category: african-american

[UPDATE] Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

*NOTE*: The submission date has been moved back to December 15, 2012.

Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research (Abstract Due 12/15/12; Conference 9/27-28/13)

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

The Black Sexual Economies Project & The Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work&Social Capital at Washington University invites papers that advance cutting-edge research in sexuality studies

[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.

Examining Past and Defining Present [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
contact email: 
conferencesymposium@gmail.com

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Contact: Dr. Emily Allen-Williams, Conference Director

Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century (Special Issue NCGS)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies (Issue Editors Ally Crockford and Lena Wånggren)
contact email: 
lena.wanggren@ed.ac.uk or a.crockford@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers for Special Issue: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Summer 2013

‘Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century’

Neo-Victorian Studies: 2013 General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2013 general issue.

ASA panel: Girlhood, Poverty, and Sentimentalism, Deadline: 1/2/2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Annual Convention
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

I am interested in paper proposals for an ASA panel focused on the intersections of girlhood, poverty and sentimentalism.

[UPDATE]

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

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

Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (October 5th- December 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

UPDATE: The submission deadline has been extended to December 15th.

Statement of Journal:

[UPDATE] 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

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

April 5th and 6th 2013

With Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Georgia State University New Voices Graduate Student Conference - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

For more information, see : http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/give-yourself-the-pe...

$5,000 Maass Grant Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Manuscript Society
contact email: 
edow1@earthlink.net

The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for its $5,000 Ricard Maass Memorial Research Grant, available to students at member colleges and universities.

Society for the Study of Working Class Literature Panel at ALA 2013 (1/18/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Working Class Literature
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

Workplaces

"Considering Relevance" -- SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference, March 8-9, 2013

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

SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference: Considering Relevance
March 8-9, 2013 – http://egsoalbany.weebly.com/

The Dark Side of the Digital

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee
May 2-4, 2013

2013 PAMLA Conference: Call for Special Session Proposals: December 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
shadee.malaklou@gmail.com or transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

19th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference, 18-20 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The University of Northern Colorado is the new home of The CEA Critic, the journal of the College English Association.

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts ONGOING

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2013 (1/15/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston on May 23-26, 2013.

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by March 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors of the new feminist theory book Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters are looking for scholarly, creative non-fiction, fiction, and short

[UPDATE] Horror area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

(UPDATE) - Autobiography as a writing strategy in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine at Farmington - Ben LEBDAI
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013
full name / name of organization:
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email:
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

full name / name of organization: 
HBCUstory, Inc.
contact email: 
Symposium@HBCUstory.com

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

Theme: “Inspiring Stories of the Past and Present, For Our Future”
Presented by: HBCUstory, Inc. and the Nashville Public Library
Date: April 27, 2013

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Judith Butler, in the recent monograph Frames of War, argues that the mass media in times of crisis, whether from war, natural disaster, or economic meltdown, iterates certain normative values that sh

[UPDATE] Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (Proposal submission extended to Jan. 13th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com


"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

[UPDATE]: SW/TX PCA/ACA Deadline Extension (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DEC 2, 2012

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