category: american

[UPDATE] CFP— "The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love" EXTENDED DEADLINE- Dec. 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO

CFP Suburban and Urban Western Literature and Culture. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Neil Campbell, University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
n.campbell@derby.ac.uk

The journal Western American Literature invites submissions examining the urban and suburban West in literature, film, television, memoirs, and other forms.

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; due Jan 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Sedgwick and Religion -- Sedgwick has often been linked with Unitarianism, but what other ways is her writing informed by religion and in what ways can we relate her writings to other 19th century

21st Century Superheroes and Super Villains in Film and TV - Call for essays

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou and Dr. Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
bettyk@freemail.gr & rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows.

ASA 2010, 1/5/10, "The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories"

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper, Dept. of English, University of S. Florida
contact email: 
tovacooper@gmail.com

The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

Philip Roth Society Panels for ALA Conference, SF, May 27-30, 2010: 'Roth and Women' and 'The Kepesh Novels'

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring two panels at next year's annual ALA conference, to be held May 27-30 in San Francisco.

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Mythcon 41: War in Heaven (4/15/10; 7/9/10–7/12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

The 41st Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XLI)
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/41/
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
July 9–12, 2010

Guests of Honor

Tim Powers, Author

Barbara Kingsolver (ALA San Francisco May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Peters, Texas A&M University
contact email: 
slpeters@tamu.edu

In 2009 Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna, her first novel in almost ten years, was an instant bestseller.

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

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

full name / name of organization: 
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

The Ecology of Utopia: Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CLEU (Cultures and Literatures of the United States) research group, Department of English Philology, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
contact email: 
jliste@udc.es

Organized by the CLEU research group of the University of La Coruna in northwestern Spain, this international conference, scheduled for September 23-25, 2010, aims to provide a forum for the explorati

Constituting Citizenship: National & Transnational Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Symposium in American Studies Purdue University
contact email: 
allen65@purdue.edu

The symposium committee of the American Studies
Program at Purdue University invites proposals and
abstracts for papers and panels for its annual graduate

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

William Dean Howells at the ALA in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Lance Rubin (lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu)

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring the following two panels at the 2010 American Literature Association annual conference, which will be held this year in San Francisco on May 27-30:

21st-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Collection of Essays
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu and gioia.woods@nau.edu

We are looking for essays to round out a proposed collection that explores American literature – or literature about America – written since the year 2000.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

Traveling on the Force of Change: Travel Writing in the Age of Henry Adams; Am Lit Assn, 5/27/2010; 1/20/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing and henry Adams Society
contact email: 
william.decker@okstate.edu

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams contrasts the “force” of the automobile for shaping lives of commercial travelers with the “force” that motivated the construction of the Gothic cathedra

Travel in Times of Travail

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
jvolkmer@ursinus.edu; vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic, “Travel in Times of Travail” for the 2010 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco.

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Seeking book editors for Rodopi's Dialogue series

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Myer
contact email: 
mjonmeyer@gmail.com

As senior editor of Rodopi's Dialogue Series, I am looking for individuals who might want to serve as editors for forthcoming volumes -- so far seven volumes have appeared in the series and severa

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

Trauma, Memory & Narrative at RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
rkennon@fas.harvard.edu

RMMLA Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico ~ October 14-16, 2010

Intersections of Trauma, Memory & Narrative

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

Interdisciplinary Studies February 10-13, 2010 [UPDATE]

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

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

Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency

Plenum: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
jis at scsu dot edu

Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The 2010 Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on “American Studies as Transnational Practice” (4/9-4/10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
yuan.shu@ttu.edu

April 9-10, 2010 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, the United States of America

Josefina Niggli: A Celebration. Deadline April 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mickey Randolph/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
Randolph@email.wcu.edu

A multidisciplinary editorial board at Western Carolina University invites papers that explore the life, work, and contributions of Josefina Niggli for a volume in celebration of the centennial of her

Dialogues: West's Miss Lonelyhearts; inquiries 3/10/10, papers 8/20/10

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Vescio / University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
contact email: 
vesciob@uwgb.edu

Rodopi Press Amsterdam / Atlanta announces a new series of literary studies entitled Dialogue under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer.

Safe

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

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