category: american

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.

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

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