category: african-american

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching American Ethnic Literatures in the 21st Century/edited text/Proposal Deadline: January , 14, 201

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Androne/Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

I'm seeking contributors to a collection of essays that consider innovative teaching practices for engaging students with American ethnic literatures.

Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War April 25-26, CFP Deadline February 1

full name / name of organization: 
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
narrativemaking@gmail.com

“Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War” will be a two-day conference sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) of the University of California, Santa Barbara, on April 25-26, 2

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

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.

"Built Upon" - CFP for projects using digital archives and collections

full name / name of organization: 
Anvil Academic
contact email: 
fmoody@anvilacademic.org

BATTLEGROUNDS, Friday, April 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers-Newark Graduate School of Arts & Science, Graduate Program in American Studies
contact email: 
battlegrounds2012@gmail.com

 

alt.dh.edu -- Digital Humanities special panel -- 3/16-3/17/2013, proposals due 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University EGSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

As part of the 7th annual Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Conference, alt/, we seek proposals for a special roundtable on innovative digital approaches to literary, histor

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference / April 3-4, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi - Center for Study of Southern Culture
contact email: 
musicofsouth@olemiss.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference
The Center for Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi
April 3 and 4, 2013

Research in African Literatures: Special issue on Africa and the Black Atlantic (June 3 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Yogita Goyal
contact email: 
ygoyal@humnet.ucla.edu

This special issue of Research in African Literatures seeks papers that situate Africa at the center of aesthetic inquiry that takes place in the wider black Atlantic.

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, SUNY-Buffalo
contact email: 
wisdomlovebuffalo@gmail.com

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

3rd Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
SUNY-BUFFALO, 2013

*Deadline for Abstract Submission: Feb.1st, 2013
Email to: WisdomLoveBuffalo@gmail.com

AGIC's SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION: Order and Chaos: The More Things Change... CFP: Dec. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

Brave New World:
Traditions and Transitions
SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:ORDER AND CHAOS: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…

EXTENSION FOR CALL FOR PAPERSDUE DECEMBER 15TH, 2012

UPDATED: Coming Home: 25th Annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University Graduate English Society
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

[CFP to follow:]

Just announced:

CFP: American Deconversion Narratives, ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 (1/5/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Deconversion narratives are becoming increasingly visible in American culture: recent films by Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master) and Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) chronicle a character’s in

CFP Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference in Vancouver BC, May 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Call For Papers:

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

[UPDATE] Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

*NOTE*: The submission date has been moved back to December 15, 2012.

Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research (Abstract Due 12/15/12; Conference 9/27-28/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Sexual Economies Research Group
contact email: 
blacksexualeconomies@gmail.com

The Black Sexual Economies Project & The Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work&Social Capital at Washington University invites papers that advance cutting-edge research in sexuality studies

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Examining Past and Defining Present [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
contact email: 
conferencesymposium@gmail.com

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Contact: Dr. Emily Allen-Williams, Conference Director

Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century (Special Issue NCGS)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies (Issue Editors Ally Crockford and Lena Wånggren)
contact email: 
lena.wanggren@ed.ac.uk or a.crockford@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers for Special Issue: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Summer 2013

‘Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century’

Neo-Victorian Studies: 2013 General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2013 general issue.

ASA panel: Girlhood, Poverty, and Sentimentalism, Deadline: 1/2/2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Annual Convention
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

I am interested in paper proposals for an ASA panel focused on the intersections of girlhood, poverty and sentimentalism.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (October 5th- December 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

UPDATE: The submission deadline has been extended to December 15th.

Statement of Journal:

[UPDATE] Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

April 5th and 6th 2013

With Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Georgia State University New Voices Graduate Student Conference - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

For more information, see : http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/give-yourself-the-pe...

$5,000 Maass Grant Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Manuscript Society
contact email: 
edow1@earthlink.net

The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for its $5,000 Ricard Maass Memorial Research Grant, available to students at member colleges and universities.

Society for the Study of Working Class Literature Panel at ALA 2013 (1/18/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Working Class Literature
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

Workplaces

"Considering Relevance" -- SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference, March 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference: Considering Relevance
March 8-9, 2013 – http://egsoalbany.weebly.com/

The Dark Side of the Digital

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee
May 2-4, 2013

2013 PAMLA Conference: Call for Special Session Proposals: December 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
shadee.malaklou@gmail.com or transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

19th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference, 18-20 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th 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 Confere

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The University of Northern Colorado is the new home of The CEA Critic, the journal of the College English Association.

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