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MPCA/ACA: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction, 30 Oct - 1 Nov, 2009, Detroit, MI -- Deadline 30 April

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction

2009 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 30 - November 01, 2009

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Bibliography and Textual Studies at SCMLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lasquires@mail.utexas.edu

SCMLA Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
October 29-31, 2009

Deadline: April 8, 2009

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel at SCMLA welcomes 15 minute
papers related to:

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (July 10, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Mark Robinson /Bates College
contact email: 
trobinso@bates.edu

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (July 10, 2009)



Speaking of Grief: Death and Language in Modernism (MSA 11, 5-8 November 2009, Montréal, Québec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Moore (Queen's University, Canada)
contact email: 
4dwm5@queensu.ca

If the Holocaust motivated aesthetic theorists and writers to rethink the premise of the literary mode altogether, stated in one form by Theodore Adorno in his 1951 claim that to write “poetry after

1759: MAKING AND UNMAKING EMPIRES

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian and Northeast American Societies for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
confe18c@uottawa.ca

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Call for Panels and Papers for a conference to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 5-8 November 2009

on the theme

1759: MAKING AND UNMAKING EMPIRES

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2009, Boston MA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

November 5-7, 2009
Boston, MA

Call for Publication on the Spatial Significance of Native American Stories and Ideology -- due July 31

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz
contact email: 
cristine.soliz@colostate-pueblo.edu

We are now 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

Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”

- Harvey Milk, “In Case” [Audio Tape]: 1977

Philip Roth panels at the Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, Salt Lake City, Sept. 9-12, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
rothsociety@gmail.com

The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel or two at this year’s American Literature Association’s Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium.

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture - Abstracts due Aug. 1/09, Publication 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Calixte / Demeter Press
contact email: 
scalixte@laurentian.ca

Please distribute widely...

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED VOLUME

Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers (SAMLA 2009, 11/6/09-11/8/09, deadline 4/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Heidi M. Hanrahan/Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
hhanraha@shepherd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

"Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers"

MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism, November 5-8, 2009, Modernist Mediums

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Lusty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
heather.lusty@unlv.edu

Modernist Mediums

"Hemingway and the Futurist Origins of Modernism," panel proposal for Int'l Hemingway Society, June 25-July 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bradley Bowers/Barry University
contact email: 
bbowers@mail.barry.edu

PANEL PROPOSAL CFP for Int'l Hemingway Society Conference, June 25-July 3, 2010, in Lausanne, Switzerland: Old World Warrior in a New World Wasteland

“Modernism and Nature” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Essert (McGill University)
contact email: 
emily.essert@mail.mcgill.ca

Modernist representation of nature and human relationships therewith – particularly of animals – has recently received increased critical attention

The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses (Sept 25 - 27, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
theoryconference@gmail.com

Children, athletes, actors, and musicians all play. Can academics play too? What do we play?

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College

full name / name of organization: 
Brian E. Butler/UNC-Asheville & Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College
An International Conference
October 9-11, 2009

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body--M/MLA (November 12-15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Cammie M. Sublette
contact email: 
csublett@uafortsmith.edu

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body.
Abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2009.

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter

present

[UPDATE] Charles Bernstein Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

I am seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming

[UPDATE] Charles Bernstein Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

I am seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming

Experimental Poetry and Form, 4/25

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

"Finding Form in Contemporary Innovative Poetry." Many innovative poets have begun to re-incorporate, redevelop, or find new forms based on techniques such as counting.

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

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