category: american

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

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

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

Women and the Gendering of Gossip, Talk and Communication Practices across Media – edited collection – Deadline November 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon & Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com; mames@eiu.edu

This collection, to be published by McFarland press, aims to update existing theories of orality in the light of technological advancements which have altered communication practices on a large scale.

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Theorizing Regionalism in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Kerin Holt
contact email: 
kerin.holt@usu.edu

I’d like to invite papers for a proposed panel on the topic of regionalism in the nineteenth century.

Skirting the Issues: Female Authors and the Modern Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Fankhauser/Washington State University
contact email: 
mfankhauser@wsu.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010 at Penn State University

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

[UPDATE] Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
sparadis@endicott.edu

From Quentin Compson to Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom and beyond, twentieth-century American literary representations of white masculinity reveal a preoccupation with the idea of terror. Why?

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Phil Heldrich, Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Phil Heldrich, Literature (General) Area Chair
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

Conspiracy Theories and Belief in the Paranormal

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA National Conference
contact email: 
gablingers @ gmail.com

For the 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference, March 31-April 3, 2010 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

Call for Papers: 20th-Century American Literature at CEA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com



Call for Papers, 20th-Century American Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

CFP-SWTXPCA-Presidents and Film 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Presidents on Film SWPCA 2010
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net
Robert G. Weiner

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

CFP- SWTXPCA-Special Topics-the Silent Films-Oscar Micheaux 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP- SWTXPCA-Special Topics-the Silent Films-Oscar Micheaux

Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net
Robert G. Weiner

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Graphic Novels, comics, and Popular Culture-CFP SWPCA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP-SWPCA-Call for Papers/presentations-Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture 2010 conference

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Jack London Life and Works

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Williams/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jww4@uchicago.edu

Jack London's Life and Works

The 2010 National PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis from Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010.

The Beat Goes On: The Music of American Literature, History, and Culture (Nov. 12-14) Deadline Sept. 20

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
john.wegner@angelo.edu

We are looking for scholarly essays, nonfiction, essays, or creative works that explore the rhythm and beat of literature, history, and culture.

[UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

--English version below --
----------------------
Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità
Per comprendere la letteratura occidentale quello di allegoria è un concetto cardine, si

British Association for American Studies Conference, April 8-11 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas2010@uea.ac.uk

The fifty-fifth British Association for American Studies Conference will be held at the School of American Studies, University of East Anglia from 8-11 April 2010.

2nd Global Conference: Culture, Politics, Ethics (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cpe2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Culture, Politics, Ethics

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

2nd Global Conference: Ethics in Public Life (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
epl2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethics in Public Life

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

CFP: "Thresholds of Utopia/Dystopia" - A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities - Fall 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities by Humanities Education Research Association
contact email: 
davidahatch@live.com

Guest Editor: Dr. David A. Hatch, Utah Valley University

Whitman and the Beats March 26-28 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Weiss/ St. Francis College
contact email: 
sweiss@stfranciscollege.edu

Whitman & The Beats

March 26-28 2010

St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

CFP: Post-Identity (Deadline is November 29, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Spectator (University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies)
contact email: 
jananisu@usc.edu

“Post-Identity”
Volume 30, Number 2 (Fall 2010)

Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
contact email: 
hetrick2@illinois.edu

The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

ALIF Journal Special Issue ("The Other Americas") (Proposal 10/1/09, Article 5/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
ALIF: Journal of Comparative Poetics
contact email: 
idworkin@aucegypt.edu

Call for Articles—Alif 31
Submission deadline: May 1, 2010.
Proposal/abstract deadline: October 1, 2009.
Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics
on
“The Other Americas”

CFP: Animation Area (PCA/ACA conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Animation Area, PCA/ACA Conference 31st March-3rd April 2010
contact email: 
jwalker4@ucreative.ac.uk

Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
March 31st-3rd April, 2010

9th International Conference on Women’s Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 9th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topic

[UPDATE] CFP: “(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edite

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza -Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com; duranemilia@uniovi.es

Call for submissions

Abstract deadline extended to October 15th, 2009.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference, Nov. 20 & 21

full name / name of organization: 
Cultures of Recession, Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/culturesofrecession.html
NEW DEADLINE: September 15, 2009

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

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

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: September 7th, 2009

Breaking Atoms: Reading Hip Hop as Literature: (9/30/2009, 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
timstrodemeister@gmail.com

NeMLA 2010 Convention, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

[UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

[REMINDER] Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [9/30/09; NeMLA in Montreal, April 7-11, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung
contact email: 
auyoung@fas.harvard.edu

This panel considers the imagination's literary significance in relation to its underestimated role in everyday cognitive life.

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