category: african-american

20th-Century Women Writers and the Natural World

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Fillman, Lehigh University
contact email: 
rff212@lehigh.edu

CFP for a proposed-panel for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2015 Conference to be held November 4-8, 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

[UPDATE] UTSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due January 9 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppression(s) that pervade our communities?

CFP-Panel "Colonization, Emigration and the Back to Africa Movement"

full name / name of organization: 
French Association for American Studies (AFEA) - Lawrence Aje, University of Montpellier & Claire Bourhis-Mariotti, University Paris 8
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

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Tales Beyond Borders [23 - 25 April 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Reading the Fantastic
contact email: 
reading.the.fantastic@gmail.com

Tales Beyond Borders is a two-day international conference (24th-25th April) and a postgraduate/early career researcher workshop (23rd April), all of which is being organized by the ‘Reading the Fan

The Edwidge Danticat Society- MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) Conference, April 9-12, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Virtue and Vices, Desires, Devices" January 29-February 1 Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
Graduate Athens Hotel
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

Panel “Proliferating Minoritized Bodies & Knowledges in the University,” Cultural Studies Association, Riverside May 21-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(Women & Queer) of Color Critique Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
WQCC.CSA@gmail.com

Cultural Studies Association, “Another University Is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy”

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2015; May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Smith / Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
charlestownmaroonconference@gmail.com

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Ernest J. Gaines Society Sessions 2015 American Literature Association Conference Boston, Massachusetts May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Teutsch/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

The Ernest J. Gaines Society invites proposals for papers on any aspect of the work of Ernest J. Gaines for the Gaines Society’s sessions at the American Literature Association Annual Conference.

The Rise of the New Negro Woman: “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” and the Harlem Renaissance Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Traditionally, women writers of the Harlem Renaissance era from Nella Larsen to Jessie Redmon Fauset to Marita Bonner, among others, have been under-represented in criticism both past and present.

African Diaspora Visual Art in Washington, DC, and Maryland

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO ART (an annual publication of art in the African Diaspora)
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press as part of CALLALOO, a literary and cultural quarterly.

[Update] Reimagining American History in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
Reimagining.History@gmail,com

https://sites.google.com/site/reimagininghistory/home

Reimagining American History in Film and Media

Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline May 1st

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

The 21st 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

Parallel International Conferences:Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing & ‘Pictures from an Institution"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdansk, Poland
contact email: 
gdanskconference2015@gmail.com

Call For Proposals
Parallel International Conferences, University of Gdańsk, Poland
1. Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures”
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/5/2015 - Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

ALA 2015 CFP Emerson Society Digital Emerson

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Thompson Ralph Walde Emerson Society
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

American Literature Association Call for Proposals

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference
contact email: 
klobucar@njit.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CFP: "Converging Narravites: The Personal Meets the National" - Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
uic.grad.student.conference@gmail.com

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to annou

[Update] Call For Papers; Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

Deadline:
Saturday, December 27, 2014

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel- MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer/ Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

[UPDATE] Crime and Concealment (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: General Call for Papers, 2014-2015

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: The Journal of the Graduate Theological Union
contact email: 
bjrt@ses.gtu.edu

The Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology (BJRT) is a new, peer-reviewed journal of the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley that is managed by GTU doctoral students under the supervision of the

CFP Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies DUE JAN 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is a double blind peer reviewed open access online journal, based at the University of Western Australia.

Religion Interruptus: The Affects of Sex, Politics, and Bodies Graduate Student Conference, Syracuse University February 27-Ma

full name / name of organization: 
Syracuse University Religion Graduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
SUReligionConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers


Religion Interruptus: The Affects of Sex, Politics, and Bodies
Graduate Student Conference, Syracuse University
February 27-March 1.

Conversations with Tradition CFP for June 2015 issue -- deadline: 1 February, 2015

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

http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2014cfp/

For the June 2015 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays on the theme of ‘Conversations with Tradition’.

ASA 2015 (Oct 8-11): "Blackness and the Miseries of Law"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provi

North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
stephen.park@utb.edu

Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)

Panel: "North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action"

Announcing the First Book Institute, June 7-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2015 First Book Institute
June 7-13, 2015
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

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