category: african-american

Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era

full name / name of organization: 
Tammie M Kennedy, Joyce Middleton, and Kris Ratcliffee
contact email: 
tmkenendy@unomaha.edu

The editors invite chapter proposals that work with the collection’s title, Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era.

Special Themed Issue on The Spectral South

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: The Spectral South
contact email: 
slauro@clemson.edu & kmangan@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines the images of zombies, vampires, and other undead in the American South.

Vulnerable Times and the Rise of Fascism: Radical Writers on the Front of the Spanish Civil War (MLA Chicago, Jan 9-12 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Foster (CUNY-Graduate Center) and Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
jashfoster@yahoo.com, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

This panel explores testimonies of writers who volunteered in the Spanish Civil War. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2013; J.

Creative submissions are invited to upcoming issue of Yellow Medicine Review devoted to the Fairy-tale

full name / name of organization: 
Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
contact email: 
editor@yellowmedicinereview.com

Yellow Medicine Review is accepting poetry, fiction, and creative essays for its upcoming issue devoted to modern writers working in the myth/folktale genre.

Graphic Novel Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for papers to be presented as part of a standing session on the Graphic Novel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Meeting in San Diego

What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu, kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Newer New or Coming After? Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment (MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jed Dobson
contact email: 
james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu

This special session panel seeks papers that reflect on the work of the New Americanists. Abstracts (300-500 words) and brief cv by 15 March 2013; Jed Dobson (james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu).

Postcolonial Studies in the Public Sphere, 17th May 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial-Public
contact email: 
postcolonial.public@gmail.com

An AHRC funded project in association with Durham University & Queen’s University Belfast

[Deadline Extended] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

MLA 2014 Special Session: Why Rancière is important? (Abstract deadline March 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Haythem Guesmi
contact email: 
h.guesmi@umontreal.ca

This special session seeks submissions that discuss themes of vulnerability, resistance and social change in Jacques Rancière’s work.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Corporeality Panel - PAMLA 2013 San Diego

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Call for papers from 20th Feb.2013 to end of April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua in Cameroon invites papers for the inaugural issue of Springs to be published in June 2013
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, arundie@yahoo.com

Springs is an international peer-reviewed journal.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA—Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

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

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (deadline for abstracts: May 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaela.precup@americanstudies.ro, dmihailes@yahoo.com

This is a CFP for a volume to be published by Dr. Roxana Oltean, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr.

Transitions and Transactions: Literature and Creative Writing Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of English
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu or msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

Pedagogy as an essential part of the learning and teaching culture has an ever more important place in community colleges where we continually rethink and revise our practices for our often non-tradit

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group
Debut Panel 2013

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

MPCA 11/11-13, Southern Lit. and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Writing Wrongs: Literature and Human Rights in the 18th Century (ASECS-sponsored session; MLA 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Ramesh Mallipeddi
contact email: 
ramesh.mallipeddi@hunter.cuny.edu

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 9/21/2013

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

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 8th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

Essay Collection: Movies in the Age of Obama

full name / name of organization: 
David garrett Izzo
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

This collection is inspired by an article in The New York Times, which, in part is quoted below.

The Upside in film:

The Adjunct Verses (Collection/Performance/Multimedia)

full name / name of organization: 
N1Academy
contact email: 
rcbatp@gmail.com

Calling all contingent faculty and allies. . . .

http://migrantintellectual.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-adjunct-verses/

Project Title: THE ADJUNCT VERSES

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people. How is child labor/schooling discussed in life writing from working class individuals?

[UPDATE] Emerging Perspectives graduate conference. May 2-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
enggrad@ucdconnect.ie

May 2-3, 2013 at University College Dublin, Rep. of Ireland, in association with the UCD English Graduate Society and Humanities Institute

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED “Age, Identity, and Culture in Global Diasporas.” PAMLA Nov 1-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

*Deadline extended to April 15, 2013*

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, 2013 Conference, Nov. 1-3
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

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