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CFP: [African-American] ACLA March '09

Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:19am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [African-American] SIU-Carbondale 3rd Annual Graduate Conference - Borders and Boundaries (11/21/08)

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 3:58pm
Julie Kares

Call for Papers
Borders and Boundaries
Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
March 27-28, 2009

Our third annual Graduate Conference would like to examine the ways in
which borders and boundaries enter the dialogue of literary, cultural, and
theoretical works. How are borders and boundaries established, questioned,
or deconstructed? In what ways are these delineations significant? In
what ways do they reflect the cultural geographies of particular periods
and places?

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