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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

[UPDATE] Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (20 Jan)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

[UPDATE] Romanian Culture in the Global Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
romanianculture1@yahoo.com

ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE

Edited by Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu
Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

Call for Conference abstracts: Session: (Re)Modeling Our Others: Draculas, Jasons, Michaels, and Freddies

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Browning/Louisiana State University
contact email: 
jbrow11@lsu.edu

EGSA Conference: The 20th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

Regarding Iteration: Narratives of Imitation and Innovation

February 11-12, 2010

Emerson Society Awards 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

** Emerson Society Awards 2010 **

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Undergraduate Research in American Literary Studies (ALA, 5/27/10-5/30/10, San Francisco; deadline 1/4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
John Swift / Council on Undergraduate Research (Arts and Humanities)
contact email: 
swiftj@oxy.edu

In recent years “undergraduate research” (a term for a number of research-related pedagogies and practices) has moved increasingly into the humanities from the academic sciences, where it has deve

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s), ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

CFP: Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s), ALA 2010

American Literature Association 2010 – San Francisco, CA – May 27-30, 2010

T. S. Eliot Society at American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
leeoser@holycross.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will
sponsor two sessions at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American
Literature Association, May 27–30, at the Hyatt Regency in San

ACLA: Fictions of Haiti (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; Abstract by 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Manganelli & Angela Naimou, Clemson University
contact email: 
kmangan@clemson.edu, anaimou@clemson.edu

“Commemorations,” observes Michel-Rolph Trouillot, “sanitize further the messy history lived by the actors.

still taking essay considerations James Bond book

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Essays Consideration-James Bond and Popular Culture: the Films are Not Enough!
We are still taking considerations for essays for our forthcoming volume

[UPDATE] Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma (11/27/09; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2010 ALA Conference in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010).

[UPDATE] Critical Literary Regionalisms (ACCUTE Conference Montreal, May 2010) deadline extended to Nov 20 09

full name / name of organization: 
Susie DeCoste, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
susiedecoste@gmail.com

Member-organized Session:
Critical Literary Regionalisms
Organizer: Susie DeCoste (Waterloo)

UPDATE: ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/23)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

ACLA:Traveling to Louisiana: Cinematic representation of the Southern other(s) /deadline for submissions:November,23 2009

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

Panel for 2010 American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
April 1 through 4 2010, New Orleans
Deadline for papers: November 23, 2009

The New York School, (ALA 2010, May 27-30, 2010; Deadline 1/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmacarthur@csub.edu

Papers are invited on The New York School poets, first, second, third generation, for presentation at the 21st Annual American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010.

CFP: Afffectivity and Aesthetics of the Postnational across Literature, Cinema, and Theory (deadline: Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010
contact email: 
jchlpark@yahoo.com; mayumoin@gmail.com

The Health of the Economy: Fitzgerald, Health Care, and Financial Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Gordon Froehlich / F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

Jewish Identity and Culture in Mainstream America (accepting now through 1 Mar 2010)

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

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

[UPDATE] Re-Conceiving the Urban: Public Space and Public Health (ACLA, 1-4 April 2010, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser / Stanford University
contact email: 
houserh@stanford.edu

Seminar Organizers: Allison Carruth, University of Oregon; Heather Houser, Stanford University

We invite paper proposals for ACLA's 2010 Annual Conference, "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms," to be held 1-4 April, 2010 in New Orleans, LA.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Proposals are due Monday, November 23, 2009.

How should we understand the “culture of cities,” to cite historian Lewis Mumford, in the context of recent environmental and public health challenges?

[UPDATE] Bodies in Motion: Corporeality & the Representation of Immigrants, Refugees & Diasporic Subjects (ACLA 11/23/09; 4/1-4)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

This seminar seeks to explore connections and tensions between discourses of the body and discourses of diaspora, migration, exile, and transnationality.

[UPDATE] CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010 (Deadline 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

Hybrid Realism?

Detective Fiction Panel at LSU's Mardi Gras Conference February 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kmecho1@lsu.edu

The detective has always been a central figure in crime narratives.

CFP: International Association for Philosophy and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
iaplassistant1@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Proposed Sessions
34th Annual Conference
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
to be held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,
24-30 May 2010
Topic: CULTURES OF DIFFERENCES: national / indigenous / historical

CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference [UPDATE]
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

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