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"The Cultural History of Langston Hughes: an Omni-media Investigation" (SAMLA Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (Atlanta, Georgia)
November 8-10, 2013

"Langston Hughes's Poetry in Vulnerable Times" ( MLA Convention, Chicago, Illinois, January 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

Abstracts examining the theme of "vulnerable times" in Hughes's texts. Presenters must join the Modern Language Association and Langston Hughes Society.

Thinking Verse volume III: Scansion

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse - www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse vol. III, ‘Scansion’.

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT

April 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
English Department

New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting abstracts for the fourth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference, which will be held on the SUNY Oneonta campus (Oneonta, NY) on Saturday, April 20

CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan
Keynote speaker: Professor Samuel Weber (Northwestern University, USA)

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners, including the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia, is proud to announce the Third Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

Examining Public Voice, Human Rights, and Social Justice Across Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Symposium Florida Atlanti

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
letters@fau.edu

Deadline for abstracts: February 11

RENT ASSEMBLY: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Kootenay School of Writing and The Mainlander
contact email: 
rentassembly@gmail.com

Rent Assembly: Call for Proposals
a gathering of renters in a time of siege

Deadline for Proposals: March 31, 2013
Rent Assembly: May 24, 25, 26, 2013

CALLL FOR PAPER: APRIL 2013, LAST DATE 20 MARCH ISSN 2320-4397

full name / name of organization: 
GLOBAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in April 2013.

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

"Blackness" in Contemporary African American Artistic Expression, a panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

In the spirit of the (dis)junctions theme of encounters which "stress[es] a sense of unanticipated or oppositional" as it interacts with the traditionally endorsed, this panel seeks to address ways in which these "meetings" of traditional and contemporary artistic expressions of "blackness" have changed since 9/11 as it relates, comments, critiques, and augments on the traditionally endorsed definitions of artistic expression.

African American Diaspora and Post-Racial Rhetorics panel at (dis)junctions 2013, April 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Considering the theme, Encounters With(in) Texts, this panel invites papers from various disciplines to include, Sociology, English, Ethnic Studies, Rhetoric, and Political Science that deal with Afr

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Chairs Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

Women and Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com)
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [(www.coldnoon.com)_ISSN: 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers o

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’ to be held in Prague, Czech Republic

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario

CFP: "Occupying Main Street" - SACRPH (Soc for Amer City and Regional Planning History)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH)
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario -- October 3-6, 2013

We have two papers -- who would like to be our third panelist?

2nd International Conference on Dialect and Literature 10-12 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
j.hodson@sheffield.ac.uk

This conference invites papers that explore the representation of dialect in literary texts. We welcome papers from across different periods, different genres and different geographical locations.

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.

“Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.
contact email: 
david.waterman@univ-lr.fr miceala.symington@univ-lr.fr martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an in

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED: CRITICAL PEDAGOGY & THE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP (June 21-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Program, Manhattanville College
contact email: 
mark.nowak@mville.edu

Keynote Speakers:

• Bill Ayers, author of To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

• Joy James, editor of The New Abolitionists: (Neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings

Digging the Digital 2013: Graduate Research in Digital Humanities - Saturday, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

The University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for its annual conference:

Symposium: Being Beyond Boundaries: Dissolving (species) Hierarchy in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013 (06/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

Evolution of Blackness in American Theatre: Reconciling Amiri Baraka and Suzan-Lori Parks

full name / name of organization: 
Linh Trang My Pham/ Wesleyan College
contact email: 
ltpham@wesleyancollege.edu

“Why Baraka and Parks?” one may ask. Certainly, both are gifted playwrights, whose works can be considered the most influential of their generations.

UNMASKING THE SUBJECTS OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY (Due 2/24/13; SCMLA in New Orleans 10/3-5/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Boyd Rioux
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

Proposed Special Session for the SCMLA Conference in New Orleans, October 3-5, 2013.

[UPDATE] History, Postcolonialism and Tradition 09/12-13/2013 (04/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Second call for papers:

Contemporary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

The Great War and Modern Literature (MLA Special Session 2014 [Jan. 9-12] ; proposals by March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marguerite Helmers
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

I invite proposals for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago (January 9-12, 2014).

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