category: american

Perry, Politics, and Propaganda

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

Tyler Perry has become an African-American cultural icon through his stage plays, films, sitcoms, and now, primetime dramas.

CFP: "A Feel for the Text: Affect Theory and Literary Critical Practice" (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Ahern
contact email: 
stephen.ahern@acadiau.ca

Ever since Massumi posited the autonomy of affect and Sedgwick called for us to pay more attention to the felt “texture” of experience, there has been a surge of interest across the humanities and

Crisis: Imaginations and Representations of an Oft-Quoted Notion (LMU Munich 2016 Graduate Conference - CfP Oct 31 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Earnshaw/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
contact email: 
languagetalks16@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Languagetalks 2016: Graduate Conference at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

IBZ Munich, 24th to 26th February 2016

Graduate School of Language and Literature

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02/10/15) - A Postgraduate and Early Career Rersearcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

SCMS 2016 Conference Panel: "Media and Surveillance"

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema & Media Studies 2016, Atlanta, March 30-April 3
contact email: 
lisahan@umail.ucsb.edu

Media and Surveillance

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30-April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel W Jekanowski / Concordia University & Kenneth Rogers / York University
contact email: 
rachel.jekanowski@concordia.ca

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism

SCMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
March 30-April 3, 2016

Individual proposals due: Aug 5, 2015

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02-10-15). A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 01/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

The Text as Being: Ontologies of Redemption, Repair, and Regret, ICLA Congress, 21-27 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the upcoming conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), the Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature, invites submissions for the following panel, "Th

Mystery and Detective Fiction - PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA; March 21-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
patrick.k.russell@uconn.edu and debleiter@alumni.calvin.edu

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association invites proposals for our annual conference.

Expanded Horizons: New Approaches to CinemaScope Aesthetics (SCMS 2016 Atlanta, Submit by 7/29)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman, University of Florida; Sam Roggen, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
awcoman@ufl.edu


This panel invites papers exploring the production history, aesthetics, and legacy of CinemaScope films.

Race and Comics: The Politics of Representation in Sequential Art | NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rponcecordero@keene.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015

Update to CFP for Barzakh's Spring 2015 Issue (3/5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh Magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

The editors of Barzakh Magazine are proud to present our new RAGE issue, featuring new work by Lydia Davis and other talented writers!

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Utopia on the Margins (NeMLA 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan, Boston College
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

“Utopia on the Margins”
Northeast Modern Language Association
Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

Cities, Centers, and Limits in Post-1945 American Literature (March 17-20, NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Clarke, Caroline Holland
contact email: 
tclar089@uottawa.ca, caroline.holland@mail.utoronto.ca

The city is a frequent topos in the literature of modernism and post-modernism, traceable from T. S.

Turn-of-the-Century African American Print Culture, 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Dietrich, NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
ladietrich4@gmail.com

Traditional format panel for NeMLA 2016 Convention in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection

Dangerous Girls or Girls in Danger? (Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference March/April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Meek
contact email: 
mm@michelemeek.com

Dangerous Girls or Girls in Danger?: Questioning Narratives of Girls’ Sexuality

Call for essay proposals: edited collection on Joni Mitchell

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
rcharnock@lincoln.ac.uk

Call for submissions: An edited collection on the work of Joni Mitchell.

Editor: Dr. Ruth Charnock [University of Lincoln, UK].

Tuning Speculation III, November 20-22 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University / The Occulture Collective
contact email: 
unsound@yorku.ca

Tuning Speculations III, November 20-22 2015
HTTP://TheOcculture.Net/CFP-Tuning-Speculation-III-Toronto-20-22-Nov-201... http://twitter.com/occultures/status/620981592899616768

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference 2016 11/2/15; 3/10-13/16

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
incs@appstate.edu

Theme: Natural and Unnatural Histories
Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint (University of Southern California) and Elaine Freedgood (NYU)

March 10-13, 2016, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC
Hosted by Appalachian State University
incs2016.appstate.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Womack and Laura Fisher - C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amw202@pitt.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching] Edited Collection- Popular Modernisms: Then and Now- Abstract Deadline- 7/26

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Florida SouthWestern State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now

Proposed Edited Collection
Abstract Deadline: July 26, 2015

Itineraries/Itinéraires

full name / name of organization: 
Université de La Rochelle, France CRHIA (Centre de recherches en histoire internationale et atlantique) Faculté des Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines
contact email: 
martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr david.waterman@univ-lr.fr

As part of the scientific program PRES FE2C "Cultures and Territories," we organized a workshop in 2012 on "Itineraries" and more recently a symposium entitled "Cultures in Movement." We are pursuing

The Land Has a Story

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Roots of Ecocritical Praxis: 19th-century Anglophone

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

Conference: Northeast MLA Conference March 17-20, 2016 at Hartford, Connecticut

Panel: Roots of Ecocritical Praxis: 19th-century Anglophone
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2015

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M San Antonio
contact email: 
EnglishConference.tamusa@yahoo.com

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film
November 6, 2015
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

Horror (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Dudley, Mount Saint Mary's University; Chris McVey, Boston University
contact email: 
dudley@msmary.edu; cmcvey@bu.edu

Horror

ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal
March 17th-20th, Harvard University

UPDATE. CFP: Edited Collection New Approaches to the Jazz Age

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

CFP: Edited Collection New Approaches to the Jazz Age.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies Regional Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
mcclure@kutztown.edu

The Wild Irish: The Irish-American Experience
November 20-21, 2015
Valley Forge, PA

Existential Poetics: American Free-Ranging Outlaw Poets (Anthology) 09/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
HGDG Arts, LLC
contact email: 
HGDGarts@gmail.com

A collection of essays and scholarly articles analyzing the work of late 20th century existential and outlaw poets living or dead will be published in 2017.

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