category: twentieth century and beyond

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

Women and the Gendering of Gossip, Talk and Communication Practices across Media – edited collection – Deadline November 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon & Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com; mames@eiu.edu

This collection, to be published by McFarland press, aims to update existing theories of orality in the light of technological advancements which have altered communication practices on a large scale.

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

[UPDATE] Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
sparadis@endicott.edu

From Quentin Compson to Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom and beyond, twentieth-century American literary representations of white masculinity reveal a preoccupation with the idea of terror. Why?

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