category: african-american

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts ONGOING

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2013 (1/15/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston on May 23-26, 2013.

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by March 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors of the new feminist theory book Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters are looking for scholarly, creative non-fiction, fiction, and short

[UPDATE] Horror area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

(UPDATE) - Autobiography as a writing strategy in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine at Farmington - Ben LEBDAI
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013
full name / name of organization:
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email:
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

full name / name of organization: 
HBCUstory, Inc.
contact email: 
Symposium@HBCUstory.com

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

Theme: “Inspiring Stories of the Past and Present, For Our Future”
Presented by: HBCUstory, Inc. and the Nashville Public Library
Date: April 27, 2013

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

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

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Judith Butler, in the recent monograph Frames of War, argues that the mass media in times of crisis, whether from war, natural disaster, or economic meltdown, iterates certain normative values that sh

[UPDATE] Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (Proposal submission extended to Jan. 13th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com


"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

[UPDATE]: SW/TX PCA/ACA Deadline Extension (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DEC 2, 2012

Crossing the Rubicon: Choices and Consequences in the Contested Space of Urban Education

full name / name of organization: 
J. Christian Watts/ Jack and Jill Politics
contact email: 
JCWPolitics@gmail.com

I am an Editorial Fellow for a national, long-established African American blog with a wide and diverse readership. Currently I am seeking new voices for an education series.

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

he Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

Disability and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alice Hall (University of York) and Professor Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
alice.hall@york.ac.uk

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Special Issue

Call for Papers: Disability and Visual Culture

The 5th International "Literature and ..." Graduate Conference: Representation and its Discontents (24-25 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

The 5TH International “LITERATURE AND…” Graduate Student Conference:

“Representation and its Discontents”

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Crime Strikes in Suburbia: The Gothic Suburban Imagination in Post-World War II American Crime Writers

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (Conference in May 2013)
contact email: 
ischrynemakers@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the presence of the suburban landscape in American crime fiction.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Extended Deadline Dec. 2nd (Conference 2/13-16)[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

--Deadline has been extended to December 2nd for Abstracts --
The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly / University of Manitoba
contact email: 
lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

Southern Writers/Southern Writing 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Mississippi Department of English Graduate Students
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

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SWTX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

History Section at MASAL 2013 Conference Submission Deadline Dec. 6

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Call for Papers: History Section at Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters 2013 Conference

Friday, March 22, 2013 | Hope College, Holland, Michigan

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

CFP: Posthuman Poetry Anthology [Due January 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Apps and Feng Sun Chen / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
posthumanpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Unbecoming: An Anthology of Posthuman Poetry

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

34th Annual Conference February 13-16, 2013
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Updated Submission Deadline: 12/02/12

Conference Hotel:

The Non-State Of Queer Theory, April 11, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
browngradsymposium@gmail.com

Location: Brown University, Providence, RI
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speaker:
Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Association at the University of NC in Wilmington
contact email: 
lmh4909@uncw.edu

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: FOOD & CULTURE CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to DECEMBER 2!

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