category: american

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

Call for Papers

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

http://www.derekroyal.com/CFP-Hernandez.pdf

Letting the Vampire In (8/9 December) - Submission deadline: 5 May, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum
contact email: 
lettingthevampirein@gmx.de

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the recent surge of the vampire motif in popular culture to explore both its causes and consequences in literary and visual representations, especially aiming to shed light on cultural conditions and media formats.

essay on Gertrude Stein and French literature (abstract 10 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Posman
contact email: 
Sarah.Posman@UGent.be

Volume on Gertrude Stein and Europe – Gertrude Stein and French literature

Update: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
ana.nunes@fl.uc.pt

T. S. Eliot Society: St. Louis, MO, Sept. 24-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

The 31st Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society

Keynote speaker: Michael Levenson, University of Virginia

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

MAPACA -- Working Class Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mun1@psu.edu (Mary Lou Nemanic)

This area examines representations of the working class in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, film, and the media.

MAPACA -- War Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com (Matthew B. Hill)

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons--some valid and noble, some questionable.

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu (Blagovesta Momchedjikova)

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Television Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ashs@ncc.edu (Scott Ash)

Television's impact on socialization and information is enormous. In this regard, the television interest area for MAPACA seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

MAPACA -- Sports Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
trumino@stjohns.edu (Joseph Trumino)

The Sports category welcomes a broad range of scholarship that is well researched and contains sports-related themes.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

MAPACA -- Popular Novels Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

Women's Studies at MAPACA 10/28/10-10/31/10, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
atait.odu.edu

MAPACA -- Native American Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA -- Latino/a Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ortizr@stjohns.edu (Randolph Ortiz)

Latino/a Area Studies is interested in research into all aspects of
Latino/a popular culture

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Horror Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

MAPACA -- Detective Fiction Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Conference Association
contact email: 
howe_a@comcast.net (Alexander Howe)

The Detective Fiction Area welcomes proposals on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction.

MAPACA -- Death in American Culture Panel; Alexandria, Va, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jjedgette@enter.net (J. Joseph Edgette) or rsauers@enter.net (Richard A. Sauers)

Papers are welcome on any aspect of American cultural responses to death.

American Studies Panel -- MAPACA conference, Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-1031/10

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhack@kingsborough.edu

The American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers from interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary perspectives that investigate the actions, influences,

[UPDATE] The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

ESEA 2010, University of Macau

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
esea2010@umac.mo

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

CFP: Geographies of Intellectual Property. Annual ISHTIP Workshop, Sept. 24-26, 2010, Washington, D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property
contact email: 
ishtip@case.edu

By focusing on the heterogeneous roots of our intellectual property system ISHTIP workshops seek to foster richer contextualization of this system than can be provided by legal history working alone.

SAMLA Native American Literature Panel - Film by, for, and with Native Americans (Atlanta, GA; Nov. 5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Duke University
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

With the special focus of SAMLA’s upcoming convention being on the “Interplay of Text and Image,” this session welcomes submissions of proposals regarding the connections between film and Native

CFP: Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism (deadline April 24) (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

Tattoos and Tattooing, Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association, October 28, 2010, Alexandria, VA.

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Schonberger / MAPACA
contact email: 
nschon@gmail.com

Do you tattoo? Are tattoos body art? Rebellion? Personal expression? Clanship? Decadence? Reminiscence? Invitation to look? disguise?

Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M. Thomas / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

PAMLA (the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) is having a conference Nov. 13-14 2010 at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37,2)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Phone: +886 (0)2 77341795
Fax: +886 (0)2 23634793
Email: concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Vol. 37 | No. 2 | September 2011

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