category: african-american

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Donahue, Jennifer Ho, and Shaun Morgan
contact email: 
donahujj@potsdam.edu, jho@email.unc.edu, dmorgan@twcnet.edu

In her landmark study of race and American literature, Playing in the Dark (1992), Toni Morrison argued that literary history has taken for granted a certain set of assumptions, including the understa

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

4th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp4@inter-disciplinary.net

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (proposals due 3 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

Conference: June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL
Proposals deadline extended to 3 January 2013

Age, Culture, Humanities - New Journal - 15 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

Announcement of Publication and Call for Submissions

Specters of Du Bois: Dissent as Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
ASA Conference November 21-24 in Washington DC 2013
contact email: 
muniabhmk@emory.edu

This panel considers the writings of W.E.B. Du Bois, as discussions commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of his death in 2013 take place internationally.

[UPDATE] The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

Call for Papers
We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

Companion to American Gothic (Jan 31 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr John Sears & Dr Jason Haslam
contact email: 
J.Sears@mmu.ac.uk

Call for contributors

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 10-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Announcing
The First Book Institute
June 10-14, 2013
To be hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fashion

Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

2nd call: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University, Belfast
12th–13th April 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University)

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Different Games Conference: Call for Papers, Games and Workshop Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Different Games, NYU Polytechnic Institute
contact email: 
DifferentGamesConference(@gmail.com

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute invites submissions of original games, scholarly research, and workshop proposals for Different Games

Specters of Du Bois: Dissent as Deconoloization

full name / name of organization: 
For ASA 2013 Meeting in Washington
contact email: 
muniabhmk@emory.edu

Seeking abstracts interested in a panel on Du Bois for the ASA Convention in Wah

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching American Ethnic Literatures in the 21st Century/edited text/Proposal Deadline: January , 14, 201

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Androne/Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

I'm seeking contributors to a collection of essays that consider innovative teaching practices for engaging students with American ethnic literatures.

Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War April 25-26, CFP Deadline February 1

full name / name of organization: 
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
narrativemaking@gmail.com

“Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War” will be a two-day conference sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) of the University of California, Santa Barbara, on April 25-26, 2

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

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.

"Built Upon" - CFP for projects using digital archives and collections

full name / name of organization: 
Anvil Academic
contact email: 
fmoody@anvilacademic.org

BATTLEGROUNDS, Friday, April 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers-Newark Graduate School of Arts & Science, Graduate Program in American Studies
contact email: 
battlegrounds2012@gmail.com

 

alt.dh.edu -- Digital Humanities special panel -- 3/16-3/17/2013, proposals due 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University EGSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

As part of the 7th annual Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Conference, alt/, we seek proposals for a special roundtable on innovative digital approaches to literary, histor

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

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