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Extended deadline: Marilynne Robinson Society

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 5:09pm
American Literature Association Conference (ALA); Boston, MA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The conference will take place in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2023. 

Please submit a 350-word proposal and short bio to haein.park@biola.edu by Friday, January 6, 2023.

Extended Deadline: Marilynne Robinson, Jesus and John Wayne, and the American Evangelical Tradition

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 5:08pm
American Literature Association Conference (ALA); Boston, MA; May 25-28, 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Marilynne Robinson Society and the American Religion and Literature Society (ARLS) will hold a joint panel at the annual American Literature Association Conference (May 25-28, 2022; Boston, MA).  We are seeking papers that examine the author’s relationship to American evangelicalism.  Robinson’s spiritual vision has been shaped by the writings of Jonathan Edwards, who is considered to be the founding father of American evangelicalism.  How does Robinson’s body of work lead us to think critically about the evangelical tradition in the United States?  How do her essays and novels, particularly Gilead, provide a counter-narrative to the discourses found in modern and contemporary American evangelicalism?  In what ways can they respond to the inc

Way Out West: People, Places, and Politics beyond Boundaries

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 12:46pm
Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Artists and writers have long been deconstructing dominant notions of the American West. In 1957, jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins released Way Out West, a record that drew inspiration from California landscapes, TV Westerns, and overlooked Black cowboys. The album cover depicts Rollins outfitted as a gunfighter in desert surrounds, complete with cacti and a sun-bleached cattle skull. Where you might expect to find a big iron on his hip, he cradles his tenor sax. Today, artists like Orville Peck continue to revise, rewrite, and expand the boundaries of what we might consider the story of the West both in sound, style, and location—the South African-born crooner, now based out of Canada, has gained major success on the U.S.

Familiar Perpetrators Special Issue CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:17pm
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of [Inter]sections, the annual double-blind peer reviewed journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest (ISSN 2068 – 3472). The journal is open access (www.intersections-journal.com) and it is indexed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Ulrichsweb, DOAJ, CEEOL, EBSCO, and ERIH PLUS. 

James Tiptree Jr. and Alice Sheldon - ContactZone

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:56pm
ContactZone - Peer-reviewed International E-Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

James Tiptree Jr. and Alice Sheldon

edited by Oriana Palusci and Umberto Rossi

The 26th Southern Writers/Southern Writing (SW/SW) Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 1:54pm
EGSB (English Graduate Student Body) at the University of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The 26th Southern Writers/Southern Writing (SW/SW) 

Graduate Student Conference

University of Mississippi 2023 

Call for Submissions

“Y’all and/in the Queer South”

Submissions: https://swswgradconference.squarespace.com

About:

The Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SW/SW) is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference, featuring both critical and creative explorations of U.S. southern culture and expression. It will be hosted by the University of Mississippi from 28-30 July 2023

ALA 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 10:10am
Maggie Gordon Froehlich / F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2023 American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts, 25-28 May 2023.

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals for papers examining any aspect of Fitzgerald’s life and work that provides fresh insights.

 

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS) 2023 Scholar Award

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 6:06pm
Madeline Gottlieb / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce its fifth bi-annual competitionThe society will award the best scholarly publication – book, essay, or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2018 and November 1, 2022. If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the March 31, 2023 deadline.

 

Because entries will be judged through a system of blind review, we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person. 

 

Archival Work and Bibliographies for American Literary Study

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:50am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

Pauline E. Hopkins in Comparative Perspective

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:05am
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Pauline E. Hopkins in Comparative Perspective

 

The Pauline E. Hopkins Society invites proposals that examine any aspect of Hopkins’ work or life from a comparative perspective for presentation at the 34rd Annual American Literature Association Convention, to be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2023.  Papers may put Hopkins in dialogue with any of her contemporaries or examine her work in relation to any later writer(s), such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Toni Morrison, or Octavia Butler.  We especially welcome submissions examining Hopkins in relation to popular culture (e.g. Wakanda, Lovecraft Country) and speculative fiction. 

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association 34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023 Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:04am
The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association

34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

This year the Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society welcomes submissions focusing on diverse topics including literary genre, single authors, children’s literature, speculative fiction, comparative analyses, as well as cultural studies approaches. We also encourage a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary prisms, and a variety of panel types, including traditional paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and sessions dedicated to the teaching of Latina/o/x literature.

August Wilson Society's Biennial Colloquium: Excavating New Critical Landscapes for August Wilson Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:42pm
August Wilson Society and the August Wilson African American Cultural Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

“The August Wilson Archive is our most important [collection] to date, and we believe it will present innumerable opportunities for local, national, and international researchers

to create new knowledge.”

Kornelia Tancheva, PhD, Hillman University Librarian and Director of University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS)

The August Wilson Society (AWS) joins the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the University
of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS), the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, and theater lovers around the world in celebrating the grand opening of the August Wilson Archive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2-4, 2023.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:42pm
MELOW The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

FOR PUBLICATION IN MEJO (MELOW Journal) 2022

 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

 

DFW 2023 - David Foster Wallace - Gettysburg, PA - June 22-24, 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:41pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

International David Foster Wallace Society 2023
“The Subject and Art”
Call for Abstracts
Gettysburg College
June 22 – 24, 2023
Conference Director: Vernon W. Cisney,
Chair and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Gettysburg College
Keynote Speaker:
Lee Konstantinou, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park,
Author of The Last Samurai Reread and Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction

Kate Chopin International Society panels at the 2023 American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 8, 2023

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels
at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25–28,
2023.

The first panel, a roundtable on “Teaching Kate Chopin,” seeks short (seven- to eight-minute)
papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals
should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work. Proposals for
presentations no longer than twenty minutes should include a title, your name and affiliation, and
a 200- to 400-word abstract.

The Sea in American Literature - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:40am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

American Literature Association Annual Conference - Boston May 25-28, 2023

 
The Sea in American Literature

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites submissions for a panel on The Sea in American Literature. Potential subjects for this panel range from Melville and Richard Henry Dana to Stephen Crane, Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Barry Lopez, and Jonathan Bayliss, but others will occur to you as well. Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 25, 2023. Please note if you have AV requirements.

Narrative Form in American Fiction - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:39am
Jonathan bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society will sponsor a roundtable panel at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28, 2023, at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.

Narrative Form in American Fiction

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Articles (spring 2023) | STEM and Gender in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 8:40am
REDEN academic journal | American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Special thematic dossier | STEM in US Popular Culture: Assessing Gender Discourse, Stereotypes and Mainstreaming

Editors: Laura Álvarez Trigo (Universidad de Alcalá) and Erika Tiburcio Moreno (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

 

“Let me walk to the edge of genre ” Ben Lerner’s Poetry, Fiction, criticism and artistic collaborations June 28 - July 1 2023 Paris, France

updated: 
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 4:01pm
Cergy Paris/ Université de Paris Cité / University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

 

 

E X T E N D E D  D E A D L I N E ! 

 “Let me walk to the edge of genre[1]

     Ben Lerner’s Poetry, Fiction, criticism and artistic collaborations

June 28  - July 1 2023

Paris, France

 

https://benlernerparisconference2023.weebly.com/ 

 

LAST CALL – EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR A SPECIAL NUMBER OF REVISTA CANARIA DE ESTUDIOS INGLESES (Spring 2023)

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:48am
Research project "Literature and Globalization 2 (LYG2): Communities of Waste"
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (RCEI) seeks two more submissions for a special issue on “Toxic Tales: Narratives of Waste in Post-Industrial North America,” guest-edited by Elsa del Campo Ramírez (Universidad Nebrija) and Sara Villamarín-Freire (Universidade da Coruña), to be published in spring 2023. 

Articles are expected to be 6,000-7,000 words in length and should be submitted by November 30th. Questions and submissions should be sent to Sara (sara.vfreire@udc.es) or Elsa (ecampo@nebrija.es).

 

“Life and Death in Latinx Literatures”

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:46am
5th Biennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

 

CFP

5thBiennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

 

 “Life and Death in Latinx Literatures”

April 5th-April 7th, 2023

Abstracts Due: January 9th, 2023

 

 

The 20th Annual Religion Graduate Student Symposium at Florida State University

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:46am
Religion Graduate Student Symposium at Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Call for Papers:
The 20th Annual
Religion Graduate Student Symposium at Florida State University

February 17 & 18, 2023

Tallahassee, Florida

 

This year’s symposium will center on the theme: “Sensational Religion”

This is our first in-person symposium since the beginning of the Sars-Cov2 global pandemic and we invite scholars to present papers addressing sensory aspects of the "new normal" for the study of religion. Previous symposia have featured scholars from a wide array of disciplines, universities, and areas. We invite papers from fields as varied as History, Anthropology, Political Science, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Classics.

"WEST BY NORTHEAST" Canadian Association of American Studies 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:57am
Canadian Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

 

 

CAAS 2023: WEST BY NORTHEAST, 22-24 September 2023

 

“West by Northeast” is an interdisciplinary conference, hosted by Mount Saint Vincent University and the Canadian Association for American Studies. It will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia in K'jipuktuk, part of Mi'kma'ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq, on 22-24 September 2023.

 

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Panels for Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:55am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

Poetry and Poetics (Critical)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Extended proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:49am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due January 15, 2023

OVERVIEW:

Alfred Hitchcock---DEADLINE EXTENDED---Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:47am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Extended proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

Edith Wharton and Weather: Culture, Climate, and Change

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:38am
American Literature Association Conference 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 5, 2023

American Literature Association

34th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2023

The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Edith Wharton and Weather: Culture, Climate, and Change

 

There’s a lot of weather in Edith Wharton’s writing: storms, snow, heat, and wind. Among other questions, proposals might consider the following:

 

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