category: african-american

CFP REMINDER: North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Conference, UIUC, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Screening Identity (Race and Ethnicity) 9th March

full name / name of organization: 
The Motley View – The Journal of Film, Art and Aesthetics ISSN 2049-4254
contact email: 
themotleyview@gmail.com

The Motley View seeks submissions for an upcoming special edition on the construction/representation/articulation of race and/or ethnicity in film, television, music videos and computer games.

Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

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

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012
Cankaya University Ankara

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The WIlliam Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions to round out two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

[UPDATE]: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT., FEB. 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / Stevenson University
contact email: 
kwisniewski@stevenson.edu

CFP: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT.

[UPDATE] 2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
uiowarla@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa

Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynotes:
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Thomas A. Carlson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Seeking Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey/ Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

I am seeking additional book reviewers for Catholic Library World (CLW). CLW reviews books and media, including children’s titles, young adult titles, and nonfiction for adults.

Child image in film, media, art

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
redfeatherjournal@yahoo.com

CFP: The child image in film, media, art

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences - Deadline: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2
contact email: 
stetjournal@kcl.ac.uk

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis.

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

CFP -- 2012 Southern Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Berry College / Christina Bucher and James Watkins
contact email: 
cbucher@berry,edu; jwatkins@berry.edu; swwc@berry.edu

Berry College
Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Rome,GA
September 20-23, 2012
Full slate of featured speakers TBA

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

GRIEVINGS 2012: Annual International Conference, 20 - 23 September 2012, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
contact email: 
grievings@us.edu.pl (Julia Szoltysek); www.grievings.us.edu.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

[UPDATE] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

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

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

Historical and Fictional Accounts of “Passing” (Panel CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

New Jersey College English Association
35th Annual Spring Conference
Seton Hall University
Saturday, April 14th 2012

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong in African American Women’s Writings, SSAWW 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong: in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

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

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP, 22-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@qmul.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. 13_CFP

full name / name of organization: 
SMC "Scientia Educologica"
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,
We send to you the information about the possibility to submit an article for international scientific journal (Thirteenth CFP)

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Innovations and Anxieties - Saturday, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

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