category: american

Southern Lit. and Pop Culture area of MPCA/ MACA

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP for “Film Grammar and Literary Modernism” at MSA 11, Montreal, Quebec. Nov. 5-7, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

MSA 11: Languages of Modernism
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 5-8, 2009

[UPDATE--Extended Deadline] 17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar (July 12-17, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht, Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and the 1930s - MLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Gordon
contact email: 
bgordon@uci.edu

We are looking for a third panelist for a proposed MLA special session organized around the response of Southern writers to the dislocations that the South experienced in the 1930s as a result of the

Southern Literature and the 1930s

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Gordon
contact email: 
bgordon@uci.edu

We’re looking for a third panelist for a proposed special session centering around Southern Literature and the 1930s. Judged “the Nation’s No.

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

MAP/ACA War Area 6/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association -- War Area
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



War Area / 2009 Conference of the Mid Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
Hilton Boston Logan Airport Boston MA 11/5-11/7/2009

LOST Multicontributor Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Laist
contact email: 
rlaist2000@yahoo.com

“Lost” Multicontributor Collection

Stefan Zweig’s Transatlantic Connections, Oct 1-3 2009

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Fredonia
contact email: 
vanweseb@fredonia.edu

Papers are invited for an international Stefan Zweig Symposium to be held at SUNY Fredonia on Oct 1-3 2009.

Obama and African American Autobiography (7/24/09; 11/12/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

Call for Papers

Fifth African American Literature Symposium

“It’s A New Day: The Vicissitude of African American Autobiography from Briton Hammon to Barack Obama”

Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

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

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