category: american

The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection

"Pioneering Romanticism": November 11-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Romanticism
contact email: 
icr2010@ttu.edu

The 18th annual International Conference on Romanticism will meet at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas from November 11-14.

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (due 9/30; NEMLA 4/7-4/10, New Brunswick NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Heath Sledge and Helen Dunn/ NEMLA 2011
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

Physician/Pastor, Doctor/Divine: Intersections of Religion and Medicine, NeMLA Apr 7-10, 2011 [Abstracts due 9/30]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed and Kelly Bezio
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu, bezio@email.unc.edu

From Cotton Mather's *The Angel of Bethesda* to the television drama *House, M.D.*, purveyors of American culture remain preoccupied with the intertwining roles of the physician and the pastor.

DEADLINE: June 20th -- Problematizing Religious Oratory Rhetoric in the Streets and the Pulpit

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
amills8@student.gsu.edu

Steve Tomasula and the New Media Novel (Panel for EGO Oct 22-23, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
d-banash@wiu.edu

Steve Tomasula and the New Media Novel

Panel for 2010 EGO Conference, Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
Deadline for proposals: September 1, 2010

Separation as Condition and as Solution (NeMLA 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Aryeh Amihay
contact email: 
aamihay@princeton.edu

SEPARATION AS CONDITION AND AS SOLUTION

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick

Legal Fictions, NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chyde@eden.rutgers.edu

The concept of a “legal fiction”—“a supposition avowedly false, but treated as if it were true, for the imagined convenience of administering the law” (Lewis, 1832)—describes the pretenses

Call for Chapters: Baseball in Class (UPDATE: Abstracts due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

This scholarly multidisciplinary anthology examines the intersection of baseball and class in American and global cultures.

Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (08/01/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Don Tresca
contact email: 
dontresca@yahoo.com

This call for papers has been extended until August 1, 2010.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; July 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP) is celebrating its move to our new home at Central Piedmont Community College and is accepting articles for our Spring/Summer 201

The Beautiful Prison

full name / name of organization: 
Doran Larson, Hamilton College & Attica CF
contact email: 
dlarson@hamilton.edu

The Beautiful Prison

CFP: 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
Confirmed Keynote Address by Carol Mavor (Manchester) (others to follow)

[UPDATE] Film & History (All Areas) (9/15/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Representations of Love in Film and Television
2010 Film & History Conference
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Frederick Douglass

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

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity solicits essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction essays, and original artwork (we print in black and wh

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

From Blanche Dubois’ Belle Reve to Esperanza Cordero’s house on Mango Street, houses—and the affiliated, if more abstract, idea of home—figure prominently in 20th century American literature a

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
pankovsk@ualberta.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

Dubus 2010 - Call for journal papers

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Anselm College
contact email: 
ejgleason1@hotmail.com

In the aftermath of a very successful symposium (at Saint Anselm College, April 9-10) on the achievements of Andre Dubus and Andre Dubus III, The Xavier (New Orleans) Review is going to devote a speci

Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

This session is seeking paper submissions for a panel on American women writers' responses to Freud.

Submissions should address one of the following subjects:

Heroes in Rober Cormier's Novel "Heroes" Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Eduardo Morones/ Moreno Valley High AP Literature Class
contact email: 
eduardo_2010@yahoo.com

Robert Cormier, author of various renowned young adult novels, began writing at the ripe age of twelve.

Global Magical Realisms and Speculative Fiction / NeMLA Conference, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel is interested in expanding the range of cultural interpretations across the spectrum of magical realism and speculative fiction. We are especially interested in broadening the scope of literatures previously considered as examples of magical realism.

Essays wanted for upcoming collection on Conan the Cimmerian [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

Seeking two proposals for a multi-disciplinary collection of essays on Conan. I already have the book contract and need the essays to round the manuscript out.

Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’ with special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton (UK) and University of Zaragoza (Spain)
contact email: 
sonya.andermahr@northampton.ac.uk, spellice@unizar.es

Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’
with special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes
An International Conference co-organised by:

Poems Invited for DEC 2010 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (18th Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Poems and stories may be submitted by all authors, whether first-time or published writers.

[UPDATE] Histories Created Through Film at San Francisco State University Oct. 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
sfsufilmconference@gmail.com

The San Francisco State University 12th Annual International Film Conference

The New Creative Writing: Bringing Forward a New Era of Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
Principal editors: Dianne Donnelly, Patrick Bizzaro, Gary Hawkins
contact email: 
ddonnelly@mail.usf.edu

The status of genre writing has been redefined for us in the work of Gunther Kress.

"The record of bitter moments": Prison Writing as a Genre, NeMLA convention, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Lucenko, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
kristina.lucenko@stonybrook.edu

From John Milton to Aphra Behn to Oscar Wilde to Angela Y. Davis, a striking number of writers have experienced some sort of imprisonment.

[UPDATE] Crowd Forms in American Literature [NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011 in New Brunswick, NJ]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association [NeMLA]
contact email: 
pmahoney@temple.edu

This panel of the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association conference seeks to redress traditional understandings of collectives in American literature.

Poems Invited for June 2010 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (17th Issue)

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

Poems and stories may be submitted by all authors, whether first-time or published writers.

[UPDATE] GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (REGISTRATION is open; conference 26 June 2010

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

Registration for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference, is open. Admission is free.

"RAVENNA" 3 is ONLINE

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna3/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the third volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between nineteenth-century Britain and Italy.

William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of the Local

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cappucci, Georgian Court University
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In a short prose piece on Kenneth Burke published in Imaginations, William Carlos Williams writes that “[o]ne has to learn what the meaning of the local is, for universal purposes.

Chicas! Nǚhái! Batang babae!: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature, NEMLA 4/7-10/2010

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Conference 2010, Rutgers University, NJ
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Chicas! Nǚhái! Batang babae!: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

LUICD Graduate Conference 2011: Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

‘Qui parle Europe a tort. Notion géographique’. Otto von Bismarck's elliptic remark, scribbled in the margin of a letter from Alexander Gorchakov in 1876, would go on to become one of the most often-quoted statements about Europe. But was Bismarck right? Is Europe nothing but a geographical notion? Even the briefest glance at history shows that more often than not perceptions and definitions of Europe go beyond the mere geographical demarcation of a continent.

CFP - Spaces of Alterity: Conceptualising Counter-Hegemonic Sites, Practices and Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cultural Studies, The University of Nottingham, UK
contact email: 
spacesofalterity@gmail.com

Spaces of Alterity: Conceptualising Counter-Hegemonic Sites, Practices and Narratives

University of Nottingham, UK
28th-29th April 2011

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

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