category: african-american

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

UPDATE:‘The Road Not Taken’: Explorations in Narrative Refusals, Disnarration, and Counterfactual Histories

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Institute of Technology [IIT] Bombay
contact email: 
shastri@hss.iitb.ac.in

Plenary speakers:
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Professor Jasbir Jain,
Hon Director, Institute for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (IRIS), Sahitya Akademi Writer-in-Residence, 2009

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

CFP: Generic Fluidity of the Fantastic (NEPCA (6/1/12; Vermont 10/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
GENRE CROSSINGS: EXPLOITING THE GENERIC FLUIDITY OF THE FANTASTIC
FIFTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

LGBTQ Cinema in the Early 21st Century (Journal Issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS *AND* ARTICLE PEER REVIEWERS!
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Popular Culture
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music

African American Review Special Issue - Delany Lately: Samuel R. Delany and the Art of Paraliterature

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor, Terry Rowden
contact email: 
terry.rowden@csi.cuny.edu

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, Friction (February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Dalhousie Review
contact email: 
dalhousie.review@dal.ca; carrie.dawson@dal.ca

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, and Friction

Activism and Scholarship: A Conference Honoring Amy Swerdlow March 1-2

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

Call for Proposals
Activism and Scholarship: A Conference Honoring Amy Swerdlow

Fifteenth Annual Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College (15 minutes north of New York City)

20th Annual NINE Conference on Baseball History and Culture (CFP deadline: Dec. 3, 2012; conference: March 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 20th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 34th annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

{Update} College Language Association Convention (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones!claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes's writings have indfluenced literary texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

Modernist Intuitions (NEMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcwhortere@merrimack.edu

*NEW DEADLINE 9/30*

[UPDATE] WSQ: Engage! Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEngageIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers

WSQ Special Issue: Engage!

Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

[UPDATE] InVisible Culture No. 19: Blind Spots--Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
InVisible Culture
contact email: 
ivc.rochester.edu@gmail.com

Blind Spots

InVisible Culture, Issue 19

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter & Derek Parker Royal
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Black Theatre Association @ ATHE 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Call for Papers

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress—Orlando, FL
August 1-4, 2013

"Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in American and European Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

As Italian premier Mario Monti recently did, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

[UPDATE] Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Langston University
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

Mystery & Detective Fiction Area, March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfreier@nmu.edu

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks proposals for the annual conference.

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

full name / name of organization: 
Arthur Versluis / Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism-a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press-announces a call for articles and reviews for our seventh year of issues.

Sigma Tau Delta Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
james.beasley@unf.edu

The Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society, is accepting proposals for a research conference to be held October 17, 2012, on the campus of the University o

NeMLA - 09/30 deadline - Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)
full name / name of organization:
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
rachel.hewitt@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs.

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

CFP for Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 - December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Otherness - www.otherness.dk
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2
The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

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