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Washington Irving Society (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:23pm
Washington Irving Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

CFP: Early American Literature and Food Culture (ALA 2018)

The Washington Irving Society invites proposals connecting Irving and his contemporaries with food culture studies for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.  Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the history of particular foods, the politics of the kitchen, agricultural practices, cross-cultural food encounters, mealtime rituals, hunger, or overconsumption as represented in early American literature.  All critical frameworks are welcome.  Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words plus a short CV to skeck@stlawu.edu by January 15, 2018.

 

CFP: Christmas Traditions in American Literature (ALA 2018)

10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:29pm
Swedish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

10th Biennial Conference of the

Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

 

“Open Covenants: Pasts and Futures of Global America”

 

Stockholm, September 28–30, 2018

Call for Panels and Papers

 

Faulkner Society Sessions at ALA 2018

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:28pm
William Faulkner Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

Session I

Faulkner: In Short 

“Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:48pm
The St. John’s University Humanities Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

  Call for papers, The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2018 Issue

 

 The St. John’s University Humanities Review

 Special Issue: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”

 Deadline for Abstracts: December 15, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2018
Guest Editor: Catherine C. Saunders

Contact email:  saunderc@stjohns.edu

 

“Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”
A Special Issue of The St. John’s University Humanities Review Spring 2018 

 

The Frontier in American Literary Imagination

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:25pm
James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May 24-27th, 2018.

Panel 1: The Frontier in American Literary Imagination

Announcing the 2018 First Book Institute

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:25pm
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Penn State
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Announcing  

The 2018 First Book Institute

June 3-9, 2018

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

CFP: Digital Humanities panel at ALA 2018 (Digital Americanists Society)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Digital Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Digital Americanists Panel at ALA 2018

The Digital Americanists Society solicits abstracts (c. 250 words) for papers to be included in the Society’s pre-arranged session at the 2018 American Literature Association Conference (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018).

We are especially interested in submissions focusing on data-sets, texts, archives, tools or projects/methodologies that deal with intersections of gender, race, sexuality, nationality, and/or disability in literature and digital work. Submissions focusing on texts from any period of American literature are welcome.

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