category: twentieth century and beyond

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, April 1-4, 2015. NEW ORLEANS.

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

[UPDATE] New deadline, Oct. 10. A Wind Freshened and an Anchor Weighed: Reflections on the Career of Seamus Heaney; 4/30-5/3, 15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

When Seamus Heaney died last August, he seemed to be a kind of figure the literary world had not known for some time: a poet who had academic cachet and a common touch, and perhaps more to the point,

Autobiography in Context, International Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Rijeka, Croatia, 21 and 22 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia
contact email: 
Irena Grubica: irena.grubica@gmail.com

Autobiography in Context

An International Interdisciplinary Conference

21st & 22nd November 2014
Rijeka, Croatia

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Eudora Welty Society at ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Eichelberger
contact email: 
eichelbergerj@cofc.edu

The Eudora Welty Society invites proposals for two sessions (Welty and War; Welty and Social Class) at the 2015 American Literature Association, May 21-24, Boston, MA.

Welty and War

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject after Sedgwick -- CFP for Panel (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny James/ Pacific Lutheran University
contact email: 
jamesja@plu.edu

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject After Sedgwick

CFP for Panel on Language and Culture in Modern Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for AAS-in-Asia Conference (June 2015)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

A fourth and final presenter is being sought for a panel proposal for the upcoming AAS-in-Asia Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, to take place in June 2015.

Seeing Animals, ACLA, Seattle 3/26-3/29 2015

full name / name of organization: 
David Coughlan and Elizabeth Wijaya/ University of Limerick and Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Jacques Derrida’s influential The Animal That Therefore I Am begins with a scene of seeing, as he stands exposed before “a cat that looks at [him] without moving, just to see.” For Donna Haraway

Figural Evasions: The Poetics of Defense (ACLA, March 26-29 Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Lily Gurton-Wachter, University of Missouri & Andrea Gadberry, New York University
contact email: 
gurtonwachterl@missouri.edu

Poetics and defense have long been bedfellows, from Plato’s infamous call for poets to be exiled from the polis to the cottage industry around the “defense of poetry” (Sidney, Du Bellay, Shelley

Literatures of Church and State -- ACLA 2015 (Deadline 14 Oct)

full name / name of organization: 
David Weimer and Grant Shreve / Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
dweimer@fas.harvard.edu AND gshreve1@jhu.edu

Please submit abstracts at http://www.acla.org/literatures-church-and-state by 14 October

Bildung and Late Modern Development (10/14) - ACLA 2015 Seattle, 26-29 March

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend (U of Notre Dame / U of South Dakota); Meltem Gurle (Bogazici U)
contact email: 
Sarah.Townsend@usd.edu / MeltemGurle@gmail.com

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

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