category: african-american

Still Searching for Nella Larsen / NeMLA Hartford CT, 17-20 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
goebelro@jmu.edu

The year 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Nella Larsen.

CFP: Black Performing Arts (PCA/ACA National Conference, Seattle, March 21-25 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk and Jonafa Banbury
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

DEADLINE: October 1, 2015

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Costello/ University of Oxford
contact email: 
kate.costello@orinst.ox.ac.uk

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective
Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting
March 17-20, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Submission deadline: September 23

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

Publication of 5 Edited Books with ISBN

full name / name of organization: 
Professor B.Panda
contact email: 
prof.panda19845@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Edited Books with ISBN
Last Date 31st December 2015

Bakhtin for Tomorrow! - April 9-10, 2016 @ SUNY Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
donatoma@gmail.com

Bakhtin For Tomorrow!

ICAF, 14-16 April 2016, University of South Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF)
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its eighteenth annual meeting, to be held at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, from Thursday, April 14,

ACLA 2016: Pedagogy, in Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Caro
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

Pedagogy, In Theory

ACLA, 2016

CFPs (300 words) due to ccl23@duke.edu & chase.gregory@duke.edu by 9/23

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

ACLA 2016 "Performance, Poetics, and Publics"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jhyland@haverford.edu

This seminar seeks papers that interrogate, trouble, and (re)articulate the interrelations of performance, poetics, and community within a critical hemispheric lens.

(UPDATE) CFP: LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP (DEADLINE, 30 SEP, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry Volume 2 No 2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

CFP: NEMLA 2016 Hartford What does Digital Humanities Enable Today?

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

In their 1999 essay “Deformance and Interpretation," Lisa Samuels and Jerome McGann propose deformative criticism against a rigid, theoretical, informative mode of reading in humanities.

The Oswald Review: Undergraduate Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina, Aiken, English Dept
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[Update] Reminder: Turn-of-the-Century African American Print Culture, 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Dietrich, NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
ladietrich4@gmail.com

Traditional format panel for NeMLA 2016 Convention in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

Edited Collection: Examining the Power of Children's Play (abstracts due Sept. 14, 2015) [UPDATE-Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joyce Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley8@aum.edu

This is a call for essay abstracts for an edited collection on depictions of children’s play in nineteenth and twentieth-century literature.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (10/1 Abstract; 1/15/16 Draft Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
cpollard@wcupa.edu

PLEASE SHARE:

CALL FOR PAPERS: Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (Poetry and Fiction).

"Making Sense(s) in the Eighteenth Century"

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2016
contact email: 
raseiler@indiana.edu

Below, please find a cfp for a panel to be held at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

CFP, Collection of Essays on Race, Gender, and Sexuality in The Walking Dead, abstracts due Jan. 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Elizabeth Erwin
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; eerwin@lccc.edu

RACE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE WALKING DEAD FRANCHISE

Feminist Singularities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Feminist Singularities

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

Literatures of Development

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association -- Harvard University -- March 17 - 20, 2016
contact email: 
cfan@berkeley.edu

LITERATURES OF DEVELOPMENT

Organizers: Sunny Xiang (sunny.xiang@yale.edu) and Christopher Fan (cfan@berkeley.edu)

Discussing Sexuality in the Liberal Arts: To Clothe or Not to Clothe? Deadline September 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Earl Yarington/NeMLA
contact email: 
yaringef@pgcc.edu

Abstract

The 47th NeMLA Convention in Hartford, Connecticut, March 17-20 2016

Afrofuturism and Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Resilience: A Journal of Environmental Humanities
contact email: 
alioi@juilliard.edu

The Media Review section of Resilience: A Journal of Environmental Humanities seeks reviews of contemporary media at the intersection of Afrofuturism and environmental humanities.

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

What's Love Got to Do with it: Theory, Desire, and Performance (ACLA, Harvard, 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/23/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yomaira Figueroa (Michigan State University), Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
yomairaf@msu.edu, carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2016 Conference
Harvard University
March 17-20, 2016

Deadline for abstracts: Sept 23, 2015

SF Storyworlds [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is an interdisciplinary series devoted to the study of science fiction.

Orient in Literature - Literature of the Orient : Sources & Inspirations (OLLO 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University / Polish Oriental Society
contact email: 
konferencjaollo2016@gmail.com


http://www.home.umk.pl/~pjkj_umk/Orient3en.html

https://twitter.com/OLLO2016

Many Africas In/Of Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Glocal Colloquies: An International Journal of World Literatures & Cultures
contact email: 
glocalcolloquies@gmail.com

Many Africas In/Of Imagination

Once, in the distant past, Africa came to the World. . .

[UPDATE] The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--CFP VI Annual UConn LANGSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association--University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

VI Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS
At the Crossroads: Mapping Dichotomies in Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] The Land Has a Story

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

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