category: american

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Call for papers: Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, Issue 2: Special Issue on Space and Time in Film (03 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
Issue2.Alphaville@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue on Space and Time in Film
The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek additional articles
for its second issue to be published online in 2011.

[UPDATE] No, Seriously . . . Is It Really Over? African American Literature After Jim Crow

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

In his provocative new book, What Was African American Literature? (2011), Kenneth Warren argues that African American literature ended with the legal abrogation of Jim Crow.

CFP for new book series, New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

Ashgate Publishing Company is pleased to announce a new book series:

New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

Series Editor: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

“American Idols and Their Fans: What People Write and Send to Celebrities”

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ryan (National University of Singapore) and Charles Johanningsmeier (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
contact email: 
< usprbt@nus.edu.sg > or < jmeier@unomaha.edu >

For a planned book collection of forward-looking essays on how celebrities and their cultural productions are received by different types of readers, viewers, listeners, etc., we are seeking orig

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

[UPDATE] ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the

Once and Future Kings? The Return of King Arthur in the Post-medieval World

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

ONCE AND FUTURE KINGS?
THE RETURN OF KING ARTHUR IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD
Session Sponsored by The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion (AMSN Symposium; 6-7th February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network
contact email: 
Dr Lorraine Sim (lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au)

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion

Hosted by the Writing and Society Research Group and the
School of Humanities and Languages, University of Western Sydney

Date: 6th – 7th February 2012
Venue: Grace Hotel, Sydney

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (5/31/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

[UPDATE] Popular Romance in the New Millennium: November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Pamela Regis
contact email: 
pregis@mcdaniel.edu

McDaniel College

and

The Nora Roberts Foundation

are proud to sponsor

Popular Romance in the New Millennium

An International Conference

November 10-11, 2011

"Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public" - United States Military Academy, April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
scott.chancellor@usma.edu

Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

Mad Men, Women and Children: Gender and Generation in Mad Men (collection; 6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Batty and Heather Marcovitch, Red Deer College
contact email: 
heather.marcovitch@rdc.ab.ca

We are seeking submissions for an essay collection on AMC’s Mad Men dealing specifically with gender and/or intergenerational identities.

Reading as Interplay--Special Session Panel at MMLA (Abstracts due: June 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Banister Quynn
contact email: 
quynn@msu.edu

Aligned with MMLA's 2011 Convention theme "Play...no, Seriously," this panel is interested in the ways performative or experimental criticism can meet the challenges of reading innovative literary tex

Call For Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

Call for Reviewers

Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011, 1st October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk

THACKERAY IN TIME, 1811-2011 Call for Papers
School of English, University of Leeds
Saturday 1st October 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Preparing New Leaders for the Multicultural, Digital, and Global Era of the “Digital Platform”

full name / name of organization: 
Donald Kenneth Pardlow / Clalflin University
contact email: 
dpardlow@clalfin.edu

The writer Daniel Pink prophesizes widely on what he describes as a cultural transition from our era—an “Age of Information,” to an alleged “Age of Conception,” a transition which has induce

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

New Perspectives on T. S. Eliot (SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society Panel
contact email: 
ajcuda@uncg.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will host a session at the upcoming SAMLA conference, to be held at Loews Hotel in Atlanta, November 4-6 2011.

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’: Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Caroline Lusin, Dr. Anne Brüske, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
Caroline.Lusin@as.uni-heidelberg.de

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’:
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012

Critical Collection: Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return (July 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
contact email: 
mantonia.oliver@upf.edu

Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return

CFP- Journal of North American Studies, DeadlineSeptember 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos
contact email: 
ren@us.es

Contributions are requested for the 15th volume (2011) of Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos.

[UPDATE] CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/4-7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/4-7/12)

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity (Durham University, Durham, UK, 23rd September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/4-7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/4-7/12)

Biannual North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference: "Significance of Color in the Humanities and Social Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
amrulska@northgeorgia.edu

Feb. 24-26, 2012
Dahlonega, GA

Book Reviews on "Popular Fiction" and "Genre Fiction" for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Scheider-Mayerson
contact email: 
reconstructionpf@gmail.com

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Cameron-Leader Picone invite book reviews for a 2011 special edition of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, an open access, electronic, peer-reviewed journ

Race, Ethnicity and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Lowery Woodall and Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
lowey.woodall@gmail.com

CFP: Book Collection: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos and Lowery Woodall

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