category: american

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

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.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

Special CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu; tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

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


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

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


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

[Update] Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), New Brunswik, NJ April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

Literature and War (11/1/2010-3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
MWoolbright@siena.edu

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

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic me

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

[REMINDER] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus (2011 Annual Meeting)
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

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 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

(UPDATE) Filolog: journal for literary, cultural and language studies - call for papers (DEADLINE 30/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com: tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
Vol. 37 No. 2 (to be published September 2011)
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2011

Publishing your poetry books with Cyberwit.net

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
editorpoems@yahoo.com

Publishing a manuscript rewards the author in several ways. The wide review of the book will certainly establish the author's fame in the world of letters.

Georgia State University's New Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" / Georgia State University - English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9: What makes us laugh? Why is humor such an important cross-cultural phenomenon and universal human trait?

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA (March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, social sciences and humanities journal with an international Editorial Board.

UPDATE - CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The Hungry Ocean: A Conference on Literature and the Maritime Environment; April 21-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Mentz
contact email: 
mentzs@stjohns.edu

The Hungry Ocean:
Literary Culture and the Maritime Environment

A Conference at the John Carter Brown Library
April 21-23, 2011

Organizer: Steve Mentz, St. John’s University

Rhizomes "Becoming-Girl" Special Issue (Expanded CFP/Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Leandra Preston / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
goleandra@gmail.com

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, a peer-reviewed online journal, invites submissions for its thematic issue, “Becoming-Girl.” Deleuze articulates the notion of becoming as existin

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association Joint Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

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

CFP - NYU Fall Colloquium in American Literature and Culture (9/17/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

[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 _________________________________________

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Geocritical New England

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, April 7-11, 2011 (submit proposals by Sept 30, 2010)
contact email: 
racollin@syr.edu

This panel will explore fictional landscapes of New England, particularly in their vexed relationships to the actual geographies negotiated by inhabitants of New England.

Posthumanism, Biopower, and Modern and Contemporary War, NeMLA, April 7-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention
contact email: 
hedigerr@lasalle.edu

How have representations of war since the beginning the twentieth century engaged with ideas of biopower and posthumanism?

Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011, Bucharest

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest will be held from 2–4 June, 2011.
Papers are invited in the following areas:

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection); 11/15/10 (abstracts); 1/14/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda R Smith, Ph.D.
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ invite contributors to submit abstracts for essays exploring and

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