category: american

Biomapping or biocolonizing? Indigenous identities and scientific research in the 21st century

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

Though, from a positivist point of view, scientific research represents the cornerstone of progress, it is undeniable that such research has often been used to support a particular policy or ideology.

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Black Theater Association CFP, ATHE 2010, Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theater Association
contact email: 
soyica.colbert@dartmouth.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: ATHE 2010
August 3-August 6, 2010
Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
clare.eileen.callahan@gmail.com

Writing in 1940, Walter Benjamin suggests that “the historical progress of mankind” be immobilized so that we may respond to, rather than overlook, social injustices in the present.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/31/09; 03/04/10-03/06/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

11th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 4-6, 2010
Isleta Casino & Resort
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: October 31, 2009

Asian Americans and the Post Racial

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian American Studies
contact email: 
ychang9@gmu.edu

Call for Papers
Emergent Cartographies:
Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century
Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Conference
UT Austin, Texas April 7-11, 2010

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

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

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

Turning Points and Transformations March 5-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Czech and Slovak Americans: International Perspectives from the Great Plains

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
cgps@unl.edu

The 36th interdisciplinary symposium sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Great Plains Studies will take place April 7-10, 2010, on campus at the Nebraska Union.

Imagining Other Histories: Pop Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Imagining Other Histories: The SW/TX PCA/ ACA in the area of Historical Fiction invites papers on the role of history and alternate history in fiction.

11/12-13 Home/sickness: Desire, Decay, and the Seduction of Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at University of Florida
contact email: 
ego09atuf@gmail.com

UPDATE: C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Inaugural Conference, 5/20/10-5/23/10

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
Hester.Blum@psu.edu

Deadline reminder:

Call for Papers
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

Illness, Wellness, and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing (NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia R. Kreiger, Allegany College of Maryland
contact email: 
gkreiger@atlanticbb.net

This panel will focus on portrayals of illness, wellness, and medical treatments in nineteenth-century American women's writing.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

Special Issue of AMERICAN PERIODICALS (1/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Gardner, American Periodicals
contact email: 
amper@osu.edu

SPECIAL ISSUE

UPDATE--CFRP--Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Reseach on Mothering
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

"Hogar, Dulce Hogar": An Exploration...of “Home" 9/21 Toronto 6-9 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
contact email: 
YLouis@slc.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Topic: “Hogar, Dulce Hogar”: An Exploration into the Latin American/Latino Conceptualization and Experience of “Home"

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

Call for Papers, 19th Century American Literature at CEA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, [special topic title] at CEA 2010

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

Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

[UPDATE] There’s nothing so sensible as sensual inundation”: Mary Oliver’s Search for Transcendence (NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Mo

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
j1riley@umassd.edu

Poet Mary Oliver has often been criticized by feminist critics for her close association of women with nature, an association some believe put the woman poet in danger of losing her identity and abili

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
CEA
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

Love, (Early) American Style: Love and Lust in Films About Early U.S. History

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Love (Early) American Style: Love and Lust in Films about Early U.S. History”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television

Poe and the Writers and Artists of New England

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
nccouch@complit.umass.edu

Poe and the Writers and Artists of New England, a conference combining scholarly papers with readings and talks by writers and artists, October 29-31, 2009, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Love and Sex in the Films and Graphic Novels of Alan Moore (11/1/09; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/ Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Love and Sex in the Films and Graphic Novels of Alan Moore”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture (11/1/2009; CEA 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
Karen Madison <cea.english@gmail.com>


U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2010

College English Association Conference
March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel
209 East Houston Street

[UPDATE] Writing Faculties: Intersections of Creativity and Pedagogy (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

The purpose of this panel is to mark intersections between creativity and pedagogy, focusing on teacher-poets.

How does working in a classroom inform the making of poetry?

UPDATE: The Cultures of Literature and Composition: Revisiting the Relationship, NeMLA, Montreal 4/7-4/11/10, deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelg@mailbox.sc.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

[UPDATE] CFP: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933; NeMLA, 4/7-4/11/2010, Montreal; Deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Session: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933

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