category: american

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
shapeofsong@gmail.com

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

1st International Conference on Woman “Being A Woman: Awareness and Liberalization” May 9,10,11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
DEKAUM Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir TURKEY
contact email: 
korpez@hotmail.com

1st International Conference on Woman with its main theme BEING A WOMAN and subthemes -Awareness and Liberalization, organized by Dokuz Eylul University Woman Rights and Problems Research and Practi

Melville & Whitman in Washington: The Civil War Years & After (Washington, DC, June 17-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society
contact email: 
josephk@email.gwu.edu

Our Ninth International Melville Conference, coinciding with a major year of the Civil War sesquicentennial observances, focuses on the Washington-area War experiences of Melville and Whitman

Battleground States Conference 3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***********************Extended Deadline*************************
Abstracts must be submitted no later than January 8th 2012

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Resident Evil Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
ResidentEvil.Collection@gmx.net

Did you ever wonder why the Resident Evil Franchise has become so successful? Rightly so!

Robert Frost, Liberalism, and Hard Matter

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society Society session at the American Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012, San Francisco, CA
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

This panel is designed to explore Robert Frost's aversion to liberalism and the representations of materiality with which he associates it.

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance (2012 ASA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
mdcarril@usc.edu

2012 ASA Call for Papers

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

CFP: George Herbert Marsh: A Poet for All Seasons

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology
contact email: 
ldolling@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Perkins Marsh: An American for all Seasons

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology will

Moving Forward 2012: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Forward 2012
contact email: 
movingforward2012@hotmail.co.uk

Call for Papers:

The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

Moving Forward 2012
9th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen

CFP - Signal Processing: An International Journal (SPIJ)

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 Signal Processing: An International Journal (SPIJ) Volume

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film (contact ASAP if interested; proposals due Feb 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
douglas.cunningham2@gmail.com

This is a CFP for an edited collection of essays on the war film. I have a contract for this volume in hand, and I am seeking contributors.

Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! 12/31 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Women and Work

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
leiren@aol.com and strong01@nsuok.edu

Call for papers: Women and Work: panel proposed for Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference, October 10-13, 2012, Denver

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

Robert Frost: Sentimentality and Being Versed in Country Things

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Frost Society Session at the American LIterature Association conference May 24-27, 2012, San Francisco
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

While this panel welcomes proposals related to any element of Robert Frost's career and poetry, it especially invites submissions addressing the ways in which Frost both invites and prevents sentiment

Fronting Wild Nature in Faulkner’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
West Point
contact email: 
mnewell4@gmail.com

Fronting Wild Nature in Faulkner’s Writing

Children and Childhood in the Humanities--Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mdharris@roanoke.edu

Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference

Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities

Location: Roanoke College, Virginia

Date: March 23–24, 2012

[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
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,

“Technologies of Media History” - Reviews for MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


Technologies of Media History
Reviews section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

For the upcoming issue of MEDIASCAPE, Reviews is seeking submissions that investigate how various technologies of media enable history to be read, constructed, interfaced with, interfered with, or disseminated. The history of the moving image is dependent on the technologies used to facilitate a dialogue amongst the audience, the text, and the extra-text. Digital Media artists and their audiences have experienced significant technological shifts in the multi-faceted medium with which they engage, leading to novel styles and new spaces of representing history. Complicating the ways in which history is (re)recorded and (re)created by “older” media technologies, film is now a ubiquitous medium, one that permeates our everyday consciousness while persistently forging its own historical account. In general, the history of how media has evolved to its present forms is rich and varied. This history is intimately connected with the conversations between consumers and creators, and also dependent on the technologies of production, distribution, and exhibition.

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

CFP - International Journal of Security (IJS)

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 Security (IJS) Volume 6, Issue 2

Networked New York, March 9, 2012 (DEADLINE: January 5, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University's Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

"History and Digital Media" - META section of MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

History and Digital Media

META section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

Creators of digital media products have significantly altered methods of film production, distribution and exhibition over the last decade, which has in turn effectively reshaped academic approaches to film studies. Scholars who once examined the medium of “film” rather narrowly, as predominantly text-based, now face with the advent of new technologies a radically transformed field. Through this process, the archive has undergone substantial changes as well. Film has become a ubiquitous medium, readily accessible for both professionals and amateurs. How has the progression of digital media technologies shaped the role of history in film and media studies?

O'Neill & Postcolonialism, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
J. Chris Westgate / The Eugene O’Neill Society
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

UPDATE: Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Extended deadline (1/2/12) and new submission instructions!

Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legends at the 42nd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

Literature and Politics Sessions, PCA/ACA (4/11-14/2012) Deadline: Dec 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore, Area Chair, Literature and Politics, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, BOSTON 2012

2012 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA) IN BOSTON

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 15th - Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8-11/10/

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

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