category: american

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Reckson
contact email: 
lreckson@princeton.edu

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

[UPDATE] Representing Digital Culture: MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Assoication (special session)
contact email: 
bresnan@stolaf.edu

How has contemporary literature represented and responded to recent advances in information technology, mobile communication, social networking, and digital media?

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

Edited Volume on the writings of William T. Vollmann

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Coffman & Daniel Lukes
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu; daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

William T. Vollmann has been publishing fiction, non-fiction and journalism since the late 1980s, acquiring a cult audience and sensationalist reputation in the process.

Edith Wharton Society, MLA 2012; 3/21/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Wharton at 150.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
(bhakman@ilstu.edu) , (fbarin@ilstu.edu)

Call for Paper for a special session in MLA 2012 Convention:

Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

MLA 2012: Automating Love's Labors (special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Natalia Cecire and Scott Selisker
contact email: 
all.mla2012@gmail.com

When Adam requires a companion to alleviate his loneliness, God fashions him one out of a spare bone; if Christ, of whom Adam is the prefiguration, is “begotten, not made,” Eve is pointedly t

Rainbows of Artistry: Dancers, Divas, Actors and Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - Division of Humanities
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
“RAINBOWS OF ARTISTRY: DANCERS, DIVAS, ACTORS AND WRITERS”
PAINE COLLEGE
AUGUSTA, GA
NOVEMBER 9 – 11, 2011

Playing False: Representations of Betrayal (Oxford, September 16 - 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun and Kristina Mendicino, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, kristina.mendicino@yale.edu

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011

"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)

Ol3Media: Cinema and Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Ol3Media - University Roma 3 - Italy
contact email: 
barbara.maio@uniroma3.it

The 2011 is going to be a year in the sign of comics adaptations with the coming of Thor and Captain America, the origin of X-Men, the 3D technology.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 11/5-11/6 , 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference (November 5-6, 2011; Scripps College, Claremont, CA) seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnational- SAMLA- Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association- SAMLA
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

[UPDATE]: War in Literature and Film, RMMLA 3/1/11---10/6-8/11

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey A. Wright/Samford University
contact email: 
gawright@samford.edu

***Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Oct. 6-8, 2011***War in Literature and Film panel*** Invitation for paper proposals on the representation of war in literature and film.

The Fictions of Peace (Abstracts due March 25, 2011 // Session date: November 5-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
seaston@gustavus.edu

This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of

The Crossdisciplinary Consortium -- April 22 & 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Crossdisciplinary Consortium Conference at CU Boulder
contact email: 
consortium@colorado.edu

The CROSSDISCIPLINARY CONSORTIUM is a conference hosted by a collaboration of University of Colorado at Boulder departments, programs, resident scholars, and student organizations.

Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Regional Poetry and the West Coast Poetry Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
William Mohr / California State University, Long Beach / PAMLA Conference
contact email: 
wmohr@csulb.edu OR William.BillMohr@gmail.com

PAMLA conference
(Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)

Scripps College, Claremont, CA

[speakers update] Singapore - The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
NTU~Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

CFP Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess - Brunel University
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

cfp Scritture migranti n.5/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali - Dept. of Italian, University of Bologna
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011

Law and Corporeality in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012
contact email: 
april.miller@unco.edu

accepting paper proposals for a panel at the 127th MLA Annual Convention in Seattle (5–8 January 2012).

Innocence and its Opposites in U.S. War Literature (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Alsina/Universitat de Barcelona; Cynthia Stretch/Southern CT State Univ.
contact email: 
alsina@ub.edu; stretchc1@southernct.edu

Innocence and its Opposites in U.S. War Literature

Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu & aviva.dove-viebahn@unco.edu

In recent years, the musical genre has seen a revival on American screens, with television shows like GLEE (2009-present) and AMERICAN IDOL (2002-present) and a litany of cinematic adaptations from CH

CFP: 2nd Annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
p.t.hershberger@iup.edu

We are excited to invite you to join a multi-disciplinary dialogue on gender and sexuality.

International event on Health, Well-being and Educational Success of children and young people in the school setting

full name / name of organization: 
Journées annuelles de santé publique
contact email: 
marie-france.lepage@inspq.qc.ca

Call for Asbtracts

International event on Health, Well-being and Educational Success of children and young people in the school setting


American Literature Before 1865 (standing panel) PAMLA, Claremont, CA, Feb 5&6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and
 Sexual
 Diasporas
 May
 5‐7, 
2011


full name / name of organization: 
A
 Graduate 
Conference 
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University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign

contact email: 
dislocatingqueer@gmail.com



 
(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and 
Sexual 
Diasporas


A 
Graduate 
Conference 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign


[UPDATE] CFP: Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Formal Measures

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos (Princeton University)
contact email: 
formalmeasures@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

FORMAL MEASURES

Sixth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium

Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Deadline for Proposal Submissions: March 20, 2011

The Intellectual Silk Road: Cross-Media and Cross-Cultural Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
gunseli.isci@yeniyuzyil.com.tr

The topic of this year's Association of Adaptation Studies conference will focus on adaptation as a site for cultural exchange, reflecting the importance of trading activities along the Silk Road as s

Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

As the boundaries between cultures and cultural practices become increasingly more permeable, the need to study, explain and analyze such phenomena only becomes greater.

“Subversive Texts/ Radical Readings” graduate student conference May 6-7th, 2011, proposals due March 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Hunter College Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

If every text is a product of an established tradition, written in a preexisting language, how does a text become subversive? Does subversion lie in the speaker's voice and his or her intent?

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

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