors: Michael Y. Bennett and Benjamin D. Carson

Southern Studies Conference, February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South.  Topics might include:

CFP: Native Transformations: Local, National, Transnational, Global, and Planetary Contexts for American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) Annual Conference (Boca Raton, FL, April 7th-10th, 2011)
contact email: 
kirstin.squint@gmail.com; eandersd@gmu.edu

In 1981, “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism,” an essay by Acqumeh poet Simon Ortiz, appeared in the journal MELUS.

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization (abstract deadline 9/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Crownshaw (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London)
contact email: 
r.crownshaw@gold.ac.uk

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization

‘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

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

We welcome proposals for books that consider American prose and poetry from interdisciplinary perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Pietism, Pennsylvania Germans, and Religious Difference in Colonial Pennsylvania (SEA 9/20/10; 3/3-5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers@utep.edu

Papers are solicited for a panel examining the role of religious difference in colonial Pennsylvania, with a

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on the Case Study Genre 26-28 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
contact email: 
janav@unimelb.edu.au

The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subj

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