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UPDATE: [African-American] NeMLA, Boston, Feb. 26-March 1, 2009

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 7:43pm
Josephine McQuail

NeMLA convention, Feb. 26-March 1, 2009, Boston, Mass. The Posthumous
Writings of Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison Several posthumous works by
Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison have been published. Wright's A Father's
Law and Ralph Ellison's After the Shooting in 2008; Wright's Juneteenth
(posthumous novel) and Flying Home (collection of short stories), both
edited by John Callahan, in the 90s. Papers or abstracts for presentations
of 15-20 min. analyzing the posthumous works and their quality, or dealing
with editorial problems, on either or both Wright's and Ellison's
posthumous works are welcome. Send proposals or papers to Josephine
McQuail, Box 5053 TN Tech U Cookeville TN 38505 or via e-mail at

CFP: [African-American] Wright and Ellison. NeMLA, Boston, 2/26-3/1/2009

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 7:39pm
Josephine McQuail

Feb. 26-March 1 2009. Boston, Mass. Northeast Modern Language
Association convention. The Posthumous Writings of Richard Wright and
Ralph Ellison Several posthumous works by Richard Wright and Ralph
Ellison have been published. Wright's A Father's Law and Ralph Ellison's
After the Shooting in 2008; Wright's Juneteenth (posthumous novel) and
Flying Home (collection of short stories), both edited by John Callahan,
in the 90s. Papers or abstracts analyzing the posthumous works and their
quality, or dealing with editorial problems, on either or both Wright's
and Ellison's posthumous works are welcome. Send proposals or papers for
presentations of 15-20 min. to Josephine McQuail, Box 5053 TN Tech U

UPDATE: [African-American] Popular Print Cultures

updated: 
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 2:06pm
Kirsten MacLeod

CONTINUITIES AND INNOVATIONS:
POPULAR PRINT CULTURES â€" PAST AND PRESENT, LOCAL AND GLOBAL
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
27-30 August 2008

Having received additional funding we are able to expand the conference and
extend the deadline for submission of proposals to June 30th.

CFP: [African-American] CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 5:03pm
Keith B. Mitchell

Percival Everett is one of the most gifted African American/American
writers working today. In a brilliant career that spans over twenty-five
years, Everett has written sixteen novels, three short story collections,
one children’s book and one highly acclaimed collection of poetry. Yet,
unlike his contemporaries John Edgar Wideman and Charles Johnson, there
has been a dearth of serious critical attention given to this most
important author. This collection of essays seeks to remedy this
oversight. Perspective topics include:

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