category: african-american

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 15 November 2015 for SWPACA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Champion and Peter Kunze
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Amiri Baraka Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

THE POLITICS OF AFRICAN PATRIOGRAPHY: WRITING FATHERS IN AFRICAN LITERATURES & FILM

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi
contact email: 
tunjitunji@yahoo.com

THE POLITICS OF AFRICAN PATRIOGRAPHY:
WRITING FATHERS IN AFRICAN LITERATURES & FILM
CALL FOR PAPERS
(journal collection and conference panel for ALA 2016, Atlanta)

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
contact email: 
sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Mystery and Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline (Extended): 15 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

CFP: Two panels on Pauline E. Hopkins at the American Literature Association Conference May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World
University of Montpellier, France
1-2 December, 2016

Keynote Speakers

Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University)
Christine Chivallon (Research Director, CNRS)

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016

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

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

April 1-2, 2016

Conference, ‘The Child of the Century’: Reading and Writing Short Fiction Across Media, Edge Hill University, UK ,13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Writing in 1936, Elizabeth Bowen said: ‘The short story is a young art; as we now know it, it is the child of this century.

Representing Gender Across...

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern University and the Associated Colleges of the South
contact email: 
ACSgender2016@gmail.com

The Associated Colleges of the South and Southwestern University are pleased to announce the eighth annual Gender Studies Conference at Southwestern University, February 19-21, 2016.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Special Issue (Fall 2016): Globalizing the Province: Rethinking Place and Scale

full name / name of organization: 
The Global South
contact email: 
swong@westfield.ma.edu

At a time when discourses of globalization, world literature, and planetarity are promoted as “transcending” the local, what happens to those spaces that attempt to resist the purview of such glob

“Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline

CFP African American/Black Studies 2016 SWPCA conference EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu

CFP: African American / Black Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
37th Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Call for Chapter Submissions for a Book on the Politics of Healthcare in America

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Ogletree
contact email: 
ogletreeaaron@aol.com

Politics of Healthcare in America: Current Perspectives is a proposed book, to be edited by Aaron Ogletree, exploring the political, social, and economics forces that shape health care in the United S

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The TAU
contact email: 
Srushford-Spence@lourdes.edu

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.
>Do not include your name anywhere on the entry.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

[Update] Deadline extended for American Studies and American History of the SWPACA

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

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

February 10-13, 2016

Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference April 29th & 30th

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

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