category: american

[UPDATE] Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference, October 21 - 23, 2010 - Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Ulices - University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies - Faculty of Letters
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of Suffering (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Making Connections: Spring 2010 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fredrick Douglas Institute Collaborative
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

[UPDATE] TV & Temporality: Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming - Edited Collection - Deadline May 15th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ames
contact email: 
mames@eiu.edu

This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time.

Bilingualism and Translation Panel. Submission Deadline: April 14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities,” October 14-16, 2010; Urbana, Illinois
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

As early as 1969, George Steiner ’s essay “Extraterritorial” challenged Nabokov scholars to define how subcurrents of Nabokov’s Russian affect his English: “We need really detailed study of

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

International Journal of Travel and Places Seeks Submissions (Deadline May 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
World-Weary: A journal of places
contact email: 
worldwearyjournal [at] gmail.com

See World-Weary.com for additional submission details and don't hesitate to e-mail with any questions.

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

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

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

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

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

International Conference: “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities.”/Urbana, IL/Deadline: April 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The Université Denis-Diderot, Paris, France
contact email: 
translation@illinois.edu

October 14-16, 2010

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Levis Faculty Center

[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

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

Fakery – An American Territory ? (22 October 2010) Submission deadline 15 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Anglophonies, Communautés, Ecritures Research Group, Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

Fakery – An American Territory ?

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

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?

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/5/10; 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 stated strong preference for completed panels.

Any papers relating to Anglo-American literary relations during the last third of the 19th-century, and trickling into the 20th-century, will be most welcome.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

18th & 19th Century Popular Women's Fiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Judy Sneller/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Judy.Sneller@sdsmt.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED: 18th & 19th Century Popular Women's Fiction in English panel at Rocky Mountain MLA Conference in Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16. Submit short abstract by 4/15/10.

Poetry and Poetics session, PAMLA Conference, Chaminade U, Honolulu HI, Nov. 13-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Gould Axelrod, session chair, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu

This session invited papers on poetry or poetics by April 5, 2010. Check pamla.org for details about the PAMLA annual conference. Submit proposals through the website or directly to me.

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics, Durham UK (Deadline: 15 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Botha and Heather Yeung / University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

Department of English Studies and St John’s College, University of Durham UK
8-10 September 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi Ethnic American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/MELUS Panel/Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

S(t)imulated Realities: The Hypperreal in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Robin DeRosa/Plymouth State University
contact email: 
rderosa@plymouth.edu

This collection will look at pop cultural simulations of the real.

18th Annual CSU Shakespeare Symposium at CSU Fullerton, May 7-8, 2010 (Papers due by April 19, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group and As You Like Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
kstanton@fullerton.edu

Papers on any of the works of William Shakespeare are invited for presentation at the eighteenth annual California State University Shakespeare Symposium, to be held on the campus of California State

7th Global Conerence: Making Sense Of Dying and Death - Care, Dying and the End of Life (November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death:
Care, Dying and the End of Life

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

Call for Papers

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

The Next Generation of Fast Capitalism (June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Fast Capitalism
contact email: 
ljacobs@uta.edu or wilton.wright@mavs.uta.edu

Archaeological Modernism (deadline April 20) (MSA 12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Park, University of Southern California
contact email: 
stephen.park@usc.edu

This panel will explore the interplay of archaeology and modernist art and literature.

Harry Potter MPCA/ACA (proposals due April 30; conference Oct. 1-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
odosreisHP@gmail.com

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

24th Ezra Pound International Conference, "Ezra Pound and London," London, England July 5-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Pound International Conference
contact email: 
jgery@uno.edu

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

24th Ezra Pound International Conference
London, England
July 5-9, 2011

Ezra Pound and London

CFP: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
Enkidu Magazine
contact email: 
liowlb@enkidumagazine.com

Call for Papers:
The Enkidu Summer Conference 2010: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

México City, 28 July - 2, Augst 2010

North Korean Comics & Animation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText
contact email: 
fenkli@newpaltz.edu & sboluk@ufl.edu

CFP: A special issue of ImageTexT
North Korean Comics & Animation

Editors: Heinz Insu Fenkl & Stephanie Boluk

[UPDATE] The Fictional Lives of American Presidents

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Long / University of Canterbury, Jeff Menne / University of Richmond
contact email: 
christian.long@canterbury.ac.nz or jmenne@richmond.edu

While cinema, television, and literature have regularly imagined fictional presidents, the act of fictionalizing the lives of American presidents—that is, giving fictional account of nonfictional pr

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium, September 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium
contact email: 
hiphopshakespeare@gmail.com

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

Peer English 6

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

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