category: american

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque Due by May 29

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association at SAMLA
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

For its 2015 SAMLA panel, the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association seeks proposals that address the theme of carnivalization and the carnivalesque.

PAMLA 2015: The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction (Nov 6-8; deadline May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sbernard@laverne.edu

The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction is a panel that considers a wonderful challenge for both critics and writers: how time informs works of literature.

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

Call for papers Deadline:15/05/2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

CFP: Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issue 12.3) and Volume 13.

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

Comparative Literature PAMLA Nov 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Comparative Literature session at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, welcomes

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai / PAMLA
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

Special Topic Session for 2015 PAMLA Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon, November 6-8, 2015

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint.

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question

full name / name of organization: 
LISA e-journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, Taina.Tuhkunen@univ-angers.fr

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question
LISA e-journal
Deadline for proposals: 1 July 2015

Poems Invited for June 2015 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 27th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Cyberwit seeks to publish the best in Poetry from novoices to established poets. Our published Anthologies and Journal Taj Mahal Review have poems that are sensuous, picturesque and impassioned.

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini, Stockholm University
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

SECOND CALL FOR PAPER (BY POPULAR DEMAND!)

Organizers: The research group on comics at the English Department, Stockholm University

Where and When: Stockholm, 3rd-5th September

MPCA/ACA 2015 CFP: AREA OF WHEDON STUDIES - Deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Ward / Brown University
contact email: 
Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu

We currently have the following books for review.

Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

CFP: New Writing: The International Journal (1/6/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 22-23, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Poet-Artist Collaboration (abstracts due May 30)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores the theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

PAMLA 2015: 21st-Century Literature (Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Fifteen years in, our twenty-first century literary traditions are beginning to take shape, and, indeed, it may be time to bring the poorly-named "contemporary" period to a close after its 70-year rei

[UPDATE] 'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Steven Powell University of Liverpool
contact email: 
s.p.powell@liv.ac.uk

‘James Ellroy: Visions of Noir’ will be held at the University of Liverpool from 1-3 July 2015.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
contemporary.princeton@gmail.com

We are constantly under pressure to define the “now.” When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end?

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