category: american

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP DEADLINE: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan/University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

[UDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

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

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in Antebellum America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

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

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Reminder: CFP--The West in Asia/Asia in the West Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

Seeking Bloggers for Sobriquet Magazine's The Literary Life

full name / name of organization: 
Sobriquet Magazine
contact email: 
email@sobriquetmagazine.com

Sobriquet Magazine is currently seeking a cadre of literary bloggers to contribute to its new “The Literary Life” blog.

"Sef/building in interlanguage: transatlantic views on multilingualism" (21-23 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bordeaux 3, France
contact email: 
stephanie.durrans@u-bordeaux3.fr

"Self/building in interlanguage : transatlantic views on multilingualism"

Re-Understanding Comics (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan/MLA special session proposal
contact email: 
mgalvan@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 3-6 Jan. 2013, in Boston.

Following on the footsteps of Art Spiegelman's Maus’s Pulitzer Prize win in 1992 and an emerging interest in comics as something to be taken seriously, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics (1993) sought to explain how comics uniquely functioned.

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

The Spectacle of Obscurity, MSA 14 (Las Vegas, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Schneiderman
contact email: 
josh.schneiderman@gmail.com

“In popular music today,” Daniel Tiffany observes at the opening of Infidel Poetics (2009), “there is a flourishing market in poetic obscurity—-in lyrics composed in various kinds of slang, jargon, or patois, which make little or no sense to most listeners.”

[UPDATE] CFP - NeoAmericanist Issue 6.1 - Deadline April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Proposes Special Session, 2013 Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2012)

Madness and Mayhem in Women's Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Brown
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

Female madness is well represented within European and Anglo-American literature, letters, and scholarly endeavors.

Nineteenth-Century Subcultures, Counterpublics, and Undergrounds - MARCH 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, January 2013, Boston, MA
contact email: 
hjackson@skidmore.edu

We seek submissions for a panel proposal on nineteenth-century subcultures, undergrounds, and counterpublics for MLA ’13 in Boston.

UPDATE: The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis, 29th-30th June 2012 - Revised deadline for proposals: 6 APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton, UK
contact email: 
mark.brown@northampton.ac.uk

The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] American Nineteenth-Century Literature: Writing Illness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Abstracts due Mar 7)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
rachel.blumenthal@northwestern.edu

This session welcomes proposals on any aspect of 19th C American literature, but especially those theorizing representations of illness and medicine.

Games and Gaming in Science Fiction and Fantasy panel - 2012 SCLA, Gaming the System, Las Vegas, Oct. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
mehanu@uhv.edu

For many of us, gaming the system and SF&F bring to mind Captain Kirk’s solution to the war simulation game known as the Kobayashi Maru, but games and gaming have long enjoyed a privileged position

The Incorporation of American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2013 MLA Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
jwschwartz@gmail.com, jrogers@lagcc.cuny.edu

The Incorporation of American Literature

2012 MPCA/ACA: Popular Romance

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

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

Eat Your Vegetables (Before They Eat You!): Good Plants / Bad Plants in Fiction and Culture - MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

Human beings have always lived in a state of ecological, nutritional, and psychological dependence on plants, yet the attitudes toward plant life expressed in the imaginative literature of Western cul

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

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

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

CFP MLA 2013: Denise Levertov's Converging Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Gamez-Fernandez
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es; Deadline 15 March 2012

This session invites submissions which explore Denise Levertov's poetics as a converging space of transcendental lyricism, religious meditation and ecological and sociopolitical protest.

US Trained Aesthetic Surgeon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ashish Davalbhakta
contact email: 
aestheticmedispa@gmail.com

He is currently practicing as an Honorary Consultant Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgeon at both Ruby

CFP - International Journal of Applied Sciences (IJAS)

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 Applied Sciences (IJAS) Volume 3

CFP - International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE)

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 Artificial Intelligence and Expe

CFP - Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ)

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 a Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ) Volume 2,

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

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

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Columbus, OH, Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2012

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

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COMPARATIVE AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURES

“WRITING THE BODY (POLITIC)”

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