category: african-american

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," ACLA April 4-7 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

CFP: Urban Studies Area of the PCA/ACA. Individual presentations and complete panels are welcomed.

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

Call for Papers: Urban Studies Area
National PCA/ACA Conference
March 27-30, 2012
Washington D.C. – Wardman Park Marriott

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] Alternative Modernisms CFP Deadline Extended until 31 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

** Extended CFP deadline: 31 December 2012 **

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - CFP for Pop Culture/American Culture Conference February 13-16 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference: Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context

HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

I am editing an anthology called, Twin Crises: HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women (VAW) in Africa and the Black Diaspora.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

African American Comics, Graphic Novels, and Animation, (12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

[UPDATE] Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

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. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

Adolescence in Film and Television (proposals due November 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Seeking proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of the topic Adolescence in Film and Television for presentation at the annual joint meeting of the national Popular Culture and American Culture Associat

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

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

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

Extended Deadline (11/8/12): Disabilities in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
spollard@cnu.edu

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for submission to the special volume of ChLAQ on disability is now November 8, 2012.

Disabilities in Children’s Literature:

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE]Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA 4/4-4/7/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to NOV 15, 2012!

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World (March 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Send proposals to umassegoconference@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2013.

Good to Eat, Good to Think: Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers on Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held Feb

FOOD & CULTURE CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Pop/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held February 13-16 at the

Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

CFP: Texture in Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr LF Donaldson, UNiversity of St Andrews
contact email: 
lfd2@st-andrews.ac.uk

CFP: Texture in Film

9th March 2013, University of St Andrews. Deadline for Proposals: 11th January 2013.

Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

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