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UPDATE: [African-American] Conference on African American Women's Language

updated: 
Sunday, December 2, 2007 - 5:47pm
Sonja L. Lanehart

Announcing the African American Women's Language Conference '08, March 7-
8, 2008, at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas. Sponsored by
Dr. Sonja L. Lanehart, Brackenridge Endowed Chair, Professor of English
and Linguistics, University of Texas at San Antonio.

Panel topics include Variation in AAWL including Caribbean Languages,
AAWL and Racial Identity, AAWL in/and Literature, AAWL in Education,
Society, and Popular Culture.

CFP: [African-American] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 11:42pm
James Ayers

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 31- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 31 â€" February 1.

CFP: [African-American] The Black Female Body in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 8:49pm
Dr. Carol E. Henderson

Call for Papers: Imagining the black female body:
Text and Contexts in literature and culture

Only the BLACK WOMAN can say “when and where I enter, in the quiet,
undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or
special patronage, then and there the whole…race enters with me.”
--Anna Julia Cooper, 1892

CFP: [African-American] Conference Announcement

updated: 
Sunday, November 25, 2007 - 4:33pm
Sonja L. Lanehart

Announcing the African American Women's Language Conference '08, March 7-
8, 2008, at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas. Sponsored by
Dr. Sonja L. Lanehart, Brackenridge Endowed Chair, Professor of English
and Linguistics, University of Texas at San Antonio.

Panel topics include Variation in AAWL including Caribbean Languages,
AAWL and Racial Identity, AAWL in/and Literature, AAWL in Education,
Society, and Popular Culture.

UPDATE: [African-American] Howard University Heart's Day Conference 2-15-08

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Monday, November 19, 2007 - 12:54am
Marlena E. Bremseth

11/17/07 - REVISION - The 2008 Heart's Day conference will honor the work
of Edward P. Jones. Accordingly, we encourage submission of abstracts
addressing Jones' works.

Owing to this change, our 2008 conference is now entitled, FROM RICHARD
WRIGHT TO EDWARD P. JONES.

 

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CFP: [African-American] African Athena: Black Athena 20 Years on...

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 4:00pm
Daniel Orrells

AFRICAN ATHENA: BLACK ATHENA 20 YEARS ON...: A CONFERENCE
6-8 NOVEMBER 2008, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, UK.
 
This is a Call for Papers from scholars of African Studies, Black British
Studies, African American Studies, of South Asia, of the Middle East, of
classicists, philologists, anthropologists, sociologists, and any
intellectual beyond these borders.
 
African Athena was Bernal's original title for Black Athena,
his "infamous" work that has confronted the modern academy with some of
the most challenging questions it has faced over the last twenty years.
This interdisciplinary conference seeks neither to demonize nor lionize

CFP: [African-American] 2008 Heart's Day Conference - 2/15/08

updated: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 12:30am
Marlena E. Bremseth

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts to be
presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
Univerity's main campus Friday, February 15, 2008. The Heart's Day
Conference commemorates the work of African-American and Diasporic
writers and supports the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates writers of contemporary African-
Amercian fiction FROM RICHARD WRIGHT TO THE PRESENT. We invite abstracts
that address (but are not limited to) aspects of the following topics:
authors, narrative strategies, major characters, themes, social
commentary, and matters of race, class, gender, image, identity or
attitude.

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