A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US:
Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
Inspired by the host university's setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme "A River Runs through Us" invites exploration of the possibilities and permutations of place and its representations wherever we live.
Topics/Subjects may include, but are not limited to:
Landscape, Memory, and Identity
Ecologies of Place
Globalization & Natural Resources
Rivers & the Human Spirit
Rhetorics of Environmentalism
Watersheds & Boundaries
Literature of Exploration:
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US:
Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010
The Indigenous Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis, MN from Friday 1 October to Sunday 3 October.
The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of popular culture on Indigeneity, Aboriginality, and First Nations. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:
CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Perspectives and History in the Making: East-European Cultural Space from Post-Communism to Post-E.U. Accession
Time and place: 4th of June, 2010
The Center for American Studies,
The Faculty of Foreign Languages.
The University of Bucharest
Moderator: prof. dr. Rodica Mihăilă
The deadline for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference has been extended to March 26th 2010!
Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals. The conference welcomes academics of all levels for a weekend of intellectual debate, cultural experiences, and networking.
The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy. Within this context both literature and the sacred are defined quite broadly, and presentations on any topic, theme, or perspective within those general categories are welcome. Participants are also encouraged to propose their own category-specific sessions if necessary.
The conference will be held Thursday, October 14th, through Saturday, October 16th, at the Museum of Art at Brigham Young University.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Morgenstern, University of Toronto.
"The University in Crisis: Teaching, Transference and Tenure in David Mamet's Oleanna."
Call for Papers
Edited Volume on Chinese American Literature
Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)
Special Forum on Asian American Studies
Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora and Representation
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc (Hacettepe University, Ankara,
Turkey); Elisabetta Marino (University of Rome, Italy); Daniel Y. Kim (Brown University, USA); Te-hsing Shan (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Deadline for complete submissions: September 1, 2010
American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference
The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies
November 3–5, 2010
Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
Celia Herrera Rodriguez
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE:
Deadline: June 15th, 2010