category: modernist studies

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

Survivor's Redemption Island? Melville's South Sea Island? Reality and Fiction in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz, Historical Fiction Area, Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Has it always been easier for Americans to swallow fiction with a dollop of reality? Or easier for us to swallow reality with a dollop of fiction?

Networked New York -- 3/23/12, Abstracts Due 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

The Hero's Quest in a 20th or 21st-century Text

full name / name of organization: 
Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

We urgently seek a replacement chapter for an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of the hero's quest.

UPDATE--Reshaping Change: The Language and Literature of Opportunity DUE NOV 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
akudish@gmail.com AND clatham@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle's Poetics defines complex action in tragedy as a change accompanied by reversal or recognition, or both. Given this definition, is change then not a requirement of literature?

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

Ellen Glasgow Society CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline January 6]

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Glasgow Society and American Literature Association
contact email: 
ashley.lear@erau.edu

Glasgow Scholarship will be represented at the American Literature Association’s 2012 meeting in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, in two ways:

The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation (Proposals due: Feb 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Dickens’s birth, the editors of a special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies on ‘The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation’ invite cont

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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