category: american

Florida: E Pluribus Unum? The Florida College English Association Annual Conference October 14-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mosullivan@rollins.edu

Although this year's Florida College English Association's Annual Conference on October 14-15, 2010 at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida will focus primarily on unity and diversity in literature

Old West New 9/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Colin Irvine
contact email: 
irvinec@augsburg.edu

The editor of 30-40 Years West of Here: Stories from the Sub-Rural West invites contributions for a collection of creative nonfiction essays that explores the implications of living in that often over

[Inter]sections - American Studies journal submissions by August 10

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online graduate journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania (ISSN 2068-3472).

CfP: “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society"

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Midwest ASECS 2010 CFP - deadline extended to Aug 10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
JKaren.ray@washburn.edu or sspencer@uco.edu

The proposal deadline for individual papers and full panels (no partial panels, please) has been extended to Tuesday, August 10 for this year's meeting of the Midw

UPDATE: Essays solicited for Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present, special issue of EJES

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Essays are solicited for the volume *Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present*,

[UPDATE] NEMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers’ responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[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 _________________________________________

[UPDATE] Chapters for Book on American Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

Festivals and Faires:
American Culture, Sub-Culture, and Counter-Culture

Trans-Scripts Journal -- “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.” -- 9/19/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

"Luminously indiscreet": The Vision and Visibility of Gwendolyn Brooks, NEMLA, Sept. 30, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

NEMLA, April 7 – 10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

“‘Luminously indiscreet’: The Visibility and Vision of Gwendolyn Brooks”

CFP: Reshaping the Italian American identity--DEADLINE Sept.1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American studies panel / NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
fognani@eden.rutgers.edu

This interdisciplinary panel seeks for papers focusing on the question of identity in the Italian American experience from different perspective.

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant (SCMS New Orleans 2011 : 3/10-3/13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

Call for Submissions- More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness
contact email: 
morethanthought@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions
(Submission Deadline: September 15, 2010)

"The Other: Between Delight and Aversion"

Detective-Mystery Area April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
betz@lasalle.edu and martelg@wou.edu

The Detective/Mystery Area of Popular Culture Assoc.

CFP: Book Collection: Health and (Dis)Ability in Whedon's TV Worlds - Sept 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tamy Burnett & AmiJo Comeford
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies

Guest Editors: Lori Harrison-Kahan and Josh Lambert

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, April 20-23, 2011

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

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

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

The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture (NeMLA Seminar Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Bracewell / U of Georgia
contact email: 
joyjohn@uga.edu

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.nemla.org/index.html

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
romanticism@uwo.ca

Romanticism and Evolution

NeMLA 2011: (Re)Imagining Expatriates: Queer Transnationalisms in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association / Paul Fisher, Wellesley College
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

Complete CFA and panel description at http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html#cfp11223

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

CFP: HBO’s Treme (SCMS New Orleans 3/10-13/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp

Panel proposal for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13 2011)

CFP: Special Issue on "Oil Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Worden, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Ross Barrett, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
contact email: 
dworden@uccs.edu ; rbarre@email.unc.edu

“Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture” /Due October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

Special Issue: Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
wmdariotis@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)

Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

Special Issue Guest Editor, Wei Ming Dariotis

Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction (American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Glamorous Scoundrels, Vaunting Heroes, Protective Fathers, Wandering Lovers: Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

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

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CFP: Special "Fat Studies" Issue of Feminism & Psychology - submissions due 26 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call For Papers

“Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue”

Special Journal Issue of Feminism & Psychology

Guest Editor: Dr Samantha Murray

Panel on American literary naturalism at the American Literature Association Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present
October 8-9, 2010
Savannah, Georgia

Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War (London 24 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Ayers/University of Kent
contact email: 
dsa@kent.ac.uk

Conference: Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War

Date: 24 September 2010

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

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