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International Journal of Education (IJE)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 9:53pm
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019

International Journal of Education (IJE)

ISSN : 1839-519N 2974-5962 (Print)

*****September issue *****  

 Submission System. 



Historical Unfamiliarity: Racial Illegibility and Confusion across Time

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:26am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 27, 2019

CFP for panel proposal to the annual meeting for MELUS (The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) from 2-5 April 2020 in New Orleans, LA.

The MELUS conference theme (Awakenings and Reckonings: Multiethnic Literature and Effecting Change–Past, Present, and Future) calls for comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of representations and imaginings of the past, present, and future as they relate to race, ethnicity, citizenship, and diaspora.

Call for Papers: African-American Literature at CEA 2020

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 7:17pm
Christopher Varlack, Special Topics Chair with the College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers: African-American Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on African-American literature for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at

Critical Insights: Frederick Douglass

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 10:10am
Jericho Williams, Professor of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 4, 2019

Call for Papers for Critical Insights: Frederick Douglass (2020)


This is a call for essay proposals for a forthcoming edited collection on Frederick Douglass. This volume will be published in fall 2020 as part of the following subset of Salem Press’s Critical Insights collection:


Designed for high school and undergraduate students, this collection will provide a comprehensive introduction to Frederick Douglass, with a particular focus on literary studies. 


Narrative Theories of Violence: From the Political to the Racial Unconscious

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 12:02pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019

From Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious (1981)to Toni Morrison’s Playing in the Dark (1992), theories of narrative so often double as theories of violence, the one theory reciprocally informing the other. For Jameson, the Marxian violence of exploitation central to the long history of capitalism can be interpreted from the internal dynamics of narrative form: just as capitalism works to repress the true reality of its oppressive mechanisms, narratives work to repress the true reality of History itself (that being, the grand narrative of class struggle).