category: american

Labor and New Media (MLA 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How are new media contributing to representations of labor and class? How might blogs, social networking, or digital storytelling expand our conceptions of work or class identity?

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

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The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: March 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the annual University of Louisville Graduate Confe

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University contact email:
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

Asian American Studies Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Maria C. Zamora, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

The Asian American Studies Series encompasses studies on all aspects of the Asian American experience, and we are committed to expanding the traditions of knowledge within the field to address vast As

[UPDATE] 4th International Indigneous Conference, 6-9 June 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga: New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
enquiries@traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz

4TH INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE, 6-9 JUNE 2010, AUCKLAND, AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, or traditional forms of expression.

“Poets and Publishers : Circulating Avant-Garde Poetry (1945-2010)”, Le Mans, France, 14-16 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Université du Maine, Lab 3L.AM
contact email: 
Helene.Aji@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers (international conference, Université du Maine, Le Mans, France, 14-16 October 2010)
“Poets and Publishers : Circulating Avant-Garde Poetry (1945-2010)”

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

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

Exploring Childhood Studies 4/9/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University-Camden Childhood Studies Graduate Student Orgnaization
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Exploring Childhood Studies, A Graduate Student Conference
Rutgers University, Camden

Registration is now open!

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, “What academic work are you engaged

CFP: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

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

CFP: Fall issue of Red Feather Journal, www.redfeatherjournal.org

Graphic Aging, abstracts 3/1 (2011 MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
marshallel@uwstout.edu

Graphic Aging: youth, ripening, and intergenerational relationships in _Love & Rockets_, _Likewise_, _Token_, etc.

cULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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Deadline Extended: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

Dear all,

In response to a number of requests from the network, we have decided to
extend the deadline for submissions for the (re)Performing the Posthuman

Homebuilding in African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Special Session
contact email: 
mitchell.717@osu.edu

This panel will explore domestic arrangements in black-authored texts of any time period.

UPDATED: "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

[UPDATE] Autobiography session, PAMLA (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 108th Annual Conference
November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

CULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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M/MLA Drama Caucus: Avant-Garde(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
craig.owens@drake.edu

The Drama Caucus of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites scholars theorizing any aspect of the avant-garde in drama, performance studies, or theatre to take part in its November, 2010 confe

[UPDATE] 2010 PAMLA Conference, November 13-14, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawai'i)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA): Craig Svonkin, Executive Director
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be holding its 108th Annual Conference on November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawai'i.

America as Myth, America as Reality

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea invites scholars to submit paper proposals for its international conference, October 22-23, 2010, to be held in Seoul, Korea.

[REMINDER] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature (RMMLA 2010; Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10; Deadline 02/22/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Miller / Gonzaga University
contact email: 
millerj3@gonzaga.edu

Seeking submissions for a panel on Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature to be submitted as special session proposal for RMMLA Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”

Gnovis: Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology, Spring 2010, Due Feb. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Fancher/ gnovis, Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication culture and technology.

Steinbeck's Historiography -- MLA Special Session --February 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
contact email: 
khearle@astound.net

For the January 2011 MLA meeting in Los Angeles, a Special Session is being organized by the Center for Steinbeck Studies of San Jose State University: "Steinbeck's Historiography." Consideration gi

[UPDATE] Storytelling and Fortune-telling (MLA 2010 Special Session) - March 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Létourneau
contact email: 
sophie.letourneau@mcgill.ca

Please send abstracts addressing the narrative conflict induced by a fortune-teller in film, television and contemporary literature. In what way fortune-tellers compete with narrators?

Villanova University Law and Literature Symposium: "Ethics of Traditions"

full name / name of organization: 
Villanova University
contact email: 
pether@law.villanova.edu

“ETHICS OF TRADITIONS”
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
SECOND ANNUAL VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
LAW AND LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM

Modernism and Reproduction (MLA Jan 6-9, 2011; abstracts Mar 8, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Carstens
contact email: 
lcarstens@vwc.edu

How did reproductive science/politics influence literary representation?

Making It New: Dewey Scholarship in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
SOUNDINGS: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
sounding@utk.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal will be devoting an issue to new directions in scholarship on the work of John Dewey. Possible topics include:

Dewey and the ends of liberal democracy

Determining Form: Creative Non-Fiction Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
determiningformconference@gla.ac.uk

[UPDATE] 108th PAMLA Conference, “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific," November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, H

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
sabahi.monica@gmail.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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