category: american

Washington Irving and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
AMS Press
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

[UPDATE] Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature (NEMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

From Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera to Toni Morrison’s Home, symbolic representations of "home" mediate between the individual and the various geogr

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era. MATC (March 19-22), Abstract due Oct 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-American Theatre Conference
contact email: 
Max.Shulman@Tufts.Edu

"The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era"

The Mid-American Theater Conference
Kansas City, Missouri March 19-22, 2015

[Reminder] Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (Abstract deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Maleda Belilgne/NeMLA
contact email: 
mbelilgn@umbc.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

"Rethinking Poe’s Sublime," Poe Studies panel, ALA in Boston, May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
wengel@sewanee.edu

Poe abandoned his proposed Tales of the Folio Club sometime after 1835, but still wanted to issue a collected edition of his prose fiction.

Orson Welles: A Centennial Celebration and Symposium, April 29-May 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Cinema
contact email: 
jwvicker@indiana.edu

Indiana University plans an academic symposium welcoming scholars, archivists, filmmakers, and others interested in celebrating the centennial of Orson Welles’s birth.

Romantic and Victorian Echoes: A Transatlantic Exchange

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, Northeast MLA Conference 2015
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

This panel applies a transnational approach, which is interested in links between British Romantic and Victorian authors with American writers such as (but not limited to) William Wordsworth and Ralph

Theodore Dreiser Panels at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
Linda.Kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Panel One: Open Topic

Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

Romantic Ecocriticism:
Origins and Legacies
Dewey W. Hall, Editor
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE]: What's Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means to

CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

2015 PCA ACA National Conference – Business, Money and Office Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Osborne/ PCA ACA - Business, Money and Offcie Culture Area
contact email: 
DOsborne@scc.spokane.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

The Long, Wide Nineteenth Century - July 31-August 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Dickens Project
contact email: 
Helena Michie (michie@rice.edu) or Ryan Fong (ryan.fong@kzoo.edu)

Recent critiques of the idea of the "Victorian" have included attention to both space and time, challenging both the temporal imperatives that follow, perhaps fetishistically, the contours of Victoria

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

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Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

"Reimagining the Humanities PhD": NeMLA Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Olson-Bang/Fordham University
contact email: 
dbang@fordham.edu

How can we prepare PhDs for uncharted career trajectories? What challenges await those with doctorates who work both within and without academe?

ALA Boston May 2015: Edith Wharton & the First World War, deadline 15 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Ohler/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
Paul.Ohler@kpu.ca

Edith Wharton and the First World War

ALA May 2015 Boston: Cultural Exchange in Edith Wharton’s Life and Work, deadline 15 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hildegard Hoeller/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
hildegard.hoeller@gmail.com

Cultural Exchange in Edith Wharton’s Life and Work

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

The Rhetoric of Intermediality: Abstracts due 15 October

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nandini@iith.ac.in

We invite paper proposals of around 200 words for the 2015 ACLA Convention seminar "The Rhetoric of Intermediality."

CFNom: Rollins Popular Culture Book Award (11/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
tburnett@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



Stage The Future 2: The Second International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
stagethefuture@gmail.com

6-7 March, 2015
Sponsored by the Center for Science and Imagination, Arizona State University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Jay Scheib (MIT) jayscheib.com
Howard Sherman (The Stage) hesherman.com

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF PRESENT DAY BEST POEMS (VOLUME-2)’

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse
contact email: 
contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF PRESENT DAY BEST POEMS (VOLUME-2)’

1 Authors may submit up to five (5) poems.

CFP: Captivity Studies Proposal Due November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
Theme: “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American
Culture”

Special Topic: Christianity and Literature (for spring 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
hoppg@mobap.edu

Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning, a peer-reviewed journal published by Missouri Baptist University, welcomes essays for a special issue (spring 2015) on “Christianity and Literature.”

CFP-Marvel Feature Films

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner/Texas Tech University
contact email: 
Matthew.mceniry@ttu.edu

Marvel Feature Films edited by Robert Moses Peaslee, Matthew McEniry, and Robert G. Weiner

“Teaching Poe and Popular Culture,” a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

CFP: “Teaching Poe and Popular Culture,” a Poe Studies Association panel at the 26th Annual American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

Marilyn Chin Panel for MELUS 2015 (Proposals due December 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Turner
contact email: 
Anastasia.Turner@ung.edu

Call for Panelists:

"'My Imagination Doesn’t Need a Visa to Roam': the Works of Marilyn Chin"

Proposed Panel for the Annual MELUS Conference 2015 Athens, GA, April 9 – 12, 2015

Ron Rash- Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Aiken
contact email: 
elisabeth.aiken@saintleo.edu

Call for Papers for Edited Collection of Essays:

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