category: american

Call For Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review.

Jack London Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

Call for Papers
Jack London Society
http://jacklondonsociety.org/
American Literature Association’s
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

Disquiet: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Thomas Graduate English and Art History Departments
contact email: 
ustdisquietconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Disquiet: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
University of St. Thomas, April 29, 2016

Displacement 2016 NYU Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Graduate Student Cinema Studies Conference
contact email: 
displacednyu@gmail.com

March 4-5, 2016

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Browne Conference for Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University, York, UK
contact email: 
cityscapesconference2016@gmail.com

Saturday 23rd April 2016, York St John University
Organised by Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer

Mantis at Stanford: call for poetry reviews/criticism - January 5

full name / name of organization: 
Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation
contact email: 
armend@stanford.edu

Mantis is soliciting reviews and critical pieces.

[UPDATE] Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear (4/2/2016). Abstracts: 1/15/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its fourth international conference on Fear, Suspicion, Surveillance, to

European Beat Studies Network Annual Conference, Manchester 27-29 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
rsee11@elmira.edu

We invite proposals for the Fifth Annual Conference of the EBSN, which will take place in Manchester, UK, from 27‐29 June, at The Wonder Inn (http://www.thewonderinn.co.uk), in the heart of the city

International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts”

full name / name of organization: 
School of Languages and Literatures. Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
contact email: 
congresolitguerra@gmail.com

The International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts” sets out to study works of literature, cinema, music and the visual arts related to t

Call for culturally subversive writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Want to write for us?

We have a rolling submissions policy.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard was started to give a "voice to the voiceless."

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Transnational Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

Call for Proposals: Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands (Submission Deadline Dec. 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands/Justicia Social para las Identidades LGBTQ en la Región Fronteriza

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, March 21-25, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Dec 15 - Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, ft. Rey Chow

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2015.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

Kay Boyle and Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Kay Boyle Society at 2016 American Literature Annual Conference
contact email: 
homebase@u.washington.edu

Kay Boyle and Creative Writing

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Ploeg / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
aploeg@bilkent.edu.tr

Fantasy sports are one of the most popular and rapidly expanding areas of contemporary culture.

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Organised in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Confirmed Keynotes:

"Narrative, Description, and Spatiality"-Call for Panelists-Narrative 2016 conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Rodriguez-Stony Brook University / Marlene Marcussen-University of Southern Denmark
contact email: 
david.m.rodriguez@stonybrook.edu marlene@sdu.dk

We seek to organize a panel at the Narrative 2016 conference in Amsterdam 16-18 June around innovative papers that engage with the different ways space, environment, and nature are both represented and perceived in literature through the experience of reading.

Call for Submissions: “Women’s Voices in the Short Story”

full name / name of organization: 
Short Story Journal
contact email: 
suzanne.black@oneonta.edu, april.ford@oneonta.edu

Short Story Journal is seeking short stories and critical articles on the theme of women’s voices in short fiction for its spring 2016 issue.

Contemporary Women's Writing Essay Prize, 25 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing, Oxford University Press
contact email: 
r.carroll@tees.ac.uk

Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford University Press) is pleased to announce the launch of a new annual Essay Prize.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

"Black or "All": An Atlanta University Center Multidisciplinary Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Morehouse College
contact email: 
Francine.allen@morehouse.edu

Abstract Submission Deadline for Students, Faculty, and Staff: March 16, 2016

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

UT Austin Graduate Colloquium Iberian & LatAmerican Lang & Cult 3/24 to 3/26 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of Spanish and Portuguese
contact email: 
E.diaz@utexas.edu

XXII Graduate Colloquium of Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures
Call For Papers-“Borders, Borderlands, and Border Crossings”

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

SCL: Experimental Literature (ALA 27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016); due January 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
andrea.laurencell@sunyorange.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American L

Society for Contemporary Literature Gen Panel (ALA 27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016); due January 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
andrea.laurencell@sunyorange.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American L

Home (Alone): An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self; April 1-2, 2016; Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 1-2, 2016

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