category: american

MELUS sponsored panels at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference

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

MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Digital America Issue no. 7 | Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life
contact email: 
info@digitalamerica.org

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 7.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

[Update] Poetic Measures: A Variable Measure for the Fixed

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, 1-2 July 2016
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

Confirmed keynotes:

Prof Simon Jarvis (Cambridge)
Dr Natalie Pollard (Exeter)

[Update] Poetic Measures: A Variable Measure for the Fixed

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, 1-2 July 2016
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

Confirmed keynotes:

Prof Simon Jarvis (Cambridge)
Dr Natalie Pollard (Exeter)

2016 Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 22nd Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles, works in p

"Teaching Wallace Stevens," deadline: March 15, 2016 -- Special issue of THE WALLACE STEVENS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
glen.macleod@uconn.edu

CFP: Teaching Wallace Stevens (Special Issue of The Wallace Stevens Journal)
**DEADLINE EXTENDED**

“Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue June 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Short Fiction of the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
andy.oler@erau.edu

We invite papers on contemporary short fiction produced in the Midwest, about the Midwest, or by Midwesterners.

“Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres” for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Beat Studies Association at ALA (May 26-29 '16), proposals due by 20 January '16

full name / name of organization: 
Beat Studies Association
contact email: 
ronna.johnson@tufts.edu

1) The Beat Studies Association invites proposals for papers on all aspects of Beat Literature and Beats Studies for the panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conference in San

Charles Johnson Society: ALA in SF 26-29 May '16; Proposals due 20 Jan '16

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Johnson Society
contact email: 
ellwbj@nus.edu.sg

The Charles Johnson Society invites proposals for papers on TAMING THE OX and other aspects of Charles Johnson’s oeuvre for the panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conferenc

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

[Update] Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) Deadline Proposal Extended to January 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

Sarah Piatt at 180 and Palace - Burner at 15: the View from 2016

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-Precarity Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the proletariat.

The Politics of Time in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature - ALA 2016 - May 26th-29th

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Ball
contact email: 
meball@ucdavis.edu

Recent years have seen a great deal of work on the temporality of the nation in nineteenth-century U.S. literatures.

Panel “East Coast/West Coast: Friends and Feuds” | ASA Nov. ‘16 | Abstract deadline 1/21/16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jg835@cornell.edu

LAST MINUTE CFP: PLEASE EMAIL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ASAP AND SUBMIT ABSTRACT BY 1/21/16

Reframing Science Fiction: A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction 21 March 2016 deadline 15 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
contact email: 
andrewmbutler42@gmail.com

Reframing Science Fiction:

A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction

21 March 2016

Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
http://universitaspress.com/
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Update: Deadline Extended - The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

MLA 2017 Special Session: Modernism and Graphic Narrative (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] "Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31

http://2016newdirections.weebly.com/

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

Conference "The Environment and Human Migration: Rethinking the Politics of Poetry" Nov. 25 & 26, 2016; Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies, University of Bamberg
contact email: 
christine.gerhardt@uni-bamberg.de

The environmental crisis and intensifying migration movements are among the greatest challenges of our time, yet they are only beginning to be understood as interrelated.

[UPDATE] Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2016 (Extended Deadline: 1.17.16)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Crane Society
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.17.16)

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

The Queer South on Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Tison Pugh / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
tison.pugh@ucf.edu

The Queer South on Screen tackles the longstanding invisibility of GLBT individuals both in the American South and in cinematic and television portrayals of the South.

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

the quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)
contact email: 
sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

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