category: american

“Sports Studies: The State of the Art” 4th Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium Date: April 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford Univeristy, 5050 East State Street. Rockford, IL 61108
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Along with its general popularity, sport as an object of academic study has been steadily growing for decades across disciplinary boundaries.

Thoreau and Genre panel at ALA - deadline 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
The Thoreau Society
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, organizers

Thoreau and Genre

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Richard Brautigan Society (ALA 2015, Boston; deadline for proposals January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Brautigan Society
contact email: 
matthew.stefon@gmail.com

The Richard Brautigan Society welcomes proposals for a session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference, held May 21-24, 2015 at the Copley Westin in Boston, MA.

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield University
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

Problems and Their Publics: 7th Annual S-USIH Conference (submissions due 4/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for U.S. Intellectual History
contact email: 
s.usihconference@gmail.com

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

The Carson McCullers Society Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
ckayser@uark.edu

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper, to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a confe

[UPDATE] CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Department of English
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Jim Harrison Panel (ALA Boston, May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for a panel at the American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 21-24, 2015.

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Don’t Air the Dirty Laundry: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly McKee, PhD and Denise Delgado
contact email: 
WOCGradSchoolAnthology@gmail.com

Deadline for Submission: March 15, 2015

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

“Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” (MELUS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
contact email: 
jdmattox@iusb.edu

Looking for additional participant(s) for “Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA).

Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CFP for edited collection "Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture"
contact email: 
tero.vanhanen@helsinki.fi

Traditional distinctions between “highbrow” and “lowbrow” are not sufficient to describe the cultural production of our times.

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

[UPDATE] Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book (April 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Werbe, Princeton University
contact email: 
princetoncomics@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Princeton University Conference
April 10, 2015

Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, To

Black and White in Paris: Expatriate American Writers in the Age of Segregation—A TransContinental Approach

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Dr. Richard Swope and Dr. Reinhard Sander
contact email: 
rswope@gmail.com, reinhard.sander@gmail.com

There is a great deal of scholarship devoted to the lives of twentieth-century American writers, both white and black, who spent significant portions of their careers in Paris.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper: Volume 1, Issue 4 (January-March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Call for papers

Oxford English Graduate Conference, 'Value', 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
value.conference@ell.ox.ac.uk

‘What’s aught but as ‘tis valued?’

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II.ii, 53

Multi-ethnic Literature in United States: Prospects and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.K.Subapriya/ Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.
contact email: 
shakthikannan.priya@gmail.com

Papers are invited on Multi-ethnic literature in United States which is a fast growing field in contemporary literary studies.

Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies. 9 -11 April, 2015 (Conference). 8 April, 2015 (1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry , State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. www.iiinz.org/call-for-papers.html
contact email: 
shona@iiinz.org

III Inaugural Conference: Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies

9-11 April, 2015: Main Conference
8 April, 2015: 1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop

[UPDATE] "Excess": UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, February 19-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

http://excess2015.wordpress.com

Excess

February 19-20, 2015
UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 306

[UPDATE] Meaning in Motion: Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse CFP Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

Meaning in Motion:
Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse
CALL FOR PAPERS
DUE DECEMBER 15th, 2014
Submissions are welcomed for the
21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

Graduate Students & the Public Sphere, in NYC, Feb 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Association of Fordham University Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

The work of graduate students is an increasingly public business. Graduate students of recent years have new ways of engaging publics, including blogs, Twitter, and personal websites.

Deadline Approaching:

full name / name of organization: 
Sixth Int'l Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference
contact email: 
CPGILMAN2015@gmail.com

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

Gilman and the Archive

June 12-14, 2015

Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

CFP Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies DUE JAN 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies [www.limina.arts.uwa.edu.au] is a double blind peer reviewed open access online journal, based at the University of Western Australia.

"Faulkner and the Native South": Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 17-21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

[Please note that the first CFP contained incorrect conference dates in the title line. The dates listed here, July 17-21, 2016, are the correct ones.]

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