category: american

[UPDATE] Spirits Rapping: Spiritualism in Anglo-American Fiction (09/30/09; NeMLA, 4/7/10 - 4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Organization (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cadwallader@unc.edu


Spirits Rapping: Spiritualism in Anglo-American Fiction

ESSE-10: conference in Torino, Italy, 24-28 August 2010 (IALJS panel)

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

ESSE-10 CONFERENCE TORINO, ITALY 24-28 AUGUST 2010

Lying With the Truth: Harrower, Nabokov, and Shanley Blink!

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA: 2010 Convention/ Montreal/ April 7--11
contact email: 
cathy.fagan@ncc.edu

This panel will examine the construction and deconstruction of truth and lie as they shape multiple realities in the texts Blackbird, Lolita, and Doubt.

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry at 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2010 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3
Deadline: 15 December 2009

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (March 10-13, 2010; abstracts due 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 17th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

SPECS JOURNAL--TOY ISSUE CFP: FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwo

Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, NeMLA in Montréal, April 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ulrike Wagner
contact email: 
auw2101@columbia.edu

CFP: Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, Northeast Modern Language Association in Montréal, Quebec April 7-11, 2010. Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2009

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

CFP: Touring Women on the American Stage

full name / name of organization: 
Eileen Curley & Tom Robson / Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
trobson@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: TOURING WOMEN ON THE AMERICAN STAGE

Theatre History Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Los Angeles, August 3-6, 2010
Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Rolando Hinojosa’s Klail City Death Trip: A Retrospective, New Directions (Feb, 25-26, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies / Texas A&M University
contact email: 
RHS-symposium@tamu.edu

February 25-26, 2010
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Queer Ecocriticism and Literature - updated -

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
queereco@gmail.com

In her 2008 article “Queering Ecocultural Studies,” Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands appeals for “a critical practice of ecocultural analysis that challenges […] the ways in which natural and ecol

Whitman and the Beats

full name / name of organization: 
John Lennon, St. Francis College
contact email: 
jlennon@stfranciscollege.edu

Whitman & The Beats

March 26-28 2010

St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. University of Maine, Orono, Maine. June 10 – 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Media Ecology Association
contact email: 
paulg@maine.edu Paul Grosswiler

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. June 10 – 13, 2010 University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
Media Ecology and Natural Environments

Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature--NeMLA, 7-11 April 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
41st Annual NeMLA Conference
contact email: 
nmmerola@gmail.com

"Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature"

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
lizzie.seal@durham.ac.uk

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?
Deadline for submitting potential items for review: 28 September 2009
Deadline for submission of the review: 15 April 2010

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

English Studies & Social Justice--PCEA Annual Conference (4/8/10-4/10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Abigail Aldrich / Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
PCEA2010@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
Annual Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Submission Deadline--January 31, 2010

The Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Rhetoric, Composition and Popular Culture @ PCA/ACA 2010 National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / America Culture Association
contact email: 
richarjj@potsdam.edu

Rhetoric, Composition and Popular Culture @ PCA/ACA 2010 National Conference

Comics and Comics Culture in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
bsvitavsky@rollins.edu

From the debut of Superman in 1938 through recent tales of narrative crisis and politically divided superheroes, superhero comic books have made an indelible mark on American culture.

African-Americans in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States.

[UPDATE] Journal of Contemporary Literature Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

This is an update to the previously advertised issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature on Indian/Indian-American and Chinese/Chinese-American novelists.

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet, Saving our Souls

full name / name of organization: 
Calee M. Lee
contact email: 
caleemlee@csu.fullerton.edu

Saving the Planet: Saving our Souls
Essays on Faith & Ecology

Due to email glitches, submissions will now be accepted until October 1st

REMINDER CFP: ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE NOVEL (DEADLINE 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal, CA
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

Call for Papers

Analytic Philosophy and the Novel

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature and the Arts of the 1920’s, Mar. 26-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars, Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature and the Arts of the 1920’s—
An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Dreiser Panels at ALA 2009 (Deadline 1/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

Call for Papers: Theodore Dreiser Panels at ALA 2010

Call for Participants: ATHE Theory and Criticism Book Discussion Roundtable on Peggy Phelan’s Unmarked

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theory and Criticism Focus Group)
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com

The Theory and Criticism Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites participants to join its second annual book discussion roundtable, to be held at the Hyatt Regenc

Biomapping or biocolonizing? Indigenous identities and scientific research in the 21st century

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

Though, from a positivist point of view, scientific research represents the cornerstone of progress, it is undeniable that such research has often been used to support a particular policy or ideology.

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Black Theater Association CFP, ATHE 2010, Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theater Association
contact email: 
soyica.colbert@dartmouth.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: ATHE 2010
August 3-August 6, 2010
Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
clare.eileen.callahan@gmail.com

Writing in 1940, Walter Benjamin suggests that “the historical progress of mankind” be immobilized so that we may respond to, rather than overlook, social injustices in the present.

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