category: african-american

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

February 15th-17th in Montreal, QC

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Consent: Terms of Agreement, March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st

Reading Identity Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Inside/Out
Friday February 1st and Saturday February 2nd, 2013

Proposal deadline: November 26, 2012
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Latina/o Literature and Culture Society at ALA Boston May 23-26, 2013. Deadline for proposals Jan 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association (LLCS)
contact email: 
erodri37@lmu.edu

The LLCS seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association’s 24th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to DEC 10, 2012: MIGC FAILURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

FAILURE

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.

Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student Association (AADSGSA)
contact email: 
dblac023@fiu.edu

African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida

Making It Work: US Thought and Culture Between Praxis and Paralysis, April 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
US Literatures and Cultures Consortium at the University of Michigan
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Are there distinctively American attitudes toward objectivity and truth, judgment and action?

CFP Paranormal Romance (PCA/ACA Washington 2013) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Amerincan Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

CFP True Blood (PCA/ACA Washington, 3/2012) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

REMINDER - DEADLINE December 1, 2012 - Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”due January 15th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University
contact email: 
wdeboer@syr.edu

The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:

African American Literature and Culture Society--In Retrospect May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
nefise.kahraman@mail.utoronto.ca

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival.

CFP: Reviewers needed - deadline extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Sorina Georgescu - Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

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[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

Remapping Modernist Paris

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

Accounts of the emergence of Modernism in early twentieth-century Paris often focus on the contributions of writers and artists from Europe and the United States, even as understandings of their work

Coming Home: The 25th annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

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

Coming Home
The 25th Annual English Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University

February 9, 2013
Stony Brook Manhattan,
New York City

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

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

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

CFP "Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses"

full name / name of organization: 
project CILM - University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

International Conference
Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security:
Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS: 20th November

23rd and 24th April 2013

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

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.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

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

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower, Purdue American Studies’ 38th Graduate Symposium, April 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

The American Studies Program at Purdue University announces its 38th annual Symposium to be held April 17-19, 2013.

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

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

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

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

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

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