category: american

Breaking Atoms: Reading Hip Hop as Literature: (9/30/2009, 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
timstrodemeister@gmail.com

NeMLA 2010 Convention, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

[UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

[REMINDER] Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [9/30/09; NeMLA in Montreal, April 7-11, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung
contact email: 
auyoung@fas.harvard.edu

This panel considers the imagination's literary significance in relation to its underestimated role in everyday cognitive life.

Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

(9/15/2009 ; 4/7-11/2010) “’This world only my body remembered’”: Nature, Nation and Self in Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

The wilderness has long been conceived of as a space of individuation, a testing ground for the independent seeker, and an “outside” to the protection, as well as the surveillance and discipline,

IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES ISSUE ON WORK, NOV. 6, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays from the humanities and social sciences on representations, cultures, and histories of labor and work.

[Update] Literature and War (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

full name / name of organization: 
CEA
contact email: 
MWoolbright@siena.edu

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

Literature and War (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

full name / name of organization: 
CEA
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com.

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

True Blood & Philosophy Call For Abstracts; 9-28-09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Housel, PhD, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
contact email: 
rebecca.housel@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts
True Blood and Philosophy
Edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series

Please circulate and post widely.

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2010 Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010

PCA/ACA National Conference: Romance Area - March 31 - April 3 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3, 2010
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php)

The Comic Satan

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference 3/31 to 4/4/10
contact email: 
llipoma

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, MO,
3/31/10 to 4/4/10

Comedy and Humor, 3/31/10-4/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference
contact email: 
llipoma@westga.edu

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 Nat'l Conference
St. Louis, MO, 3/31 to 4/4/10

"Work Out the Ape": Popular Darwinism

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference (Albuquerque, Feb. 10-13, 2010)
contact email: 
dbivona@asu.edu

"'Work out the ape'": Popular Darwinism": The term "Darwinism" is a broad umbrella term in the late nineteenth century.

Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Centenary College of New Jersey
contact email: 
newellm@centenarycollege.edu

Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

Buddhism and American Film

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Storhoff/University of Connecticut at Stamford and John Whalen-Bridge/National University of Singapore
contact email: 
gary.storhoff@uconn.edu jwb@nus.edu.sg

This is an open call for submission of completed or nearly completed essays for inclusion in a volume on Buddhism and American film.

2nd Global Conference: Digital Memories (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
digmem2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Digital Memories

Tuesday 16th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

5th Global Conferece - Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Cybercultures - Exploring Critical Issues

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

Call for Papers

Apparitional Lesbians Panel @ NEMLA; abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Ula Lukszo; Stony Brook University
contact email: 
ulukszo@ic.sunysb.edu

This panel will examine the appearance of "apparitional lesbians" in various works of fiction in order to question whether the apparitional, the unseen, and the invisible can be rendered visible, and

[UPDATE] Frontier Technology/Techno-Frontiers: Technology and the American West

full name / name of organization: 
John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

CFP (Deadline Extended): Frontier Technology/Techno-Frontiers: Technology and the American West (9/7/09; The University of South Dakota, 10/29/09-10/31/09)

Call for Reviews

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 following movies:

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Tillett (University of East Anglia; Native Studies Research Network, UK)
contact email: 
r.tillett@uea.ac.uk

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

New Perspectives on Martin R. Delany (NeMLA Panel, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Pittman / The George Washington University
contact email: 
epittman@gwmail.gwu.edu

The publication of Robert S. Levine's Martin R.

HERA: Humanities Education & Research Association, El Paso, March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education & Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu, rweber@utep.edu

Call for Papers:
Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space
March 11-13, 2010, Camino Real Hotel, El Paso, Texas

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

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
Keynote: Carol Adams

1st Global Conference: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2010; Salzburg, Austria)

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

1st Global Conference
Magic and the Supernatural

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

CFP- "Johnny Got His Pen" submissions - 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Students of the Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, CSULB
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

Johnny Got His Pen: Artists involvement in peace and war.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Thanks to all who submitted during the first round call! We still have room for presentations in the American Studies area, final deadline December 15th, 2009.

Smuggling Across the Archipelago, "Early American Borderlands" May 13-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gretchen Woertendyke/Society of Early Americanists/Early Ibero-Americanist Summit
contact email: 
woertend@mailbox.sc.edu

*My apologies for cross-posting*

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a proposal for the following panel at the "Early American Borderlands" in St. Augustine, Fl, 13-16 May, 2010. 


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.

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