category: travel writing

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.

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

"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

"Lady of the Lakes: Harriet Martineau and the New Age of Reason" MLA Convention Seattle January 5-8, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rmadison [at] uark.edu

The College English Association invites submissions on the topic of "Lady of the Lakes: Harriet Martineau and the New Age of Reason" for the MLA Convention in Seattle January 5-8, 2012.

[UPDATE] : "Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, March 11-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

'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

[UPDATE] Civil War Literature Panel, American Literature Association (ALA 2011 May 26-29, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Crowell
contact email: 
crowell2@illinois.edu

Despite the Civil War’s lasting impact on popular culture in the U.S., the literature of the Civil War period remains an understudied area of nineteenth-century American literary studies.

Empowerment and the Sacred: An Inter-disciplinary Conference, University of Leeds, 24th - 26th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shivani Rajkomar and Lori Shelbourn, University of Leeds
contact email: 
organisers@empowermentandthesacred.com
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