category: american

SSSL 2010 Conference (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sssl2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for the Study of Southern Literature [SSSL]
EVERYBODY LOVES YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND SOUTH: Cultural Capital in Hard Times
April 8-11, 2010
Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Comic Arts Conference-- @ Wizard World University-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
hamiwill@gmail.com

CFP-

Call for Papers - Whitman and The Beats

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Weiss/St. Francis College
contact email: 
sweiss@stfranciscollege.edu

Whitman & The Beats

April 9-11 2010

St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

CFP - Review of the movie "Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis - Jura Gentium Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema (www.jgcinema.org)
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the American-Kuwaiti movie "Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis (AKA "Amerrika" (Fr)), winner of the Fipresci Prize at

American Periodicals Call For Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society For American Periodicals
contact email: 
craig.monk@uleth.ca

American Periodicals, the official publication of the Research Society for American Periodicals, is seeking to update its directory of potential book reviewers.

Women's Studies in Popular Culture (11/1/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10

full name / name of organization: 
SW Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptyrer@wtamu.edu

Women's Studies Call for Papers
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2009

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association 31st Annual Conference • February 10-13, 2010

CFP: GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT in Popular Culture (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa/The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE EVERGREEN ROMANCE:
THE RECEPTION OF _SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT_ IN POPULAR CULTURE

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

CFP: Why Arthur? (round table) (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa/The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ROUND TABLE on
WHY ARTHUR?
REFLECTIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL APPEAL OF THE
MATTER OF BRITAIN IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES

E. E. Cummings: Nation, Race, and Popular Modernism (9/20/09; Louisville, 2/18/10-2/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Race and Narrative in 20th Century Literature (09/30/2009; NeMLA 04/07/2010-04/11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
donahujj@potsdam.edu

This panel seeks to explore the intersections between narrative studies and race in twentieth century literature.

Journal of Popular Romance Studies: First Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Kymberly Hinton / Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

For its inaugural issue (Winter 2010), the Journal of Popular Romance Studies is now considering papers on representations of romantic love in popular media, now or in the past, from anywhere in the w

[UPDATE] Motion Comics [SCMS Panel] 7/31/09; 3/17/10-3/21/10; Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

Motion comics are (in most cases) digitized, panel-by-panel, animated translations of comic books or graphic novels.

Interlanguage Communication: Mishaps of Misunderstood Language (9/30/09; 5/7-5/11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
smyrna@nova.edu; justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

Call for Papers

Interlanguage Communication: Mishaps of Misunderstood Language

41st Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

CFP: "Form in Space and Time" (ASECS 18-21 March 2010 in Albuquerque; deadline for submissions 15 September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
David A. Brewer
contact email: 
brewer.126@osu.edu

“Form in Space and Time”

Form has made a big comeback in recent scholarship, often in ways that are
supposedly compatible with the imperative to historicize which has dominated the

Harlem Renaissance as a Usable Past NeMLA April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schristi@wheatonma.edu

As one of the most celebrated, defining moments of African American life and literature, the Harlem Renaissance persists in our contemporary moment as a signal, useable past.

American Collaborations (30/09/2009; NeMLA 07/04/2010-11/04/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

American Collaborations

A joint Canadian Association for American Studies/Northeast MLA panel for the 41st NeMLA convention
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline July 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11.
We are especially interested in abstracts on the work of underrepresented groups, such as non-white, LGBT, female, non-western, etc. bands and musicians. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline - JUNE 30 Steampunk! Revisions of Time and Technology. SAMLA 11/6-11/9 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Crowther / SAMLA
contact email: 
kathryn.crowther@lcc.gatech.edu

I am looking for one more paper to complete this SAMLA special session panel. I welcome papers on any aspect of the Steampunk genre.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE 7/31-- The Spatial Significance of Native American Stories and Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Rainwater, Cristine Soliz, Anna Lee Walters
contact email: 
Anna_Lee@frontiernet.net -- cathernr@stedwards.edu -- csoliz@csoliz.com

We are accepting submissions for a collection of stories, essays, and poems for a proposed book on comparative American spatial concepts, partially titled “Stories the Land Holds.” The editors are

Forms and Theories of Allegory between Middle Age and Modernity – International conference in Trento, December, 9-11 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Scuola di dottorato in Studi letterari, linguistici e filologici – Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

-- English text -- please see below for other languages --

Allegory: Theories and Forms between Middle Age and Modernity

The Past's Digital Presence: Database, Archive, and Knowledge Work in the Humanities (A Graduate Student Symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Whitney Humanities Center
contact email: 
pdp@yale.edu

How is digital technology changing methods of scholarly research with pre-digital sources in the humanities?

CITYSCAPES/LITERARY ESCAPES// COLLOQUE URBANITÉS LITTÉRAIRES, September 10-12, 2009, University at Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
University at BUffalo/Formules Journal
contact email: 
.Urbanites.Buffalo@gmail.com



CITYSCAPES/LITERARY ESCAPES// COLLOQUE URBANITÉS LITTÉRAIRES

CFP: ASECS 2010 Imperial Translations

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne van der Woude / Harvard U English
contact email: 
jwoude@fas.harvard.edu

Old Texts in New Worlds. Accepted Panel at ASECS March 18-21, 2010, Albuquerque NM.

Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010; abstracts by 9/30/09]

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.

[update] William Blake and His Influence 4/7-11 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; proposals by Sept. 30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine McQuail / Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Papers are welcome on William Blake and his influence on any one of the many artists or movements he impacted, including not only literature but visual arts and music: including but not limited to the

CFP [SCMS Panel] 7/31/09; 3/17/10-3/21/10; Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

CFP: Society for Cinema Media Studies Conference, Los Angeles, March 2010

Proposed Essay Collection – From King of the Jungle to Cultural Icon: Tarzan at 100

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Michelle Ann Abate and Annette Wannamaker
contact email: 
mabate@hollins.edu OR awannamak@emich.edu

From King of the Jungle to Cultural Icon will be an interdisciplinary essay collection marking the 100th anniversary of Tarzan of the Apes.

4/7-11, 2010, NeMLA Convention, Montreal, Canada. By Sept. 30 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine A. McQuail/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

William Blake and His Influence

CFP-Edited Collection on Hitchcock's VERTIGO and the Specificities of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

Seeking essays (25-30 pages in length) for a proposed book entitled, PORTALS OF THE PAST: VERTIGO AND THE SPECIFICITIES OF PLACE.

(Selected essays: Disney Documentaries and Docudramas (7/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
A Bowdoin Van Riper
contact email: 
bvanriper@bellsouth.net

CFP: Disney's Documentaries

General cfp: Graduate Literary Criticism and Theory. Accepting submissions until August 31

full name / name of organization: 
postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
contact email: 
postscript09@gmail.com

Postscript General Call for Papers

Narrative in Contemporary Poetry (9/30/09; NeMLA, Montreal, 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Fischer/NeMLA
contact email: 
bkfischer@yahoo.com

Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Montreal
April 7-11, 2010

Rethinking Narrative in Contemporary Poetry

Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers May 13-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SSML Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
obuch1mc@cmich.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature invites participation in its 40th Annual Symposium:

Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers

What Postcolonial Theory Doesn't Say, July 3-5, 2010, University of York

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
ziad12@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Panels
What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS (12/31/09; Plymouth State Medieval and Renaissance Forum 4/16-17/10)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
CONTEMPORARY RE-CREATIONS OF THE MEDIEVAL

CALL FOR PAPERS
PROPOSALS DUE BY 12/31/09

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