category: american

CFP - International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE) Volume 3

CFP - International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

Call for Research Papers

full name / name of organization: 
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY

The Spectacle of Modern Sport / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012 / Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander McKee / University of Delaware
contact email: 
abmckee@udel.edu

In keeping with the MSA14 conference theme, this panel invites papers that address the spectacle of modern sport in historical, literary, and/or sociological terms.

CFP: FILM HISTORY (journal) to be edited at Indiana University

full name / name of organization: 
Film History
contact email: 
filmhist@indiana.edu

After being edited for 25 years by Richard Koszarski, Professor of English at Rutgers University, the editorial office of Film History is moving to Indiana University.

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be theorized, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging.”

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

[UPDATE] Dark Matter: Science Fiction of Black America, October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
contact email: 
softmachine@gmail.com

Following Sheree Thomas's collection Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (2000), the academy has witnessed widespread critical interest in African American science

Dark Matter: Science Fiction of Black America

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
contact email: 
softmachine@gmail.com

Following Sheree Thomas's collection *Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora* (2000), the academy has witnessed widespread critical interest in African American scienc

Division for Asian American Literature panels, MLA 2013 (Boston, Jan 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division for Asian American Literature
contact email: 
pylai@stkate.edu

Modern Language Association, Boston, MA, 3-6 January 2013

Call for Papers

1) Illness and Disability in Asian American Literature

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Film Theory and Criticism - RMMLA Oct 11-13, 2012 - Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
edufaux@english.umass.edu

Please submit one page proposals on any aspect of film theory or criticism to edufaux@english.umass.edu by March 15.

MLA 2013 CFP: The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)
Fifteen years after the MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group was created and in recognition of its new division status, we seek to reflect on the field of cognitive literary studies: its history, current state, and the multiple directions that it is taking.

MSA 12-Women Modernists and Right-Wing/Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

Modernism, Transnationalism, and the Law (MSA 14: Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Eatough
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

The recent transnational turn in literary studies has revolutionized how we talk about many of the canonical objects of modernist studies: the manifesto, little magazines, immigration, urbanization, a

[UPDATE] Special Session on Women & Work in Literature - October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

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

Call for proposals: Special Session on “Women and Work,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference, Seattle University, October 19-21, 2012.

Modernism and the Historical Novel (MSA October 18-21, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
seamusomalley@gmail.com

Scholarship on the historical novel needs to reassess the role of modernism, and the field of modernism needs to consider the role of the historical novel.

[REMINDER] Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture (25-26 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Reproductive Spectacle and the Modernist Female Body / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012/ Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

As feminist film scholar Laura Mulvey has famously argued, the eroticized female body has long been subjected to the patriarchal male gaze within cinema.

Adaptations- MPCA/MCAA (Oct 12-14, Columbus, OH)- Deadline, April 30

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

I am seeking original work in the area of ADAPTATIONS for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference in Columbus, OH, Oct 12-14.

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

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

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America, MLA, Boston, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rajender Kaur. William Paterson University, NJ
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America, MLA, Boston 2013

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

Call for book reviewers - Transgressive Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Williams
contact email: 
russell.williams@ulip.lon.ac.uk

Transgressive Culture is a new international electronic and print peer-reviewed journal published by Gylphi Limited. It concerns the limits – in all of their guises – and what lies beyond them.

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
nordic.journal@sprak.gu.se

Call for Papers

NJES is inviting scholars in the field of English Studies to submit articles for an upcoming general issue.

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" Conference April 13-15, 2012 (New, March deadline!)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012

[UPDATE] Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed special session at MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2013)

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013

Misbehaving in Public: Drunkenness and Other Scenes in 1930s US Literature - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Paslawski and Nathan Mickelson
contact email: 
disruptive.modernism@gmail.com

This panel explores these and other scenes of public misbehavior in 1930s US literature with particular attention to disruptions grounded in economic depression.

Americascapes: Americans in/and their diverse sceneries -- PAAS Annual Conference,17-19 October 2012, Puławy n/Lublin, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Literature and Culture, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
contact email: 
americascapes@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

[REMINDER] 15th John Gardner Conference April 13 CFP deadline March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
John Gardner Society, Genessee Community College
contact email: 
smhiortdahl@northeaststate.edu

We are seeking one-page abstracts of proposals for presentations or round-table discussions.

[UPDATE]: "Theory Mad Beyond Redemption": The Post-Kantian Poe (Abstract Due: April 30; preferably sooner)

full name / name of organization: 
The Edgar Allan Poe Review
contact email: 
theorymad@gmail.com

A call for papers for a special issue of _The Edgar Allan Poe Review_, forthcoming in Fall 2012, and guest-edited by Sean Moreland, Devin Zane Shaw, and Jonathan Murphy.

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