category: american

American Literature and its Societal Impressions

full name / name of organization: 
Connecticut Review
contact email: 
ctreview@easternct.edu

“When the frost is on the punkin’ and the fodder’s in the shock…” American authors have prided themselves on exploring and displaying their cultural (and regional) differences.

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

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

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

[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

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
The Catalan Center at NYU (New York University)
contact email: 
mary.ann.newman@nyu.edu (CC JoseMaria.Armengol@uclm.es)

CALL FOR PAPERS

BEYOND DON JUAN:
RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES
New York, March 31-April 1, 2011

The Catalan Center at New York University

In collaboration with:

CFP Film and History Panel at the PCAs (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Film and History Area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
kmf33@pitt.edu

Film and History Area at the PCA/ACA National Conference (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)
'Seeing History in Experimental Film and Media'
March 31-April 3, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri

Assuming Gender - Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
gender@cf.ac.uk

Assuming Gender
An international, interdisciplinary journal
Call for Papers

** We are now inviting submissions for our second issue, due out in the Spring of 2010**

ACLA: Forms of Floods. Submission Deadline November 13

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jeon/University of San Diego, Benjamin Widiss/Princeton University
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu, bwidiss@princeton.edu

Floods represent chaos: the overwhelming not just of everyday life but of entire prevailing natural and social orders, the destruction of boundaries and moorings, the triumph of formlessness and flux. This seminar examines, then, the challenges — both formal and ethical — entailed in representing floods.

Governing the Hearth: Law and Family in the Nineteenth Century (INCS, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

CFP: Governing the Hearth: Law and Family in the Nineteenth Century
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference: Family/Resemblance
University of Texas at Austin
March 25-27, 2010

[Update] 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: December 15
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Roundtable on Teaching Latina/o Literature. Deadline 1/4/10. ALA at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
eliza_rodriguezygibson@redlands.edu

Roundtable on Teaching Latina/o Literature.

America's Civil War Then and Now, Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
2010 ACLA Conference, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010
contact email: 
ashackel@unc.edu

Now seeking proposals for the following seminar at the 2010 ACLA conference in New Orleans from April 1-4.

Latina/o Lit at ALA. San Francisco May 2010. Deadline: 1/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
eliza_rodriguezygibson@redlands.edu

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association, 2010

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

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. 13, 2009

Investigating Conflicts at Public Demonstrations: A Conference on the Powers of Protest, New Technology, and Crowd Control

full name / name of organization: 
The Protest Study Project at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
proteststudyproject@gmail.com

An informal network of students, faculty, and activists tentatively working under the banner of "The Protest Study Project" have proposed a weekend conference in New York on March 20-21, 2010 (we are

Velvet Light Trap #67 - Seeing Race: Our Enduring Dilemma - Due Date Jan. 30th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap/The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
adscahill@mail.utexas.edu

The Velvet Light Trap #67 - Seeing Race: Our Enduring Dilemma

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
an.kingsley@gmail.com ; mujumdar.a@neu.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for the 2010 Annual American Comparative Literature Association Meeting (New Orleans, April 1-4).

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

CENSORSHIP AND DISCOURSE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (16th-21st centuries) University of Rennes 2 ( France), 27-28 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, claire.charlot@univ-rennes2.fr

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CALL FOR ESSAYS - Blackwell Companion to Film Noir - abstracts by Dec 31st 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Spicer and Dr Helen Hanson
contact email: 
andrew2.spicer@uwe.ac.uk; h.m.hanson@exeter.ac.uk

CFP San Joaquin Valley Journal (01/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

REMINDER -- CFP-Kate Chopin International Society at SSSL Conference, 8-11 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
cbucher@berry.edu

Call for Proposals for Kate Chopin Panel for 2010 Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

March 26, 2010

ACLA:Traveling to Louisiana: Cinematic representation of the Southern other(s) /deadline for submissions:November,13 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur / SUNY Binghamton
contact email: 
cinemaandviolence@gmail.com

 

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (12/01/2009; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly
contact email: 
tromly@cc.umanitoba.ca

 

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (12/01/2009; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / California State University, Chico
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

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"Cosmopolitan Poe" at 2010 ACLA April 1-4 (proposals due Nov. 13, 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa
contact email: 
melanie-reichwald@uiowa.edu

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1st Global Conference: The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference

The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 6th May – Saturday 8th May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

ACLA 2010 - Seminar on Expanding US Latinidad or What's new about the "New" Latin@ Diasporas?

full name / name of organization: 
Luz Kirschner
contact email: 
luz_a.kirschner@uni-bielefeld.de

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[UPDATE] Edited Collection: Linguistics & the Study of Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Bramlett/University of Nebraska at Omaha
contact email: 
fbramlett@unomaha.edu

Second Call for Proposals

2nd Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference

Evil, Women and the Feminine

Monday 3rd May 2010 – Wednesday 5th May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature, February 10-13, 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

SOUTHERN WRITERS/SOUTHERN WRITING GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS: JULY 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

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That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

[UPDATE] Trauma and Narrative: Intersections Among Narrative Study, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis -- ABSTRACTS DUE 12/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
The George Washington University -- Departments of English, Psychiatry, and Human Science, in association with the Washington Psychoanalytic Society
contact email: 
gwu.trauma@gmail.com
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