category: american

[UPDATE] 2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
uiowarla@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa

Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynotes:
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Thomas A. Carlson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Evolving Motherhood Conference MAY 17, 18, 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Motherhood
contact email: 
http://www.mommuseum.org/apply/

Deadline for Submissions April 30

Seeking Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey/ Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

I am seeking additional book reviewers for Catholic Library World (CLW). CLW reviews books and media, including children’s titles, young adult titles, and nonfiction for adults.

Child image in film, media, art

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
redfeatherjournal@yahoo.com

CFP: The child image in film, media, art

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences - Deadline: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2
contact email: 
stetjournal@kcl.ac.uk

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis.

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

CFP: Further Studies in Jewish Comics - edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Royal
contact email: 
jewishcomics@derekroyal.com

[b]Further Studies in Jewish Comics[/b]

Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE, Thoreau Society Panel at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Feminist Thoreau?

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE, Thoreau Society Roundtable at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Interdisciplinary Thoreau:

[REMINDER] The Sinclair Lewis Society for Roundtable Discussion at 2012 ALA Conference, San Francisco May 24-27; deadline 1/6

full name / name of organization: 
The Sinclair Lewis Society and American Literature Association
contact email: 
corinnemart@gmail.com

The Sinclair Lewis Society will sponsor a roundtable discussion at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco (May 24-27) that focuses on the topic of women in the work of Si

CFP -- 2012 Southern Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Berry College / Christina Bucher and James Watkins
contact email: 
cbucher@berry,edu; jwatkins@berry.edu; swwc@berry.edu

Berry College
Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Rome,GA
September 20-23, 2012
Full slate of featured speakers TBA

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

The Sixties, Fifty Years Later, ASA 2012, November 15-18, San Juan (Deadline 1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Ontiveros / University of Maryland
contact email: 
randyo@umd.edu

Call For Papers: ASA 2012 (November 15-18, San Juan)
The Sixties, Fifty Years Later

GRIEVINGS 2012: Annual International Conference, 20 - 23 September 2012, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
contact email: 
grievings@us.edu.pl (Julia Szoltysek); www.grievings.us.edu.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

[UPDATE] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

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

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

CFP: Inaugural Bangor Conference of Celtic Studies, 21-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Katharine Olson/ Bangor University
contact email: 
k.olson@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INAUGURAL BANGOR CONFERENCE OF CELTIC STUDIES
21 JULY — 23 JULY 2012
BANGOR UNIVERSITY, NORTH WALES

Call for Ecocritical Essay, Poem, Fiction, & more!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is gathering materials for the Summer Solstice Issue: 1.2.

20th and 21st century Quebec studies

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Special Session - Oct. 19-21, 2012
contact email: 
lbourdeau@ucdavis.edu

110th Annual PAMLA Convention
Seattle University
Seattle, Washington
October 19-21, 2012

Special Session:

20th and 21 century Quebec studies

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; Febraury 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed open source online journal, is accepting articles for our Winter 2011 issue.

Historical and Fictional Accounts of “Passing” (Panel CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

New Jersey College English Association
35th Annual Spring Conference
Seton Hall University
Saturday, April 14th 2012

[EXTENDED DEADLINE (JAN 20)] 1st Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium: An interdisciplinary conference. April 28th.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Perry & Dr. Shawn Klein, Rockford College
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Whether one is a participant, a casual spectator, a die-hard fan, or a critic, sport, in all its varieties and forms, plays a significant role in the lives of most people throughout the world.

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong in African American Women’s Writings, SSAWW 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong: in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy, 1/15/12; Thoreau Annual Gathering, 7/12/12-7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

The theme of next year's Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (Concord, MA: July 12-15, 2012) is "Celebrating 150 Years of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy." The Emerson Society sponsors a program at t

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

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