category: american

Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture - February 10-13, 2010 - Abstract Deadline December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

CFP: Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 31th Annual Conference

A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Reed / Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
creed@psu.edu

Call for Papers

Shakespeare in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Tondro
contact email: 
jason.tondro@gmail.com

CFP – Shakespeare and Comics

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

Folklore Section

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
pbridges@twu.edu

Papers on any aspect of FOLKLORE with a reading time of 15 minutes are invited for the SWPCA/ACA meeting, February 10-13 in Albuquerque, NM.

Fear Before the Gothic (ASECS; March 18-21, 2010) (Proposal Deadline 9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Loar / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
cfloar@ucdavis.edu

Studies of fear in the long eighteenth century have tended to concentrate on the Gothic novel, while critical work on eighteenth-century emotion has typically emphasized melancholy, sensibility, and t

Teaching American Literature (August 30). Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature is a peer-reviewed online journal. We still have room in our open Summer issue for articles on teaching American literature.

[UPDATE] Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, April 6-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Organising Committee
contact email: 
CPCSGlobalisation@unisa.edu.au

The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held at The University of South Australia in Adelaide April 6-8, 2010.

Visual Arts of the West, February 10-13, 2010 (Deadline: 12/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Cultural Studies and Literariness--CSA (March 18-20, 2010)--September 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mathias Nilges / Division on Cultural Studies and Literature
contact email: 
mnilges@stfx.ca

Cultural Studies Association (U.S.)
8th Annual Meeting
University of California, Berkeley
March 18-20, 2010

Division on Cultural Studies and Literature

The Corpse as a Contact Zone

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands Conference
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Seeking papers for an open panel at the Early American Borderlands Conference, the third cross-disciplinary summit for Ibero/Anglo Americanists.

2010 Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature April 8-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
mdtowles@liberty.edu

“The Ethics of Literature”

Early American Borderlands: 3rd Early Iberian/Anglo Americanist Summit; Panel: "The Nature of Mixture"

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Bigelow / University of North Carolina
contact email: 
abigelow@email.unc.edu

The language of mixture permeates the natural histories and nature writing-sections of the accounts, relaciones, and memorias of the early literatures of the Americas (1500-1800).

[UPDATE] Personal Narrative and Political Discourse. Spec. Issue of _Biography_ 9/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Papers. Special Issue of Biography 32.1 (Winter 2010).

Deadline Extended to September 15, 2009.

“Personal Narrative and Political Discourse.” Guest Editor: Sidonie Smith.

[UPDATED] The Ethical Turn to Literature -- NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

“The Ethical Turn to Literature”:

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

[REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool 28-29 January 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line is a student-led postgraduate conference that will explore and interrogate the multifarious affinities between Victorian and Modernist cultures.

Lesbian Queer?: Investigating Eighteenth-Century Notions of Women’s Love, Homosociability, Homosexuality, and Queerness

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
contact email: 
kkrumnow@aol.com

When we talk about a queer eighteenth century, do we include women or is queerness only a male experience? Is there a femino-centric homosexual experience that occurred in the Eighteenth Century?

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

The Afro-Native (Early American Borderlands Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Miller
contact email: 
markjosephmiller@gmail.com

This panel seeks to develop relationships between Native/indígena and African diasporic communities by considering the diversity of Afro-Native identities and their developments (and antecedents) in

CFP: V. Nabokov’s "The Original of Laura"

full name / name of organization: 
Yuri Leving, Nabokov Online Journal
contact email: 
yleving@gmail.com

Nabokov Online Journal, Vol. IV, 2010
www.nabokovonline.com

Call for Papers: Ports of Call---Cultures of Exchange, UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
portsofcall2010@gmail.com

As gateways to other worlds and world-systems, port cities, such as Tangier, Istanbul, London, Manila, and Kobe, one of Japan’s most important ports, are sites of economic and cultural exchange.

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America (Sept 1; C19 The Society of Nineteenth C. Americanists Conf. in PA, May 20-23)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parsons / UW Platteville and Naomi Greyser / University of Iowa
contact email: 
parsonsam@uwplatt.edu, naomi-greyser@uiowa.edu

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America:
Land, Water and Zones of Literary Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Inking the Self: Autobiography in Comics, Deadline September 30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2010 Conference (contact: Miriam Brown Spiers)
contact email: 
Miriam27@uga.edu

What are the advantages of presenting autobiography in a graphic format, rather than in print text?

Shirley Jackson Collection (Sept 30 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
Longwood University

Proposed Collection: Beyond “The Lottery”: Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

CFP: Eudora Welty and New Orleans/SSSL (10/15/09; 4/8-11/10

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
mclaxton@email.wcu.edu

Call For Papers

Eudora Welty in New Orleans
2010 Society For The Study of Southern Literature
New Orleans, LA
April 8-11, 2010

Reading *Twilight*: Analytical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Liza Anatol
contact email: 
ganatol@ku.edu

Stephenie Meyer’s vampire saga, *Twilight*, has sold more than 42 million copies.

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

Conference on Exiled Writers October 22-23, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Karen Tatum/Norfolk State University
contact email: 
ketatum@nsu.edu

Conference Theme: “SINGING THEIR SONGS IN A STRANGE LAND: The Impact of Exile on Diasporan Writers”

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

With Great Pleasure: Sentimentality and Form in Early African-American Literature NEMLA Conference April 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. Bynum, Towson University
contact email: 
tbynum@towson.edu

This panel (for NEMLA Conference 2010--April 7-11, 2010) invites proposals that reexamine early African-American literature from a perspective that emphasizes the means by which these early authors (s

CFP: Contemporary American Realist Cinema - SCMS 2010 (Aug. 15 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema & Media Studies Conference - Los Angeles - March 17-21
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Contemporary American Realism panel at SCMS 2010

Chair: Justin Horton
justinbhorton@gmail.com

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest (Symposium 5 Dec 09; CFP Deadline 5 Oct 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

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