category: american

"Crossroads" Toulouse, France June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Harding, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Crossroads: an International Conference
7-8 June 2012
Toulouse, France

Great things are done when men and mountains meet;
This is not done by jostling in the street.

Re-tellings: Literature as Literary Criticism (deadline 30/9/10; NeMLA, 7-10/4/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Whether we call them twice told tales, parallel texts, prequels, sequels, or even, most broadly, adaptations, creative re-tellings locate their source in previous texts.

Latino Cultures of NYC

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

Philip Roth Society Panel for the JAHlit conference, Miami, Florida, November 7-11

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is to sponsor a panel at this year's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Conference, to be held at the landmark BETSY hotel in Miami, South Beach, Florida, November 7-11, 20

[UPDATE] Crowd Forms in American Literature [NeMLA Conference, Abstracts due Sept. 30th, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association: April 7-10, 2011 in New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
pmahoney@temple.edu

Update: I have spoken with a publisher who is interested in putting a collection of essays together based on the proceedings of this panel.

Leon Edel Prize: Henry James Review (November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leon Edel Prize

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

[UPDATE] COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to July 20! Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Departments of English Language and Art History
contact email: 
CommunicatingForms@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20, 2010
Call for Papers and Creative Proposals:
Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

[UPDATE] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century (Deadline: September 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

Material Cultures conference, 9/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa
contact email: 
tallen@uottawa.ca

Material Cultures

May 6-8, 2011
Department of English, University of Ottawa

[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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Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle in Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Richardson/SBCC
contact email: 
kimrchrdsn@gmail.com

Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle In Seattle

Santa Barbara City College: Sociology 106 with Professor Helen Meloy (Spring 2009)
Written by Kim Richardson

Bodies of Art

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Art

Featured Speakers:
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Orlan, Internationally Acclaimed Artist

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Philip Roth Society panel at ALA Symposium on American Fiction (1890-present) October 8-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's American Literature Symposium on American Fiction (1890-present), to be held October 8-9 at the De Soto Hilton in Savannah, Georgia.

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

[REMINDER] The Truth of War: 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 sense of uncertainty must be very similar — the soldiers’ hearts in Iraq must be similar to the soldiers’ hearts in Vietnam.” ~ Tim O'Brien, 2005 to an audience in Valparaiso, Indiana

CFP: Narrating the Public Self: YouTube, Facebook, and Feminism, NeMLA,(April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

As twenty-first century modes of communication have altered, the narrating self has had to shift quite rapidly to accommodate the changes.

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature --NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
jlbmetro@aol.com

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’

[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 _________________________________________

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


Modernist Cummings, Reading Form, and Writing History (deadline 9/20/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com


A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

Ambrose Bierce Project Journal (9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Craig Warren
contact email: 
caw43@psu.edu

The ABP (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University.

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice (April 7-10 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice Panel

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

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 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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World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

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

Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Garvey, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
humanities@hichumanities.org

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 21st, 2010

Marking the Land in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy HARDING, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Marking the Land in North America

Toulouse, France, May 14, 2011

Organized by the North American Studies Group,
University of Toulouse le Mirail,

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