category: american

The Fictional North

full name / name of organization: 
Sue Matheson, University College of the North, Manitoba, Canada
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The University College of the North invites submissions for an upcoming conference,
The Fictional North, to be held at The Pas Campus in The Pas, Manitoba, March 30-
April 1, 2010.

2nd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

Call for Papers: Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century [Update]

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

“Cities of God” in Ethnic Literature: The Roles of Religious Communities (MELUS 2010; deadline 11 December 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson, U of Tennessee / MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for a panel on the depiction of religious communities in ethnic U.S. literatures for the 2010 MELUS Conference at The University of Scranton (PA).

[UPDATE] The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 23, 2009 [Deadline extended]

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

The Drawn Map -- CFP deadline December 20th, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at Northeastern University
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

The Drawn Map.
March 13-14, 2010
Northeastern University’s
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Martin Brückner,
University of Delaware

CFP: Sleep Dealer SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo / SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP (ALA Proposed Panel 5/27/10-5/30/10): "The Patriotism of the Mindless": Violence Against the Black Body as Patriotic Act”

full name / name of organization: 
D.H. Simmons
contact email: 
dsimmons@lovett.org

The title of this panel, borrowed from James Baldwin's "This Morning, This Evening, So Soon," suggests its emphasis.

PAMLA Conference, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010; special session proposal deadline Dec. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

UPDATE: African American Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: autobiography
contact email: 
sboyd@westga.edu

_a/b: Auto/Biography Studies_ invites submissions for a special issue focusing on African American life writing.

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fourth volume to be publish

Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.org

WATERMARK CALL FOR PAPERS

“Righting” and “Re-Writing” Wrongs" ACLA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Donig/ ACLA
contact email: 
ddonig@english.umass.edu

Each new textual creation is in some way a reflection or mimesis. All literary creations are beholden to some narrative ancestor, some antecedent form, some prior idea.

Architectural Strategies in Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Nora Wendl & Isabelle Loring Wallace
contact email: 
nwendl@uncc.edu

Title: Architectural Strategies in Contemporary Art

Call for Abstracts: February 1, 2010

Due Date for Completed Papers: December 31, 2010

SCMLA Conference on Christianity and Literature session, October 28-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
jhooten@umhb.edu

South Central MLA 2010
Conference on Christianity and Literature Session
October 28-30, at the Sheraton Forth Worth Hotel

True Blood ( PCA/ACA, 3/31 - 4/3, Submission Deadline: 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be h

4th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CFP Twilight (PCA/ACA St. Louis, 3/31-4/3) Submission Deadline: 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be h

CFP Stephen King (PCA/ACA, St. Louis, 3/31-4/3) Deadline: 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Stephen King Area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held Wednesday, March 31st t

CARSON McCULLERS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE AND 94TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (FEBRUARY 17-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Ross/Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Columbus State University
contact email: 
mccullerscenter@colstate.edu

3rd Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Second Annual International Conference on: “Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities” May 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Portland Center for Public Humanities
contact email: 
publichumanities@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Portland Center for Public Humanities

Second Annual International Conference on:
“Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities”

[UPDATE] Nov.13, 2010 The 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

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

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (1/31/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Last Call! Zombies, Vampires, Mummies! Undead in the West (12/1/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

LAST CALL!!!

Call for Papers: Undead in the West
PCA/ACA National Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010
St. Louis, Missouri
Deadline: December 1, 2009

CFP: "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - Concordia University, March 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

Contemporary Horror Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
David.Simmons@northampton.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor David Punter (Bristol University)

Undergraduates, Get Your History Papers Published! Submit to HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research

full name / name of organization: 
HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research
contact email: 
histmatt@appstate.edu

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: 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

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

UPDATE: New World Francophonie: ACLA Panel, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Giacoppe, Ramapo College/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
giacoppe@ramapo.edu

The ACLA’s annual meeting in New Orleans seems an ideal time to address the francophone literatures and cultures of the “New World,” too often considered only as an afterthought in comparative A

SC4:The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (fourth biennial)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda V. Wilcox / Gordon College; Whedon Studies Association; Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

SC4: The Fourth Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
June 3-6, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

Poems Invited for June 2010 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (17th Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2010 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
Panel Topic
Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge
Andrew Banecker (LSU), Chair

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