category: american

Gay Theater from Wilde to McNally

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries invites submission to a special issue on Gay Theater from Oscar Wilde to Terrence McNally.

James Baldwin and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Spring 2011 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will address the question of James Baldwin's influence on American letters.

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature (NeMLA 4/7-11, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
sparadis@endicott.edu

From Quentin Compson to Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom and beyond, twentieth-century American literary representations of white masculinity reveal a preoccupation with the idea of terror. Why?

CFP: Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (7/1/09; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen, and Tracy Bealer
contact email: 
neilgaimanandphilosophy@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

Theorizing Compassion: Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Price, Mount Union College
contact email: 
priceaj@muc.edu

Theorizing Compassion:
Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

Panel to be presented at the 2010 meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Montreal, April 7-11.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

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.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Oscar Micheaux and the American West (9/30-10/3/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

This panel will explore Micheaux’s relationship with South Dakota and the American West.

Robinson Jeffers and the Poetry of the West, Feb 12 -14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
rkafka@unex.ucla.edu

Many critics have described Robinson Jeffers as the greatest poet of the American West.

[UPDATE] CFP: Expanding Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
jeanne.hageman@ndsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2009

Expanding Borders

October 8 – 11, 2009
Fargo, North Dakota

CFP: The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival 8-15-09 (November 5-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
contact email: 
DeAnna_Toten_Beard@baylor.edu

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival seeks papers on a range of topics for the November 2009 event on the campus of Baylor University.

Playwright and Screenwriter CRAIG WRIGHT (November 5-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
contact email: 
DeAnna_Toten_Beard@baylor.edu

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival seeks papers on a range of topics for the November 2009 event on the campus of Baylor University.

CFP: The Changing Face of the Suburb in Recent American Fiction and Film (NeMLA 4/7-4/11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
kathy.knapp@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the way that suburban novels and films represent, critique, and construct notions of community in the context of a suburban landscape in flux: more immigrants now live

The Politics of the Western (9/30/09; NeMLA 2010, Montreal, Quebec; 04/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Millar, John Abbott College
contact email: 
millardarren@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Politics of the Western

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works; CLA, spring 2010, New York; Deadline: 9/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Prothro Wright, Clark Atlanta University/Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu

Session: "The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works"

Poe’s Modernity and Postmodernity - special issue of Meridian critic, Fall 2009; Deadline for submission: 15 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

In celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial year, the academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) prepares a special section for it

CFP: MP Journal (www.academinist.org/mp) Fall 2009 issue

full name / name of organization: 
MP: an Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women’s studies.

CFP: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933; NeMLA, 4/7-4/11/2010, Montreal; Deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Session: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933

Neo-Victorian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies e-journal, published by Swansea University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies (www.neovictorianstudies.com), an inter-disciplinary, fully peer-reviewed e-journal, invites scholarly and/or creative submissions on any topic related to the re-visioning of the

Collection on Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers (Proposals due 7/15/09; Essays due 11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Macon State College
contact email: 
marywearn@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

Shirley Jackson

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University
contact email: 
prickettmb@longwood.edu

Call for Papers: Shirley Jackson

Proposed Collection: Beyond “The Lottery”: Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

African-American Experience in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historian, Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States. The FCH-Media Arts and Culture SIS wishes to encourage scholars examining African-American agency and autonomy since Reconstruction in the South.

Accepting submissions for "H.D. and the Image" feature (creative and critical work)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Marie Darling
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

Submissions are currently being accepted for a feature, "H.D. and the Image," which is tentatively scheduled for publication in Jacket.

[UPDATE - CFP SLIGHTLY EXTENDED] Consider David Foster Wallace: A Conference – 29/30th July 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Liverpool
contact email: 
D.Hering@liv.ac.uk

Consider David Foster Wallace: A Conference – University Of Liverpool
29/30th July 2009

April 16-18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
THE RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE, NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
TRANSLATION:
PASSAGE TO WORLD LITERATURE
April 16-18, 2010

3rd Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

NCSA Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ncsa2010@earthlink.net

CALL FOR PAPERS

31st Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association
The University of Tampa, March 11-13, 2010, Tampa, Florida

Cather Studies 9: Cather, Chicago, and Modernism (submissions 15 Oct 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa J Homestead, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
mhomestead2@unl.edu

Submissions are invited for volume 9 of Cather Studies, to be published by the University of Nebraska Press.

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