category: american

International Conference: Creative Americas. Crossed perspectives on discourses and practices. October 6-7, 2010, Toulouse, Fran

full name / name of organization: 
Association Toulousaine pour la Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Amériques
contact email: 
ameriquescreatives@gmail.com

Sponsored by the “Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire, Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires” (LISST-Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Solidarity, Societies, Territories), the “Association Toulousaine po

Hamlin Garland Panel at ALA, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Roark Mulligan/Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 
mulligan@cnu.edu

Call for Papers
American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA. May 27-30, 2010

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series

Papers on Automoblie Culture - PCA/ACA 2010 National Meeting - March 31 -April 3 - St. Louis, Mo.

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Patterson/Shepherd University
contact email: 
tpatters@shepherd.edu

The automobile has had an immense influence upon our lives in innumerable ways. This area seeks to examine the role of automobility in American society.

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

[REMINDER] Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest. Due Date October 5th, 2009. Dec 5th Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), UC Berkeley.
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the University of California, Berkeley

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

Sights & Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary (June 4-5, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Sights & Sounds

Interrogating the Music Documentary

University of Salford

June 4-5, 2010

“Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde” ATHE 2010, August 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education/ATHE
contact email: 
cmcblackstock@ucdavis.edu

CFP: “Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde”
A multidisciplinary panel with the Religion and Theatre, Women and Theatre, and Performance Studies focus groups.

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - 5-7 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice
Brussels, Belgium
5-7 August, 2010

American Literature Association May 27-30, 2010 Science Fiction in the Caribbean/Latin American Diaspora Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa K. Braithwaite
contact email: 
akb1@mit.edu

When Junot Díaz’s protagonist in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) asks the question “What more sci-fi than the Santo Domingo?

Tennessee Williams in Europe: A Centenary Celebration, 1911-2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy-Université, France
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-nancy2.fr

The research group I.D.E.A.

Texting Obama: politics/poetics/popular culture, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 7-10 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
textingobama@mmu.ac.uk

An Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

TEXTING OBAMA: politics/poetics/popular culture

7-10 September 2010
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Edited Book on The Daily Show and Colbert Report

full name / name of organization: 
Amar
contact email: 
amar2556@wlu.ca

Chapters are requested for an edited book entitled, Perspectives on Fake News: The Social Significance of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Animal and Animality Studies and Other Posthumanist Approaches to Wallace Stevens (due 10/09/09)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
tsowde1@tigers.lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Animal and Animality Studies and Other Posthumanist Approaches to Wallace Stevens

The 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.

Subject: CFP: E. E. Cummings and Popular Modernism (deadline extended 10/10/09; Louisville, 2/18/10-2/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Critical Literary Regionalisms (ACCUTE Conference Montreal, May 2010) deadline Nov 15 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)

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

“Spanking and Poetry”: A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan & Tracy Riley/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

"Spanking and Poetry": A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
English Student Association Conference, Feb 25-26, 2010
The Graduate Center

CFP: Gendered Violence in Literature and Popular Culture, Panel for LASA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
magnani.jessica@spcollege.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on gender and violence in U.S. Latino literature and popular culture for the 2010 LASA Conference: Crisis, Response and Recovery.

“Toni Morrison and The Circuits of Imagination,” / “Toni Morrison et les circuits de l’imaginaire” The Sixth Biennial Confe

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
paris.tms@gmail.com

The Sixth Biennial Conference will be held in Paris and the banlieue (Saint-Denis), France, a geographic move that marks the first biennial held outside the U.S., in keeping with the extensive

Graduate Symposium & Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle, Jan. 29-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art and Theory
contact email: 
gradsymp@interchange.ubc.ca

29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle

Call for Submissions:

“‘In-betweenness in Adolescent Literature” 4/7-11/2010; 9/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lisa Perdigao, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), 2010 conference, Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

In The Case of Peter Pan, or, The Impossibility of Children’s Fiction, Jacqueline Rose states that “Children’s fiction sets up a world in which the adult comes first (author, maker, giver) and t

CFP: Historiographical Methodologies in Cultural Studies: A Reader (edited collection; February 28, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Sutch/William Penn University, College for Working Adults
contact email: 
christophersutch523@gmail.com

For Meaghan Morris “history is the name of the space where we define what matters.” With this statement, Morris raised but certainly did not settle the nature of the relationship between history a

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Keynotes: Carol Adams and David Clark

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Visions of the Future Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University
contact email: 
iagc2010@istanbul.edu.tr

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference
15-16 April 2010
Call for Papers

Deadline for Submissions: 22 January 2010

Andre Dubus/Andre Dubus III: A Symposium - April 8-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Edward Gleason, Director - Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102
contact email: 
egleason@anselm.edu

In recognition of the literary achievements of the late Andre Dubus and of Andre Dubus III, the English Department of Saint Anselm College is hosting a conference to examine those achievements.

CFP for Edited Collection: "Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas"

full name / name of organization: 
Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell / Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
pgates@wlu.ca / funn1078@wlu.ca

CFP for Edited Collection
Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas
Edited by Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at Brownsville English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
EgadsConference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville is proud to host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday,

The Afterlife of Raleigh (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Gina Caison & John Garrison, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
AfterlifeOfRaleigh@gmail.com

We request paper proposals for a proposed special session at the 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles, CA.

[UPDATE] CFP: Robert E. Howard, PCA/ACA 2010 (Deadline 10-15-09)

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Everett
contact email: 
j.everet@usp.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ROBERT E. HOWARD, PCA/ACA 2010
full name / name of organization:
Justin Everett
contact email:
j.everet@usp.edu
cfp categories:
popular_culture
science_and_culture

Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City: April 8 - 11, 2010, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Conference of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

People make cities and cities make people. Reductive as that claim is, it stands at the heart of much of the ethnic American experience. Immigrants originally inherit the cities in which they settle.

CFP Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

[UPDATE] CFP - Jewish Comics (deadline November 2, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Parker Royal / Shofar
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

JEWISH COMICS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL SHOFAR

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