category: twentieth century and beyond

Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Papers:
Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

The Disappointment Artist: Reading Lethem

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Cohen/ Department of English, University of Missouri
contact email: 
cohenss@missouri.edu

On the work of Jonathan Lethem--any of the work/works, from any angle--for January 2011 MLA in LA (special session). Submit abstract (150 words or less) and CV as email attachments by March 2, 2010.

[UPDATE] Barbara Kinsolver (ALA in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Peters, Texas A&M University
contact email: 
slpeters@tamu.edu

In 2009 Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna, her first novel in almost ten years, was an instant bestseller.

Ford Madox Ford and America, New York Sep 23-25 (abstracts by April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ford Madox Ford Society
contact email: 
S.J.Haslam@open.ac.uk, seamus_omalley@hotmail.com

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/fordmadoxford-society/

[UPDATE] 75 Years of Penguin Books: International Conference (29 June - 1 July 2010); CFP DEADLINE: 1 FEB 2010

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Penguin Project, University of Bristol
contact email: 
penguin-project@bristol.ac.uk

This conference seeks to cover the diversity of Penguin’s publication history. In 2010, Penguin Books will be 75 years old and Puffin Books will be 70 years old.

Space in the Americas, Brest (France) November 4-5, 2010 (deadline March 31, 2010),

full name / name of organization: 
Institut des Amériques, Brest
contact email: 
Nathalie.Coulon@univ-brest.fr

Among the wide range of objects open to scrutiny, space is undoubtedly the most commonly studied by a number of sciences among the human and social sciences and the Earth and marine sciences, each cla

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca, mtrono@mtroyal.ca

Updated Confirmation of Keynote Speakers

MAUDE BARLOW, ANDREW NIKIFORUK, RICHARD WHITE, VANDANA SHIVA, and LEO JACOBS

Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

[UPDATE] Psychopathology in American Literature (Deadline now January 22; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This call invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

CFP: Literature and Psychology: Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto and the Poetics of Psychoanalysis (3/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Becky McLaughlin
contact email: 
bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and Psychology Session of the 67th Annual Meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association, October 28-30, 2010, in Fort Worth, TX.

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