category: ethnicity and national identity

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University (UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2011

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2011

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

CPF: MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM, LITERATURE AND POLITICS PCA/ACA SPECIAL SESSION, 12/15; SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/20/-4/24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY 12/15; PCA/ACA 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

LITERATURE AND POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOC. (PCA/ACA sub: 12/15), 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA), SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Global English: A special issue (deadline 9/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
the minnesota review
contact email: 
editors@theminnesotareview.org

the minnesota review, a journal of literature and cultural politics, invites submissions for a “Global English” special focus section in an upcoming issue.

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

2011 ACIS South proposals due Jan 12

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
irish@georgiasouthern.edu

Please see the attached website for details on the 2011 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. Proposals are due January 12, 2011.

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

Mike Leigh anthology - "The Fickle Finger of Fate" - (final submissions due 8/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
cardinale.powell@gmail.com and captainblackadder@hotmail.com

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh’s life and career as a writer-director by scholars from a variety of disciplines emplo

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens (Nov 4-5, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
icwang@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

Call for Essay Submissions: Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tom J. Hillard and Amy T. Hamilton
contact email: 
thomashillard@boisestate.edu and amyhamil@nmu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION:

Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

[UPDATE] Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association, May 26-29 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu

Call for Papers: Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association annual conference, May 26-29, 2011

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies of Nepal(SPLS)/Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

New Writings from the Indian Diaspora: Recalibrating the Canon in an "Uneven World" (for MELUS conference, April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kerstin Schmidt, Department of English and American Studies, University of Munich (Germany)
contact email: 
KerstinSchmidt@lmu.de

In his theoretical meditation on the postcolonial and the global, the literary critic R.

CFS for Harlot Special Issue on Family Rhetoric. Due date Jan. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
contact email: 
harlot.osu@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
(http://harlotofthearts.org/)

« Dey don’t belong » : Exclusion and integration in American interwar literature. May 13th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
gwenola.lebastard@univ-rennes2.fr,maelle.picouleau@univ-rennes2.fr,anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

American society in the aftermath of WWI is distinguished by an effort to define itself resulting from a desire of emancipation from the then prevailing European model.

[UPDATE] cfp reminder: Sound Politics seminar - ACLA (due 11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sjtownsend@berkeley.edu OR mcenaney@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
Vancouver, Canada
March 31-April 3, 2011

Deadline for paper proposals: November 12, 2010

Sound Politics

[UPDATE] Mobility and Migration in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québécoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca

The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)
L'Association des littératures canadienne et québécoise (ALCQ)

Call for Papers / Appel à communications

The New "Other" Deadline Non. 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Horizons JOurnal
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

THE NEW CENTURY OTHER

[UPDATED] Forms of Devotion: Fan Culture(s) and Transformative Works DEADLINE 12 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

This panel at the ACLA annual meeting (Vancouver, March 31- April 3, 2011) seeks to actively engage with the transnational, translational, affective, and transformative aspects of fandom communities,

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - American Culture/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Pop Culture Association (Southwest)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

Apocalypse Literature Panel, American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

Apocalypse, post-apocalypse, atomic and nuclear narratives have increasingly shifted from the science fiction genre to pervade American literature as a whole.

AALCS sessions at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

AALCS invites 200-word proposals for presentations or panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

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