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U.S. Latino/a Literature (NEW DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2010 Conference (Nov 13-14) in Honolulu
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

U.S. Latino/a Literature (NEW DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2010 Conference (Nov 13-14) in Honolulu
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

MAPACA 2010: War Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com






MAP/ACA War Area
2010 Conference of the Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association

Extending the New Economic Criticism -- Society of Early Americanists (SEA), March 3-5, 2011. CFP Deadline: Sept. 20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
David J. Carlson, Chad Luck - California State University, San Bernardino
contact email: 
dajcarls@csusb.edu, cluck@csusb.edu

The past twenty-five years have witnessed an increasingly impressive body of work located at the intersection of literary and economic studies.

UPDATE 2nd Call for Papers-The Ecology of Utopia: Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture (23-25 Septemebr, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CLEU (Cultures and Literatures of the United States) research group, Department of English Philology, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
contact email: 
jliste@udc.es

The Ecology of Utopia:
Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture

International Journal of Engineering (IJE) 23-04-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals
contact email: 
info@cscjournals.org

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International Journal of Engineering (IJE)
ISSN (Online): 1985-2312

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] Popular Fiction

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

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] "Multilingual Realities in Translation"

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

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

"Modernism, Amateurism, and Specialization," MSA Conference, Victoria, Canada, Nov. 11-14, Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Harney, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.t.harney@gmail.com

This panel will explore how Modernists understood the increasing specialization and institutionalization of the arts during the modernist period.

CSC Journals (Call For Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
CSC Journals (www.cscjournals.org)
contact email: 
cscpress@yahoo.com

The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of every

Rethinking Poetics, Columbia University, NYC, June 11-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative
contact email: 
rethinkingpoetics@gmail.com

Rethinking Poetics

Columbia University, NYC
June 11-13, 2010

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative.

[UPDATE] Vexed by 19th-century fiction 6/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Haynsworth/University of South Carolina
contact email: 
haynswor@mailbox.sc.edu

Updating our earlier CFP, we've extended the deadline out of consideration for those beset by end-of-semester stress. Deadline is now June 1. Here's the full updated CFP:

Documentary Editing: Call for Editions

full name / name of organization: 
Documentary Editing/Association for Documentary Editing
contact email: 
ajewell2@unl.edu

CALL FOR EDITIONS

Documentary Editing
The Journal of the Association for Documentary Editing

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
topia@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies

Essays for The John Updike Review

full name / name of organization: 
The John Updike Review
contact email: 
james.schiff@uc.edu

The John Updike Review is a newly-established, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal published by the University of Cincinnati and The John Updike Society.

World Literary Review Issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Premiere issue of World Literary Review: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

Food and Culture Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) Annual Conference
contact email: 
nusselj@ipfw.edu

The Food and Culture Panels of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites papers and panels for their annual conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk; rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mary S. Comfort/ Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterda

BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

UPDATE: Charles Chesnutt: The Past and Future, SAMLA (deadline: May 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 5-7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

“Charles Chesnutt: The Past and Future.”

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Drama M/MLA Chicago Nov. 4-7, 2010, Deadline June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Park, Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
spark@colum.edu

For the past twenty years, playwrights such as Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang, and Cherrie Moraga have found themselves becoming as common in the dramatic literature curriculum as O'Neill, Willia

Firsts in Mystery and Detective Fiction Abstracts by May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Martha E. Cook, SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
cookme@longwood.edu

FIRSTS IN MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION
This session seeks 15-minute papers in English on works
in English or any modern language in this genre, focused

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

2010 Rice University Graduate Symposium

Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 17th – 18th, 2010

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

Inspired by the host university’s setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme “A River Runs through Us” invites explo

CFP: Special issue of the _Nathaniel Hawthorne Review_: Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. (8/1/2010/1/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie E. Hall/The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
eng_jeh@shsu.edu

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne has garnered significant critical interest in the past decade and a half, signaled most recently by the 2009 MLA session, "The Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Sophia Hawthorne

Teaching with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Teacher
contact email: 
lclark@lagcc.cuny.edu

Teaching today is ubiquitously tied to technology; from K-12 through graduate school, today's classroom is increasingly digital, and the call to make it more so grows.

Arrivals, Departures, and Delays: Navigating Modernity (MSA 12: 11/11-11/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend
contact email: 
sltownse@berkeley.edu

This CFP is for the Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, November 11-14, 2010, in Victoria, B.C.

REMINDER: MPCA/ MACA DEADLINE 4/25

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa M. Smith-Riel/ Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

Twentieth Century Studies Popular Culture

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

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