category: american

Fabricating Truths: African-American Women and Clothing in the 19th Century August 28, 2015; March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Lamm
contact email: 
kkl9@duke.edu

Fabricating Truths: African-American Women and Clothing in the 19th Century

Soundscapes of American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
meghan.burns@uconn.edu

Sound has always been a method of understanding the world around us, and literature of various forms and time periods has attempted to capture such soundscapes.

CFP: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) - 11/9/15 (6/18- 6/19)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

ACLA 2016: The House in Literature: practices of commemoration, consumption, display and self-fashioning.

full name / name of organization: 
Diviani Chaudhuri / State University of New York at Binghamton
contact email: 
dchaudh1@binghamton.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2016 Annual Meeting will take place at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

A CRITICAL COMPANION TO TIM BURTON (Abstr. by 30 September) [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Adam Barkam, Dr. Antonio Sanna
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com isonisanna@hotmail.com

A Critical Companion to Tim Burton
Edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

Mental Health and Mental Illness Seattle 2016 March 21-25

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
ericmatthewgreene@gmail.com

Seattle, March 21st-25th, 2016

UC Berkeley Comp Lit Undergrad Journal ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for Fall 2015 Issue {DEADLINE: September 18, 2015}

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

Professors, graduate students, and administrators: Please share this upcoming publication opportunity with your undergraduates.

CFP Steven Spielberg's Hook for the collection Children in the Films of Steven Spielberg

full name / name of organization: 
Adrian Schober, Monash University
contact email: 
beatles9@optusnet.com.au

Collection: Children in the Films of Steven Spielbert

Editors: Adrian Schober and Debbie Olson

Seeking essay on Spielberg's Hook.

The contemporary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Assocation
contact email: 
hmatthe1@binghamton.edu

[For the annual American Comparative Literature Association’s conference, held at Harvard University, March 17-20, 2016]

The Itinerant Document: Between Capture, Display, and Resistance (ACLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
César Barros / SUNY New Paltz
contact email: 
barrosc@newpaltz.edu or mdonosomacaya@bmcc.cuny.edu

ASSE 2015 conference on British and American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Albanian Society for the Study of English
contact email: 
armelap@assenglish.org

In the beginning was the word … and then … technology

Third ASSE International Conference on British and American Studies

[UPDATE] Walker Percy Centennial. April 28-30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
rgray@montreat.edu

Walker Percy Centennial: Pilgrimage in Literature
2016 SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANITY AND LITERATURE
April 28-30, 2016
Montreat College, Montreat, NC 28757

“Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women (Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts)" ASECS 2016 (3/31-4/3) Abstracts due 9/14

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Krueger / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
misty.krueger@maine.edu

This ASECS panel, sponsored by the Aphra Behn Society, addresses writings by or about long eighteenth-century women who have crossed the Atlantic Ocean.

The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
kathryn.huie@lmc.gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

[UPDATE] “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

Since the era of slavery and continuing through the present, Black women have articulated a vision of freedom, equality, anti-racism, and racial uplift, drawing from Scripture to sustain their work of promoting equal rights for African Americans. From the early female abolitionists such as Maria Stewart, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman, to the anti-lynching activists Ida B. Wells and Mary Talbert, to the twentieth-century civil rights activists Ella Josephine Baker and Septima Clark, and countless others, these “churchwomen” actively challenged the status quo that relegated Black women to the least empowered positions in the social order. In their effort to address slavery, segregation, violence, disenfranchisement, and civil rights, these women moved audiences toward social reform with stirring speeches; cultivated activism by establishing clubs and councils; and held key leadership positions in political organizations including the the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). We seek papers from any theoretical or critical perspective that analyzes the ways in which these or other Black women activists employed their religious or spiritual authority to effect radical social change in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries.

Interactions CFP 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Depts. of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

INTERACTIONS
Journal

Annual deadline : October 15

Contemporary Short Fiction of the Midwest, June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
andy.oler@erau.edu

We invite papers on contemporary short fiction produced in the Midwest, about the Midwest, or by Midwesterners.

Beyond the Phallus: Seeing Men Otherwise in American Literature and Culture, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Bender/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp

The phallus is often considered the ultimate symbol of power in patriarchy, but the naked man is hardly a reliable bearer (or barer) of such power.

Chapters sought for new edited collection on Victorian/ Modernist convergences -ABSTRACTS DUE 15th SEPTEMBER 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
l.kane.1@bham.ac.uk

Abstracts required for edited collection 'Crossing Boundaries: Victorian and Modernist Literature and Periodicals, 1850-1950'.

The Afterlives of Nineteenth-Century Medicine (March 10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
INCS 2016 (Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies)
contact email: 
rablumen@iuk.edu and dlelekis@fit.edu

From sympathetic contagion to animal magnetism, nervous physiology to cell theory and germ theory, nineteenth-century medical theory and practice imagined human embodiment in open relation to the envi

Generic Possibilities: Interrogating the Fusion of Genre-Fiction and Literature - Roundtable for NeMLA Conf. - Hartford 3/17-3/2

full name / name of organization: 
Gavin F. Hurley / Lasell College
contact email: 
GHurleyLasell@gmail.com

Perspectives from the Margins: Reexamining Movements, Figures, and Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
contact email: 
perspectives.abstracts@gmail.com

Sigma Tau Delta Far Western Regional Conference
November 13th-14th, 2015
Organized by the Sigma Tau Delta chapter at California State University, Fullerton

[UPDATE] CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven, University of Worcester
contact email: 
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)
Oy! Have We Got a Monster for You!
Monsters, demons and the Jewish Fantastic

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

CFP: “The Critical ‘I’” NEMLA (3/17-20/2016) (Abstract deadline 9/30/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr/ NeMLA
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

CFP: “The Critical ‘I’”
NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT
Abstract deadline Sep 30, 2015

(UPDATE) CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Vietnam War Representations in American Culture - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

This roundtable provides an opportunity to reflect on the representation of one of America’s most unpopular and violent wars of the twentieth century: the Vietnam War.

“Shut Up and Send Me More Pigs to Kill!”: Contemporary WWII Film - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Hosted by the University of Connecticut
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2015

[ACLA 2016] Liquidly Queer: Fluids That Matter

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu; jrow@bu.edu

Slick, lubed, squirting, dry: bodies, fluids and the act of sex have long been sensually, erotically intertwined. But what would it look like to move from a poetics to a queer politics of fluids?

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended to Aug 25] Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Collection
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat [at] gmail.com Eric.Sandberg [at] oulu.fi

NEW DEADLINE - AUGUST 25, 2015

Shibboleth 1967/1968 [International Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 2-4 December 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
conference.shibboleth@gmail.com

On behalf of the Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Science, POLIN Museum of the

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

"Global Poe" Seminar for ACLA Conference at Harvard, Mar. 17-20, 2016 (submissions from Sept. 1-23, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin / Department of English, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
emron_esplin@byu.edu

The following CFP is for a seminar I have co-organized with Margarida Vale de Gato for the upcoming convention of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) held from March 17-20, 2016 at

19th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance at Paine College - Nov. 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catherine Adams / Humanities Department at Paine College in Augusta, GA
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

2015 Theme: The Rise of Respectability and Rebelliousness: Gendered Perspectives of the New Negro Women and Men during the Renaissance

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle: Proposals Due 10/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

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