category: african-american

Childhood and Pethood: Representation, Subjectivity, and the Cultural Politics of Power. November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
contact email: 
childhoodandpethood@gmail.com

Abstracts (500 words) due November 1, 2014
Articles (7,000 words) due July 1, 2015

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

"Intersectionality, Class, & (De)Colonial Praxis," Fall 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Postcolonialist
contact email: 
editorinchief@postcolonialist.com

The Postcolonialist, Fall 2014 CFP

Intersectionality, Class, and (De)Colonial Praxis

Panel: 20th-Century American Narratives of Redemption (DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
asma.alnaser@gmail.com

46th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Toronto, Ontario
30 April - 3 May 2015

Panel description:

Critical University Studies - ACLA 2015 Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

Popular Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling Journal
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture.

Romanticism and the Future, 24-25 October, Paphos, Cyprus

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
evyvarsa@ucy.ac.cy

Papers are invited for an international conference on the concept of the future and speculative representations of the future in Anglophone and European Romantic literature, philosophy and art, but al

THINKING ITS PRESENCE: THE RACIAL IMAGINARY: A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY STUDY

full name / name of organization: 
Prageeta Sharma & Joanna Klink, The University of Montana
contact email: 
2014thinkingitspresence@gmail.com

THE RACIAL IMAGINARY
A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY
STUDY
DATES: March 12-14, 2015
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue - Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

[UPDATE] Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature. NEMLA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jami Carlacio
contact email: 
Jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature
NEMLA conference, Apr 30- May 3, 2015

Journal de la Langue et de la Littérature

full name / name of organization: 
Progress IPS
contact email: 
subijar@gmail.com

Dear colleagues

The Artist-Critic: Aesthetics and Ideology in Criticism by 20th-Century Writers (Deadline: 30 Sept. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
patrick.thomas.henry@gmail.com

46th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Toronto, Ontario
30 April - 3 May 2015

Wreck Park Journal is now accepting submissions

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

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference- [UPDATE] September 25-26, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

ASECS 2015 - Manuscript Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
mnicosia@sas.upenn.edu

Manuscript Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Roundtable

Book Collection--An Indelible Mark: Women and the Work of Todd Haynes (Dec 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda, Sophia University & Theresa L. Geller, Grinnell College, co-editors
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp gellertl@grinnell.edu

An Indelible Mark: Women and the Work of Todd Haynes

(Im)Migration and Postcolonial Women’s Novels

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015 Toronto
contact email: 
kim_evelyn@my.uri.edu

(Im)Migration and Postcolonial Women’s Novels

Ten Point Program for Reparations for African Americans in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
atjpas@gmail.com

The Journal of Pan African Studies (JPAS) is joining The Black Scholar, The Journal of African American History, Souls: A Critical Review of Black Culture, the Journal of Black Psychology, African Ame

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

“Gothic Migrations” will concern the origins, transits, and transformations of global gothic in its various modes and cultural manifestations.

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Television, Historicity, Theory--SCMS Panel, Montreal 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference March, 2015 Montreal
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu

Recent publications, such as Amy Villarejo’s _Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire_ (Duke, 2014) and Jason Mittell’s _Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytel

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

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

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

Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death? In 1965, after Malcolm X’s life came to an end, The Autobiography of Malcolm X cemented his status as icon.

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Globalizing the American Revolution (Abstracts Due 1-Aug-2014) [REPOST}

full name / name of organization: 
Maria O'Malley and Denys Van Renen/ University of Nebraska, Kearney
contact email: 
omalleym2@unk.edu, vanrenendw@unk.edu

Call for Contributors to Edited Collection:

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NeMLA Roundtable: Literature, Debt, and Economies of the Negative

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

This roundtable discussion centers itself on the relation between economics and literature, via theoretical intervention.

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

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