category: african-american

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Beauty of Convention: VIII International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Beauty of Convention

Eight International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

October 4-6, 2012
Cetinje, Montenegro

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topi

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

[UPDATE] Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfilmconference@gmail.com

Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations: New Theory for New Media - Abstracts now due January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Representing the Body in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of discipline

CFP Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at 2012 ALA (1/15/2012; ALA 05/24-27/2012)

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

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Chesnutt Association, at the American Literature Conference in San Francisco, May 24-7, 2012.

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
shapeofsong@gmail.com

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

Battleground States Conference 3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***********************Extended Deadline*************************
Abstracts must be submitted no later than January 8th 2012

"Time after Time" (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. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Resident Evil Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
ResidentEvil.Collection@gmx.net

Did you ever wonder why the Resident Evil Franchise has become so successful? Rightly so!

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance (2012 ASA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
mdcarril@usc.edu

2012 ASA Call for Papers

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Moving Forward 2012: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Forward 2012
contact email: 
movingforward2012@hotmail.co.uk

Call for Papers:

The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

Moving Forward 2012
9th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film (contact ASAP if interested; proposals due Feb 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
douglas.cunningham2@gmail.com

This is a CFP for an edited collection of essays on the war film. I have a contract for this volume in hand, and I am seeking contributors.

Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! 12/31 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

African American Literature and Culture Society-San Francisco ALA-Due Jan 8, 2012

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

African American Literature and Culture Society at the American Literature Association 23nd Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2012, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

Children and Childhood in the Humanities--Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mdharris@roanoke.edu

Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference

Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities

Location: Roanoke College, Virginia

Date: March 23–24, 2012

[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

Seeking Personal Essays, Poems, and Art for an Anthology of Personal Essays on life in Gary, Indiana.

full name / name of organization: 
Seretha Williams
contact email: 
garyindianaproject@gmail.com

The editor is seeking submissions for an anthology of personal essays written by people who currently live in Gary, Indiana, have lived in Gary, visited family in Gary, lived around Gary and went the

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

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

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

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