category: american

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines (full guidelines can be found at thesefragilelilacspoetry.com )

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Narrative and Time: Timely and Untimely Interventions in Contemporary U.S. Fiction (PAMLA, 11/6-8; abstracts, 5/15)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
jeffsevers@gmail.com

Narrative and Time: Timely and Untimely Interventions in Contemporary U.S. Fiction
Organizer: Jeffrey Severs, U. of British Columbia

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

[UPDATE] Reminder: MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan O'Hara / Tom Stuart
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

CFP Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

[Update - deadline extended] ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
aphoristicmodernity@gmail.com

We are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for the conference, '"Perfectly phrased and quite as true": Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950', to 1st May 2015 to enable anyone who narrowly

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

critical essays on Chitra Divakaruni; abstract due April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amritjit Singh and Samina Najmi
contact email: 
sangha@ohio.edu, snajmi@csufresno.edu

We seek contributions to a collection of critical essays on the work of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

CALL FOR POETRY, SHORT FICTION, AND ART BY MAY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 9th issue this June.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

Science and American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 Annual Conference
contact email: 
april.anderson@cgu.edu

This session will examine the relationship between science and American literature from 1650 to the present, with the hope of spurring a dialogue that can ultimately illuminate the ways in which hard

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Chris GoGwilt and Melanie Holm
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)

Call for papers:

"Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S."

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
meball@ucdavis.edu

Special Session at the 2015 PAMLA Meeting in Portland, OR, Nov. 6-8th: “Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S.”

[UPDATE] "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

*The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Saturday, April 25.*

Edited collection: Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Matthew Wynn Sivils
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; sivils@iastate.edu

We invite proposals for the first collection of essays to consider the “ecogothic” in nineteenth-century American literature.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century (PAMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Modernism and Cinema (MSA 17, Boston, November 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Yair Solan, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
ysolan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Modernism and Cinema: Genealogies of Rupture (MSA 17)

Queerness and Animality

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mgreg003@ucr.edu

Queerness and Animality
PAMLA 2015, November 6-8 2015
Portland, Oregon

Presiding Officer:
Mackenzie Gregg, University of California, Riverside

Lehigh Valley Vanguard-Open-access Journal-Call for Papers

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

Call for papers

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

Revolutionary Little Magazines, Panel for MSA Conference, Boston, Nov. 19th-22nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
awalser@bard.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of Modernism & Revolution, this panel seeks to explore modernism’s little magazines as sites of provocation and revolt.

Antae Call for Papers on BOREDOM (deadline 30th June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Antae Journal (University of Malta)
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Boredom

https://malta.academia.edu/AntaeJournal/Papers

https://www.facebook.com/antaejournal

‘There’s little left but to be bored or bore.’

[UPDATE] ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015 - Proposals by 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association / Associaton for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

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