category: american

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2011
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Food! The Conference! (CFP deadline Dec. 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association / CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference2011@gmail.com

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Food! The Conference!
March 18, 2011
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
Co-Chairs Alec Magnet and Jennifer Little

Feeling Wrong: Postbellum Adaptations of Sentimental Literary Conventions (09/30/10; NeMLA, 4/8/11 - 4/11/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cadwallader@unc.edu


42nd Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 8-11, 2010
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Brooklyn Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgalgan@stfranciscollege.edu

This is a panel to be held during NeMLA's 2011 Conference, April 7-10, at Rutgers-New Brunswick. Deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2010.

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" : Deadline for Abstracts 9/30/10 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention 4/6-4/10
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

Call for Proposals: Native/Indigenous Studies Area. DEADLINE December 10, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
L.Rain.C.Gomez@ou.edu

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area.

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

[UPDATE] Global Magical Realisms and Speculative Fiction / NeMLA Conference, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel is interested in expanding the range of cultural interpretations across the spectrum of magical realism and speculative fiction.

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

CFP: Ol3media Reality Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Maio - University Roma 3
contact email: 
barbara.maio@uniroma3.it

From the unpredictable success of The Blair Witch Project to Paranormal Activity, horror has seen the emergence of a new genre: the reality horror or live recording horror.

Geography/Topos/Literature ASLE 2011 (6/ 21-26) Bloomington, Indiana

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
irwinmj@wfu.edu

Geography/Topos/Literature

Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

CFP-Silent Film Area -2011 San Antonio joint conference SWTXPCA/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Silent Film 2011
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] CFP: Velvet Light Trap Issue #68: Comedy and Humor (Deadline: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Comiskey / The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
acomiskey@wisc.edu

Comedy & Humor

[UPDATE] CFP - Hector St. John de Crevecoeur - American Paradox (9/30/10, NEMLA 4/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Radford/Dominican College
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Hector St.

CFP: Supernatural (TV Series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

New American Poetry Anthology-50th Anniversary Conference-UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
d.katz@warwick.ac.uk; n.lawrence@warwick.ac.uk

The New American Poetry: Fiftieth Anniversary Conference
University of Warwick, Saturday, 23 October 2010

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Present Tense's Inaugural Issue Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense Journal
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is proud to announce its inaugural issue at http://www.presenttensejournal.org/.

Race, Sexuality, & Television - November 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Himberg/Spectator/University of Southern California
contact email: 
himberg@usc.edu

Spectator: Call for Papers
“Race, Sexuality, & Television”

Volume and Date of Issue: 31.2 Fall 2011
Deadline for Submission: November 22, 2010

A ZOMBIE ATE MY WRITING ARM: A Collection of Academic Essays - Title May Change

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Robin - Independent Author - affiliated with Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
vr7396@gmail.com

A Revised Call for Papers 2010

Editor
Valerie Robin, University of Northern Arizona
A ZOMBIE ATE MY WRITING ARM:
A Collection of Academic Essays
Possible Alternative Title:

Flânerie and the Rise of the Modern Urban Woman (9/30/10 deadline; 4/7-10 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lizfoley@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers that explore the multifaceted inter-relationship between female characters and the city from the fin de siècle to World War II.

Manifest Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


A special issue of The Journal of the Short Story in English on Edith Wharton to be published in 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
Virginia.Ricard@u-bordeaux3.fr

The Journal of the Short Story in English (http://jsse.revues.org/) will publish a special issue on the stories of Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in 2013.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2011 JOINT CONFERENCE

Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA &
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.

NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (12/1/2010; 3/9/2011 to 3/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 18th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Angelo State University
contact email: 
Julie.Gates@angelo.edu

If you haven’t already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

Dreiser Society; Open Topic; Deadline: Jan. 10, 2011; American Literature Association May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten; International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Call for Papers

"American History and Culture" area at 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Shapiro@alumni.brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA
Joint Conference, April 20-23, 2011
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Http://www.swtxpca.org

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