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Document Design in Place-Based Studies (poster session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:31pm
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Have you taught a place-based course in literature, history, American studies, or the humanities more generally? Have you focused on place in courses on Latinx, African American, Native American, or queer studies? What design choices did you make when creating your syllabus? If you were to redesign the documents for this course, what would you change?

I invite participants for a poster session in document design for place-based studies to take place at the 49th annual symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML) in East Lansing, Michigan, on May 16-18, 2019.

Community Change Revisited

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:13am
Community Change
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

Issue Topic:

“Transamerican Reticulations: Towards a Latinx Theory of Hemispheric Literatures”

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:35am
4th Biennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

4thBiennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

“Transamerican Reticulations: Towards a Latinx Theory of Hemispheric Literatures” 

April 25-27, 2019

John Jay College

 

*Abstracts Due: January 14th, 2019*

Conference website: http://emaze.me/latlitconfnyc#Home

 

 

Editing the Harlem Renaissance (edited collection)

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:34am
Ross K. Tangedal / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Joshua M. Murray / Fayetteville State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

From the beginning, individuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Alain Locke attempted to mold and guide Harlem Renaissance authors, as well as control critical reception. Their roles as editors proved influential in the careers of many writers and in the movement itself. While the popular period has received much scholarly attention, the significance of editors and editing in the Harlem Renaissance remains woefully understudied. As a remedy, Editing the Harlem Renaissance will foreground an in-depth, exhaustive approach to relevant editing and editorial issues, offering a variety of voices and becoming a centralized authority on the subject.

Octavia Butler Panels at ALA 2019 in Boston

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:25am
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Octavia E. Butler Literary Society

American Literature Association Annual Conference

Boston

May 2019

 

GET UP, STAND UP: THEMES OF PROTEST IN LITERATURE, FILM, AND MUSIC

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Elie Wiesel believes that “We must always take sides.  Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.  Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” With these words in mind, this panel invites abstracts for papers that consider themes of protest in literature, film, and music.  Prospective panelists may consider, but are not limited to, texts from authors such as W. E. B.

MELUS Panel at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Panel Topic: "'Writing' Wrongs: Notions of Justice and Civic Engagement in Multi-Ethnic American Literature"

updated Gender in 21st Century Television

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Amanda Konkle / Georgia Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

I am seeking a couple of additional essays for an edited collection on Gender and Twenty-First Century Television. I am looking in particular for essays that address contemporary television narratives featuring people of color (such as Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, Empire, Jane, the Virgin, Vida, Atlanta, etc.) If you are interested, please send a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Amanda Konkle, akonkle@georgiasouthern.edu, by December 14. 

This collection is being proposed to an interested peer-reviewed, open access, university-affiliated press. 

I have copied the original call below:

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