category: american

Time and Space in Words and Music: The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum

full name / name of organization: 
The Word and Music Association Forum (WMAF)
contact email: 
wmaforum@googlemail.com

Call for Papers: “Time and Space in Words and Music”
The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, November 4-6, 2010

4th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Virtual Victorians: Networks, Connections, Technologies (Abstracts due: 15 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Meagan Timney/Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria
contact email: 
mbtimney@uvic.ca

The proposed multi-disciplinary collection seeks to illuminate connections between Victorian and twenty-first-century technologies, as well as ask how we might consider “virtuality” in relation to Victoriana. It will explore the networks and connections facilitated by technology by combining close reading, broad theoretical questions, project descriptions, and pedagogical methods.

"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.”

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

[UPDATE]: Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals on any aspect of the author's life and work for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th International American Studies Conference--The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Currently accepting submissions: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal.

Food Writings in American Literature--MLA 2011--Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Ehrhardt
contact email: 
juliae@ou.edu

This is a special session for the 2011 MLA: Food Writings in American Fiction.

The President's Ghost: A Hauntology of Democracy. MLA 2011 (Los Angeles 1/6-9)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
thomas.kageff@cgu.edu

Presidents of the United States and presidential candidates have a long history of “writing” autobiographies which skillfully enact and construct a piece of political theater.

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of Health, Illness and Disease

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Saturday 11th September – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Kimberley, University of Leicester
contact email: 
ek36@le.ac.uk

Call for papers
Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture
A one-day conference at the University of Leicester
Friday 18 June 2010

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

College English Association of Ohio's Spring Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu

2010 College English Association of Ohio
Spring Conference
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
April 16, 2010

[UPDATE] The Global South: The 12th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, 25-27 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Hazel V. Carby
Special Guest: James L. Peacock

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

2nd Call: CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Papers:
Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

The Disappointment Artist: Reading Lethem

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Cohen/ Department of English, University of Missouri
contact email: 
cohenss@missouri.edu

On the work of Jonathan Lethem--any of the work/works, from any angle--for January 2011 MLA in LA (special session). Submit abstract (150 words or less) and CV as email attachments by March 2, 2010.

"Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South"

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The editor of an essay collection, "Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South", is making a call for male contributors for an expansion of the manuscript, which is currently in developmental editi

[UPDATE] Barbara Kinsolver (ALA in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Peters, Texas A&M University
contact email: 
slpeters@tamu.edu

In 2009 Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna, her first novel in almost ten years, was an instant bestseller.

Ford Madox Ford and America, New York Sep 23-25 (abstracts by April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ford Madox Ford Society
contact email: 
S.J.Haslam@open.ac.uk, seamus_omalley@hotmail.com

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/fordmadoxford-society/

Space in the Americas, Brest (France) November 4-5, 2010 (deadline March 31, 2010),

full name / name of organization: 
Institut des Amériques, Brest
contact email: 
Nathalie.Coulon@univ-brest.fr

Among the wide range of objects open to scrutiny, space is undoubtedly the most commonly studied by a number of sciences among the human and social sciences and the Earth and marine sciences, each cla

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

[UPDATE] Psychopathology in American Literature (Deadline now January 22; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This call invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

CFP: Literature and Psychology: Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto and the Poetics of Psychoanalysis (3/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Becky McLaughlin
contact email: 
bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and Psychology Session of the 67th Annual Meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association, October 28-30, 2010, in Fort Worth, TX.

CFP Arthurian Villains on Film/Television/Electronic Games

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
arthurianvillainyresearch@gmail.com

The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain, in conjunction with the Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages, will be proposing a set of pa

Journal of Bisexuality

full name / name of organization: 
American Institute of Bisexuality/Taylor & Francis
contact email: 
jfalexan@uci.edu

Colleagues--

PLEASE FORWARD..

[UPDATE] Theodore Dreiser Panel at ALA (Deadline extended to 1/20/2010)

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED to January 20, 2010.

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 27-30, 2010.

The Hybrid Text [or: Trans-genre Writing] in 21st c. American Poetry, Proposed roundtable, ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Simpson, Penn State Altoona / Merle Bachman, Spalding University
contact email: 
mbs12@psu.edu

Seeking participants for a proposed roundtable to explore the significance of contemporary poetic texts that question the conventions/boundaries of genre.

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey--34th International American Studies Conference
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

The Meaning of Food: Exchanges

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bindel@uoregon.edu

From photosynthesis to fermentation, consumption to digestion, harvest to market, food ritual to edible gifts, food exists in a constant state of exchange.

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