category: american

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

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

The Sacred and the Sublime (4-6 May, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Edited Collection: Modernism in the Green (Abstract Deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel and Margaret Konkol / Baylor University and New College of Florida
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 5: MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

[Update] Deadline Extended - Eudora Welty Society Panel (Open Topic): SCMLA 2015, Nashville TN (Oct. 31st - Nov. 3rd)

full name / name of organization: 
The Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jlundy@email.sc.edu

The Eduora Welty Society invites paper proposals exploring any aspect of Eudora Welty's work and/or life. Please submit abstracts to Joshua Lundy at jlundy@email.sc.edu.

International Conference: Vulnerabilty 8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
E. A. CLIMAS, Bordeaux Montaigne University, FRANCE
contact email: 
antolin.pascale@orange.fr

Etymologically, vulnerability refers to a “wound” (from the Latin vulnus, vulneris). Somebody is said to be vulnerable when they have been wounded, injured, hurt or harmed.

Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
cog8088@uni.sydney.edu.au

We are looking for papers for our volume 'Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday'.

[UPDATE] Neoliberalism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

During the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom above the perceived overreach of government

Panel at SAMLA November 13 - 15

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

During the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom above the perceived overreach of government

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)
full name / name of organization:
Modernist Studies Association
contact email:
algreen@msu.edu

American Criminology & Penology

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

This panel seeks to explore the 2015 MMLA Convention theme of “Arts and Sciences” by examining the intersection between artistic representation and scientific (or, pseudoscientific) inquiry into crime and punishment.

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended: MSA 17 Boston, November 19-22, 2015: Modes of Relative Certainty

full name / name of organization: 
Luke Mueller / Tufts University
contact email: 
luke.mueller@tufts.edu

Modes of Relative Certainty

Call for video presentations/lectures and Growl Posts

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

Premier Issue: The Politics of Home

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

MMLA 2015: Pedagogy of Short Story (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

Limitations in time and scope often prevent teachers from extending the reading list beyond the realm of canonical texts--this panel would like to explore ways to include non-canonical short stories.

MMLA 2015: Short Story and the Novel (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

How does the recent expansion of fantasy and science fiction novels into short stories erode the dividing line between short stories and novels? How do film adaptations influence this process?

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