category: african-american

The Future of Black Studies: Past and Present NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Conference Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
diego.millan@tufts.edu

Adolescence in Film and Television (Proposals due November 1, 2013)

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

"WHOLE WORLDS: SYSTEMS OF AFFECT, CAPITAL, AESTHETICS" (Annual Graduate Conference, UChicago English) -- due November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Department of English
contact email: 
wholeworlds.uchicago@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (16-19 Apr. 2014 in Chicago), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2013.

CFP: American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
The American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
jhsohn@cau.ac.kr

Call for Paper

Submission

CFP: Feminist Studies in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

[CFP] Publish your Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books is an internationally acclaimed independent publisher of literature and literary criticism.

Religion and Theatre Focus Group; DREAM ACTS: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Religion and Theatre Focus Group with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
clairemariachambers@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
--Religion and Theatre Focus Group--
with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

DREAM ACTS: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Panels for SWPCA, Proposals by 1 November 2013

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

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2013

Engaging the Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture (Nov. 1, 2013 / Jan. 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Elyce Rae Helford (senior editor), Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
ewfcollection@gmail.com

The past thirty years have offered a growing and changing body of scholarship on images of fantastic women in American popular culture.

Race and the Uses of Mimesis in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 (Feb. 22-24, 2014)
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu or mark.sussman@gmail.com

Race and the Uses of Mimesis in American Literature
The Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture After 1900
University of Louisville, KY
February 20-24, 2014

Gender, Sexuality and Hip Hop Mini-Conference, December 4 & 5

full name / name of organization: 
Tulane University; Anna Julia Cooper Project, LLC
contact email: 
cooperproject@melissaharrisperry.com

In conjunction with Professor Melissa Harris-Perry’s Fall 2013 course, Hip-Hop and Feminism, Tulane University, in partnership with the Anna Julia Cooper Project, LLC, will host a mini-conference on

CFP: Essays on Teaching Chesnutt

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Hardwig and Susanna Ashton
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu; sashton@clemson.edu

Call for Papers
Approaches to Teaching Charles Chesnutt

Editors: Susanna Ashton, Clemson University
Bill Hardwig: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Rap and Hip Hop Culture (Pop Culture/American Culture Association) Nov. 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association (Southwest Area)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference: Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

CFP Vol. 20 Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies (by September 30th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Contact Email: liminajournal@gmail.com

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Roundtable: Cultural-ethnic Identities and Social Equality in African Diasporic Literature, NEMLA, April 3-6,2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Ines.Shaw@ncc.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
When: April 3-6, 2014
Where: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Thinking Gender '14 Conference CFP (Submissions by Oct. 14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces
THINKING GENDER 2014
24th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for papers

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deadline Extended: August 30, 2013

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture: April 16-19, 2014, Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA): National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (Special Issue Editors)

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

Call for Special Issue Editors

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association - 35th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
35th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 19-22, 2014

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

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

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

Reminder: Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

International Research in Education (ISSN: 2327-5499)

full name / name of organization: 
Macrothink Institute
contact email: 
ire@macrothink.org

The journal invites submissions of original manuscripts from students, researchers, academic and industrial professionals.

Scope

Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Webb / Huntington University
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is planning to publish a three-volume Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore in 2015.

CFP: Race, Crime, and Children Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Race, Crime, and Children. Special Winter Issue Red Feather Journal

"Imagining the Suburbs", University of Exeter, Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Leverhulme-funded Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

How do we imagine / re-imagine the world’s suburbs in the twenty-first century? How do current concepts of suburban space and experience sit with past ideologies and future planning?

2nd Global Conference: (Re)Production: Origins, Transitions, Futures (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
(Re)Production: Origins, Transitions, Futures

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Presentations:

The Production of Worry in Post-feminist Media Culture (For Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2014-Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Rossie / The Ohio State University
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore and critique the normative protagonists that personify post-feminist media culture while also exposing and contextualizing the underpinnings of these popular narratives tha

CFP: ELN 52.1, "Imaginary Cartographies" (Spring/Summer 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

ELN 52.1 Spring/Summer 2014
“Imaginary Cartographies”

Call for Papers: ELN Special Issue, “Imaginary Cartographies.”

Special Issue "Policing Ethnicity: Between the Rhetoric of Inclusion and the Practices and Policies of Exclusion"

full name / name of organization: 
Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion)
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Title: Policing Ethnicity: Between the Rhetoric of Inclusion and the Practices and Policies of Exclusion

Guest Editors: Professors Abby Peterson and Malin Åkerström

Professor Abby Peterson

Humane, Inhumane, Human 27 February-1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference.

America Abroad: Forging an International Commons, C19, March 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Mac Kilgore, Florida State University; Daniel Grace, UC-Davis
contact email: 
jmkilgore@fsu.edu, drgrace@ucdavis.edu

We invite submissions for a panel on nineteenth-century US literatures concerned with “abroadness,” that is, any topic dealing with the way that Americans abroad—as travelers, refugees, diplomat

[UPDATE] HBO’s Girls - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Peggy Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are inviting 2-3 complete chapters for an edited collection on the HBO show Girls (2011-present), contracted by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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