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CFP: [African-American] CFP

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:49am
Bernadette Cantrall

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31st January, 2009
Send to:

“Ah well! It means much the same thing,” said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Alice’s shoulder as she added, “and the moral of
THAT is â€"‘Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

"To the senseless nothing is more maddening than sense."
Aldous Huxley, Island

UPDATE: [African–American] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction –– GEO Conference in Kirksville, M

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 1:46am
Tamara Sack

Due to unforeseen scheduling problems, we have had to move the date of
the conference. Instead of April 10-11, our conference will now take
place April 3-4. We are sorry about the inconvenience.

I am reposting the entire CFP in this update with all the correct and
current information. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


The Graduate English Organization of Truman State University is proud to
announce the call for papers for their annual conference April 3-4, 2009!

CFP: [African-American] Symbiosis 2009: Boston and the New Atlantic World

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 12:16am
Leslie Eckel

"Boston and the New Atlantic World"

The 7th Biennial Symbiosis Conference

June 25-28, 2009

Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts

Plenary speakers:
Richard Brantley (University of Florida)
Anna Brickhouse (University of Virginia)
Mark Peterson (University of California, Berkeley)

CFP: [African-American] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 6:45pm
Tara L. McLellan

2009 Call for Papers

The 15th 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 Conference.
Participants are encouraged to remain in Oxford after the SWSW Conference
to attend the Faulkner Conference. More information about the 2009
Faulkner Conference will be available at

UPDATE: [African–American] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction –– GEO Conference in Kirksville, M

Friday, September 26, 2008 - 7:38pm
Tamara Sack

The deadline for submitting proposals to our Spring 2009
conference "Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction" has been
extended to midnight on January 15, 2009. Notices of acceptance will be
sent out mid-to-late February. Please refer to the original call for
papers for details on submission requirements.

Be sure to check out information on our conference in the December issue
of The Writer's Chronicle or online at

As usual, any questions or concerns may be sent to Tamara Sack at

Thank you.

UPDATE: [African-American] St. John's University Humanities Review

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 6:51pm
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are modern social flourishes,
exemplary figures and post-9/11 Noir. However, we will not discriminate
if your paper fails to converse with these ideas. Please send any and

Please note: The submission deadline is November 1st 2008.

CFP: [African-American] Myth And Fairy Tale Call For Papers

Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 9:45pm
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2008 Priority Deadline
1 December 2008 Final Deadline
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 30th Annual
Albuquerque, NM February 25-28 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
The Special and Enduring Significance of “Little Red Riding
Hood,” “Cinderella,” and “Snow White” in American Popular Culture, Where

CFP: [African-American] The Three Minds of Black America

Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 1:55pm
Lhea J. Copeland

The Three Minds of Black America:

Tresconsciousness and the Twenty-First Century

Are you a man, woman, teen or child of African descent who has been torn by society's
expectations of race and class? Have you found yourself developing different personalities in the
workplace, in the church, in the neighborhood, in the classroom, with your family and with your
peers? Are you struggling to find your true self that is comfortable in all settings and situations?