category: american

Narrating "Arab Americans"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
Pauline Homsi Vinson (phvinson@gmail.com) and Dalia Gomaa (dmgomaa@uwm.edu).

Reflections on the term and its intersections with history, memory, geography, religion, race, gender, and sexuality in narratives by and about Arab Americans.

Freedom and Justice: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

full name / name of organization: 
The National Economic Society (NEA), American Association of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) and The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University Conference
contact email: 
griot@bucknell.edu

The National Economic Society (NEA), American Association of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) and The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University announce and invite paper submissions for a

[Reminder] Negotiating Archives of Redemption in Modernism, MLA 2015 Special Session Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Langlois, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
clanglo2@uwo.ca

In Religion and Violence, Hent de Vries argues that the “critical resources of the historical phenomenon called religion […] constitute an immense archive of concepts and figures, practices and di

Re-Imagining Freedom (MLA 2015, Jan. 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Louis, Michael McGee
contact email: 
dlouis@emory.edu, mmcgee@berkeley.edu

African American writers have long grappled with the possibilities and limitations of freedom in the United States.

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”: CSECS, Montreal, QC, 15-18 Oct. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachael King, NYU, and Andrew Bricker, Stanford
contact email: 
rsk328@nyu.edu and abricker@stanford.edu

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Montreal, QC
15-18 October 2014

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Kamau Brathwaite’s Canon: Cultural, Literary, and Historical Significance

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures (A Peer-Reviewed Journal)
contact email: 
williamsea@tsu.edu

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
Volume 2:1 (2014)

Kamau Brathwaite’s Canon: Cultural, Literary, and Historical Significance

MLA January 8-11, 2015 (Vancouver, British Columbia)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
margaret.konkol@lmc.gatech.edu

The William Carlos Williams Society invites short papers for a roundtable on “Remembering Williams, Williams Remembering” to be held at the 2015 MLA.

Edited Collection on the Aesthetics and Politics of Hunger (15 June,2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Manisha Basu and Anastasia Ulanowicz
contact email: 
mbasu@illinois.edu, aulanow@ufl.edu

Within the past 50 years, practitioners of cultural studies and the humanities more generally have addressed the question of hunger in terms of the immediate, individual body.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions extended until March 30

CFP Race & Ethnicity 2014 MPCA/MACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kaiser2@purdue.edu

Call for Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

Call for Papers: World Literature section of the 2014 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lmhanlon16@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The First World War: 100 Years Later (SAMLA Convention, 7-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

In this year of First World War centenary remembrances, we have the opportunity to revisit the vast amount of literature from "The Great War." In recent years, many new voices have been added to the a

Visionary Texts Past and Present: Reimagining the World

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at York University
contact email: 
olga.stein1@yahoo.ca

Visionary texts have shaped the world throughout history.

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Clapp and Emily Ridge
contact email: 
jmclapp@ied.edu.hk

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives
Call for Contributions to an Edited Volume of Essays

[UPDATE-deadline extended] The Anthropocene and Deep-Time in Literary Studies | MLA 8-11 Jan. 2015, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@mail.utexas.edu

Inviting proposals for papers on the importance of deep time, geology, and evolution for 20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture in the context of discussions of the Anthropocene.

[UPDATE] American Imperialism and National Identity, 14th June, proposal deadline 28th March

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP: Global Diasporas - Spectrality and the Uncanny, PAMLA 10/31-11/2 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas: Spectrality and the Uncanny.” PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on the Cultural Influences of Role-Playing Games

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Francesco Crocco
contact email: 
rpgbook2014@gmail.com

Since its initial publication in 1974, the iconic role-playing game (RPG) Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has spawned hundreds of other analog and digital RPGs, as well as an entirely new industry and subcul

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture--PAMLA Conference, Riverside CA (10/31-11/2 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roland Finger/ Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

Call for Papers for a session at the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, California (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014).

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY- SCMLA, Austin, Oct 18-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association- SCMLA
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY: Open Topic
Chair: Sobia Khan,U of Texas-Dallas and Richland College, sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

CfP Special Issue: Early Career Researchers II

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum
contact email: 
l.czarnowsky@uni-koeln.de

Special Issue - Early Career Researchers II

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Exploring JRPG Virtual Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures (ISSN 1883-5953)
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures is an international, open-access interdisciplinary journal, rigorously peer-reviewed and oriented toward advancing new perspectives and understandings of ho

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

[UPDATE] Fugitive Bodies: Critical Writings on Performance, Race, and Queerness. UC Santa Barbara April 23, 2014. Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance
contact email: 
briangranger@umail.ucsb.edu

[REVISED! DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3/15]

Diaries and Diary Fiction (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Desiree Henderson
contact email: 
dhenderson@uta.edu

Special Session for 2015 Modern Language Association Conference (Vancouver).

[UPDATED] The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Join Our Team! Write for The California Journal of Women Writers.

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Carter / The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
editor@tcjww.org

Join our team!

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 5/1/14

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

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