category: american

Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present European Journal of English Studies, Vol. 16

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity.

Popular Architecture and the Built Environment, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Loretta Lorance / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net

Popular Architecture and Built Environment
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30, 2009

MP Journal: Feminisms 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

CFP Feminism 2010:

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE: 'Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue' Conference, Sydney Australia, 10 - 11 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Samantha Murray, Macquarie University
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

** APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING **

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED

** Following several requests, the deadline for abstracts has been extended until 30 April 2010 **

Conference Call For Papers

Issue 10.1, "Religion and Culture"

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (reconstruction.eserver.org) announces
Issue 10.1, “Religion and Culture” edited by Michael Benton and Nate Hinerman.

"Teaching Graphic Narrative in the Literature Classroom" (M/MLA 4-7 November 2010, Chicago, IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Increasingly comic books and graphic narratives/novels find their way onto literature syllabi.

Women in Popular Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Popular Culture Conference/South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

MSA12: East Asia and Critics of English Language Modernism (Deadline: 4/26/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Piper / Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
contact email: 
kcpiper@wisc.edu

East Asia and The Criticism of English Language Modernism

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World (no closing date)

full name / name of organization: 
IDEA: Interdisciplinarité dans les études anglophones
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-nancy2.fr

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World

T. S. Eliot Summer School, Univ. of London, 10-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot International Summer School
contact email: 
cmps@sas.ac.uk

The program for the second annual T. S. Eliot International Summer School at the University of London (July 10-17) is now online (http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/TSE/index.htm).

CFP: Neo-Slave Novels; 5/10/10; SAMLA,11/5-11/7/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@Morgan.edu

Proposed Special Session
Contemporary Neo-Slave Novels: Re-envisioning Literary and Social Space
SAMLA, Nov 5-7, 2010; Atlanta, GA

The Modernist Left

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Robe'/Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
crobe@fau.edu

An increasing body of archival-based, theoretically-inflected scholarship from literary, cultural, and film historians like Michael Denning, Paula Rabinowitz, Saverio Giovacchini, Alan Wald, and Cary

Modernism and the New Persuasions [4/30/10; 11/11-14/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Panel
contact email: 
faragher@buffalo.edu

Modernism and the New Persuasions

Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths (February 17–19, 2011, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association
contact email: 
cskwiot@gsu.edu

Call for Papers / SASA 2011
“Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths”

UPDATE: Diasporic Dialogies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso
contact email: 
mcrohrleitner@utep.edu; seryan@utep.edu; mdailey@utep.edu

UPDATE:

DIASPORIC DIALOGUES

CFP UPDATE Interceptions: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
interceptions@googlegroups.com

Sponsored by the AHRC and run in association with the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and British Association of Modernist Studies, this one-day postgraduate-led symposium aims to provide a foru

Frederick Douglass After Emancipation, Special Session at the M/MLA in Chicago, Nov. 4-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Laski
contact email: 
g-laski@northwestern.edu

Though he is best known as the fugitive-turned-abolitionist, Frederick Douglass had a long career after the legal abolition of slavery.

Music is Voice, PAMLA 2010 (May 4)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stevenson, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kkstevens@hotmail.com

This session, an approved session for the 2010 PAMLA Conference to be held (November 13-14) at Chaminade University of Honolulu, investigates the production of, marketing of, and aesthetic issues surr

Transgendered Oceania and Asia (Deadline: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
tomokosnyder@gmail.com

PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Transgendered Oceania and Asia
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

PANEL SESSION: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

CFP: Travelling South 9/22-26; deadline 5/14

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
admin@istw-travel.org

“Traveling South”: The Sixth Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline Extended: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

“Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry”

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoretic

@nd Annual Reviewing Black Mountain College Conference

full name / name of organization: 
BMC Museum + Arts Center and UNC-Asheville
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

2nd Annual Re-Viewing Black Mountain College Conference
October 8-10, 2010

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

Call for Papers

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

http://www.derekroyal.com/CFP-Hernandez.pdf

Letting the Vampire In (8/9 December) - Submission deadline: 5 May, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum
contact email: 
lettingthevampirein@gmx.de

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the recent surge of the vampire motif in popular culture to explore both its causes and consequences in literary and visual representations, especially aiming to shed light on cultural conditions and media formats.

essay on Gertrude Stein and French literature (abstract 10 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Posman
contact email: 
Sarah.Posman@UGent.be

Volume on Gertrude Stein and Europe – Gertrude Stein and French literature

Update: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
ana.nunes@fl.uc.pt

T. S. Eliot Society: St. Louis, MO, Sept. 24-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

The 31st Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society

Keynote speaker: Michael Levenson, University of Virginia

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

MAPACA -- Working Class Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mun1@psu.edu (Mary Lou Nemanic)

This area examines representations of the working class in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, film, and the media.

MAPACA -- War Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com (Matthew B. Hill)

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons--some valid and noble, some questionable.

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu (Blagovesta Momchedjikova)

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

Syndicate content