category: american

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

Extended Deadline: April 6.

This is an open topic session. We seek papers exploring the intersections of literature and politics. Please send abstracts of 250-300 words.

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

UPDATE: Hearing Voices (4/6/15; MSA 17, 11/19-11/22, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Sastri; Modernist Studies Organization
contact email: 
reena.sastri@gmail.com

Hearing Voices (panel, Modernist Studies Association annual conference, Boston, November 2015)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and The Institute of English Studies (, LondonUK)
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

[UPDATE] MMLA 2015 Earth's Human Layer

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Taylor Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

Special Session MMLA 2015

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives York University: May 22-23, 2015, Please Submit by April 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Studies Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[Registration Open Now] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

<<< Last chance to submit abstracts: 30 March 2015 >>>

"HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

A Timely Look at Gertrude Stein Studies

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference November 6-8, 2015 (Abstracts due May 15th)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu

This special session panel is devoted to exploring recent trends in Gertrude Stein studies, a particularly timely focus given the recent profusion of Stein scholarship.

[UPDATE] Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830, October 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Brockden Brown Society
contact email: 
hewitt.33@osu.edu

Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830
October 8-10, 2015
Ybor City, Tampa, Florida
A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society

Midwest MLA 2015 (Columbus, OH) Special Session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeehyun Lim
contact email: 
limj@denison.edu

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color.

UPDATE 4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

2015 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/1/15-10/4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

2015 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

October 1-4, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean “always already” of African American culture.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Ink International Jounral
contact email: 
RedInkInternational7@gmail.com

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork.

Modernism and Institutional Authority. MSA 17, Boston, November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Simpson / Boston University
contact email: 
simpsonh@bu.edu

This is a proposed panel for the MSA 17 conference in Boston in November 2015. The conference as a whole is entitled 'Modernism and Revolution'

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

full name / name of organization: 
Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
contact email: 
cgc@campus.ul.pt

International Colloquium: “Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts”

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas

Special Session Panel: Religion in American Literature (PAMLA), Portland, OR, 11/6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Portland, Oregon
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

This panel seeks to address how questions of faith have shaped cultural meanings in American literary history.

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
PAAS2015@swps.edu.pl

Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art an

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

"The News from Poems" - William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference: June 18-

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

The News from Poems

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the
William Carlos Williams Society

William Paterson University
June 18-20, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Paul Mariani

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Pedagogies in the Flesh: Teaching, Learning, and the Embodiment of Sociocultural Differences in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Sarah Travis, Amelia M. Kraehe, Emily Jean Hood, and Tyson E. Lewis
contact email: 
fleshpoints@gmail.com

Current discourses surrounding education rely heavily upon developmental psychology and cognitive theory as the primary tools for depicting and explaining human experience and subjectivity.

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance. September 18-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
isc.umass@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Where in the World is Shakespeare?

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