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2017 SCMLA panel on African-American Literature

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:56am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The "African-American Literature" panel at this year's South Central MLA Conference is accepting proposals for 15-20 minute papers.

There is no theme for this panel, and all submissions are welcome! 

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Email 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to either Jeremy Land at Jeremy_Land@baylor.edu or to Christel Woods at christel.woods@uta.edu

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask! 

Call for Submission -- Studies in American Culture

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

Queries are encouraged.

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

2017 SCMLA panel on Literature and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Courtney Simpkins
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The "Literature and Politics" panel at this year's South Central MLA Conference is accepting proposal for 15-20 minute papers on the topic.

There is no theme for this panel, and all submissions are welcome! 

 

Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

Email 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to Courtney Simpkins at csimpkins9@outlook.com 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask! 

CFP for an Edited Collection (Black Masculinity, Education, and Popular Culture)

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Heather Cherie Moore, Ph.D.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 1, 2017

Book Title: From Boom Boom to Malcolm: Representations of Black Male Students in American Popular Culture
Edited by Heather Cherie Moore, Ph.D. (Allegheny College) & Kevin W. Joseph, Ph.D. (The University of Kansas)
Under Contract with Information Age Publishing Inc.

Introduction

Animal Studies Panel at NWSA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 1:56pm
Liz Curry - University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 17, 2017

Two PhD candidates (English, German) at University of Oregon are proposing a panel for the annual NWSA (National Women's Studies Association) conference in Baltimore November 16-19th, 2017. In line with this year’s topic on “Revisiting Intersectionality” we are proposing a panel on Animal Studies and intersectionality. We are currently looking for a third panelist and one moderator who work in this field, especially on Animal Studies and Black Feminism, Queer Theory, or Disability Studies to participate on this panel. Please email us (evah@uoregon.edu and curry2@uoregon.edu) if you are interested in participating (the deadline for abstracts is 2/22).

New Critics VIII: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conferene

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 11:59am
SUNY College at Oneonta Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017
  • NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS: Undergraduates, please send a 150-word summary of your paper (an abstract) to: Akira.Yatsuhashi@oneonta.edu
  • Conference Date: April 8, 2017
  • Papers must be critical (not creative) and can be on any subject in literature or composition.
  • Accepted papers must be readable in 15 mins.
  • You don’t need to be an English major!
  • QUESTIONS: Email Akira.Yatsuhashi@oneonta.edu

Call for paper: Socrates Special Issue Vol. 4 No. 4 (2016) Issue - December

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:02pm
SOCRATESJOURNAL.COM
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Call for paper: Socrates Special Issue Vol. 4 No. 4 (2016) Issue - December
http://socratesjournal.com/index.php/socrates/pages/view/post-colonialis...

Deadline for full paper submission: February 28, 2017
Publication: Last week of March 2017

INVESTIGATING POSTCOLONIALITY AND POSTCOLONIALISM AS THE EMPIRE WRITES BACK
(Including creative writing and translation of texts and contexts)

 

Canadian Association for American Studies Panel Proposal: The Future of Love

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Meryl Borato
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Future of Love

Despite its ubiquity in literature, music, and culture, the concept of love has received little critical attention in the academy and is often associated with the more negative aspects of critical discourse that are linked with femininity, such as softness and sentimentality. In an era when psychology is the most dominant mode of critical vocabulary and exploration, the notion of love that survives is overshadowed by theories of human desire such as ambivalence.

The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
American Cultures Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2017 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin.  Beginning in March 2017, the American Cultures Workshop will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at the University of Sydney. One workshop a month will feature a scholar from the Sydney metropolitan region; the other will feature a scholar from the broader Pacific and Indian Ocean Basins.

Lesbian Caucus CFP, conference theme "40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE: Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives"

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
2017 National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE:

Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites complete panel,

workshop, or roundtable format submissions (not individual submissions) for a guaranteed

caucus sponsored session to be held November 16-19, 2017 at the annual conference.

According to the conference CFP, “NWSA is an organization of feminist scholars and

scholar-activists that emerged out of the social movements of the 1960s and 70s. It is fitting

then that since our 40th anniversary conference will take place in Baltimore, the site of the

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