category: american

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com

“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

DO YOU BOWLES? - (Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference) - October 21 - 23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

Modernist Networks (MSA 12; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
msa12@uvic.ca

The organizers invite proposals for panels, round tables, and seminars for inclusion in the twelfth annual meeting of the Modernist Studies Association, to be held at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, November 11-14, 2010.

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] 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

CAALS panels for American Literature Association conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (ALA sponsoring organization)
contact email: 
plai2@stthomas.edu

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[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

T. S. Eliot and Violence (MLA 2011; proposal deadline 4 Mar. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Chinitz, for the T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

For a Jan. 2011 MLA special session sponsored by the T. S. Eliot Society.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

Blogging Domesticity: Lives on Display, American Studies Association Conference, San Antonio, November 18-21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Bruder / Bryn Mawr College
contact email: 
abruder@brynmawr.edu

Until relatively recently,hand embroidery, lace tatting, and vegetable canning might have suggested female confinement and domestic malaise to some.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

[UPDATE] 19th-Century American Literature (3/1/10; RMMLA '10: 10/14-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Nader, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
jennader@unm.edu

Nineteenth-Century American Literature
RMMLA
Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 14-16, 2010

Open Topic:

[UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010 (proposals due Jan 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Kurt Vonnegut Society

Call for Papers

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

[Update] Hamlin Garland at ALA, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 
mulligan@cnu.edu

Call for Papers
American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA. May 27-30, 2010

[UPDATE] Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s) (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) / American Literature Association (ALA)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

19th-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA 2010
contact email: 
jennader@unm.edu

American
Nineteenth-Century American Literature
RMMLA 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Open Topic:

[UPDATE] IALJS session at ESSE-10: "History and Literary Journalism" (Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The ESSE (http://www.essenglish.org/) has accepted the IALJS proposal for a seminar at their Tenth International Conference of the European Society for the Study of English at the University of Turin,

[UPDATE] IALJS-5 London : "Literary Jounalism: Perspectives and Prospects" (Roehampton University, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

[UPDATE] MELUS, April 8-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

We have extended the deadline for proposals for the 24th MELUS conference (April 8-11 at the University of Scranton) to Jan. 10.

For details and the complete call for papers, see www.melus.org

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

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

In the last few decades, the culturalist approach to literature has been an unavoidable and incontestable fact.

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

Studies in Fiction and Non-Fiction of Marilynne Robinson

full name / name of organization: 
Scott LaMascus
contact email: 
scott.lamascus@oc.edu

Marilynne Robinson

Author of
Housekeeping (1980) – winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award;
Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State, and Nuclear Pollution (1989);

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

Update: Susan Sontag's Prose Works (Journal submission) Due February 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
<inbetween@rediffmail.com>

Susan Sontag

Call for Papers: Theatre Arts Journal - Studies in Scenography and Performance (Deadline March 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tel-Aviv University
contact email: 
eynconf@post.tau.ac.il

We are proud to announce the inaugural issue of THEATRE ARTS JOURNAL: STUDIES IN SCENOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCE (TAJ), a peer-reviewed, open access electronic journal dedicated to investigation of curren

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Pynchon's California, ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010. Proposals due by Janary 25, 10.

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Pynchon’s California

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