category: american

The City (September 24-26 2009)

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.

Reception Study and Genre Studies

full name / name of organization: 
James L. Machor, Kansas State University
contact email: 
machor@ksu.edu

Papers proposals are invited for a session on the relation between reception study and genre study, which is being organized for the Reception Study Society Conference in September 2009 at Purdue Univ

CFP: “Modernism and Trust” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
John Attridge (Université Paris 7); Leonard Diepeveen (Dalhousie University)
contact email: 
attridge.j@gmail.com

Modernism and Trust at MSA 11, Nov 5-8, 2009

The Jewish Woman and Her Body

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies, Youngstown State University
contact email: 
hjsinnreich@ysu.edu

The Jewish Woman and her Body
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
March 7-9, 2010

Call for Papers deadline: October 1, 2009

CFP: [Transatlantic] Atlantikos (5/1/09; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship
contact email: 
atlantik@msu.edu

Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship

Atlantikos seeks articles, position pieces, and book reviews for its Spring 2009 and Fall 2009 issues.

New Journal - Journal of Jewish Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Jewish Identities
contact email: 
hjsinnreich@ysu.edu

The Journal of Jewish Identities is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed forum for contesting ideas and debates concerning the formations of, and transformations in, Jewish identities in its various asp

Short Story: Stories with Histories. MMLA St. Louis Nov. 12-15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shiela Pardee / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spardee@semo.edu

Short Story: Stories with Histories. Short stories are a literary genre especially given to migration, appearing in different formats and venues as they are expanded into novels, reprinted in different collections,

[UPDATE]Graduate Symposium--Spatialities--Keynote: Sharon Marcus

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

CFP: Poetry Collection on Adoption

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse W. Goolsby / Department of English, United States Air Force Academy
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

The Global and the Local in Contemporary Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages, West Virginia University
contact email: 
WVUCOLL@ MAIL.WVU.EDU

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Global and the Local
in Contemporary Literature and Film

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
Thirty-Third Colloquium on Literature and Film
October 8-10, 2009

[UPDATE] Bangor University postgraduate Truth and Lies interdisciplinary conference.

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
bucahconference@googlemail.com

Truth and Lies: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 11th - 12th

Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities, Bangor University, Wales

Call for Papers

(UPDATE) American Identity, Toulouse, France June 10-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Reminder:
International Conference
organized by G.E.N.A. (Groupe d’Etudes Nord-Américaines)
Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, C.A.S.
France
June 10-11, 2010

CFP: Agri-LIterature (MMLA, 6/1/09, 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jarthur@centralmethodist.edu

"Agri-Literature." This panel will address the way recent American literature responds to the disappearance of the family farm.

'Migratory Passings': Poetry and the Visual Arts (Proposed MMLA Special Session--November 12, 2009-November 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdelyn Hammond Helwig/Western Illinois University
contact email: 
MH-Helwig@wiu.edu

In The Necessary Angel, Wallace Stevens argues that the relationship between arts is migratory, similar to the relationship between the external and internal worlds: “The world about us wou

English Dictionaries in Global and Historical Context

full name / name of organization: 
Strathy Language Unit and the Department of English at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
contact email: 
jm27@queensu.ca

Proposals for papers, panels, and research seminars are invited for an interdisciplinary conference on the social, historical and political contexts of English-language dictionaries (unilingual or bil

Southern Lit. and Pop Culture area of MPCA/ MACA

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP for “Film Grammar and Literary Modernism” at MSA 11, Montreal, Quebec. Nov. 5-7, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

MSA 11: Languages of Modernism
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 5-8, 2009

[UPDATE--Extended Deadline] 17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar (July 12-17, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht, Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and the 1930s - MLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Gordon
contact email: 
bgordon@uci.edu

We are looking for a third panelist for a proposed MLA special session organized around the response of Southern writers to the dislocations that the South experienced in the 1930s as a result of the

Southern Literature and the 1930s

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Gordon
contact email: 
bgordon@uci.edu

We’re looking for a third panelist for a proposed special session centering around Southern Literature and the 1930s. Judged “the Nation’s No.

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

MAP/ACA War Area 6/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association -- War Area
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



War Area / 2009 Conference of the Mid Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
Hilton Boston Logan Airport Boston MA 11/5-11/7/2009

LOST Multicontributor Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Laist
contact email: 
rlaist2000@yahoo.com

“Lost” Multicontributor Collection

Stefan Zweig’s Transatlantic Connections, Oct 1-3 2009

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Fredonia
contact email: 
vanweseb@fredonia.edu

Papers are invited for an international Stefan Zweig Symposium to be held at SUNY Fredonia on Oct 1-3 2009.

Obama and African American Autobiography (7/24/09; 11/12/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

Call for Papers

Fifth African American Literature Symposium

“It’s A New Day: The Vicissitude of African American Autobiography from Briton Hammon to Barack Obama”

Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

Book Project-Graphic Novels and Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Robert G. Weiner Texas Tech University Library
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers--Graphic Novels in Libraries and Archives: Ideas and Issues.

Contributors: Film, Disney, Diversity (contracted collection); 5/15, (abstracts); articles, 10/10

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

Call for Contributors: Film, Disney, Diversity (collection)

Political Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 05/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
InterCulture <interculture.fsu.edu>
contact email: 
interculturejournal@gmail.com

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000 to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work pertaining to the theme "Political Ecologies" (volume 6, issu

Film Studies at PAMLA (San Fran Nov. 6-7 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA SPECIAL SESSION: FILM STUDIES ABSTRACTS DUE (3/30/09)

Hello Film Buddies and Bruisers,

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

Permanent Vacation: Moves and Departures in Women’s Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)
contact email: 
patriciarudden@gmail.com

For Midwest MLA in St. Louis, November 12-15, 2009

"Tulsa School" (and NY School) Conference 11/5/2009-11/7/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Matthew Jenkins, University of Tulsa
contact email: 
grant-jenkins@utulsa.edu

Call for Papers
the “Tulsa School”
Conference
November 5-7 2009

at the University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Invited Participants: RON PADGETT, DICK GALLUP,

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