category: american

Essays for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

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 highly influential work Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010) EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/2/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Since Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s first clinical naming of “masochism” as a perversion located in men in 1890, masochisms and masochists have been approached through a variety of lenses: scientif

Society for Textual Scholarship Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference March 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mkirschenbaum@gmail.com

The Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work:

[UPDATE] 2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
contact email: 
hiphopshakespeare@gmail.com

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

[UPDATE]: Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism (extended deadline May 2) (MSA 12; Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Bryant, University of Virginia
contact email: 
slb4ca@virginia.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2010
MSA 12: Modernist Networks; Victoria, BC, Canada; Nov. 11-14, 2010

Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism

30-40 Years West of Here: Stories from the Sub-Rural West [July 15, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Colin Irvine
contact email: 
irvinec@augsburg.edu

The editor of 30-40 Years West of Here: Stories from the Sub-Rural West invites contributions for a collection of creative nonfiction essays that explores the implications of living in that often ove

William James Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Simon/William James Studies
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

The peer-reviewed online journal William James Studies invites scholarly essays on any aspect of James's life and work.

Archives, Texts, and Memory (Re)Connecting Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Aalexander. Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
Benjamin.Alexander@qc.cuny.edu

Archives, Texts, and Memory
(Re)Connecting Modernism

(Re)Connecting Modernism: Archives, Texts and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

Archives, Texts, and Memory
(Re)Connecting Modernism
Panel Proposal, MSA 2010
Vancouver, BC

The Politics of Plotting - Society of Early Americanists, March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

This panel at the Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists (Philadelphia, 3-5 March 2011) proposes to bring together a group of papers analyzing the plots of early American literature.

SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez, Area Chair Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

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

"Rambling" Women in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Nash
contact email: 
jr.nash01@albany.edu

I welcome paper proposals for the panel, "'Rambling' Women in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World," which has been accepted for the Annual Meeting of the Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Ce

U.S. Latino/a Literature (NEW DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2010 Conference (Nov 13-14) in Honolulu
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

U.S. Latino/a Literature (NEW DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2010 Conference (Nov 13-14) in Honolulu
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

MAPACA 2010: War Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com






MAP/ACA War Area
2010 Conference of the Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association

Extending the New Economic Criticism -- Society of Early Americanists (SEA), March 3-5, 2011. CFP Deadline: Sept. 20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
David J. Carlson, Chad Luck - California State University, San Bernardino
contact email: 
dajcarls@csusb.edu, cluck@csusb.edu

The past twenty-five years have witnessed an increasingly impressive body of work located at the intersection of literary and economic studies.

UPDATE 2nd Call for Papers-The Ecology of Utopia: Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture (23-25 Septemebr, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CLEU (Cultures and Literatures of the United States) research group, Department of English Philology, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
contact email: 
jliste@udc.es

The Ecology of Utopia:
Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture

International Journal of Engineering (IJE) 23-04-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals
contact email: 
info@cscjournals.org

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International Journal of Engineering (IJE)
ISSN (Online): 1985-2312

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] Popular Fiction

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

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] "Multilingual Realities in Translation"

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

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

"Modernism, Amateurism, and Specialization," MSA Conference, Victoria, Canada, Nov. 11-14, Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Harney, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.t.harney@gmail.com

This panel will explore how Modernists understood the increasing specialization and institutionalization of the arts during the modernist period.

CSC Journals (Call For Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
CSC Journals (www.cscjournals.org)
contact email: 
cscpress@yahoo.com

The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of every

Rethinking Poetics, Columbia University, NYC, June 11-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative
contact email: 
rethinkingpoetics@gmail.com

Rethinking Poetics

Columbia University, NYC
June 11-13, 2010

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative.

[UPDATE] Vexed by 19th-century fiction 6/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Haynsworth/University of South Carolina
contact email: 
haynswor@mailbox.sc.edu

Updating our earlier CFP, we've extended the deadline out of consideration for those beset by end-of-semester stress. Deadline is now June 1. Here's the full updated CFP:

Documentary Editing: Call for Editions

full name / name of organization: 
Documentary Editing/Association for Documentary Editing
contact email: 
ajewell2@unl.edu

CALL FOR EDITIONS

Documentary Editing
The Journal of the Association for Documentary Editing

Background

CALL FOR PAPERS: Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
topia@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies

Essays for The John Updike Review

full name / name of organization: 
The John Updike Review
contact email: 
james.schiff@uc.edu

The John Updike Review is a newly-established, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal published by the University of Cincinnati and The John Updike Society.

World Literary Review Issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Premiere issue of World Literary Review: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

Food and Culture Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) Annual Conference
contact email: 
nusselj@ipfw.edu

The Food and Culture Panels of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites papers and panels for their annual conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk; rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

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