category: american

[UPDATE] SPECS "Toy" Issue; March 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwork

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States: A Comparative Approach

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Butter (School of Language & Literature), Maurus Reinkowski (School of History), Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
contact email: 
michael.butter@frias.uni-freiburg.de

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States:
A Comparative Approach

13-15 January 2011, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany

Organizers:

The New American Poetry: 50th Anniversary Conference (May 1, '10 / October 23, '10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
d.katz@warwick.ac.uk ; n.lawrence@warwick.ac.uk

The New American Poetry: 50th Anniversary Conference
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
October 23, 2010

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

[UPDATE] Extended deadline--March 1, 2010 -- Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy"

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Evening Papers
contact email: 
ruminations.submissions@gmail.com

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism.

She-Wolf: Female Werewolves, Shapeshifters and Other Horrors

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester UK
contact email: 
shewolf.manchester@googlemail.com

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Hutchings (University of Northumbria, UK)

2nd Global Conference: Strangers, ALiens and Foreigners (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Monday 20th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

UPDATE: Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (deadline: Feb 1, 2010; conference: June 15-17, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society
contact email: 
Brassard@up.edu

Call for Papers:
Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945


University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, June 17-19, 2010

Poetry of the Americas Symposium at Princeton, April 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
rgalvin@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
POETRY OF THE AMERICAS
5th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Special Session at PAMLA: Sixties Radicalism Redux (Abstracts 3/15/10; Conference 11/13-11/14/10

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Hishmeh/Palomar College or Jason Spangler/Riverside City College
contact email: 
rhishmeh@palomar.edu; spanglerj@cox.net

Barrack Obama’s presidency, with its invocation of John F.

CFP: Autobiography Session, PAMLA 2010 (3/15/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
108th Annual Conference
November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

First Round Proposal Deadline is fast approaching.

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010

Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment (3/5/2010; MLA 1/6-1/9/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles, CA

American Childhoods: Representations of Childhood in pre-1900 American Literature/ November 5-7, 2010 Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assocation (SAMLA)
contact email: 
cnesmith@sc.edu

What kinds of “cultural work” do child characters do in literary works? How is gender performed by these characters? How is national identity formed?

"States of Emergency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crisis" June 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, John K. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2010@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the ensuing War on Terror stand as images that mark the 21st century’s fall into a permanent state of emergency, manifest in the suspension of civil liberties, preemptive and irregular warfare, and a disregard for international law.

Span<-->Eng Translation in U.S. Children’s Literature, ATA, Denver, Oct. 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
proposed session for American Translators Association national convention
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Panelists are invited for a proposed American Translators Association session examining various facets of the role of Spanish<-->English translation in U.S. children’s literature.

The Spectres of Utopia: 11th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, 7-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin Poland
contact email: 
utopia2010@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl

Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes on different aspects of utopias, dystopias, utopianism and anti-utopianism as they manifest themselves in politics, society, economics, art, and culture.

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

American Literature After 1900 - RMMLA Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Martina Jauch
contact email: 
mjauch@purdue.edu

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 14-16, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM, is lookin

[UPDATE]The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject 2-3 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Universtiy of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

Flannery O'Connor in Film. SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
akking@olemiss.edu

This panel affiliated with the Flannery O'Connor Society welcomes papers that explore the SAMLA 2010 special focus "The Interplay of Text and Image" in O'Connor and film.

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
a.battigelli@att.net

Proposals are being solicited for a special topics issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. The issue will focus on English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829.

Self-Denigration (MLA January 2011; Abstracts 3/5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Kreisel / University of British Columbia
contact email: 
deannakaykreisel@gmail.com

Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] Recession, Depression, Panic: Edith Wharton's Writing and Economic Flux

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

Recession, Depression, Panic: Edith Wharton's Writing and Economic Flux

Edith Wharton Society Panel at the American Literature Association, 27-30 May 2010

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels, MLA 2011: Los Angeles (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

[UPDATE] Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production ABSTRACTS DUE: JAN 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
English Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 March 13-14 with evening performance March 12th.

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film MLA 2011 Special Session Proposal (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

CFP: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA (6/1/10; Boston, MA 10/23/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa /The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
popular.culture.and.the.middle.ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/
2010 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Monstrous Medievalism 2010 (6/1/10; NEPCA Boston, MA 10/23/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa /The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
popular.culture.and.the.middle.ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
MONSTROUS MEDIEVALISMS 2010
A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

RAWI Conference CFP [1 Feb. 2010, 3-6 Jun. 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of Radius of Arab American Writers
contact email: 
conference2010@rawi.org

Arab American Art and Culture:
Challenges, Reappraisals, and Possibilities

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