category: american

Politically Incorrect Humor Panel for Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Dawson/DePauw University
contact email: 
kelliedawson@depauw.edu

Proposals of no more than 250 words invited for 20-minute papers on any aspect of Politically Incorrect Humor to be presented at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: Univer

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

Modernism, Poetry, and Faith (Montreal, April 7-11, 2010; Proposals by September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@umontreal.ca

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Call for Papers: Modernism, Poetry, and Faith
41st Anniversary Convention
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-11, 2010

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Hollywood History / Jewish History: The Past and Future of a Popular Jewish Identity (SCMS Panel) - Due August 12. Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Balcerzak / Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

A Jewish presence in Hollywood history is undeniably defined through a substantial yet complex influence upon American popular culture.

“(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza. University of Oviedo
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in women’s performance art and texts in the African Diaspora, broadly conceived.

[UPDATE] Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900 (Jan 28th-29th 2010 Conference) - Sep 15th 2009 Abstract Deadline

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

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum, UK.

Thursday 28th – Friday 29th January 2010

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW: Conference website: www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

C19 Panel: American Biography in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Lanzendörfer / Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
tim.lanzendorfer@gmx.net

We are soliciting paper proposals for a panel for the inaugural conference of the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (C19) to be held at Pennsylvania State University from May 20-23, 2010.

James and the Women (deadline for proposals, Sept. 30th, 2009; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Associaton)
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

NeMLA convention, Montreal, Quebec, April 7-11, 2010

New Hollywood Redux: Revisiting 1970s American Cinema (SCMS Panel) due August 15; Los Angeles, March 17-21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Maria San Filippo/Wellesley College and Maya Montañez Smukler/UCLA
contact email: 
msanfili@wellesley.edu, msmukler@ucla.edu

Hollywood in the 1970s represented America in a state of social agitation and political disillusionment just as the American film industry was consumed with its own infrastructural shifts: the rupture

Gerald Vizenor and Transnationalism (Collection) - deadline for abstracts 31st August 2009

full name / name of organization: 
James Mackay
contact email: 
transnationalvizenor@gmail.com

Contributions are sought for a collection of essays analysing international relations, cosmopolitanism and the transnational in Vizenor’s fiction.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Humanities Education and Research Association invites 250-word proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops for inclusion in its conference to be held in El Paso, Texas on March 11-13,

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Rainwater, Cristine Soliz, Anna Lee Walters
contact email: 
cathernr@stedwards.edu -- csoliz@csoliz.com --Anna_Lee@frontiernet.net

We are accepting submissions for a collection of stories, essays, and poems for a proposed book on comparative American spatial concepts, partially titled “Stories the Land Holds.” The editors are

Philip Roth Society panel for Louisville Conference and Literature and Culture since 1900, February 18-20.

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20.

Skepticism and Culture Panel: February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Call for Papers: Skepticism and Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

CJFS/RCEC General Call for Papers (Refereed Film Studies Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC -- Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal -- seek high quality manuscripts for general topic issues on Film and Moving Image Studies.

Expanded Screens (Deadline March 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC -- Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal -- seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following special refereed topic issues. The recommended maximum length for articles is 6000 words. We publish work in English or French.

The epic’s extension today: between expansion and extinction.

full name / name of organization: 
Vincent Dussol ea 741 Université Paul Valéry Montpellier France
contact email: 
vincent.dussol@univ-montp3.fr

The epic’s extension today: between expansion and extinction.
October 21st-23rd 2010, EA 741 with IRIEC’s support, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France.

39th ANNUAL BSECS CONFERENCE (January 2010, Oxford, UK) -- revised

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

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
39th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

CFP Deadline: Saturday 26 September 2009

Punk Area Panels: Punk Planet Panel: Albuquerque NM Feb. 10 - 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SouthWest/Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mindy.clegg@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference: http://www.swtxpca.org/
Albuquerque, NM February 10 - 13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras

"Exaltadas: A Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism" (Special journal issue; proposals due 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (Washington State University)
contact email: 
Phyllis Cole (pbc2@psu.edu) and Jana Argersinger (argerj@wsu.edu)

Margaret Fuller's bicentennial approaches in 2010, and plans for celebration affirm her arrival (or return) as a member of the American transcendentalist "pantheon." But scholarship on the formative a

Inventions of Activism

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

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism

Four Corners Conference on Immigration

full name / name of organization: 
Mesa State College
contact email: 
tacker@mesastate.edu; jbarak@mesastate.edu

Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Fall 2009
Topic: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice – a Dialogue on Immigration

Call for Papers

Call Deadline: 20-July-2009

Science Fiction and Fantasy (11/15/2009; 2/11/2010-2/13/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Life, the Universe, & Everything XXVIII
contact email: 
academics@ltue.org

Life, the Universe, and Everything XXVIII: The Marion K.

CFP-Kate Chopin International Society at SSSL Conference, 8-11 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
cbucher@berry.edu

Call for Proposals for Kate Chopin Panel for 2010 Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference

CFP: Race and Gender-- Special Summer Supplement to MP Journal

full name / name of organization: 
MP Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women's studies.

“Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.” Proposal for Panel. Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Proposed panel for the British Society For Eighteenth-Century Studies 39th Annual Conference. Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010. St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference, February 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

IALJS-5: Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects (Roehampton University, London, UK, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

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