category: american

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

Studies in Fiction and Non-Fiction of Marilynne Robinson

full name / name of organization: 
Scott LaMascus
contact email: 
scott.lamascus@oc.edu

Marilynne Robinson

Author of
Housekeeping (1980) – winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award;
Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State, and Nuclear Pollution (1989);

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

Update: Susan Sontag's Prose Works (Journal submission) Due February 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
<inbetween@rediffmail.com>

Susan Sontag

Call for Papers: Theatre Arts Journal - Studies in Scenography and Performance (Deadline March 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tel-Aviv University
contact email: 
eynconf@post.tau.ac.il

We are proud to announce the inaugural issue of THEATRE ARTS JOURNAL: STUDIES IN SCENOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCE (TAJ), a peer-reviewed, open access electronic journal dedicated to investigation of curren

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Pynchon's California, ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010. Proposals due by Janary 25, 10.

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Pynchon’s California

Jamesian Afterlives: Henry James sessions at American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
David McWhirter/Henry James Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

The Henry James Society will conduct two sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference, May 27-30, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

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]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

Utopia and Dystopia - special issue of Meridian critic, Spring 2010; Deadline for submission: 15 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English; Otilia Ignatescu, University of Suceava, Department of Education Sciences
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com, otiliai@usv.ro

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites submissions for its first issue in 2010, dedicated to Utopia and Dystopia.

Volume on Eliot's Waste Land (Inquiries by 3/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Moffett
contact email: 
jmoffett@kwc.edu

Rodopi Press Amsterdam / Atlanta announces a new series of literary studies entitled Dialogue under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer.

CFP The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Abstracts by 1/10; ASA, San Antonio, 11/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Quentin Miller / Suffolk University
contact email: 
qmiller@suffolk.edu

The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates Abstracts due: January 10th or earlier.

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010) [UPDATE] New keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

***SEE BELOW FOR NEWS ON REPLACEMENT LUNCHEON SPEAKER***

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 26, 2010

The Future of the Archetype (3/15/10; MLA special session, Jan 11-15 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
L. Michelle Baker
contact email: 
lbaker@shepherd.edu

The second decade of the twentieth century saw the publication of two landmark studies that were to change the approach of poets and scholars alike: Jessie Weston’s From Ritual to Romance (1920) an

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

Mina Loy across the Arts (Seminar), ESSE 10 Conference, Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Scuriatti (ECLA, Berlin, Germany) and Esther SÁNCHEZ-PARDO (Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain)
contact email: 
l.scuriatti@ecla.de

The British poet and painter Mina Loy (1882-1966) lived in Italy, France, Germany and the United States, taking part in or conversing with Futurism, Surrealism, New York dada, and engaging in producti

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an Afr

Adrienne Rich's post-Atlas work

full name / name of organization: 
Trudi Witonsky
contact email: 
witonskt@uww.edu

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the American Literary Association's Annual Conference in San Francisco (May 27-30 2010).

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

CFP - Representing American Poverty (ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010; deadline Jan 20, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller
contact email: 
gleonmiller@gmail.com

I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010.

[UPDATE] American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
cherryj@wabash.edu

Call for Papers:
American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference

Conference Dates: May 27-30, 2010

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010; 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: March 1st, 2010
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011.

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 4 JANUARY 2010 for Conference 31 March-3 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Conference: Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals and Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association announces an extension of the deadline to apply for the 31 March-3 April 2010 Conference in St. Louis, MO to 4 January 2010.

[UPDATE] CFP— "The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love" EXTENDED DEADLINE- Dec. 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO

CFP Suburban and Urban Western Literature and Culture. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Neil Campbell, University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
n.campbell@derby.ac.uk

The journal Western American Literature invites submissions examining the urban and suburban West in literature, film, television, memoirs, and other forms.

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; due Jan 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Sedgwick and Religion -- Sedgwick has often been linked with Unitarianism, but what other ways is her writing informed by religion and in what ways can we relate her writings to other 19th century

21st Century Superheroes and Super Villains in Film and TV - Call for essays

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou and Dr. Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
bettyk@freemail.gr & rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows.

ASA 2010, 1/5/10, "The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories"

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper, Dept. of English, University of S. Florida
contact email: 
tovacooper@gmail.com

The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

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