category: american

CFP: SANE journal volume 1:1 and 1:2: "Comics in the Contact Zone" and "Teaching the Works of Alan Moore"

full name / name of organization: 
SANE journal: sequential art narrative in education
contact email: 
jbcarter2@utep.edu

SANE journal is now seeking submissions for works of research, practitioner-based articles, reviews, and rationales regarding its first two themed issues.

Washington Irving and New Frontiers (2/14/10; SCMLA, 10/28/10-10/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

The Washington Irving Society invites proposals on any Irving topic. Please send a shortened CV and 200-word abstract to tracy_hoffman@baylor.edu by February 14, 2010.

"Playing Doctor: Performance, Trauma, and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis" - May 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Psychoanalysis Graduate Student Symposium, Department of English, University of Toronto
contact email: 
2010splrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Morgenstern, University of Toronto.
"The University in Crisis: Teaching, Transference and Tenure in David Mamet's Oleanna."

Chuck Palahniuk: Fight Club and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Billy J. Stratton, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
strattb@bgsu.edu

Call For Papers—Chuck Palahniuk: Fight Club and Beyond
October 14-16, 2010
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Storytelling and Fortune-Telling : Abstracts due March 1st

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Convention
contact email: 
sophie.letourneau@mcgill.ca

Please submit 200-word abstracts addressing the narrative conflict between foreseers and other characters in film, television, and contemporary literature for a special session to be held at the MLA 2

New Approaches to Richard Yates

full name / name of organization: 
Leif Bull/Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
l.bull@gold.ac.uk

5th June 2010

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Document/Anti-Document in Asian/American Photography (Special Session proposal, 2011 MLA; 3/2/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon, U of San Diego; Warren Liu, Scripps College
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu; warren.liu@scrippscollege.edu

We seek papers about Asian/American art photography that explore the documentary function, which has all but defined photography from its inception, and interrogate the photograph’s long-established

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

I am putting together a panel exploring relations between England and the U.S.

History, Memory, and Haunting: Ghosts in American Literature - Abstracts due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Convention (January 6-9, 2011)
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This special session will explore the role of ghosts and haunting in American literature and how they reveal, challenge, and remake narratives of the nation.

[UPDATE] Alan Moore and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies / University of Florida
contact email: 
rkrueger@ufl.edu

ImageTexT is still accepting submissions for an upcoming special issue on the work of Alan Moore and adaptation.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Keese / Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

Culture Code Nature Machine: Interdisciplinary Conference on Semiotics, UM-Ann Arbor, March 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotics Rackham Interdisciplinary Work Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
semiotics2010@gmail.com

**INAUGURAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON SEMIOTICS**

(inter)disciplinarities: The “New Relationality”? (April 24-25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria's Cultural, Social, and Political Thought Graduate Conference
contact email: 
saggcster@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics (http://ahalouisville.com) at the University of Louisville announces the annual University

Justice, Law, and Literature March-May

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow; Abstracts Due 3/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com


“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island

New England Women's Studies Conference (April 30th-May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

UPDATED CFP for the New England Women’s Studies Conference


Filmmaker and Activist Rory Kennedy (keynote speaker)

Health in Women's Writing (proposed special session MLA 2011): abstracts by March 4

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Donohue/Modern Language Association--Special Session
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Representations of Health and Well-Being in 19th- and Early-20th-Century American Women's Writing.

The Human Condition Series: 3rd Biennial International, Multidisciplinary Conference: “EROS 2010”

full name / name of organization: 
Toivo Koivukoski
contact email: 
EROSabstracts@libraryofsocialscience.com

THE HUMAN CONDITION SERIES: 3rd Biennial International,
Multidisciplinary Conference: "EROS 2010"
May 21-22, 2010
Nipissing University Muskoka Campus, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada

Representation and the Problem of Democracy (3/15/10; MLA '11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Representation and the Problem of Democracy”
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2011

Recent Animated Films

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
smrybin@comcast.net

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (between 4000 and 5000 words) for a special dossier on recent animated films.

After the Wire (MLA, 6-9 Jan 2011 in Los Angeles - Deadline 2 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011
contact email: 
afterthewire@gmail.com

This panel will discuss the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' organized around its critique of neoliberal institutions and its place in the social-realist tradition.

CFP Fat Studies (NWSA Conference, Nov 11-14; Abstracts Due 2/20)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Michaela Null
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu / mnull@purdue.edu

Please forward to anyone with an interest in Fat Studies. Thank You.

2 CFPs from the Fat Studies Interest Group; NWSA Conference Nov. 11-14, 2010 in Denver (Proposal Due Feb 20)

Controlling Birth: The Politics of Pregnancy in American Culture--Proposed Special Session (2011 MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ginny Engholm
contact email: 
ginnyengholm@gmail.com

The term “birth control” typically refers to the various technological and behavioral mechanisms intimate couples use to prevent or limit progeny.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

Pop Past – It’s ‘Past’, But It’s Never ‘Over’

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters.com
contact email: 
zarker@popmatters.com

There was a time, late 19th/early 20th century or thereabouts, when people, many of them the fashionable French, ventured out to public establishments to imbibe in, among other things, an herbal/li

Retroactive Listening: Perspectives on Music and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters.com
contact email: 
editor@popmatters.com

Retroactive Listening: Perspectives on Music & Technology

8th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Sunday 19th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

3rd Global Conference: Madness - Probing the Boundaries (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Madness: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 14th September – Thursday 16th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

"Aging, Old Age, Memory, and Aesthetics": University of Toronto, March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Complete CFP available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

[UPDATE] Emerson Society Awards 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

** Emerson Society Awards 2010 **

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

MLA and SAMLA Convention Presenters Needed: Politics and Literature, Deadline: March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

MLA and SAMLA Convention Presenters Needed

Special Topic: Politics and Literature

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (May 13-15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria’s English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
uvic2010conference@gmail.com

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (Grad)

Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies Abstracts March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in American Studies

Conference Dates: April 23-24, 2010

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