category: american

CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference [UPDATE]
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Robert Frost (ALA, May 27-30, 2010; Deadline 1/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmacarthur@csub.edu

Papers are invited on any aspect of Frost's work and/or role as a public figure, particularly in relation to other poets and movements, for presentation at the 21st Annual American Literature Associat

[REMINDER] Arthurian Legend at the 2010 PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

Arthurian Legend at the 40th Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Atlantic Economies (ACLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Fehskens, U of Chicago; Sarah Lincoln, U of Mississippi; Anne Gulick, U of South Carolina
contact email: 
agulick@mailbox.sc.edu

Please submit abstracts (250 words max.) through the ACLA conference website: http://www.acla.org/acla2010/?page_id=6. Abstract deadline is Friday 11/13/09.

Re-Conceiving the Urban: Public Space and Public Health (ACLA, 1-4 April 2010, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@stanford.edu

Seminar Organizers: Allison Carruth, University of Oregon; Heather Houser, Stanford University

We invite paper proposals for ACLA's 2010 Annual Conference, "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms," to be held 1-4 April, 2010 in New Orleans, LA.
Proposals are due Friday, November 13.

How should we understand the “culture of cities,” to cite historian Lewis Mumford, in the context of recent environmental and public health challenges?

[Update: Extension: December 15 2009] Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

Paths of Progress (?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge - Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

Please disseminate widely.

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

“Spanking and Poetry”: A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan & Tracy Riley/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

Please disseminate widely.

"Spanking and Poetry": A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
English Student Association Conference, Feb 25-26, 2010

ImageNext: Visions Past and Future Conference March 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
visions@grove.ufl.edu

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2010 UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "ImageNext: Visions Past and Future," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida on March 26 and 27.

Who Counts & Who's Counting?--Submission deadline December 1

full name / name of organization: 
National Association of Ethnic Studies
contact email: 
ywang@socy.umd.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS
38th Annual National Conference
April 8-10, 2010
L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.
WHO’S COUNTS & WHO COUNTING?

CFP "Between Poetry and Philosophy. Deadline for submissions: May 17, 2010

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

Address inquiries and submissions to: Mosaic

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
YvonneA777@msn.com

Toni Morrison Society panels at

American Literature Association
21st Annual Conference

Dates: May 27-30, 2010

CFP: Plenum

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
JIS@scsu.edu

The editors of Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2151-0377), a peer reviewed journal, invite contributions for the Spring 2010 number of t

"Old Lessons for a New Millenium: Nature Writing and Environmentalism in the 21st Century" (June 7-10, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Daniel G. Payne, Dept. of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
paynedg@oneonta.edu

This event will be the sixth in the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar series.

6th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Saturday 3rd July – Monday 5th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction; Pop culture conference.

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz / Southwest Texas Pop Culture American Culture
contact email: 
csoliz@csoliz.com

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

Southern Poetry and Political Work - CFP for ALA 2010 (May 27-30) - Deadline 1/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature seeks proposals for a session at the 2010 ALA on "Southern Poetry and Political Work." We are interested in studies of political work, broadly defined

Southern Writing Beyond Black and White - CFP for ALA 2010 (May 27-30) - Deadline 1/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature issues a call for

CFP - Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Masciandaro, CUNY
contact email: 
glossatori@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

1st Global Conference: Childhood (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Childhood

Saturday 3rd July – Monday 5th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOTORCYCLE STUDIES CONFERENCE, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 3-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOTORCYCLE STUDIES CONFERENCE
contact email: 
garber1903@gmail.com

Call For Papers: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOTORCYCLE STUDIES CONFERENCE, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 3-6, 2010

Spectrum calling for submissions DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum Literary Magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

SPECTRUM is an annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies. Founded in 1957, it is the longest-standing literary magazine in the UC system.

Points of Contact: Moving East to West,16th Annual Multicultural Conference, April 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Laurie Lopez Coleman, English/San Antonio College Multicultural Conference, San Antonio, TX
contact email: 
lcoleman@alamo.edu

The West has enjoyed a commanding supremacy in culture and world affairs for several centuries, but the 21st Century finds the East exerting a powerful influence on the West.

ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

Charles W. Chesnutt sessions at American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu; swright1222@aol.com

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 27-30, 2010.

Festivals and Faires Call for Chapter-Length Articles for New Book

full name / name of organization: 
Culture/Counter-Culture: Festivals and Faires in America; Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

This book, which began with papers from the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Joint Conference, seeks to explore the cultural aspects of festivals and fairs in the United

UPDATE: Adoption Poetry Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

[UPDATE] WORK – IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 27 NOV]

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Sullivan/Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays on cultural representations and experiences of labor and work, from the perspectives of the humanities and interpretive social sciences.

Helena Maria Viramontes (ALA, 5/27-5/30, San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
hsuanlhsu@gmail.com

Helena Maria Viramontes (ALA, 5/27-5/30/2010, San Francisco)

[UPDATE] SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

The final deadline for paper and panel submissions has been extended to Dec. 15, 2009. Early bird registration ends Dec.

Melville and Religious Expereince (ALA 1/5/10; 5/27-30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers_at_utep.edu

Melville and Religious Experience
The Melville Society Panel
American Literature Association, San Francisco
May 27-30, 2010
Deadline: January 5, 2010

New World Francophonie: ACLA Panel, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Giacoppe, Rampao College/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
giacoppe@ramapo.edu

The ACLA’s annual meeting in New Orleans seems an ideal time to address the francophone literatures and cultures of the “New World,” too often considered only as an afterthought in comparative A

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

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