category: american

Psychopathology in American Literature (01/15/10; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

Critical Perspectives on Mad Men Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning, Danielle Stern
contact email: 
madmenproject@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Critical Perspectives on Mad Men, Edited by Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning, and Danielle Stern

UPDATE: Personal Journal (memoir, video diary, film/TV self Confessionals, etc), FEB 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South West Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Assoc's
contact email: 
lisette.daviesward@cgu.edu

THE PERSONAL JOURNAL(video diary, film/TV self Confessionals, etc) Southwest Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Assocs.

“Oil + Water: The Case of Southern California” (1/15, 4/9-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB
contact email: 
oilandwaterUCSB@gmail.com

Call For Papers: “Oil + Water: The Case of Southern California”

The End? Indiana University Graduate Student Conference, March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bl

Teaching Louisa May Alcott's Work

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30, 2010

Louisa May Alcott as Pop Culture Icon

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

For American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30, 2010

Life in Marvelous Times: Cultural Work in the Racial Present (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing [UPDATE: Deadline Extended] (10/15/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Lucas Tromly
contact email: 
tromly@cc.umanitoba.ca

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (01/15/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

Teaching Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
contact email: 
Feature Editor: Lamia Khalil Hammad, Ph.D., E-mail: lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

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Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is soliciting articles on the following special section.
Focus:

[UPDATE] Peace and War / Graduate Student Conference, U. of Illinois at Chicago / DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1/4/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
mbenne2@uic.edu

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
The University of Illinois at Chicago, April 16, 2010
EXTENDED ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 4, 2010

[UPDATE] CALL FOR PAPERS HAS NOW CLOSED 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

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts
www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

[UPDATED DEADLINE] “Cities of God” in Ethnic Literature: The Roles of Religious Communities (MELUS 2010; deadline 15 December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson, U of Tennessee / MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

NEW DEADLINE: Tuesday 15 December. Papers are invited for a panel on the depiction of religious communities in ethnic US literatures for the 2010 MELUS Conference at U Scranton (PA).

[UPDATE] LSU Mardi Gras Conference seeks special topics submissions (12/20)

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

The 20th annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU is seeking submissions for its special topics panels. Panel titles are listed below:

The Global Novel in Anglophone Cultures (TURIN AUGUST 24-28 2010 -- CFP DEADLINE JANUARY 31ST, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) Turin/Torino August 24/28 2010
contact email: 
cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

This seminar will discuss the impact of globalization on anglophone cultures by focusing on the emergence of so called “global novels” and by charting the patterns of their dissemination and their

[UPDATE] Reminder - John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

UPDATE: Final Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

FINAL CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010

Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University March 5-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Can we disagree? The question forces you to answer ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ to commit to one path or the other. Perhaps it even forces you to choose your allies, to prepare for combat.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Horror Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster (June 18th and 19th 2010)
contact email: 
david.simmons@northampton.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor David Punter (Bristol University)

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
contact email: 
bwelt@corcoran.org

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza R

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
contact email: 
bwelt@corcoran.org

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza R

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

[I am proposing a session for the 2010 ASA conference in San Antonio and am looking to fill out my proposed panel.]

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb.

Modern Language Studies Special Cluster on 9/11 Literature (April 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Assistant Professor of English, Springfield College
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE] Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

"Oz: The Books" Proposal due Jan. 15, conference May 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Angelica Carpenter, Curator, Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature, California State University, Fresno; president, International Wizard of Oz Club
contact email: 
angelica@csufresno.edu

Call for Papers: OZ: THE BOOKS

A conference co-sponsored by
The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature
California State University, Fresno,

Hip Hop and Rap Culture Decemer 15, 2009 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
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

Nineteenth Century Southern Literature: William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture (September 23-Sept. 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The University Libraries of the University of South Carolina and the William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
Meriwetn@mailbox.sc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture
September 23-Sept. 25, 2010
South Caroliniana Library at University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

CFP: Irving’s American West (Deadline 1/03/10; ALA San Francisco, CA May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
ccapap@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2010 ALA will focus on the increasing attention that scholars have been paying to Washington Irving’s conceptions of the American West.

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) & Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Everyday Life and Literature

[Update] CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon (12/15/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

[Update] CFP: True Blood (12/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

Gene Stratton Porter, Music of the Wild

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
obuch1mc@cmich.edu

In honor of the centennial of the publication of Gene Stratton-Porter’s Music of the Wild, the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML) proposes a panel of papers on that and other Porter’s works at its annual conference, Writing the Midwest, at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 13-15, 2010.

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

'The idea of influence in American literature', 31 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
tara.stubbs@spc.ox.ac.uk

This one-day conference aims to ask whether American literature might fruitfully be viewed as a product of its influences, and if so, whether it can – or should – be considered separately from the

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