category: american

[UPDATE] Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion - Proposal deadline 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network - 2012 Symposium
contact email: 
Lorraine Sim: lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au

Deadline Extended. NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Tamayo Alves
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

NeMLA(2012) Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities and Ghosts in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
JinaLeeCFP@gmail.com

Call for papers:
43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Digital Interpretation Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Americanists Society
contact email: 
ryan.cordell@snc.edu

The Digital Americanists Society invites proposals for a roundtable about digital interpretation of nineteenth-century American literature or culture, to be proposed for the C19 Conference at the Univ

Final Deadline (30 August 2011): 'Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
poeticoptimism@gmail.com

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

[UPDATE] Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (May 18-19, 2012; proposals due Aug. 12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

MAY 18-19, 2012

Deadline for proposals: Aug. 12, 2011

Sex, Blood, and Hybridity: The Discourse of Racial Anxiety in Antebellum Writing (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

In antebellum America, the notion of ‘blood’ as ‘race’ maintained a strong hold over the 19th century literary imagination.

[UPDATE] out of print, the evolution of twentieth-century writing, Friday 16 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
info@outofprintconference.co.uk

The conference will explore all aspects of the theme to ask: Why are some writers neglected? How can we read the position and problem of writing that is no longer published?

Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Randall Spinks, Northeast Language Association
contact email: 
Randall.Spinks@ncc.edu

Ernest Hemingway's Cost-Benefit Aesthetic

[UPDATED] Deadline extended LAND OWNERSHIP AND TENURE

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Call for Papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 5, Number 3 (Spring 2012)
“Land Ownership and Tenure”

Edited Collection: Urban Monstrosities, abstracts due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Lamperez and J. Alexandra McGhee, University of Rochester
contact email: 
josephlamperez@gmail.com and alimcghee@gmail.com

Call for Articles
Edited Collection
Urban Monstrosities
Joseph Lamperez and J. Alexandra McGhee, University of Rochester

2nd Global Conference,Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Interface of Theory, Praxis and Pedagogy (March 2012:Prague; Czec

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
s21-2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Interface of Theory, Praxis and Pedagogy

21st March - 24th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ttp2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Trauma: Theory and Practice

21st March - 24th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Sins, Vices and Virtues

18th March - 20th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline AUGUST 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

3rd Global Conference: Urban Fantasies: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2012; Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
uf3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Urban Fantasies: Magic and the Supernatural

15th March - 17th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

ACLA 2012 :: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Rutgers) & David Sherman (Brandeis)
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Seminar Organizers: Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Rutgers University) and David Sherman (Brandeis University)

13th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil13@inter-disciplinary.net

13th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

15th March - 17th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Celebrity: Exploring Critical Issues (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Celebrity: Exploring Critical Issues

15th March - 17th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
elvw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds

12th March - 14th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Negative Cosmopolitanisms: Abjection, Power, and Biopolitics, 11-13 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, Eddy Kent, Imre Szeman (Organzers). The Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the array of negative cosmopolitanisms operating today—all those ways in which cosmopolitan subjects are still stigmatized, disempowered, excluded,

Negative Cosmopolitanisms: Abjection, Power, and Biopolitics, 11-13 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, Eddy Kent, Imre Szeman (Organzers). The Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the array of negative cosmopolitanisms operating today—all those ways in which cosmopolitan subjects are still stigmatized, disempowered, excluded,

7th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2012; Prague; czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Monday 12th - Wednesday 14th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
up2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Friday 9th March- Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

The 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Louisiana State University Feb. 16th & 17th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

"Reassessing John Neal:" C19: Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012: Deadline, Sept 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
C19: THE SOCIETY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICANISTS
contact email: 
dajcarls@csusb.edu

Long appreciated primarily as a powerful advocate of literary nationalism in the United States, recent scholarship has begun to reveal John Neal (1793-1896) as an innovative literary stylist, a penetr

NEMLA 2012: Fictional Readers of French Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Oancea
contact email: 
aio2101@columbia.edu

This panel welcomes papers analyzing the representation of characters in any fictional work [eg. Huysmans, O’Neill, Pasolini] who read French literature of any period.

Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity 5 (March 2012; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
ic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Friday 9th March - Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Papers:

Merchants of Menace: The Business of Horror Cinema - Collection of Essays - Deadline for abstracts 31 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Merchants of Menace: The Business of Horror Cinema

Volume on 20th-century exile literature, deadline Sept 1

full name / name of organization: 
Axel Englund, Anders Olsson
contact email: 
axel.englund@littvet.su.se

Call for papers

LANGUAGES OF EXILE: MIGRATION AND MULTILINGUALISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE (working title)

Southern Studies Conference (February 10-11, 2012)

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

Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, February 10 and 11, 2012.

Call for papers and panels on the topic of Southern culture.

Hawthorne's Humor, journal (special issue), 11-15-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
elbertm@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers, Hawthorne’s Humor

Gothc Hawthorne, journal special issue, 9 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
elbertm@mail.montclair.edu

Reassessing Hawthorne’s Gothic
Special Issue, _Nathaniel Hawthorne Review_ (to be published fall, 2012)

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad, SALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Date: Wed., January 4, 2012 at 9:00am – Thurs., January 5, 2012 at 5:00pm

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