category: american

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

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

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

[UPDATE] Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (30 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Call for Submissions: LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)

full name / name of organization: 
LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)
contact email: 
sivils@iastate.edu

LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR), a peer-reviewed, scholarly, print annual published by AMS Press, welcomes a wide range of submissions on the literary culture of the United States fro

Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

Black and Latina feminist scholars offer multiple ways of understanding feminist cultures that transcend ideological borders and patriarchal conventions.

Journal Call for submissions: Deadline 1/2/10

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Poetic Devices & Narrative Dynamics: Call For Panel Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference 2011
contact email: 
lgleich@umd.edu

Below is a call for submissions to a proposed panel at the 2011 ISSN Conference.

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

Edited Collection -- Eugene O'Neill's One Act Plays (1/1/11 & 7/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater & Benjamin D. Carson, Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

CFP

Eugene O’Neill’s One-Act Plays

Editors: Michael Y. Bennett and Benjamin D. Carson

Southern Studies Conference, February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South.  Topics might include:

CFP: Native Transformations: Local, National, Transnational, Global, and Planetary Contexts for American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) Annual Conference (Boca Raton, FL, April 7th-10th, 2011)
contact email: 
kirstin.squint@gmail.com; eandersd@gmu.edu

In 1981, “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism,” an essay by Acqumeh poet Simon Ortiz, appeared in the journal MELUS.

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization (abstract deadline 9/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Crownshaw (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London)
contact email: 
r.crownshaw@gold.ac.uk

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization

‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

We welcome proposals for books that consider American prose and poetry from interdisciplinary perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Pietism, Pennsylvania Germans, and Religious Difference in Colonial Pennsylvania (SEA 9/20/10; 3/3-5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers@utep.edu

Papers are solicited for a panel examining the role of religious difference in colonial Pennsylvania, with a

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on the Case Study Genre 26-28 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
contact email: 
janav@unimelb.edu.au

The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subj

[Update] Essays on Carson's Silent Spring (collection, abstracts 8/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
James B. Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu

Essays are sought for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

Philip Roth Society Panel for the Louisville conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 24-26, 2011.

Appalachian Literature Panel at SAAS. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) April 14-16, 2011. Deadline October 29, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.del.carmen.rueda@upc.edu

10th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS, http://www.saasweb.org/ on “The Backyard of the USA Mansion: Critical Readings of Poverty and Wealth in the Unite

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] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam

Sentimentalism and Religion in Early America

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists 2011 - Philadelphia
contact email: 
wendy-roberts@northwestern.edu

This panel takes two basic, but seemingly contradictory, points as its foundation for discussion: that the usual genealogies of sentimentalism through Enlightened thought (Shaftsbury, Hume, Smith) may

Gender, Sexuality and New Perspectives in Asian American Literature and Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA - Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

This panel explores all aspects of gender and sexuality in Asian American literature and film.

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
sumangala_bhattacharya@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

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

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