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2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

19th-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA 2010
contact email: 
jennader@unm.edu

American
Nineteenth-Century American Literature
RMMLA 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Open Topic:

[UPDATE] IALJS session at ESSE-10: "History and Literary Journalism" (Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The ESSE (http://www.essenglish.org/) has accepted the IALJS proposal for a seminar at their Tenth International Conference of the European Society for the Study of English at the University of Turin,

[UPDATE] IALJS-5 London : "Literary Jounalism: Perspectives and Prospects" (Roehampton University, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

[UPDATE] MELUS, April 8-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

We have extended the deadline for proposals for the 24th MELUS conference (April 8-11 at the University of Scranton) to Jan. 10.

For details and the complete call for papers, see www.melus.org

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

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Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

In the last few decades, the culturalist approach to literature has been an unavoidable and incontestable fact.

[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.

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