category: american

Religion and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Pop Culture Association
contact email: 
wesley.bergen@wichita.edu

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM

February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, NM
(a great place to be in February)
http://swtxpca.org

New Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
SouthTexasEnglishStudies@gmail.com

The Journal for South Texas English Studies, a blind-peer-reviewed publication, is seeking submissions for its inaugural edition, which has been aptly themed “New Beginnings.” The first edition wi

Teaching Early American Literature - NeMLA 4/7-11 (abstracts by 9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John J. Kucich / NeMLA
contact email: 
jkucich@bridgew.edu

The increasing availability of Native American texts written before 1900 has only deepened questions about how best teach them.

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America, (ASECS, 3/18-21 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Wisecup/University of North Texas
contact email: 
kelly.wisecup@unt.edu

During the eighteenth-century, British Americans celebrated commodities from tobacco to sugar cane in georgic poems, displayed their cosmopolitan sensibility in narratives of inter-colonial travel, an

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

American Drama as Political Discourse: 2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This panel invites papers that investigate American drama as a vehicle for socio-political discourse.

Spirits Rapping: Spiritualism in Anglo-American Fiction (09/30/09; NeMLA, 4/7/10 - 4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cadwallader / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
cadwallader@unc.edu


Spirits Rapping: Spiritualism in Anglo-American Fiction

new CFP: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Call for Papers, "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" at CEA 2010

Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] IALJS-5: Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects (Roehamtpon University, London, UK, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
sims@journ.umass.edu

CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

"Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects"

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Session on Weird Fiction, 1925-1945, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 10-13, 2010, Albuquerque, NM

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR A SESSION ON HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN WEIRD FICTION, 1925-1945
SW/TX PCA/ACA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 10-13, 2010
Science Fiction/Fantasy Area

Individual and Collective Memory in Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Literature (NeMLA; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Evans / University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
sevans@umassd.edu

This panel seeks papers that investigate the ways contemporary multi-ethnic writers negotiate multiple sites of memory, relating any literary genre to current theories of memory, nostalgia, commemorat

Slave Narratives in the Early Americas: 8/31/09 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands May 13-16, St. Augustine, FL
contact email: 
Nicole N. Aljoe n.aljoe@neu.edu

"Slave Narratives in the Early Americas before 1845:Beyond Equiano and Douglass"

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Cinema and Landscape International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape International Conference
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Wilson / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
awilson@lagrange.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South

Literary Archetectonics of the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cross Turner / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
dturner@siena.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Literary Architectonics of the U.S. South

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[Update] 2012 Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
Joseph.Gelfer@arts.monash.edu.au

December 21 2012 is believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B'ak'tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar.

Caribbean Enlightenment conference, University of Glasgow, 8th-10th April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] American Plays and Playwrights extended deadline Aug 31

full name / name of organization: 
Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
contact email: 
DeAnna_Toten_Beard@baylor.edu

9th Global Conference: Violence - Probing the Boundaries (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v9@inter-disciplinary.net

This conference is one of a continuing series that aims to bring together people from a wide range of disciplines to focus on a centrally significant aspect of our social lives: violence.

embattled desires

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
contact email: 
andrew.monnickendam@uab.es

Andrew Monnickendam and Aránzazu Usandizaga, editors of Back to Peace: Reconciliation and Retribution in the Postwar Period (2007), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title, are looking for contributions

Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular (4-7 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Franca BELLARSI/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

‘Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular:
Awakening, Epiphany, Apocalypse and Doubt in
Contemporary English-Language Verse’

Université Libre de Bruxelles

First Call for Papers

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/Poetics, Geography and Geography and Location Deadline: 9/25/09

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Antonucci, Keene State College
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/ Poetics, Geography & Location

2010 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
April 7-11 2010, Montreal PQ, CANADA (Seminar Session)

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity (C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Wiley, MVNU
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010 at Penn State University
Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

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

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

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