category: american

Nineteenth Century Southern Literature: William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture (September 23-Sept. 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The University Libraries of the University of South Carolina and the William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
Meriwetn@mailbox.sc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture
September 23-Sept. 25, 2010
South Caroliniana Library at University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

CFP: Irving’s American West (Deadline 1/03/10; ALA San Francisco, CA May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
ccapap@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2010 ALA will focus on the increasing attention that scholars have been paying to Washington Irving’s conceptions of the American West.

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) & Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Everyday Life and Literature

[Update] CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon (12/15/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

[Update] CFP: True Blood (12/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

Gene Stratton Porter, Music of the Wild

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
obuch1mc@cmich.edu

In honor of the centennial of the publication of Gene Stratton-Porter’s Music of the Wild, the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML) proposes a panel of papers on that and other Porter’s works at its annual conference, Writing the Midwest, at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 13-15, 2010.

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

'The idea of influence in American literature', 31 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
tara.stubbs@spc.ox.ac.uk

This one-day conference aims to ask whether American literature might fruitfully be viewed as a product of its influences, and if so, whether it can – or should – be considered separately from the

Humor and the Great Divide--American Literature Association Conference, May 2010; submission deadline 20 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

Sometimes we seem alien to one another—separated by the gulfs of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, class, and/or region, the gaps between us can seem too big to bridge.

With Laughter for All: Toward a New Anthology of American Humor-- ALA Conference May 2010; submission deadline 20 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
DSloane@newhaven.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks proposals for a round-table session at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center, on May 27-30,

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal, an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

Franocophone and European Comics and Graphic Novels Panel, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Abstract Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] The films of Claire Denis Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Abstract Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[Update] the Films of Michael Haneke Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Catherine Deneuve: Cultural Icon Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Inglourious Basterds Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] CFP: FOOD & CULTURE (Last Call)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
williamL@purdue.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/15/09

[Final Update] European Popular Culture and Literature, Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[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

CFP Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel at 2010 ALA (1/10/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan / Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

CFP Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel at 2010 ALA

[UPDATE] Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Extended Deadline for Submissions: 8 January 2010

CFP: SSAWW Panels at ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Clarke/ Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
Deborah.Clarke@asu.edu

Call for Papers: SSAWW Panels at ALA 2010

33rd Annual NJCEA Conference - Sat. March 27, 2010, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
Nira Gupta-Casale, Dept. of English, Kean University - ncasale@kean.edu

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

Dubus 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Anselm College
contact email: 
egleason@anselm.edu

NOTE: The date for the submission of ideas for papers and panel discussions has been extended to February 15, 2010.

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Shuler and Leo Riegert
contact email: 
Jack Shuler – shulerj@denison.edu

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com


“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island

Journal of Drama Studies--October 2009 issue. Sub by January 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association(India)
contact email: 
bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

Research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, published by The Shakespeare Association

[UPDATE] "American History and Culture" area at SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Kelli_Shapiro@brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
SW/TX PCA/ACA
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2009
Http://www.swtxpca.org

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC), March 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their first annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

CFP - Proto-Chicana Literature? Resurrecting the Writings of Josefina Niggli

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jamie Davis and Dr. Lori Oxford/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
jddavis@email.wcu.edu and lfoxford@email.wcu.edu

Although scholars generally agree that the Chicano literary movement gained its primary momentum around 1959 and was dominated nearly exclusively by male writers for decades, a number of Mexican Natio

Flannery O'Connor Regular Session at RMMLA 2010 (abstracts due March 1, 2010; conference October 14-16, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
donhardy@unr.edu

Each year the RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association) conference includes a regular session dedicated to the work of Flannery O'Connor.

Interdisciplinarity (1/25/10; 4/9-10/10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice" : Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Union for Democratic Communications
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

Call for Participation
Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference
"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice"

“Bodies of Knowledge: Anatomy, Complexity and the Invention of Organizational Systems, 1500-1850" (Abstracts: Feb. 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
M. S. Landers / University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
anatomycfp@gmail.com

We are seeking proposals for a collection of essays that will explore the many ways in which early modern understandings of the body created a new paradigm for the theoretical/artificial organization

UPDATE: Creative Writing - UK (11/30/09; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

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