category: american

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,

[UPDATE] Modernism/Postmodernism (3/30/09; San Francisco 11/6-11/7/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks papers of 15-20 minutes.

Modernism/Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
3/30/09: PAMLA Conference (San Fracisco 11/6-11/7/09)
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks submissions for papers of 15-20 minutes.

&Now Conference of Innovative Writing & the Literary Arts: October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University at Buffalo
contact email: 
andnow4@gmail.com

The &Now Conference explores intersections between creative and critical praxes, examines innovative and experimental acts of writing, and advances a serious inquiry into theories of language.

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, Houston, TX
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

Literature and the Other Arts--PAMLA, San Francisco, Nov. 6-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.vanzandt@biola.edu

Literature has a clear kinship with the other arts.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

William Carlos Williams Society Conference 18-20 June 2009

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

William Carlos Williams's Paterson: The Province of the Poem

Location: William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

Date: Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th June 2009.

[UPDATE] Rethinking Realism in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

Rethinking Realism in American Literature: SAMLA Special Session

SAMLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson / Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The South Atlantic MLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel is seeking papers to consider for inclusion at the 2009 convention to be held November 6-9, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Metaphor in Public Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
htpp://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

This session seeks to promote new knowledge about the nature and function of metaphor in public discourse.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

Playing with Stereotypes. Redefining Hispanic Identity in Post-national Literature and Cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven), BELGIUM; Department of Spanish and Latin-American Literature
contact email: 
je@arts.kuleuven.be

Keynote speakers

Ruth Amossy (Tel Aviv University)
Jean-Louis Dufays (UCL)
Charles Ramírez-Berg (Texas Austin)
Maarten van Delden (USC, California)

Women's Studies at MAPACA 11/5-7/09, Boston MA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
acastaldo@mail.widener.edu

WOMEN’S STUDIES AT MAPACA
The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Boston, MA
November 5-7, 2009

American Literature I: Literature Before 1870: “Migration: Crossing/Transgressing Sociocultural Borders/Barriers"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association, Nov. 12-15, 2009, St. Louis, MO.
contact email: 
Anne Herbert, Bradley University English Department, satya@bradley.edu

For this M/MLA Permanent Panel, we invite papers that respond to the general conference theme of “Migration,” especially papers that focus on topics such as immigrant literature, transnational st

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; deadline extended to April 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com

This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

Session Proposals due April 15, 2009 for 41st NeMLA Convention; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Executive Director of NEMLA, Elizabeth Abele <northeast.mla@gmail.com>

Experience the lively and intimate exchange that NeMLA offers at its 41st annual convention in downtown Montreal, sponsored by McGill University.

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca;r_gagliano@earthlink.net

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Short Story and Poetry Submissions

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

The Fourth Annual Writing Into the Profession Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCG English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

Writing Into the Profession:
Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

September 25-26, 2009

5th Global Conference: Hope - Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Hope: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 22nd September - Thursday 24th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Resources For American Literary Study (journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Gib Prettyman, Associate Editor, RALS
contact email: 
cgp3@psu.edu

Editors Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley invite submissions to the annual Resources for American Literary Study (AMS Press).

The interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces (Proposed MLA Special Session - 12/27/09-12/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

The private led outside: breaking down the barriers, the interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces.”

This topic will focus on the following questions:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music: September 12-13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Worcester, UK
contact email: 
j.terry@worc.ac.uk

Call for Papers [DEADLINE April 24th 2009]:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music

University of Worcester, UK

September 12-13, 2009

American Polynesian Pop-Culture at Mid-Century MA Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Roop, MA student, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
contact email: 
ashleyroop77@gmail.com

I am working on a Masters degree at Central Saint Martins in London and for my dissertation I am designing a hypothetical exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and I will also be publishing a corresponding catalog

Photography & International Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies UCD
contact email: 
justin.carville@iadt.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS

Photography and International Conflict

Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin

25-27 June 2009

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