category: american

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage, CFP due 12/15/09, conference 2/10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Janna Jones/Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
janna.jones@nau.edu

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage chair invites papers and panels that explore the meanings of the film archive—both past and present.

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's _Doubt_, Christian Scholars' Conference, June 3-5, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Siefker Bailey / Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
contact email: 
lsiefker@iupui.edu or Isiefker@iupuc.edu

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt.

Coded: Comics and Containment Culture in the 1950's

full name / name of organization: 
Rafe York
contact email: 
yora0801@stcloudstate.edu

Call for Papers

Coded: Comics and Containment Culture in the 1950’s

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

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

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Asian American Literature - Ambivalent Precursors (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
merton733@gmail.com

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on critical reevaluations of Asian American literature before 1970.

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors

full name / name of organization: 
Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3 (Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France)
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

“From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors”
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3), June 10-12, 2010
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Bodies in Motion: Corporeality & the Representation of Immigrants, Refugees & Other Diasporic Subjects (ACLA 11/13/09; 4/1-4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

This seminar seeks to explore connections and tensions between discourses of the body and discourses of diaspora, migration, exile, and transnationality.

Consumption: Pleasures of the Text, Materiality, and Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is
pleased to announce a new issue of its graduate student journal on the subject of:

Columbia Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Marianne Moore Panels at the ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Heather White and Luke Carson/The Marianne Moore Society
contact email: 
hwhite@bama.ua.edu, lcarson@uvic.ca

The Marianne Moore Society will present two panels at this year’s ALA, as described below.

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (PROPOSALS DUE BY NOV. 13)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

Syl-la-ble: Performing Syntactic Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

This panel addresses the roles that syntax and performance play in telling the stories of people who live, or live within, bodily transformations.

[UPDATE] The Art of Sociability in the 18th Century (SCSECS 2010; Salt Lake City)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dlupton@email.unc.edu

Call for papers
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting
February 25-27
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Art of Sociability in the Eighteenth Century

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

American Literature and its Societal Impressions

full name / name of organization: 
Connecticut Review
contact email: 
ctreview@easternct.edu

“When the frost is on the punkin’ and the fodder’s in the shock…” American authors have prided themselves on exploring and displaying their cultural (and regional) differences.

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

[UPDATE] "American History and Culture" area at SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Kelli_Shapiro@brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
SW/TX PCA/ACA
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2009
Http://www.swtxpca.org

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
The Catalan Center at NYU (New York University)
contact email: 
mary.ann.newman@nyu.edu (CC JoseMaria.Armengol@uclm.es)

CALL FOR PAPERS

BEYOND DON JUAN:
RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES
New York, March 31-April 1, 2011

The Catalan Center at New York University

In collaboration with:

CFP Film and History Panel at the PCAs (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Film and History Area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
kmf33@pitt.edu

Film and History Area at the PCA/ACA National Conference (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)
'Seeing History in Experimental Film and Media'
March 31-April 3, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri

Assuming Gender - Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
gender@cf.ac.uk

Assuming Gender
An international, interdisciplinary journal
Call for Papers

** We are now inviting submissions for our second issue, due out in the Spring of 2010**

ACLA: Forms of Floods. Submission Deadline November 13

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jeon/University of San Diego, Benjamin Widiss/Princeton University
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu, bwidiss@princeton.edu

Floods represent chaos: the overwhelming not just of everyday life but of entire prevailing natural and social orders, the destruction of boundaries and moorings, the triumph of formlessness and flux. This seminar examines, then, the challenges — both formal and ethical — entailed in representing floods.

Governing the Hearth: Law and Family in the Nineteenth Century (INCS, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

CFP: Governing the Hearth: Law and Family in the Nineteenth Century
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference: Family/Resemblance
University of Texas at Austin
March 25-27, 2010

[Update] Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity
Extended Deadline: December 15
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Roundtable on Teaching Latina/o Literature. Deadline 1/4/10. ALA at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
eliza_rodriguezygibson@redlands.edu

Roundtable on Teaching Latina/o Literature.

America's Civil War Then and Now, Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
2010 ACLA Conference, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010
contact email: 
ashackel@unc.edu

Now seeking proposals for the following seminar at the 2010 ACLA conference in New Orleans from April 1-4.

Latina/o Lit at ALA. San Francisco May 2010. Deadline: 1/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
eliza_rodriguezygibson@redlands.edu

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association, 2010

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 13, 2009

Investigating Conflicts at Public Demonstrations: A Conference on the Powers of Protest, New Technology, and Crowd Control

full name / name of organization: 
The Protest Study Project at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
proteststudyproject@gmail.com

An informal network of students, faculty, and activists tentatively working under the banner of "The Protest Study Project" have proposed a weekend conference in New York on March 20-21, 2010 (we are

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