category: african-american

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

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

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

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

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

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

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

Parental Guidance Advised: The Mother as GPS (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bhere001@umn.edu, mcwho004@umn.edu

Presenters sought for a panel on mothers or discourses on motherhood as guides. Submit paper proposals to http://acla.org/submit/index.php by 1 November 2012.

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
    contact email: 
    carmic28@msu.edu

    CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

    The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    [UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

    full name / name of organization: 
    T.J. Welch, Florida State University
    contact email: 
    tjwelch@fsu.edu

    Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    CFP Archiving Activism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Special Edition of Archival Science
    contact email: 
    benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

    CFP
    Special Edition, Archival Science: Archiving Activism
    Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

    Adaptation (film, literature, and new media)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

    Adapting Culture

    Proposal Deadline Nov 30, 3012

    Rollins Documentary Film Contest

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

    Announcing the 2013 Rollins Documentary Film Contest for the Popular and American Culture Associations.

    [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.

    [UPDATE] CFP Alternative Modernisms - Deadline 31 October

    full name / name of organization: 
    Emma West, Cardiff University
    contact email: 
    modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

    The Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory and English Literature, Cardiff University, present

    Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

    UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    The Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora
    Keynote: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
    The African-American Studies Collective
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    February 8-9, 2013

    4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

    4th Global Conference
    Making Sense of: Pain

    Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    [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

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

    [UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

    full name / name of organization: 
    Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
    contact email: 
    curleys@tamug.edu

    (anti) Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

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

    With traditionalists hearkening for a return to founding principles while protestors of various stripes look forward to dismantling the very notion of norms themselves, questions about the foundations

    MCLLM CFP due 01/30/13 for 03/22/12 Conference in IL

    full name / name of organization: 
    Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
    contact email: 
    mcllm@niu.edu

    All graduate students and faculty are invited to submit proposals to Northern Illinois University's Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media: Visualizing English and Media Studies in t

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

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Department of Comparative Literature at Binghamton University
    contact email: 
    thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

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

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