category: african-american

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

(UPDATE) BLACK SEXUAL ECONOMIES: TRANSFORMING BLACK SEXUALITIES RESEARCH CONFERENCE (Deadline 1/5/2013; Conference 9/27-28/12

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
BLACK SEXUAL ECONOMIES: TRANSFORMING BLACK SEXUALITIES RESEARCH

Contemporary Theologies in Southern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature/American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2013 American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26, 2013, in Boston
Deadline: January 20, 2013

Southern Literary Studies and Louis Rubin

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2013 American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26, 2013, in Boston
Deadline: January 20, 2013

3rd Global Conference:Beauty (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Beauty

Sunday 15th September – Tuesday 17th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Communication and Conflict

Thursday 5th September – Saturday 7th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

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

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions

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University of California, Merced Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Donahue, Jennifer Ho, and Shaun Morgan
contact email: 
donahujj@potsdam.edu, jho@email.unc.edu, dmorgan@twcnet.edu

In her landmark study of race and American literature, Playing in the Dark (1992), Toni Morrison argued that literary history has taken for granted a certain set of assumptions, including the understa

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

4th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp4@inter-disciplinary.net

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (proposals due 3 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

Conference: June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL
Proposals deadline extended to 3 January 2013

Age, Culture, Humanities - New Journal - 15 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

Announcement of Publication and Call for Submissions

Specters of Du Bois: Dissent as Decolonization

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ASA Conference November 21-24 in Washington DC 2013
contact email: 
muniabhmk@emory.edu

This panel considers the writings of W.E.B. Du Bois, as discussions commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of his death in 2013 take place internationally.

[UPDATE] The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

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

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

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

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

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University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

Companion to American Gothic (Jan 31 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr John Sears & Dr Jason Haslam
contact email: 
J.Sears@mmu.ac.uk

Call for contributors

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 10-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Announcing
The First Book Institute
June 10-14, 2013
To be hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fashion

Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

[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

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

2nd call: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University, Belfast
12th–13th April 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University)

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, Northrdige
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

Different Games Conference: Call for Papers, Games and Workshop Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Different Games, NYU Polytechnic Institute
contact email: 
DifferentGamesConference(@gmail.com

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute invites submissions of original games, scholarly research, and workshop proposals for Different Games

Specters of Du Bois: Dissent as Deconoloization

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For ASA 2013 Meeting in Washington
contact email: 
muniabhmk@emory.edu

Seeking abstracts interested in a panel on Du Bois for the ASA Convention in Wah

[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.

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