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“(Em)powering the Profession: Best Practices in Black Theatre and Performance” CFP deadline: 3/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Network
contact email: 
LReese@udc.edu

This 24th annual conference invites scholars, students, directors, teachers, and actors to share best practices to empower the artistic, economic, and educational engines of Black theatre.

Class Politics in Recent Los Angeles Fiction and Film (3/3/10; MLA 1/6/11-1/9/11 Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Maucione/Gonzaga University
contact email: 
maucionej@gonzaga.edu

This panel will examine the representation, exploration, and glossing over of class politics and class conflict in recent literature and film of Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research, UNC-CH
contact email: 
iaar@unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research has extended the deadline and has modified submission parameters for its Humanities Script Writing Competition.

2nd Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies. September 24-25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and Assistant Professor of English, Northwestern State University (co-chair)
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 2nd Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies will be held September 24-25, 2010 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Consuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs, An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day, Monday 28th June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

As researchers we ‘consume’ texts, reading, interpreting and reusing material found in archives or specialist electronic resources. Libraries are a key tool in this process.

[UPDATE]Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies "bios"

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

For subscription information please call or email to:
Phone: 886-2-7734-1795
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2010

[UPDATE] Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment (3/8/2010; MLA 1/6-1/9/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles, CA

New Temporalities of Old Age (3/22/10; MLA 1/6/11-1/9/11, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port / MLA
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

This proposed MLA special session investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

New Temporalities of Old Age (3/22/10; MLA 1/6/11-1/9/11, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port / MLA
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

This proposed MLA special session investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

CFP: 2010 SCMLA Flannery O'Connor Society Session--Flannery O'Connor as History/Historian (proposals due 26 Mar. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Daniel
contact email: 
scottdaniel69@yahoo.com

Flannery O’Connor as History/Historian

Animal Studies and American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Dustin Gray and Brian K. Hudson
contact email: 
briankhudson@ou.edu

We are now accepting submissions for a collection of essays to be potentially published in a special issue of Studies in American Indian Literatures focusing on the intersections of Animal Studies and

Virtual Education CFP - March deadline approaching - rolling submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Virtual World Education
contact email: 
johnf@virtualworlded.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Virtual Education

Virtuosity: Dedicated to Virtual Education

History and Migration: "Beyond the Border, Behind the Men. The Invisibility of Female Migration"

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Basque Country - Department of Modern and American History
contact email: 
oscar.alvarez@ehu.es

The main subject of the meeting will be the study of female migration.

II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: BEYOND THE MYTH

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)
contact email: 
amaia.ibarraran@ehu.es

II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: BEYOND THE MYTH
University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)
7-8 October, 2010

(dis)junctions 2010: 9/11 and the "War on Terror" as Sites of Crisis Submissions due 3/5; Conference 4/9-10

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions
contact email: 
santi001@ucr.edu

This call for papers is for a proposed panel at (dis)junctions, the University of California, Riverside's 17th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference, which will be held on April 9-10, 2010.

Narrative and Intellectual Disability 3/2/2010

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rea15@columbia.edu

MLA panel on Narrative and Intellectual Disability

[UPDATE] Proposed Special Session MLA 2011: He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film (March 15 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2011: Los Angeles

[UPDATE] Proposed Special Session MLA Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels (March 15 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/5/2010; 11/13/2010-11/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: “(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern” - Call for Film

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: “(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern”

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Native American Literature (RMMLA; proposals due 3/15/10, conference 10/14-16/10

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA 2010
contact email: 
LN22@calvin.edu

This special topic session of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (Oct. 14-16, 2010) will focus on oral traditions and the narrative, prose, and poetry of Native (North) Americans.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

Call for publications Camino Real (2010/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos Benjamin Franklin- Universidad de Alcalá
contact email: 
cristina.crespo@uah.es

The academic journal ‘CAMINO REAL: Estudios de las Hispanidades Norteamericanas’ welcomes new submissions for its next numbers in 2010/ 2011.

After the Wire (MLA, 6-9 Jan 2011 in Los Angeles - Deadline 2 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011
contact email: 
afterthewire@gmail.com

This panel at MLA 2011 in Los Angeles will discuss any and all aspects of the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' with a particular interest in its critique of neoliberal institutions and

Contributions for Edited Volume on Homelessness--Ending Homelessness?: The McKinney Act at Twenty-Five

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Webb
contact email: 
pwebb2@depaul.edu

For Ending Homelessness?: The McKinney Act at Twenty-Five, I am inviting scholars, policymakers, advocates, and service providers to assess the impact of 1987’s federal response to homelessness—th

Health/Care/Nation (10 April 2010; 14-17 October 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Simmons / University of Windsor
contact email: 
caas@uwindsor.ca

Health/Care/Nation

A conference sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario 14-17 October 2010 (proposal deadline: 10 April 2010)

[UPDATE] Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

We are pleased to welcome as keynote speakers:
Michael Hattaway, University of Sheffield
Mihaela Irimia, University of Bucharest
Anthony Kemp, University of Southern California

Rewriting Traditional Literature: Transformations of Fairy Tales, Folklore, and the Unearthed Undead, 5/15/10; 11/5-7

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Textual adaptations of traditional literatures have long been written and discussed.

MLA 2011 -- Liberal Learning Online

full name / name of organization: 
Tena Helton
contact email: 
thelt2@uis.edu

Description: Papers may discuss the effect of online teaching on liberal arts education, examine implications of (a)synchronous methodologies, and determine effective assessment measures.

[Update]Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (Grad)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria’s English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
uvic2010conference@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (Grad)

[UPDATE] Final call - Cinema and Landscape Conference (3/15/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape
contact email: 
j.r.rayner@sheffield.ac.uk

*
Final Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Asian American Literature Session, PAMLA 2010 (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
nanma22@gmail.com

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Asian American Literature session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference, to be held on Nov 13-14, 2010, at Chamina

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