category: american

[UPDATE] CFP: Mark Helprin’s Worlds (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

UPDATE: Mark Helprin’s Worlds (grad) (new submission deadline - 3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

[UPDATE] Illustrating Literary Worlds (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

[UPDATE]: Illustrating Literary Worlds. New submission deadline: 3/11/2009.

[UPDATE] Fantasy and Fantastic Literature (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

[UPDATE]: New submission dealine, 3/11/2009

"Postcolonial and..." at SAMLA, November 6-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Roopika Risam, Emory University
contact email: 
rrisam@emory.edu

Session Title: “Postcolonial and…”

Science and Fiction: “Posthumanism Today" (4/15/09; MMLA; 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Leaps of Faith: Mania Meets Modernity SAMLA Atlanta GA Nov. 6-8 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Gallagher
contact email: 
jeng_steveg@hotmail.com

This panel will interrogate the upsurge of the new(?) homicidal/suicidal religiosity in the West.

"The Arts of Democracy" (Deadline June 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
SOUNDINGS: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
sounding@utk.edu

It is often assumed that the arts, and particularly the fine arts, create and sustain the kinds of social distinctions that are antithetical to true democracy.

[UPDATE] CFP: [American] White Southern Writers and the Civil Rights Movement (SAMLA 11/6-8/09; deadline 4/5/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas F. Haddox/Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
thaddox@utk.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Panel
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
November 6-8, 2009
Atlanta, Georgia

NEW DEADLINE: April 5, 2009

Obama in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Title: Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes

Human-Animal Relation (Journal Issue; August 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Worsham/JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Poltiics
contact email: 
worsham@ilstu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of JAC

Criticism as Method: Mediating Literature and Politics (3/19/09; MLA '09)

full name / name of organization: 
Swati Rana, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
swati@berkeley.edu

CFP: “Criticism as Method: Mediating Literature and Politics”
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2009

Pirates and Piracy (May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter
contact email: 
opit0010@umn.edu

darkmatter Journal - http://www.darkmatter101.org/

Special Issue - Call for Papers: Pirates and Piracy in History, Literature and Theory

[UPDATE] CFP: Eudora Welty Society Panel, SCMLA Baton Rouge, 10/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
kordonowy@virginia.edu

UPDATE: The deadline for paper proposals has been extended to March 25, 2009.

MLA Special Session proposal - Reconsidering the Transnational Turn - 3/24

full name / name of organization: 
John Patrick Leary, Wayne State University
contact email: 
jpleary@wayne.edu

In recent years, a “transnational” approach to literary history has become popular.

Looking for essays about President Barak Obama in Popular Culture for a book anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barak Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes
Publisher: McFarland

Deadline for Abstracts: May 25th, 2009

Description of the Book:

UPDATE: Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi, Tara McLellan
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATED DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS BOTH CRITICAL AND CREATIVE IS 5:00PM ON MARCH 31, 2009. PLEASE EMAIL SWSWGRADCONFERENCE@GMAIL.COM WITH QUESTIONS!

Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Click / University of Missouri, Columbia
contact email: 
clickm@missouri.edu

CFP: Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

Edited by Melissa Click, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey, and Lissa Behm-Morawitz

Proposal deadline: April 10, 2009

African American Literature Panel (3/15/09; PAMLA, 11/6/09-11/7/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian R. Adler
contact email: 
badler@uci.edu

Open call for papers:

Proposals sought for the African American Literature session of the PAMLA Conference, San Francisco State University, November 6-7, 2009.

Haunted Masculinities: Men and Their Ghostly Selves in American Literature (MLA special session)

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

Haunted Masculinities: Men and Their Ghostly Selves in American Literature Proposal for special session for MLA 2009

St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities Review.

Popular Womens Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/09; RMMLA, 10/08-10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Washington
contact email: 
pwashington@uco.edu

Inviting papers (20) minutes for the Popular Womens Fiction in the

17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

MLA cfp -- 2 panels arranged by ASLE

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Knickerbocker
contact email: 
sknickerbocker@collegeofidaho.edu

African American Literature and Environment
MLA panel arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

"Narratives of Community" -- Pre-1900 American Literature (5/1/09; SAMLA, 11/6/09-11/8/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Lelekis
contact email: 
drlgz5@missouri.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

"Narratives of Community"

Stolen Lives: Identity Theft and Contemporary Narrative (MLA 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Price McMurray
contact email: 
pmcmurray@txwes.edu

Stolen Lives: Identity Theft and Contemporary Narrative

Proposed Special Session Panel
MLA Convention, Dec. 27-30, 2009
Philadelphia, PA

2009 MLA Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Deeanna Rohr
contact email: 
dr275424@albany.edu

MLA 2009 Convention
Philadelphia, Dec. 27-30

Mysticism in "America"

CFP: [American] CFP - Traumatic Memory and Narrative Memory in Ethnic American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Kara E. Jacobi
contact email: 
k.jacobi@umiami.edu

CFP: [American] CFP - Traumatic Memory and Narrative Memory in Ethnic American Literatures

CFP: [American] âLeaps of Faith: When Mania Meets Modernityâ (5/16/09; SAMLA, Atlanta GA 11/06/09-11/08/09

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Gallagher
contact email: 
jeng_steveg@hotmail.com

CFP: [American] âLeaps of Faith: When Mania Meets Modernityâ (5/16/09; SAMLA, Atlanta GA 11/06/09-11/08/09

CFP: [American] "'Jewish Wry': Humor in Jewish American Literature. A Tribute to Sarah Blacher Cohen." MLA,

full name / name of organization: 
ann r. shapiro
contact email: 
shapirar@aol.com

CFP: [American] "'Jewish Wry': Humor in Jewish American Literature. A Tribute to Sarah Blacher Cohen." MLA,

CFP: [American] The Cosmopolitan Novel: Old Paradigms/New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Soo Kim
contact email: 
sooykim@tamu.edu

CFP: [American] The Cosmopolitan Novel: Old Paradigms/New Directions

UPDATE: [American] Women of Color Writers and Environmental Justice Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Campbell
contact email: 
akatecampbell@gmail.com

UPDATE: [American] Women of Color Writers and Environmental Justice Literature

CFP: [American] CFP: Mark Helprinâs Worlds (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Susana Brower
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

CFP: [American] CFP: Mark Helprinâs Worlds (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

CFP: [American] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Mahalik
contact email: 
Christa.Mahalik@Quinnipiac.edu

CFP: [American] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

CFP: [American] Asian American Literature (3/1/09; RMMLA, 10/08-10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Naranjo-Huebl
contact email: 
ln22@calvin.edu

CFP: [American] Asian American Literature (3/1/09; RMMLA, 10/08-10/09)

UPDATE: [American] Cover Art for Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Christianne M. Cain & John V. Nance
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

UPDATE: [American] Cover Art for Journal

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