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EXTENDED DEADLINE: SCSECS 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The paper submission deadline for SCSECS 2019 has been extended to Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

William Dean Howells Society - ALA 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:15am
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The William Dean Howells Society will host two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. 

1. William Dean Howells and the Affective Turn 

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society - CFP ALA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:18am
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society is calling for abstracts for two guaranteed panels at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference, which will take place May 23-26 in Boston.

Panel 1: Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Religion

The Struggle Continues: Intersectional Activism in the Age of Gender Based Violence and Authoritarian Oppression

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:20am
Graduate Program in Women's History at Sarah Lawrence College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

 

 

                                                                                                                        Call for Proposals 

                                                                    21st Annual Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College

The Struggle Continues: 

Intersectional Activism in the Age of Gender Based Violence and Authoritarian Oppression

                                                                                                             Friday-Saturday March 1-2, 2019

 

Tell-Tale Traces: Living Memory in the United States

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:18am
Department of American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Call for Presenters

Biannual Graduate Student and Emerging Scholars’ Conference in American Studies, April 4–5, 2019

The University of Texas at Austin

 

Tell-Tale Traces: Living Memory in the United States

 

"You Are Here" 2019: ID Conference on Place, Space, & Embodiment

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:31pm
"You Are Here": Creighton University's Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space & Embodiment
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

“YOU ARE HERE”:

4TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

MARC15–16TH,2019

CREIGHTOUNIVERSITY

OMAHA, NE, USA

Jim Thompson and the American West: A Critical Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Meredith James
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

  Jim Thompson, a writer of hard-boiled crime fiction, was born in Anadarko, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), in 1906.  Thompson’s literary achievements were little-recognized during his lifetime; however, many of his works were re-discovered and re-published in the 1980s. His work is often lauded, noting his ability to understand the criminal mind.  His work is largely critiqued and categorized as only hard-boiled fiction, but his work defies such a simple genre classification.  Thompson combines the genres of crime fiction and Westerns and in doing so, his works read as critiques of American history and culture. Certainly much of Thompson’s work can be read as a critique of post-WWII America.  As David Cochrane points out Thompson’s works serve as “portrait

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