category: american

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the indexed "teaching tools" section of its affiliate website.

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at SAMLA - Deadline June 25

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

In keeping with this year’s SAMLA theme, “In Concert: Literature and other Arts,” this panel welcomes proposals for papers on any topic related to Hawthorne and the arts or Hawthorne as a litera

extended deadline (June 25) for soundscapes conference (Nov 6-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:

Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6-8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies

CFP: African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City (Roundtable) Deadline: 6/28

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature, New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is growing interest amongst 19th-century Americanists around how African Americans shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

[UPDATE/CORRECTED] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Legend Area (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Russ and Gregor Thuswaldner
contact email: 
dkruss47@gmail.com, gregor.thuswaldner@gordon.edu

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

UPDATE - "Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture" - Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

When American movies made their way across the Atlantic after World War II, the French film critics couldn't help but notice their dark and brooding quality, dubbing them noir.

BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: POETRY

full name / name of organization: 
Ellesia A. Blaque, PhD / Banned Books LLC
contact email: 
bannedbooks@live.com

THE BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE is a series of five monographs, each having a specific literary form. The first in this series is POETRY.

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses, 8-9 January 2016, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Lanone, Wesley Hutchinson and Line Cottegnies
contact email: 
catherine.lanone@univ-paris3.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
Institut du Monde anglophone

AMSN3: Modernist Work

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN)
contact email: 
j.attridge@unsw.edu.au

AMSN3: Modernist Work

The Third Biennial Conference of the Australasian Modernist Studies Network

Date: 29-31 March 2016
Venue: University of New South Wales, Sydney

Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
EDITED COLLECTION
contact email: 
eric.sandberg[at]oulu.fi kenkar[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Adaptation studies has recently grown into a vibrant, wide-ranging field of study.

WLA Proposal: Critical and Creative Approaches to Voyaging “Sans Trace” (Submission Deadline June 13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul B. Moreno, University of South Dakota, for Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct. 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
Raul.Moreno [at] usd.edu

Ahead of this fall’s 50th anniversary conference of the Western Literature Association, which coincides with the release of a feature-length documentary, Oregon filmmaker Ian McCluskey’s Les Voyageurs Sans Trace (Mountainfilm, 2015), this panel’s organizer seeks proposals for both critical and creative works that engage the story of the so-called French Trio of 1938.

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

{UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1] Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City, ALA Symposium NOLA 9/10-12 (Deadline 6/28)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is a growing interest within scholarship on antebellum African American textual production that focuses on how this material shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

[UPDATE] John Dos Passos and the Other Arts (SAMLA 2015: 13-15 Nov, Durham NC): Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

John Dos Passos was undoubtedly one of the most eclectic American writers of his generation.

CfP: Texts in times of conflict [DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 JUNE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Textual Studies and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Reflecting on the seismic cultural and political shifts of his own time, Francis Bacon pinpointed 'printing, gunpowder, and the compass' as the technological drivers which had 'changed the appearan

NYU Forum on Educational Theatre April 21-24 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Program in Educational Theatre
contact email: 
nyu.forum.on.ed.theatre.2016@gmail.com

For our 2016 annual forum, the Program in Educational Theatre builds on the work of previous annual events in curriculum, assessment, teaching artistry, playwriting, ethnodrama, Shakespeare, citizensh

UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15- 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

SSSL’s meeting in Boston will be the first the organization has held in a location north of the Mason‐Dixon line.

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (Britain) - 2/1/15 (6/20 - 6/21)

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)
18th Annual International Creative Writing Conference

Book on Mad Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Yaross Lee/Ohio University
contact email: 
leej@ohio.edu

Call for papers for a book on Mad magazine. We are looking for scholarly examinations of the magazine, its humor, its artists, its cultural and political impact, and its influence.

Freedom of Culture – Culture of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of International and Political Sciences, University of Łódź
contact email: 
penier@uni.lodz.pl

In 2015, 800 years has elapsed since the adoption of Magna Carta, regarded as the symbolic beginning of parliamentary culture and the cornerstone of British democracy.

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

[UPDATE] Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

Due to several requests we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions until Monday, 15 June 2015.

New Mediums of Modernism: Modernism and Popular Culture- SAMLA- 6/12 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Peter Nicholls argues that modernism should not be conceived of as a large single movement but as a multiplicity of smaller undertakings that at once reinforced, contradicted, drove, and inhibited one

Inaugural CFP: The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

The Rising Dragon

Call for Papers

[Deadline Extended] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus Simonsen & Jodey Castricano
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Published in the Ecocritical Theory and Practice series by Lexington Books, this edited collection will re-examine the ethics, politics and aesthetics of veganism.

UPDATE - UNCHAINING SELVES: The Power of the Neo-Slave Narrative Genre—A CALLALOO Call for Papers (Deadline: July 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

CALLALOO invites papers for a special issue on Neo-Slave Narratives guest edited by Joan Anim-Addo (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Maria Helena Lima (SUNY Geneseo).

The Contemporary “Bad Guy” October 31, 2015 at Kennedy Hall University of St. Andrews

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Andrews
contact email: 
lb553@st-andrews.ac.uk

The Contemporary “Bad Guy”
October 31, 2015 at Kennedy Hall
University of St. Andrews

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Emerging Scholars Award.

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