category: american

Constituting Citizenship: National & Transnational Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Symposium in American Studies Purdue University
contact email: 
allen65@purdue.edu

The symposium committee of the American Studies
Program at Purdue University invites proposals and
abstracts for papers and panels for its annual graduate

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

William Dean Howells at the ALA in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Lance Rubin (lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu)

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring the following two panels at the 2010 American Literature Association annual conference, which will be held this year in San Francisco on May 27-30:

21st-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Collection of Essays
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu and gioia.woods@nau.edu

We are looking for essays to round out a proposed collection that explores American literature – or literature about America – written since the year 2000.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

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

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

Traveling on the Force of Change: Travel Writing in the Age of Henry Adams; Am Lit Assn, 5/27/2010; 1/20/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing and henry Adams Society
contact email: 
william.decker@okstate.edu

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams contrasts the “force” of the automobile for shaping lives of commercial travelers with the “force” that motivated the construction of the Gothic cathedra

Travel in Times of Travail

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
jvolkmer@ursinus.edu; vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic, “Travel in Times of Travail” for the 2010 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco.

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Seeking book editors for Rodopi's Dialogue series

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Myer
contact email: 
mjonmeyer@gmail.com

As senior editor of Rodopi's Dialogue Series, I am looking for individuals who might want to serve as editors for forthcoming volumes -- so far seven volumes have appeared in the series and severa

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

Trauma, Memory & Narrative at RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
rkennon@fas.harvard.edu

RMMLA Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico ~ October 14-16, 2010

Intersections of Trauma, Memory & Narrative

[UPDATE] 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/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

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

Interdisciplinary Studies February 10-13, 2010 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
dhartzell@marylhurst.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency

Plenum: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
jis at scsu dot edu

Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The 2010 Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on “American Studies as Transnational Practice” (4/9-4/10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
yuan.shu@ttu.edu

April 9-10, 2010 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, the United States of America

Josefina Niggli: A Celebration. Deadline April 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mickey Randolph/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
Randolph@email.wcu.edu

A multidisciplinary editorial board at Western Carolina University invites papers that explore the life, work, and contributions of Josefina Niggli for a volume in celebration of the centennial of her

Dialogues: West's Miss Lonelyhearts; inquiries 3/10/10, papers 8/20/10

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Vescio / University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
contact email: 
vesciob@uwgb.edu

Rodopi Press Amsterdam / Atlanta announces a new series of literary studies entitled Dialogue under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer.

Safe

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [UPDATE][Submission Deadline Dec 21]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

Final Call Film & History Area at the SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Film & History Area

Tobias Hochscherf, Co-Chair Film & History
Fachbereich Medien
Grenzstr. 3
24149 Kiel
Germany
Email: Until 31 August 2009: Email: tobias.hochscherf@northumbria.ac.uk

Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities (01/08/10; ASA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Botshon
contact email: 
botshon@maine.edu

American Studies Association Conference 2010
Proposed panel call for papers

CFP: Beyond Land, Identity, and Oppression: Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

CFP: “Women Inventing the 1950s,” Special Issue of Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Barker/Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
barkerj@etsu.edu

"Women Inventing the 1950s," Special Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10; journal)



Reminder: Rebecca Harding Davis Panels at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapted4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

FINAL CALL New Deadline 15th:Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz / SWTXPCA in Albuquerque
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction.

[UPDATE] Transatlantic Decadence in Art and Literature: A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
csl-decadence@port.ac.uk

Transatlantic Decadence in Art and Literature: A Symposium
Saturday 24th April 2010, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, proudly announces the publication of Volume 9.3, edited by Alan Clinton, Marc Oullette, and Justin Scott-Coe, with articles by Anthony C.

The Task of the Curator: Translation, Intervention and Innovation in Exhibitionary Practice (California)

full name / name of organization: 
Museum and Curatorial Studies (MACS); University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
ACADEMIC CONFERENCE: FRIDAY, MAY 14 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ

THE TASK OF THE CURATOR:
TRANSLATION, INTERVENTION, AND INNOVATION IN EXHIBITIONARY PRACTICE

2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/USAFA Dept of English and Fine Arts
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended "Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Early Modern Center
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, “Limits of the Human.” The conference will take place on Fri

[Update] CFP Literature (General, Cormac McCarthy, Twilight) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Last call for our 12/15/2009 submission deadline next week!

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

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