category: american

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism 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: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Television 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: 
ashs@ncc.edu (Scott Ash)

Television's impact on socialization and information is enormous. In this regard, the television interest area for MAPACA seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

MAPACA -- Sports 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: 
trumino@stjohns.edu (Joseph Trumino)

The Sports category welcomes a broad range of scholarship that is well researched and contains sports-related themes.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica 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: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

MAPACA -- Popular Novels 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: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

Women's Studies at MAPACA 10/28/10-10/31/10, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
atait.odu.edu

MAPACA -- Native American Studies 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: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA -- Latino/a Studies 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: 
ortizr@stjohns.edu (Randolph Ortiz)

Latino/a Area Studies is interested in research into all aspects of
Latino/a popular culture

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Horror 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: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

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

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Conference Association
contact email: 
howe_a@comcast.net (Alexander Howe)

The Detective Fiction Area welcomes proposals on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction.

MAPACA -- Death in American 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: 
jjedgette@enter.net (J. Joseph Edgette) or rsauers@enter.net (Richard A. Sauers)

Papers are welcome on any aspect of American cultural responses to death.

American Studies Panel -- MAPACA conference, Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-1031/10

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhack@kingsborough.edu

The American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers from interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary perspectives that investigate the actions, influences,

[UPDATE] The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

ESEA 2010, University of Macau

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
esea2010@umac.mo

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

CFP: Geographies of Intellectual Property. Annual ISHTIP Workshop, Sept. 24-26, 2010, Washington, D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property
contact email: 
ishtip@case.edu

By focusing on the heterogeneous roots of our intellectual property system ISHTIP workshops seek to foster richer contextualization of this system than can be provided by legal history working alone.

SAMLA Native American Literature Panel - Film by, for, and with Native Americans (Atlanta, GA; Nov. 5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Duke University
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

With the special focus of SAMLA’s upcoming convention being on the “Interplay of Text and Image,” this session welcomes submissions of proposals regarding the connections between film and Native

CFP: Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism (deadline April 24) (MSA 12; Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Bryant, University of Virginia
contact email: 
slb4ca@virginia.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2010
MSA 12: Modernist Networks; Victoria, BC, Canada; Nov. 11-14, 2010

Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism

Tattoos and Tattooing, Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association, October 28, 2010, Alexandria, VA.

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Schonberger / MAPACA
contact email: 
nschon@gmail.com

Do you tattoo? Are tattoos body art? Rebellion? Personal expression? Clanship? Decadence? Reminiscence? Invitation to look? disguise?

Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M. Thomas / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

PAMLA (the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) is having a conference Nov. 13-14 2010 at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37,2)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Phone: +886 (0)2 77341795
Fax: +886 (0)2 23634793
Email: concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Vol. 37 | No. 2 | September 2011

2nd Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

2010 World Picture Conference on Representation

full name / name of organization: 
World Picture Journal/Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
brian.price@okstate.edu

2010 World Picture Conference on

Representation
October 29-30, 2010

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Keynote Speakers:

Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
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Theatre / Dance / Performance Studies - October 2010, Alexandria, VA (Deadline June 15)

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA - Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
Jason.Davids.Scott@asu.edu

We seek presentations, panels, and papers which focus on the theatre, dance, and performance as a reflection of popular and/or American culture. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

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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Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
fmills@bowiestate.edu

The Humanities and Technology Association is planning its annual conference to take place in fall 2010 at Bowie State University. We encourage you to consider submitting a paper for the conference.

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/26/10; Midwest Conf on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting)

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. during 1870-1910 for the Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland), given their strong preference for completed panels.

We have room for one or two more papers on English/American literary relations 1870-1910 that pertain to race/ethnicity or gender studies, especially as such pertain to issues of national identity and transatlantic issues.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The conference deadline has been advanced to 5/15/10.

Please send a 200-word abstract and a brief, 1-page CV to kerychez@gmail.com by Monday, April 26, 2010.

[UPDATE]Political Speak: The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture and Punishment SAMLA: 11/5-11/7 2010 Abstracts 4/30

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association SAMLA
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

International Conference on Worldwide Naturalism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
AIZEN/Pusan National University
contact email: 
aguralm@ualberta.ca, kskoo@pusan.ac.kr

Pusan National University and Association Internationale Zola et Naturalisme (AIZEN)

President, Anna Gural-Migdal

Society for the Philosophical Study of Education--Call for Papers for APA 2011, Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophical Study of Education
contact email: 
ajohnst2@depaul.edu

Call for Papers and Panels.

Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Culture of 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA/Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
charlessumner@hotmail.com

Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Culture of 9/11

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: Rhetoric, Race, and Readers (Deadline 4/12/10; Conference 4/24/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackson State University
contact email: 
candis.p.pizzetta@jsums.edu

Graduate Student Conference, Rhetoric, Race, and Readers
24th of April 2010 at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

*****UPDATE AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT*****

Call for Jounral Submissions: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Frederick Douglass--June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity solicits essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction essays, and original artwork (we print in black and wh

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