category: american

Indigenous Pop, a critical collection on contemporary music (abstracts due 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Eds. Jeff Berglund, Kimberli Lee, and Janis (Jan) Johnson
contact email: 
Jeff.Berglund@nau.edu

call for contributors to a new critical collection

Indigenous Pop

jazz, rock, rockabilly, folk, country western, blues, rap, reggae, metal, hip-hop, punk

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

Mapping the Moral Domain in Alice McDermott's Novels (NeMLA April 7 - 11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Gail Shanley Corso/Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
gcorso@neumann.edu

In Alice McDermott's novels, often teenage girls show disenchantment with their mothers' values and beliefs, and society in general. Carol Gilligan et al.

"Why do they hate us?": Teaching 9/11 Literature, NeMLA April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Seminar Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

“Why Do They Hate Us?”: Teaching 9/11 Literature
NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

Unearthing Ephemera: Retrieving the Extra-Poetic Work of 20th-Century American Poets (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsey Freer / CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
lindsey.freer@gmail.com


Unearthing Ephemera: Retrieving the Extra-Poetic Work of 20th-Century American Poets

Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas/Shippensburg University
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu OR tldido@ship.edu

VAMPIRES, PARASITES, AND INVADERS IN NATURE AND SOCIETY
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

Critical and Creative Work on Religion and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Thirty First Bird Review and Press
contact email: 
thirtyfirstbird@yahoo.com

The Thirty First Bird Review is a Pittsburgh based journal of religion and literature. We are interested in both creative, and critical approaches to the discussion of faith and literature.

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

Gay Theater from Wilde to McNally

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries invites submission to a special issue on Gay Theater from Oscar Wilde to Terrence McNally.

James Baldwin and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Spring 2011 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will address the question of James Baldwin's influence on American letters.

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

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

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature (NeMLA 4/7-11, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
sparadis@endicott.edu

From Quentin Compson to Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom and beyond, twentieth-century American literary representations of white masculinity reveal a preoccupation with the idea of terror. Why?

CFP: Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (7/1/09; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen, and Tracy Bealer
contact email: 
neilgaimanandphilosophy@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

Theorizing Compassion: Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Price, Mount Union College
contact email: 
priceaj@muc.edu

Theorizing Compassion:
Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

Panel to be presented at the 2010 meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Montreal, April 7-11.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Oscar Micheaux and the American West (9/30-10/3/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

This panel will explore Micheaux’s relationship with South Dakota and the American West.

Robinson Jeffers and the Poetry of the West, Feb 12 -14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
rkafka@unex.ucla.edu

Many critics have described Robinson Jeffers as the greatest poet of the American West.

[UPDATE] CFP: Expanding Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
jeanne.hageman@ndsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2009

Expanding Borders

October 8 – 11, 2009
Fargo, North Dakota

CFP: The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival 8-15-09 (November 5-7, 2009)

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

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival seeks papers on a range of topics for the November 2009 event on the campus of Baylor University.

Playwright and Screenwriter CRAIG WRIGHT (November 5-7, 2009)

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

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival seeks papers on a range of topics for the November 2009 event on the campus of Baylor University.

CFP: The Changing Face of the Suburb in Recent American Fiction and Film (NeMLA 4/7-4/11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
kathy.knapp@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the way that suburban novels and films represent, critique, and construct notions of community in the context of a suburban landscape in flux: more immigrants now live

The Politics of the Western (9/30/09; NeMLA 2010, Montreal, Quebec; 04/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Millar, John Abbott College
contact email: 
millardarren@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Politics of the Western

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

The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works; CLA, spring 2010, New York; Deadline: 9/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Prothro Wright, Clark Atlanta University/Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu

Session: "The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works"

Poe’s Modernity and Postmodernity - special issue of Meridian critic, Fall 2009; Deadline for submission: 15 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

In celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial year, the academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) prepares a special section for it

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