category: american

(EXTENDED DEADLINE)Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication : Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Since its lean beginning in the concrete jungles, Hip Hop has grown into a national and international movement that stretches far beyond the streets of its urban environment(s).

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due January 15, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

Wilde on the Borders: Symposium, Theatre, and Art, April 2, 2016 - Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Niagara University, NY
contact email: 
jcarr@niagara.edu

On February 8, 1882, after his seventh lecture in America in just over a week, Oscar Wilde traveled north from Buffalo, NY crossing the border by train to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to play the ro

ALA Conference: CFP James Fenimore Cooper and Visual Culture, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
Luis.Iglesias@usm.edu

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

ALA Conference: CFP Teaching James Fenimore Cooper, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
Luis.Iglesias@usm.edu

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

[UPDATE] CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt Association Sessions - American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Bostian CPCC
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

We seek intelligent critical articles written in a clear, readable style that offer our readers thoughtful, useful, pedagogically sound, and innovative ideas for teaching American literature.

CFP: Peer English

full name / name of organization: 
Peer English
contact email: 
peerenglish@le.ac.uk

CFP: Peer English

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

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

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

Update: 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

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***

Neo-Victorian Studies: Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century - 3/15/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
c.louttit@let.ru.nl; erin.louttit@hotmail.com

Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century

2017 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (5–8 July 2017))

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers and Université Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
ssaww2017.bordeaux.montaigne@gmail.com

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

"Flows and Undercurrents: Dimensions of (Im)mobility in North America", June 2-4, 2016 [Deadline: February 7, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2016@gsnas.fu-­berlin.de

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Call for Carson McCullers papers and panels at ALA 2016. Deadline 1/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians and the Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society invite proposals for individual papers or complete panels about any a

[UPDATE] Bad Trips. Submission Deadline Extended to January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
contact email: 
susan.roberson@tamuk.edu

In travel writing, what is there to tell if everything goes according to plan?

Native Testimony: May 6-7, 2016, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group
contact email: 
paiswg@gmail.com

We are seeking papers for “Native Testimony,” the second graduate conference of the Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group.

"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"

full name / name of organization: 
Rag Queen Periodical
contact email: 
ragqueenperiodical@gmail.com

Call for submissions:
"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"
Many women feel completely left out of the feminist movement. Intersectional feminism hopes to tackle this very issue.

[UPDATE] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Hypercultura - Community and Communication - deadline extension

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

Dear all,

EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

ALA May 26-29, 2016 Yellowface: Performing and Occupying the Mind, Body, and Space in Asian American literature

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
kahilisun@hotmail.com (Sean Manzano), lawrence.minh.davis@gmail.com

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizionsjournal.ca

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference CFP - April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University and Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Organizations
contact email: 
osuiu2016conference@gmail.com

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference
Embodied Expression: The Body in Academia, the Field, and In-Between
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

"James Purdy in Context," San Francisco ALA, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Purdy Society
contact email: 
msnyder@occc.edu

The James Purdy Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at a session sponsored by the society at the 2016 American Literature Association in San Francisco, California, 26-29 May 2016.

[UPDATE] Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Brandeis University -- April 1, 2016

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

CFP Ideological Conflict - Issue 22, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, Deadline 29 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 22: Ideological Conflict

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

[UPDATE] 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

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