category: american

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Haiti and the Americas conference [deadline extended to August 10th]

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
haitiandtheamericas@gmail.com

Haiti and the Americas: Histories, Cultures, Imaginations

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Roth and Women - Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
RothAndWomen@gmail.com

Roth and Women
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

The Single Woman (roundtable) - NeMLA - April 7-10, 2011 - New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kaj66@cornell.edu or see23@cornell.edu

Call for Papers
The Single Woman (roundtable session)
Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

The American Short Story Cycle: A Gendered Genre?

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Day-Lindsey, Northeast MLA, Women's & Gender Studies Caucus
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

As a genre, the short story cycle, or composite novel, has appealed for over 100 years to a wide range of American authors.

"Directions of Realism" - Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center
contact email: 
jhurealism@gmail.com

Directions of Realism

A graduate conference sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center

[UPDATE] CEREBUS / DAVE SIM BOOK - DEADLINE 30 NOVEMBER 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts: 31 AUGUST 2010

Length: 2,500-7,500 words with maximum 10,000 WORDS

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

Teaching William Dean Howells (American Literature Association, Boston, MA: May 24-27, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for a panel at the 2011 ALA in Boston that deal with any and all issues related to teaching Howells in the classroom. What has succeeded?

The Cold War As a Cultural Dominant: America, 1945-1955 (NeMLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mayne@ufl.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ
Deadline: September 15, 2010

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel *Abstract deadline August 8th*, Conference March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
AWComan@ufl.edu

In the early 1980's cinema began an ongoing relationship with a new young medium: the internet.

IALJS-6: "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - 12-14 May 2011, Brussels, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) [NeMLA April 7-10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
www.nemla.org
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

Startling Figures: A Celebration of the Legacy of Flannery O'Connor (Abstract deadline Nov. 1, 2010; conference Apr. 13-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marshall Bruce Gentry / Georgia College & State University
contact email: 
bruce.gentry@gcsu.edu

Call for papers for an academic conference (13-16 April 2011) hosted and sponsored by Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville.

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

Reconstruction 10.2, Expertise as Knowledge

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

Introducing Reconstruction Issue 10.2: Expertise as Knowledge

Edited by Marc A. Ouellette

Commentary:

Editor's Introduction, Marc A. Ouellette

Articles

CFP: Call for Contributions on “the depiction of Indigenous bodies”

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
rinelli@hawaii.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking articles (3,000-5,000 words) for a special issue on the depiction of Indigenous bodies in motion pictures, from “Apocalypto

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

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

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

New Latin American Writing in the U.S. (9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-10/2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey)

full name / name of organization: 
Bernabé Mendoza / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Bernabemendoza@yahoo.com

In light of the recent critical reception of such authors as Roberto Bolaño and Junot Díaz, this panel seeks to ask, what constitutes a Latin American author today in the U.S.? How is s/he read?

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (9/30/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represents the experience of Black and Asian sailors and their contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

[UPDATE] 2010 MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

" Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature", NeMLA 2011 (April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: "Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature."

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Julia McCrossin/Lesleigh Owen
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu/lesleigh.owen@gmail.com

Call for Anthology Submissions

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

Type: Edited anthology

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

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