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[UPDATE] Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200 (Proposals due 12/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2010.

Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century
A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Technology, Time, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program.

Mid-America Theatre Conference Theatre History Symposium (CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, 2010; Conference March 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
bosborne@fsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Theatre History Symposium
Mid-America Theatre Conference, March 3-6, 2011
http://www.wiu.edu/matc/

Company: Collaborations, Ensembles, Institutions

PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference, The Vampire in Literature and Film: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
contact email: 
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL.

Faith and the Supernatural: 2011 Southeast Region CCL, April 7-9, 2011 (deadline: 1/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

Throughout history, we have used stories about the supernatural to better understand faith – to better understand what to believe in and what it means to believe.

Travel and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Katrina J. Quinn/Slippery Rock University
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

CFP: Adaptation as Process (2011 ACA/PCA Conference-San Antonio): 4/20/11-4/23/11

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ndicecco@sfu.ca

The Adaptation Section of the PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011; proposal deadline Dec. 8th 2010
San Antonio, TX

Reworking the Classics: The Intersection of Popular Culture and English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
SouthTexasEnglishStudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its third issue, themed “Reworking the Classics: The Intersection of Popular Culture and English Studies.”

Edith Wharton and the Aesthetic, ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011; deadline Jan. 10 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

CFP: Wharton and the Aesthetic

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference-Fat Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu or goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

Adaptation and Adapting the West, April 20-23 San Antonio, TX, Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Adapting the West

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

2nd Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil, Law and the State (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil, Law and the State

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Reading Benjamin Reading, ACLA Vancouver (11/1/10; 3/31/11-4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

In 1927, exactly one hundred years after Goethe first used the term “Weltliteratur,” Walter Benjamin returned to Berlin from Moscow.

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

Women and the Arts: Dialogues in Female Creativity in the U.S. and Beyond - 15-17 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies - Portugal
contact email: 
womenartslisbon@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE 31 JANUARY 2011

http://womenandthearts.blogspot.com/

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

Environment and Life (ASLE 2011; 22-26 June; Bloomington, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser (Williams) / Hsuan Hsu (UC Davis)
contact email: 
hmh1@williams.edu

Call for Papers: "Environment and Life"

ASLE 2011 / 22-26 June 2010 / Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

1st Global Conference: Femininity and Masculinity (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Femininity and Masculinity

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

2nd Global Conference: The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
goth2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Call for Submissions - Lady Gaga & Jo Calderone - Deadline October 20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga
contact email: 
gagajournal@gmail.com

The journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore the figure Jo Calderone in the context of Lady Gaga.

Reconstruction 10.3, "Inventions of Activism"

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture announces issue 10.3, “Inventions of Activism” edited by Michael Benton and Alan Clinton, Web Design and Technical editing by Joe McDermott

Hando No Kuzushi - Asian American Literature E-Zine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

A martial arts term, Hando No Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance through reaction. This is what we are about. We are open to submissions of fiction (up to 5,000 words) and poetry.

MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE April 20-23, 2011 SW/TX ACA/PCA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest-Texas Region, American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
paul.nagy@clovis.edu

Call For Papers:
MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE

Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region (Joint Conference with National PCA/ACA)

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives

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

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

http://www.swtxpca.org

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

“Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture”

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
contact email: 
congress.encls@yahoo.com

This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points

ATHE Theory and Criticism Focus Group Call for Book Roundtable Participants

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)-Theory and Criticism Focus Group
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com

The Theory and Criticism Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites participants to join its third annual book discussion roundtable as part of ATHE’s "25th Annive

(Post) Human Lives--A Biography Seminar and Special Issue (12/15/2010; 8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Biographical Research
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

In preparation for a special issue of Biography in 2012, to be co-edited by Gillian Whitlock and G.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
contact email: 
sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

The editor of a book collection tentatively called The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers invites proposals for essays that evidence the advance in Jeffers scholarship, esp

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