category: african-american

ASA 2013, Washington D.C., LIFE AND DEBT: RACE, THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, AND RACE-BASED MEDICINE, January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Hinkson and Nadine Ehlers
contact email: 
lrh27@georgetown.edu

As the cost of health care increases in the U.S., individuals and entire communities are faced with how to deal with the often crushing debt that comes with lack of access to quality preventive care,

31 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon A. Lewis/Montclair State University; Ama Wattley, Pace Univ.
contact email: 
lewiss@mail.montclair.edu/awattley@pace.edu

CFP: Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses
Abstracts: 1 page, 250 words
Deadline: 31 January 2013
Sharon A. Lewis, Montclair State University
Ama Wattley, Pace University

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, Feb. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our collection on the local manifestations of Occupy Wall Street currently boasts fourteen excellent essays, we would like to consider a few more proposals focused on the politics of the local a

"These Strains of Continuity”: The Influence of Invisible Man, Sixty Years Later -- DUE JANUARY 18

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

In 1953, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man won the National Book Award for Fiction—the first text in African American Literature to do so.

CFP Journal Special Issue: “The Poetics of Surplus”

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
ransum001@rediffmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for a special issue of College Literature on “The Poetics of Surplus,” guest-edited by Ranjan Ghosh.

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

Call for Articles - Crisicism: The Cultural Discourse of Crisis - February 28 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info@diffractions.net

Deadline for submissions: February 28 2013

The Worlds of Thomas Pychon -- RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
(RMMLA) Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

Thomas Pynchon has codified himself in the Postmodern cannon as one of the most prolific and inspirational authors alive.

Science and Literature Panel-RMMLA 2013 Vancouver, Washington

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

[UPDATE] Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon. (Conference on 29 June 2013 - Proposal Deadline 15 February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com

Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr.

"Competing Visions" Graduate Conference CFP deadline 1/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst Graduate History Association
contact email: 
ghapage@history.umass.edu

Graduate History Association Ninth Annual Conference
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, March 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

CFP: ASA 2013: Minority Literature(s) and the Question of an Ethics of Collective Dissent

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington
contact email: 
cravela@u.washington.edu

Proposals are invited for a special session on “Minority Literature(s) and the Question of an Ethics of Collective Dissent” to be held at the American Studies Association conference in Washington

ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"; January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

The Open I: Decoding Exposure (2/1; 4/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

CALL for PAPERS: The Open I: Decoding Exposure
Sixth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 13, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

CFP: Queer Parents in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Ph.D.
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Conference: Cultural Studies Association at Chicago, IL

Conference Dates: Thursday May 23rd to Sunday the 26th 2013

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 1 2013

[UPDATE] Health, Mental Health and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

African-American Literature Panel at SCMLA, New Orleans (3-5 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
African-American Literature
contact email: 
akking@olemiss.edu

This panel seeks papers that engage the scholarly study of gender and race in 20th and 21st-century literature.

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Music, Fashion and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture From Intellect Publishers of original thinking
contact email: 
Jessica.Strubel@unt.edu

Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
From Intellect Publishers of original thinking

Call for Papers for a Special Issue:
Music, Fashion and Style

Editor: Jessica Strubel

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

WSQ DEBT issue Call for Papers (Due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT

Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

From the Ground Up: Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association (ASA) 2013, Washington DC
contact email: 
bsirom@gmail.com

The authors of Transnationalism From Below remind us of the cleft between the theories and practices within the transnational rubric to argue that “the power to resist hegemonic projects, exists lat

Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan1@inter-disciplinary.ney

CFP: Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom
22nd-23rd March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Call for Editors and Assistant Web Administrator

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

Call for Assistant Web Administrator and Editors

International Conference Literature and Marginality: Comparative Perspectives in African American Australian and Indian Dalit L

full name / name of organization: 
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
contact email: 
parmod.mehra@gmail.com, parmodkumar@ignou.ac.in

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