category: twentieth century and beyond

MAPACA -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Science Fiction and Fantasy welcomes papers/presentations in any critical, theoretical, or (inter)disciplinary approach to any topic related to SF/F

MAPACA -- Popular Novels Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

MAPACA -- Popular Literary Landscapes Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wxm3@psu.edu (Bill Mistichelli)

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks abstracts of
papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition.

MAPACA -- Native American Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA-- J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
wxm3@psu.edu (Bill Mistichelli)

The J.R.R. Tolkien/C.S. Lewis panel of the Mid-Atlantic
Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks
abstracts of papers (250 words) that address various aspects of
each author's works.

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Horror Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

MAPCA -- Harry Potter Phenomenon Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
RCu8598882@aol.com (Richard Currie)

Papers are sought that explore the Harry Potter phenomenon in terms of sparking adolescent reading and adolescent popular culture involvement.

International Conference Algiers: Women of Africa and the diaspora 6, 7, 8 december 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Algiers 2 (Algeria) - University of Maine (France)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Within the actual globalisation which implies standardisation of societies and individual behaviours, it is worth reconsidering the vision (s) of /on African women wherever they happen to be.

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