category: african-american

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

CFP for a Collection of Hair Stories/Reflections/Memoirs

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clarissa West-White
contact email: 
noledoctor@gmail.com

I have been moved to call for submissions for a collection of hair stories I decided to put together after reading a very long series of posts about natural hair care.

Conference: Global Lives [CFP due June 1] Stony Brook Manhattan|Oct 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Global Lives<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Owing a Debt to Illustrations

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2012 Cincinnati convention, permanent section on Illustrated Texts
contact email: 
a.sonstegard@csuohio.edu

Paper proposals are sought for a panel presentation on Illustrated Texts, in keeping with the MMLA 2012 convention theme of “Debt”: OWING A DEBT TO ILLUSTRATIONS

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

"Re(de)/Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists, Enemies, and Opponents" October 20th and 21st of 2012, NDSU, Fargo, ND

full name / name of organization: 
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

The 1012 RRCWL invites papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

Rust Belt Tales: Growth, Death and Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
About Place Journal
contact email: 
blackearthinstitute@gmail.com

Request for submissions: About Place Journal; Issue #2 Rust Belt Tales

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[CALL FOR ANTHOLOGY ARTICLES] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping and Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/Emory University
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

At present, capitalism seems to enjoy a certain status as the last remaining “ideological superpower” in the global arena; however, many committed scholars, activists, writers, philosophers, and o

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century (6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 Convention, November 9-11
contact email: 
skirlew1@gsu.edu

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
The Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined” January 31-February 3, 2013, Savannah, Georgia, The Desoto Hilton

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined”

WSQ: Engage

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

WSQ: Engage!
Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

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

[Call for Articles] Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@exeter.ac.uk

Politics of Place is a peer-reviewed journal for postgraduates.

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture ***EXTENSION (submissions due July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Pilgrimage, Mission, Spiritual Ascension: Religious Travel in World Literature (SAMLA, 9-11 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religious travel is found in many of the world's greatest literary works, from the pilgrims going to Canterbury to Tripitaka collecting the sacred scrolls in India to Las Casas traveling around the New World to Dante ascending from Hell into Paradise--just to name a few well-known examples.

[UPDATE] Fashion Panels at 2012 Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 30, 2012

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

Popular Romance [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wherrym@gmx.com

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

Print Magazine Looking for High Quality Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com), a print journal of the Fine Arts, is looking for high quality submissions for our next quarter's issue.

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader (1 Sept)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

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