category: general announcements

Lost and Found: Nostalgia in Media - February 25th and 26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York University - Department of Cinema Studies
contact email: 
cinecon2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: LOST AND FOUND: Nostalgia in Media

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2011

February 25-26, 2011 -- New York University, New York, NY

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

CORRECTION "Free to Move About the Country": Transportation and National Security, March 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS), at Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

This is a correction of an earlier posting that had the wrong year indicated.

“Shaw and the City”

full name / name of organization: 
SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

SHAW 32 will be devoted to the theme “Shaw and the City,” with Desmond Harding as guest editor.

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, MA, 26-29 May.

Robert Frost (MLA, January 2012; 3/13/11 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor a session at the 2012 Modern Language Conference in Seatlle, 5-8 January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2011.

New Critical Perspectives on the 'Trace': An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

Popmatters: Spotlight on Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
moore@popmatters.com

Pitch Deadline: 15 January 2010
Final Deadline: 10 February 2011

Contact: Robert Moore
Email: moore@popmatters.com

Writers assemble!

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Defining Academic Work in Modern Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan 5-8)
contact email: 
jcasey@skidmore.edu

This panel seeks to analyze the nature of faculty work in modern languages and literatures from an interdisciplinary, scholarly perspective.

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

[UPDATE] Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
swolfe@usd.edu

Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women’s Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011.

Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
lhussein@mesacc.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

For the full CFP, see:

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180967&keyword=Turkey

[UPDATE] Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
andrew.humphries@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]
(Collection of Critical Essays)

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a lo

[Update] Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (Dec.20th)

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

“It must be Nova Scotia”: Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College
contact email: 
bishopns@dal.ca

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Hali

"American Pornographies" Graduate Conference, Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig
contact email: 
asl-gradconference@uni-leipzig.de

Call for Proposals: "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context"

March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York
contact email: 
BonaConference@gmail.com

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power.

Call for Artists

full name / name of organization: 
Ustinov Intercultural Forum
contact email: 
uif.president@dur.ac.uk

The Ustinov Intercultural Forum is currently seeking additional artists to submit their work for this cultural exhibition which will run at the Old Fulling Mill in Durham, UK from early April to early

Business Culture / Corporate Culture Papers, 20- 23 April 2011, San Antonio, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
2011 National Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
dosborne@scc.spokane.edu

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter & Riverwalk Hotels
101 Bowie Street , San Antonio,TX 78205

Wednesday, April 20 - Saturday, April 23

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize $1,000- submit by Dec. 28th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
kathleen-diffley@uiowa.edu

[UPDATE] Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context Postgraduate Conference, 17th-18th March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

'Spectres of Class' (15-16 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
matt.davies@chester.ac.uk

Please note the call for papers for the interdisciplinary ‘Spectres of Class’ conference at the University of Chester, UK, on 15-16 July 2011 organised in association with CADAAD (Critical Approac

The University of Findlay Teaching with Technology Conference May 12-13 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Findlay Center for Teaching Excellence
contact email: 
tulley@findlay.edu

The University of Findlay’s Center for Teaching Excellence

Save the Date!
May 12–13, 2011
The University of Findlay
Findlay, Ohio

Deadline for electronic proposals of 500 words:

CEA-MAG "Fortunes & Misfortunes" 5 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Linda DiDesidero - ldidesidero@umuc.edu

Announcing a call for papers for the CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference, "Fortunes & Misfortunes," at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD on 5 March 2011. Deadline for proposals: December 15.

The Sixties--National PCA/ACA-Deadline December 15

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

Deadline for proposal submissions is December 15.

CFP [UPDATE]: Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group
contact email: 
nanette.nielsen@nottingham.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

[SECOND CALL] Call for Chapter Proposals--Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise, December 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tatjana Takseva, Saint Mary's University
contact email: 
Tatjana.Takseva@SMU.ca

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline December 31, 2010

Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future

2nd Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung
contact email: 
lars.schmeink@uni-hamburg.de

EUROFAN: New Directions of the European Fantastic After the Cold War

Second Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF)

Eastern European Culture- Call for Papers for the 2011 PCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
phoboes2000@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS
Eastern European Culture
NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS 2011 JOINT CONFERENCE
April 20- 23, 2011

UPDATE/Extended Deadline: Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University/English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
echoesconference@gmail.com

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

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