category: twentieth century and beyond

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

[I am proposing a session for the 2010 ASA conference in San Antonio and am looking to fill out my proposed panel.]

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb.

Modern Language Studies Special Cluster on 9/11 Literature (April 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Assistant Professor of English, Springfield College
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Continuity, conservatism, classicism: Reading postcolonial literature against the grain?

full name / name of organization: 
Cécile Girardin / Université d'Orléans (France)
contact email: 
cecile.girardin@univ-orleans.fr

Call for papers

CONTINUITY, CONSERVATISM, CLASSICISM:
READING POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE AGAINST THE GRAIN?

[UPDATE] Intentionality and Poetics (MLA 3/1/09; 1/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick F. Durgin / School of the Art Institute of Chicago
contact email: 
kenningeditions@gmail.com

Long discredited as an evaluative criterion, intentionality continues to be explored as a critical value, especially in avant-garde poetics from mid-20th century.

CFP: New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman
contact email: 
tiffany.trotman@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers

New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) & Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Everyday Life and Literature

[Update] CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon (12/15/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

'The idea of influence in American literature', 31 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
tara.stubbs@spc.ox.ac.uk

This one-day conference aims to ask whether American literature might fruitfully be viewed as a product of its influences, and if so, whether it can – or should – be considered separately from the

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