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From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:36am
Pia Wiegmink, Nele Sawallisch, Frank Obenland, Johanna Seibert
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

October 26-28, 2017, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.

Conference organizers: Nele Sawallisch, Johanna Seibert, Pia Wiegmink, Frank Obenland

This conference hosted by the Transnational American Studies Institute aims at assessing and theorizing past and present forms of black intellectual, political, and cultural resistance from the era of abolitionist campaigns against the transatlantic slave trade to the recent global protest formation of Black Lives Matter. 

The American Literature Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:27am
Percival Everett International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

The American Literature Association Annual Conference Boston

May 25-28 2017

Percival Everett International Society call for papers

 

The Percival Everett International Society requests submissions for its panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. Submissions will present fresh perspectives on any aspect of Everett’s work, with an emphasis on, but not limited to, his earliest or most recent work.

 

“Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince”

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:23am
The School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Call for Papers

“Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince”

An international conference hosted by The School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA

24th- - 26th May 2017, Media City UK, University of Salford, UK.

Convenors:

Dr Mike Alleyne, Dept of Recording Industry, College of Media & Entertainment, Middle Tennessee State University

Dr Kirsty Fairclough, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK

Tim France, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK

Proposals are invited for a two-day international conference on the life and legacy of Prince.

Ọyẹ: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:24am
Harry Olufunwa, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Ọyẹ: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its maiden edition which will be published in April 2017, Ọyẹ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of English language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:36pm
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students. We welcome the perspectives of all people and are committed to furthering diversity in academia.

Accepting:

Scholarly Articles (15-20 pages in length, but we will not turn away exceptional works that are outside of these margins)

Submission Guidelines:

REMINDER: 27th Annual Mardi Gras Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:29am
Louisiana State University's English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

27th Annual Mardi Gras Conference

 

Where: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

When: February 22-24, 2017

Abstracts due: December 16, 2016

http://mgcon2017.weebly.com/

 

Theme:

Gumbo & Zydeco: Interdisciplinary Magic

Amiri Baraka Society at American Literature Association Conference 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:38am
Amiri Baraka Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Amiri Baraka Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

We welcome submissions on any topic related to Amiri Baraka, his art, his politics, his life.

SSSL Panels at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:39am
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Sessions (Two Sessions)

28th Annual American Literature Association Conference

May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Deadline: January 16, 2017

 

Session One:

Southern Literature of Reconstruction

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November, 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:24am
Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  “Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November 17-18, 2017

A symposium hosted by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware

Keynote Speakers:
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Peter Galison, Harvard University

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