category: african-american

Borders - Saturday, March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on March 29, 2014.

Reviewing Alice Walker’s The Colour Purple

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Devaleena Das
contact email: 
devaleena.83@gmail.com

Reviewing Alice Walker’s The Colour Purple

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

[UPDATE] Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA (Feb. 2014)--Deadline Extended to Nov. 15, 2013

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

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
35th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
“Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”

CFP: Children in Film Area SWPACA 2014 conference

full name / name of organization: 
SWPACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWPACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 19-22, 2014

Deadline Extended: November 15, 2013.

BLESOK (peer-reviewed bilingual journal): article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 93-95
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming editions of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

UPDATE -

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014
contact email: 
crh2751@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

Cormac Mccarthy and Philosophy - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle
contact email: 
eaglechris@gmail.com

"Beyond Reckoning: Philosophy in the Works of Cormac Mccarthy" will be the first edited collection dedicated to exploring the role of philosophy in the works of Cormac Mccarthy.

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com; smcfatt@cau.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America - until April 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
text.matters@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
Editor-in-Chief
Dorota Filipczak
No. 5

The Right to Know in the Age of Surveillance

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and the communication of meanings depend upon perception.

CALL FOR PAPERS - CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE / DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP- DUE MARCH 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE / DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE /
DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] [ACLA] Uncertain Understanding: Capital in Science and Medicine Before the 20th Century (March 20-23, 2014 at NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

New deadline: November 15th

Call for Undergraduate Work on Civil Rights and Race, Deadline: December

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal of undergraduate writing
contact email: 
lisa.beckelhimer@uc.edu

Are your undergraduate students writing excellent, thought-provoking work? Would you like to see their work published? Share this call and encourage students to submit:

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

CFP: Mid-America American Studies Assoc. (MAASA) Conference (proposals by Dec. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America American Studies Association
contact email: 
emailmaasa@gmail.com

Call for Papers

All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference

Southern Studies Conference [Update]--deadline extended until Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University at Montgomery (February 7-8, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
AUMLAC: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery

Politics of Place, Issue 02: "Technology" - submission deadline: 31 Jan 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@ex.ac.uk

Following the release of Issue 01, which developed the theme of "Maps and Margins", we are now seeking submissions for the second issue which speak to the theme of "Technology".

UPDATED DEADLINE: November 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

CONTEMPORARY ORIENTATIONS IN AFRICAN CULTURAL STUDIES: MAY 30 - JUNE 1, 2014

http://africanculturalstudies.wordpress.com/.

Music of the South Conference: “Songwriting and the South" APRIL 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi
contact email: 
musicofsouth@olemiss.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Music of the South Conference: “Songwriting and the South”
A Conference Presented by
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations that they engender.

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

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

MadLit 2013: Texts and Violence

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Nineteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 4, 2014

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Skip Nipper, Nashville baseball historian

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

UPDATE Call for Papers: the quint

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

[UPDATE] ACLA 2014: (Re)conceptualizing Global "Capitals" in Modernist Studies (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2014 (New York, NY): March 20-23, 2014

Seminar: (Re)conceptualizing Global “Capitals” in Modernist Studies

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Exploring the idea of "FREEDOM"

full name / name of organization: 
The Arachneed Journal
contact email: 
arnav.anjaria@gmail.com

The Arachneed Journal invites scholarly papers, commentaries, book reviews, interviews, multimedia presentation (audio visual) for its upcoming issue.

Call For Papers - POLITICS/AESTHETICS : A TRANSNATIONAL TURN? Graduate Student Symposium 1-2 May 2014 at Northwestern University

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University
contact email: 
emiliecappella@u.northwestern.edu

Keynote speaker: Françoise Lionnet (Professor of French and Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles)

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 NOVEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association – call for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association – call for proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
GENERATION X

HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

Confronting Capital's Capital: New York City in Modern and Contemporary Media and Film

full name / name of organization: 
(ACLA 2014, New York March 20-23, 2014, Deadline for submissions Nov 15, 2013)
contact email: 
mlau@qcc.cuny.edu; vmessier@qcc.cuny.edu

New York City is in many respects the center of the world, a

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital, ACLA 2014 at NYU (deadline Nov 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (Ohio State University)
contact email: 
Yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

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