category: twentieth century and beyond

Contemporary British Fiction: Narrating Violence, Trauma and Loss (International Conference, 17-18 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
tancke@uni-mainz.de

Contemporary British fiction is preoccupied with scenarios of violence, trauma and loss: destruction, guilt, traumatic experiences and apocalyptic anxieties are prevalent thematic and aesthetic concer

[UPDATE] CFP: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933; NeMLA, 4/7-4/11/2010, Montreal; Deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Session: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933

[UPDATE] Poetics Colloquium: Emergent Trends in Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Centenary College of New Jersey
contact email: 
newellm@centenarycollege.edu, cc harelj@centenarycollege.edu.

Acclaimed poet Mark Doty, winner of the 2008 National Book Award, is the 2009-2010 Gates Ferry Lecturer at Centenary College of New Jersey.

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

NeMLA 2010--Whose Africa?: Representations of Africa in Contemporary African and Diasporic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
John Hyland & Minna Niemi / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jhyland@buffalo.edu; mjniemi@buffalo.edu

The global imaginary is marked by a long history of claims made to Africa by a range of western writers and thinkers as disparate as Hegel and Conrad.

American Literature ater the American Century. Abstracts due October 10, full essays due November 30

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University and Arapahoe Community College
contact email: 
Gioia.Woods@nau.edu, Lance.Ruin@arapahoe.edu

The ideology of American exceptionalism has a long history in the expressive arts, especially after Henry Luce’s famous 1941 editorial urging Americans to accommodate themselves “spiritually and p

50th Anniversary Conference of the Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (LCMND), Grand Forks, ND, October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota
contact email: 
michelle.m.sauer@und.nodak.edu

We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Linguistic Circle of
Manitoba and North Dakota, 1959-2009

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George University of Hertfordshire UK
contact email: 
S.George@herts.ac.uk

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

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