category: american

[UPDATE] The Politics of the Western

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Millar, John Abbott College
contact email: 
millardarren@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Politics of the Western (Expanded Topic)

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

CFP: Sargasso 25th Anniversary Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso, A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, & Culture 2/1/2010
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

S A R G A S S O
25th Anniversary Issue: 25 Interviews
Call for Interviews
suggested abstract deadline November 15, 2009
submission deadline February 1, 2010

CFP: PCA/ACA Literature and Politics Sessions, 3/31/-4/3/2010; deadline 12/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore/ Popular Cultural Assoc. and American Culture Assoc.
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2010 NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA)

American memory of WWII: adding the European "Second Generation" to the historical narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Krystyna T. Zamorska
contact email: 
krystyna.zamorska@gmail.com

I am compiling a collection of "second generation" academic memoir essays by those who were born and raised in post-Second World War Eastern Europe, particularly Poland, and are now academics or schol

Call for Proposals: Death and Representation, a One-Day Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Rochester
contact email: 
jmiddle2@mail.rochester.edu, vive@mail.rochester.edu

Death and Representation
Keynote Speaker: Dana Luciano, Georgetown University

[UPDATE] Muslims in American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne R. Richards/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
Anne_Richards@kennesaw.edu

Praeger has contracted with us to publish a three-volume reference set titled “Muslims in American Popular Culture” (2010/2011).

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship
contact email: 
nebula@nobleworld.biz

Nebula 6.3 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nobleworld.biz . The editors now invite submissions for Nebula 6.4 (December, 2009) with a manuscript deadine of November 5, 2009.

Constance Fenimore Woolson Panel at ALA, 27-30 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie K. Scriptunas / Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

Call for Papers

21st Annual American Literature Association Conference
May 27-30, 2010
San Francisco, CA

[CFP] Battleground States Conference 2010: War(s) and Peace - February 26 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
jphilpo@bgsu.edu

Battleground States 2010: War(s) and Peace will be held February 26th and 27th, 2010 on the Bowling Green State University campus.

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production<!--break--> Free Exchange Graduate Conference March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference University of Calgary
contact email: 
free_ex@ucalgary.ca

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production
Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Calgary
March 11-13,2010

34th Annual PAC Conference The College of Charleston—Charleston, S.C. 11-13 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

34th Annual PAC Conference The College of Charleston—Charleston, S.C. 11-13 March 2010

“Literature as Bridge”

Call for Papers and Panels

Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. T Walters. Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

The Global South: The 12th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, 25-27 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Hazel V. Carby

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge--Confronting the Digital

full name / name of organization: 
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
criticism@hotmetalbridge.org

Hot Metal Bridge (www.hotmetalbridge.org), the graduate-run online literary magazine of the University of Pittsburgh, is seeking submissions for a special issue on confronting the digital.

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture (no deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

The peer-reviewed NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture invites submissions for its 2010 issues.

General Call -- Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
graham@wblinc.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/09; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/31/10-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Louis Palmer, Gothic Chair Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE

March 31-April 3, 2010

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/09; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/31/10-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Louis Palmer, Gothic Chair Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE

March 31-April 3, 2010

PCA/ACA 2009 National Conference, March 31 - April 3 St Louis, Area: The Vampire in Literature, Culture, & Film

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

Deadline - December 15th 2009

Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Spring 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
mcosdon@allegheny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS for SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN DRAMA
AND THEATRE, SPRING 2010

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Call for Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 2010
Section: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

Creative Nonfiction Symposium call for entries (1/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Center: A Journal of the Literary Arts
contact email: 
barberse@missouri.edu

Center: A Journal of the Literary Arts invites submissions for a symposium on the importance of place in creative nonfiction, to appear in its next issue (spring 2010).

Faulkner and the Metropolis- Electronic submissions by July 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Faulkner Journal
contact email: 
plurie@richmond.edu, lindsay.holmgren@mail.mcgill.ca

Faulkner and the Metropolis

International Conference: Creative Americas. Crossed perspectives on discourses and practices. October 6-7, 2010, Toulouse, Fran

full name / name of organization: 
Association Toulousaine pour la Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Amériques
contact email: 
ameriquescreatives@gmail.com

Sponsored by the “Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire, Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires” (LISST-Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Solidarity, Societies, Territories), the “Association Toulousaine po

Hamlin Garland Panel at ALA, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Roark Mulligan/Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 
mulligan@cnu.edu

Call for Papers
American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA. May 27-30, 2010

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series

Papers on Automoblie Culture - PCA/ACA 2010 National Meeting - March 31 -April 3 - St. Louis, Mo.

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Patterson/Shepherd University
contact email: 
tpatters@shepherd.edu

The automobile has had an immense influence upon our lives in innumerable ways. This area seeks to examine the role of automobility in American society.

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

[REMINDER] Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest. Due Date October 5th, 2009. Dec 5th Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), UC Berkeley.
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the University of California, Berkeley

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

Sights & Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary (June 4-5, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Sights & Sounds

Interrogating the Music Documentary

University of Salford

June 4-5, 2010

“Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde” ATHE 2010, August 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education/ATHE
contact email: 
cmcblackstock@ucdavis.edu

CFP: “Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde”
A multidisciplinary panel with the Religion and Theatre, Women and Theatre, and Performance Studies focus groups.

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - 5-7 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice
Brussels, Belgium
5-7 August, 2010

American Literature Association May 27-30, 2010 Science Fiction in the Caribbean/Latin American Diaspora Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa K. Braithwaite
contact email: 
akb1@mit.edu

When Junot Díaz’s protagonist in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) asks the question “What more sci-fi than the Santo Domingo?

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