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CFP: Edited Collection Preserving U.S. History--Memorializing Contested Events

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:03pm
Melissa M. Bender, University Writing Program, University of California, Davis; Klara Stephanie Szlezák, American Studies, University of Passau, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Conflicts over (mis)representations of historical events have long been a concern of scholars in multiple disciplines. However, the recent shift in the U.S. political climate—most notably, the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration—warrants fresh approaches to the ways in which historical preservation is practiced. To this end, we seek proposals for essays to be included in an edited volume exploring the manner in which U.S. history is preserved, sanitized, or contested through monuments, memorial sites, museums, and print or audio-visual texts.


FINAL REMINDER: Queer Subjects and the Contemporary United States

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:55pm
University of East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

A one-day colloquium at the University of East Anglia, U.K.

Hosted by the School of Art, Media, and American Studies.

Saturday 5th August 2017


Keynote speaker: Sam McBean (Queen Mary, University of London)


Call for papers

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary online quarterly from the north
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017

The quint’s thirty sixth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 15th August 2017—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ABSTRACTS (June 10th)—CFP for ALA panel—Sense of Place in American Modernist Poetry and Visual Art

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:02pm
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017

This panel explores the sense of place as part of the indigenous language of American artistic production of Modernism in the context of the European avant-garde. Though U.S. poets and artists were influenced by the formal techniques of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, they were also determined to search for the essence of an expressive language that defined its authenticity as opposed to European foreignness. One of their avenues of research was the exploration of the distinctive features of the American soil as a means of contributing novel aspects to modern aesthetics. The genuine character of the environment is closely linked to the strong attachment to rural or urban spaces and the value they acquire for the observer.

Latinx Literature and Culture Session at PAMLA 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 2:10pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

Call for Proposals

Latinx Literature and Culture Session at PAMLA (Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association) Conference 2017

Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12, 2017

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Call for Poetry, Fiction, Art

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:59pm
Pomona Valley Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 11th issue this July. PVR needs quality work from undergraduates, graduates, and professionals alike from any college campus, but all are welcome to submit. Quality is our only criterion. Please see our website for details on submitting online and for free versions of previous issues. Deadline is May 31st.

Upcoming Deadline: The Politics of Memory in Contemporary U.S. Visual Culture

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:57am
SAMLA 89: South Atlantic Modern Language Association's 2017 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Politics of Memory in Contemporary U.S. Visual Culture 

South Atlantic Modern Language Association's Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA

November 3-5, 2017

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
The Sunflower Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Send us your poems, prose, artwork, and photographs in the body of the mail Do read the submission guidelines before sending your work.

Submission Guidelines

The Alt-Right in Popular Culture

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Katlyn Williams/The University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Over the past few years, a loosely defined group that has since come to be referred to as “the alt-right” began to receive increased attention and scrutiny in the American media. The group presents itself to the public as an alternative to the mainstream conservatism of the contemporary Republican Party, and is an amorphous mass of people, largely associated with Internet social media platforms. The alt-right appears to be motivated by white nationalism, antigovernment conspiracy theory, xenophobia, and an opposition to identity politics.