category: american

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) abstracts 4/`17./`16

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (4/17/2016)

The West as Resource (MLA 2017, January 5-8, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
kerry.fine@ttu.edu

Considering our present political and ecological moment, this panel seeks to explore the myriad ways the North American West is situated in terms of resources.

UPDATE MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons, Georgetown University
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

Planets colliding: Spivak, Friedman, Dimock.

[UPDATE]: "Black" or "All": An Atlanta University Center Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
contact email: 
Francine.allen@morehouse.edu

The Morehouse College English Department in collaboration with the Office of the Provost invites academics of all levels to participate in its Tenth Annual Symposium.

DLB 380: Writers on Women's Rights and United States Suffrage--Please submit by Summer 2016

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 380: Writers on Women’s Rights and United States Suffrage

Borders of Modernism Perugia 14-16 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CEMS Centre for European Modernism Studies (http://www.cemstudies.eu)
contact email: 
conference@cemstudies.eu

Originally deriving from the Old French bordure (meaning “seam” and “edge of a shield”), in its geopolitical sense the term “border” was first used in Scotland in the 1530s.

Authors Sought for Edited Collection (under contract) on PTSD and Eastwood films

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Redmon and Charles Hamilton, Texas A&M University-Central Texas
contact email: 
eptext2016@gmail.com

With the release of American Sniper (2014), Clint Eastwood brought to the surface an interest in post-traumatic stress disorder that runs throughout his directorial career.

[UPDATE] Pop Culture panel at MMLA 2016 Nov 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2016@gmail.com

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders in all their diverse forms in popular culture.

Pacific Coast Philology: Essay Submissions Welcome

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

Pacific Coast Philology, the journal of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), publishes peer-reviewed essays of interest to scholars in the classical and modern languages, liter

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016) Deadline April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

CFP--Colorado Critical Review--Abstracts Due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Critical Review--Hosted at the University of Colorado Denver
contact email: 
editor@coloradocriticalreview.com

www.ColoradoCriticalReview.com

Call for Submissions, Inaugural Issue 1.1

Abstracts due (250 word max): April 15, 2016.
Invitations to submit will be sent out by: April 30, 2016.

Native American Literature at Midwest MLA 11/10 - 11/13

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Permanent Section on Native American Literature
contact email: 
kbeutel@lourdes.edu

Proposals for papers examining the conference theme of “Border States” in the works of Native American authors, accepted for the MMLA convention in St. Louis.

MMLA American Literature 1 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ MMLA
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances, October 6-7, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Goodwin College
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time.

Pomona Valley Review 10 Needs Your Poetry, Art, and Fiction

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

CALL FOR POETRY, FICTION, AND ART:

SAMLA 88 (Nov 4-6, 2016) / The United States of America: Hero or Villain on the World Stage?

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA 88
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

In a 2005 article for The New York Times, Canadian-Russian author and American academic Michael Ignatieff raised a provocative question: “Who Are Americans to Think That Democracy Is Theirs to Sprea

CFP-edited collection: Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing, deadline June1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl and May Friedman
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at; may.friedman@ryerson.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing

An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz)

call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

The Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business studies, commu

[Deadline Extended] Postcolonial Shakespeares: CFP for Postcolonail Interventions Vol. I, Issue 2 (June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

CFP for Two MELUS-sponsored panels at the 2017 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

We invite colleagues to submit individual paper abstracts to the two following MELUS panels for the MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention on Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA:

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion: Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/Jewish Family Service
contact email: 
mloadenthal@huc.edu

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion:
Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

CALL FOR PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Invitation for Submissions to the Journal of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
bae.jinsuk@gmail.com, asakjournal@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) invites you to submit your articles to our journal, Journal of American Studies.

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

The Toronto School: Then | Now | Next (Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coach House Institute at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) University of Toronto
contact email: 
torontoschool2016@easychair.org

The Coach House Institute at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) University of Toronto invites proposals for the international conference “The Toronto School: Then | Now | Next”.

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

CFP special issue The Diva, abstract deadline 10 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Digressions: Amsterdam Journal of Critical Theory, Cultural Analysis, and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@digressions.nl

Digressions is a student-edited academic journal based at VU University Amsterdam.

Signs CFP: Displacement; Submissions due Sept 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: Displacement

2016 MAP/ACA Conference (War Studies Area) 11/3/2016-11/5/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



MAP/ACA War Studies Area
Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2015
Tropicana Hotel and Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net by June 29, 2016

Highsmith after Carol (2015) - MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny James
contact email: 
jamesja@plu.edu

Please consider submitting to the upcoming panel at the MLA:

"Global Weirding"

full name / name of organization: 
PARADOXA
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

Upcoming issue of Paradoxa: “Global Weirding”

https://gerrycanavan.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/cfp-upcoming-issue-of-para...

CFP: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities | #DF16RU | 4/15/16 |Rice U 9/22-24/16

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis / Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

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