category: american

Reconsidering Consolation in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Elegiac Writing - NeMLA 7-11 April 2010, Montreal, QC [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Moore, Panel Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
4dwm5@queensu.ca

One line from Wilfred Owen’s unfinished preface to his posthumous Poems (1920) can be read as a synecdoche for much elegiac writing of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CFP: "The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature - City University of New York
contact email: 
painconference@gmail.com

Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Call for Papers

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference:

Teaching Matters: And Just Wgat Do You Teach? March 26-27, 2010, proposals by February 14, 2010,, registration fee: $45.00

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jason Horn/Teaching Matters: And Just What Do You Teach?
contact email: 
J_horn@gdn.edu

Presentation for this interdisciplinary conference on teaching should address the "how" of delivering knowledge and may discuss the use of high or low technology or tradtional and experimental method

[Last minute CFP] Seeing Things: Dreams, Visions and Hallucinations/ NeMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Strowe
contact email: 
astrowe@complit.umass.edu

This panel explores the connections between reality and imagined or imaginary worlds by examining the ways in which sight, and in particular the seeing of things that are not present or do not exist, contributes to knowledge and understanding.

Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

[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

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