category: american

[UPDATE] New Contexts for American Poetry in the 1950's and 1960's

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26-28, 2015.

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

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

Organizers of the 36th annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, 2-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
collaboratingmuse@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Alex Davis (University College Cork)
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary)

Photography, Testimony, and the Voyeuristic Gaze: Bearing Witness to Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
North Eastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonhunter6@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the relation between trauma and representation in photography and related visual media. How do images of atrocities both provoke and disarm our voyeuristic gaze?

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

[UPDATE] CFP: Civil War and Reconstruction Area of PCA-ACA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assoc/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
allredr@byuh.edu

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference 2015

April 1-4, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

Death in the Cityscape: A Special Issue of Canadian Review of American Studies

The Poetics/Politics of Post-Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
contact email: 
myra.bloom@utoronto.ca

In the epilogue to the second edition of The Politics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon heralds the closure of the very period she helped to define: “Let’s just say it,” she admits, “it’s ove

Comics and Comic Art Area: PCA/ACA Conference New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015 (deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
twandtke@judsonu.edu

Comics: Strips, Books, Graphic Novels and Everything in Between

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

Submit to KSU Touchstone Magazine from September 9th to December 15th! Accepting Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Art

full name / name of organization: 
Touchstone Magazine, Literary Magazine, Est. 1975
contact email: 
touch@ksu.edu

Touchstone Magazine was established in 1975 and publishes works of poetry, non-fiction, fiction, flash-fiction and visual art from students (undergraduates and graduates) all over the United States.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

Trayvon Martin in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
jgray@jjay.cuny.edu

Trayvon Martin’s murder is the latest in a long string of unpunished assassinations and assaults–from Emmett Till to Medgar Evers to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner to Amadou Di

Thirty-Sixth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: March 18-22

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

Thirty-Sixth International Conference
on the Fantastic in the Arts

Love and Loss in Modernist Poetry (NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcwhortere@merrimack.edu

While poetry itself has played a historically long and significant role in the discourse of love, the period of modernity seems to be largely associated with its opposites.

Capitalist Realist Fictions - Narrative 2015 Chicago (March 5-8, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

In his Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste, Philip Mirowski puts to rest the myth that the current economy is beyond the understanding even of experts, demonstrating that mainstream economic writin

CFP Civil War and Reconstruction Area at PCA-ACA 2015 April 1-4 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assoc/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
allred@byuh.edu

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference 2015

April 1-4, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015 Panel (deadline Oct 24)

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD / Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual NAISA meeting
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CfP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

Worn Out! Motherwork in the Age of Austerity Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 17th Annual Women's History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY (20 minutes north of Manhattan)
Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th, 2015

NEMLA 2015 Panel: Maternal Hauntings in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
m.jinalee@gmail.com

Avery Gordon in Ghostly Matters claims, ‘The way of the ghost is haunting, and haunting is a particular way of knowing what has happened or is happening.

Writing Across the Color Line: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Call for Papers: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12
Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.
Deadline: November 1, 2014

Activist, Professor, or Scholar? Best Practices in Gender Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Day
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

University professors who “do gender” refuse to spend their careers in an ivory tower, but because of this choice, we are sometimes faced with a dilemma: How do we divide our time between teaching

CEAMAGazine

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

CEAMAGazine, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2015
Call for Papers
“Imagination and Creation”
7 March 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Miller, Allegheny College

[update] Religion & the Environment in Contemp. Lit. (ALA Symp: God & the American Writer, TX, Feb 15); due 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for a proposed panel at the God & the American Writer Symposium o

How Can We Believe? The Death of God in Contemp. Fiction (ALA Symp: God & the Am. Writer, TX), Feb 15, due 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the God & the American Writer Symposium

[UPDATE] Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate s

Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

A one day symposium
April 25, 2015

The University of Kentucky
Center Theater, Student Center
10 am – 5pm
Free and open to the public

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice provides an international forum for all those writing, reading, translating or publishing the short story in all its diverse forms, including flash fiction, the no

[Update - deadline extended] Comedy: From the Arts to Cultural Industry (28-29 Nov 2014) (Abstract: 30 Sep)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Taipei Tech.
contact email: 
louislo@ntut.edu.tw

November 28-29, 2014

4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies Organized by Department of English, Taipei Tech.

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Studies Centre, University of Innsbruck (Austria) / Canadian Literature Center, University of Alberta (Canada)
contact email: 
ursula.moser@uibk.ac.at / carriere@ualberta.ca

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

Écriture de la crise : dans la tourmente et au-delà
Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

Black Theatre Association Call for Papers for ATHE 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Call for Papers
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2015 Conference
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel — Montréal, Québec, Canada

Poems Invited for Dec. 2014 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 26th 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.

20th Southwest English Symposium CFP Abstract Deadline Dec 1st 2014

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

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