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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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
www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/.

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

updated: 
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
www.geocities.com/graduate.english/conference.html.

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

Thank you.

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

updated: 
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
Review.

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
all.

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

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

updated: 
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
Conference
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

updated: 
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?

CFP: [African-American] Essay Collection: Black Writers and the Left (15/12/08; 01/03/09)

updated: 
Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 2:34am
Kristin Moriah

Essay Collection: Black Writers and the Left (15/12/08; 01/04/09)

I am currently seeking essays for a collection on the relationship between
twentieth African American writers and the leftist movement. Black Writers
and the Left will be an inquiry into ideology and aesthetics. The book will
be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2009.

CFP: [African-American] Papers needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 5:43pm
John.V.Nance_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

This is a call for submissions that you wish to be considered for
publication in The St. John's University (Queens, NY) bi-annual literary
journal, The Humanities Review. The journal has published several notable
academics in their respective fields over the last few years such as:
Gayatri Spivak, Amy King and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are Modern Social Custom Flourishes,
Exemplary Figures, Corruption of Dialect and Post-9/11 Noir. However, we
will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with these ideas.
Whatever you have available will certainly suffice.

CFP: [African-American] CFP: Symposium on Richard Wright

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 7:52pm
Nicole N. Aljoe

CALL FOR PAPERS

Symposium on "Richard Wright: The Man, the Writer,
and his Place in American and African American Letters"
University of Utah
April 2-5, 2009

The Department of English and the Ethnic Studies Program at the University
of Utah and the African American Literature and Culture Society of the
American Literature Association are soliciting scholarly papers for the
symposium "Richard Wright: The Man, the Writer and Their Place in American
and African American Letters." We are especially interested in papers that
address:

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