category: african-american

Crossing the Rubicon: Choices and Consequences in the Contested Space of Urban Education

full name / name of organization: 
J. Christian Watts/ Jack and Jill Politics
contact email: 
JCWPolitics@gmail.com

I am an Editorial Fellow for a national, long-established African American blog with a wide and diverse readership. Currently I am seeking new voices for an education series.

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

he Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

Disability and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alice Hall (University of York) and Professor Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
alice.hall@york.ac.uk

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Special Issue

Call for Papers: Disability and Visual Culture

The 5th International "Literature and ..." Graduate Conference: Representation and its Discontents (24-25 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

The 5TH International “LITERATURE AND…” Graduate Student Conference:

“Representation and its Discontents”

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Crime Strikes in Suburbia: The Gothic Suburban Imagination in Post-World War II American Crime Writers

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (Conference in May 2013)
contact email: 
ischrynemakers@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the presence of the suburban landscape in American crime fiction.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Extended Deadline Dec. 2nd (Conference 2/13-16)[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

--Deadline has been extended to December 2nd for Abstracts --
The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly / University of Manitoba
contact email: 
lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

Southern Writers/Southern Writing 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Mississippi Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SWTX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

History Section at MASAL 2013 Conference Submission Deadline Dec. 6

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Call for Papers: History Section at Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters 2013 Conference

Friday, March 22, 2013 | Hope College, Holland, Michigan

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

CFP: Posthuman Poetry Anthology [Due January 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Apps and Feng Sun Chen / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
posthumanpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Unbecoming: An Anthology of Posthuman Poetry

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

34th Annual Conference February 13-16, 2013
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Updated Submission Deadline: 12/02/12

Conference Hotel:

The Non-State Of Queer Theory, April 11, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
browngradsymposium@gmail.com

Location: Brown University, Providence, RI
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speaker:
Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Association at the University of NC in Wilmington
contact email: 
lmh4909@uncw.edu

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: FOOD & CULTURE CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to DECEMBER 2!

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE Good to Eat, Good to Think: Food and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers on Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held Feb

[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, previously announced as an e-journal, is now soliciting submissions for a peer-reviewed print journal. The inaugural issue will be published Spring 2013.

UPDATE! Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT FORMER YANKEE PITCHER AND BALL FOUR AUTHOR JIM BOUTON WILL PROVIDE THE LUNCHEON ADDRESS.

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference, Feb. 7-8, 2013; Abstract Deadline: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

Film Love Matters: Romance, Love, and Sexuality in World Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Film Love Matters: Romance, Love, and Sexuality in World Cinema

Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

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

March 14-16, 2013
Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center
2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA

UPDATE: Call for Papers: American History and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lmohsene@chancelloru.edu

Call for Papers: American History and Culture Area
full name / name of organization:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email:
LMohsene@chancelloru.edu

Crossing the Boundaries 2013: Dis/Place

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Department, Binghamton University
contact email: 
buctb2013@gmail.com

April 26-27th, 2013
Binghamton University
A multidisciplinary, multivocal academic conference with a global geographic and broad temporal reach, presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union

UPDATE: Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures: Fifth International Maroon Conference, extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference.
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, “Lands, Laws, and Cultures,” invites papers that explore the relationships between place and tradition in Maroon communities throughout the

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

UPDATE--Deadline Extension --December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mystery/Detective Panels SW/TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 12/2/2012
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: April 2013 American Studies Graduate Sypmposium CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies, Purdue University
contact email: 
amstsymposium@purdue.edu

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013
Kevin Willmott and Marc Anthony Neal, Keynote Speakers

CRUELTY: USC English Conference (April 12-13 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

CRUELTY
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
April 12-13 2013

Deadline for proposals: January 6, 2013

Deadline Approaching for "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

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