category: american

[UPDATE] Edited collection on American Cinema after 9/11. (Deadline February 10 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terence McSweeney, Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
terence.mcsweeney@solent.ac.uk

Submissions are sought for ONE FINAL COMPLETED CHAPTER in a forthcoming edited collection under contract at Edinburgh University Press called American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11.

Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Pennsylvania and Romanticism

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson
contact email: 
darobinson@mail.widener.edu

Since MLA is in Philly next year, I thought I might put together and propose a session on Pennsylvania and Romanticism.

CFP: Diversity in Midwestern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
H-Midwest
contact email: 
editorial-midwest@mail.h-net.msu.edu

“The times they are a-changing,” but we are still quoting an old white male to describe the situation.

IASA: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, & Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media" Nov. 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
Alan.Gravano@outlook.com

Conference Theme: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, and Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media"

Date: November 3rd to November 5th, 2016

ENGLISHES AND CHANGING IDENTITIES IN THE NORTH, May 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
contact email: 
Charles.Armstrong@uia.no

Second and final call for papers
Nordic Association of English Studies Conference, 2016
University of Agder, Norway
May 4-7, 2016
“Englishes and Changing Identities in the North”

MLA 2017 January 5-8 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society
contact email: 
ccfreeburg@gmail.com

Melville and Black Lives Matter

Submissions for This Bridge Called Language Anthology [Deadline March 31, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
This Bridge Called Language Anthology
contact email: 
bridgecalledlanguage@gmail.com

This Bridge Called Language is currently seeking submissions.

MLA 2017: The Forms of American Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson Brissett, Air Force Academy
contact email: 
wilson.brissett@usafa.edu

What forms does religion take in the United States? I am assembling for MLA 2017 a panel of papers that take a formal approach to the study of American religions.

Seeking short stories by women on theme of "chosen"

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of "chosen" or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

[UPDATE] “Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the defining boundaries of both “race” and “human” have been radically called into question, challenging us to rethink classificatory systems that found

Final Reminder: 2016 First Book Institute Applications Due 2/16

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2016 First Book Institute

June 5-11, 2016

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

General Submissions for College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2016 and 2017 (volumes 43 and 44).

Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
Christina Wilkins

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

[UPDATE] TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

A Change of (s)cene: Reviewing Our Place in a New Geological Epoch, Wednesday 31st August – Friday 2nd September 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Poland / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, UK and Ireland
contact email: 
changeofscene2016@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

31ST August – 2nd September 2016

A change of (s)cene: reviewing our place in a new geological epoch

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television (1 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Artenie and Ashley Szanter
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

Editors
Cristina Artenie (Universitas Press) and Ashley Szanter (Weber State University)

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry (MLA, Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
mattcnickel@gmail.com

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry

Crossings & Intersections - Interdisciplinarity, hybridity, intersectionality, intertextuality [UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
Faucssaconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
Crossings & Intersections
April 08 – 09, 2016
(submission deadline extended: February 29, 2016)
 

"Civilized Survivalism as Cultural Narrative in the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Garrett Jeter/College English Assn (allied organization to the MLA)
contact email: 
gcjeter@uark.edu

ISIS. Mass shootings. Refugee crises. Terrorism. Race riots. Illegal immigration.

Contagion: 2016 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts October 13th-15th 2016 Columbia SC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconf@mailbox.sc.edu

“It is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another, as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not.” (Daniel Defoe, epigraph to Camus, La Peste)

“Feeling Real": Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities - May 5-6, 2016 (Deadline Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
Professor Steven LaValle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline February 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
book editor: Becky McLaughlin / book publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline: February 15, 2016
full name / name of organization:

[Update]: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education 3/9-3/11

full name / name of organization: 
National Society for Minorities in Honors
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

REGISTER TODAY

Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

21st Century Black Intellectuals: Coates and Rankine

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Panel
contact email: 
stephli@indiana.edu

Claudia Rankine and Ta-Nehisi Coates have emerged as the most important black intellectual voices of the 21st century. This panel aims to explore their works from a variety of perspectives.

2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Rhetorics / Michigan State University
contact email: 
cultrhetcon@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
September 30 – October 2, 2016

What is Cultural Rhetorics?

Extension: Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations 2/8/16

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Edith Wharton Society Award for Archival Research, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society welcomes applications for an award for archival research on Edith Wharton.

Edith Wharton Society Undergraduate Research Prize, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Edith Wharton Society Prize for a Beginning Scholar 2016-2017, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

This award, formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Essay Prize” and established in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar: advanced graduate

Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations Extended 2/8/16

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8/16

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

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