category: american

CFP: Book Collection: Health and (Dis)Ability in Whedon's TV Worlds - Sept 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tamy Burnett & AmiJo Comeford
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies

Guest Editors: Lori Harrison-Kahan and Josh Lambert

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture (NeMLA Seminar Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Bracewell / U of Georgia
contact email: 
joyjohn@uga.edu

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.nemla.org/index.html

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
romanticism@uwo.ca

Romanticism and Evolution

NeMLA 2011: (Re)Imagining Expatriates: Queer Transnationalisms in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association / Paul Fisher, Wellesley College
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

Complete CFA and panel description at http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html#cfp11223

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

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 19th - 20th, 2010

CFP: HBO’s Treme (SCMS New Orleans 3/10-13/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp

Panel proposal for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13 2011)

CFP: Special Issue on "Oil Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Worden, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Ross Barrett, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
contact email: 
dworden@uccs.edu ; rbarre@email.unc.edu

“Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture” /Due October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

Special Issue: Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
wmdariotis@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)

Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

Special Issue Guest Editor, Wei Ming Dariotis

Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction (American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Glamorous Scoundrels, Vaunting Heroes, Protective Fathers, Wandering Lovers: Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CFP: Special "Fat Studies" Issue of Feminism & Psychology - submissions due 26 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call For Papers

“Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue”

Special Journal Issue of Feminism & Psychology

Guest Editor: Dr Samantha Murray

Panel on American literary naturalism at the American Literature Association Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present
October 8-9, 2010
Savannah, Georgia

Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War (London 24 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Ayers/University of Kent
contact email: 
dsa@kent.ac.uk

Conference: Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War

Date: 24 September 2010

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

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

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

The 2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature (hosted by Vanguard University of Southern California) invites proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions,

Always Look on The Bright Side of Life (Oct. 7-9, 2010 in Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference/Georgia State Graduate English Association
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9:

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

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

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Alfred Hitchcock Panels - San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter

NEMLA 2011: The Specter of Degeneration in 19th Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Oancea
contact email: 
aio2101@columbia.edu


Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

Suddenly Everyone Has a Cherokee Great-Grandmother: Teaching Native Literatures (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/ Northeast Modern Language Association 42nd Annual Convention
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Native American Literature courses often attract self-selected students for the wrong reasons.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel Proposal March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
awcoman@ufl.edu

Essay Collection on Robert Cormier

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Essay proposals are sought for a volume of critical essays on Robert Cormier’s fiction as part of the anticipated relaunch of Palgrave Macmillan’s New Casebook series.

Modernist Literature and Economic Theory Website Project (12/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tudor Balinisteanu
contact email: 
tudor@glasgowalumni.net

Contributions are invited for a website connecting modernist literature and economic theory: http://www.mlet.texmar.ro/ . This is intended as an ongoing collaborative project.

#3 - A new journal exploring art and art theory

full name / name of organization: 
#3 - www.journal3.org
contact email: 
collaborate@journal3.org
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