category: african-american

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

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

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fashion

Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

[UPDATE] 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

[Extension] 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

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

2nd call: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice

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: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University)

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Different Games Conference: Call for Papers, Games and Workshop Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Different Games, NYU Polytechnic Institute
contact email: 
DifferentGamesConference(@gmail.com

The Department of Technology, Culture and Society at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute invites submissions of original games, scholarly research, and workshop proposals for Different Games

Specters of Du Bois: Dissent as Deconoloization

full name / name of organization: 
For ASA 2013 Meeting in Washington
contact email: 
muniabhmk@emory.edu

Seeking abstracts interested in a panel on Du Bois for the ASA Convention in Wah

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching American Ethnic Literatures in the 21st Century/edited text/Proposal Deadline: January , 14, 201

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Androne/Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

I'm seeking contributors to a collection of essays that consider innovative teaching practices for engaging students with American ethnic literatures.

Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War April 25-26, CFP Deadline February 1

full name / name of organization: 
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
narrativemaking@gmail.com

“Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War” will be a two-day conference sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) of the University of California, Santa Barbara, on April 25-26, 2

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

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

Title: Humor and Culture

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.

"Built Upon" - CFP for projects using digital archives and collections

full name / name of organization: 
Anvil Academic
contact email: 
fmoody@anvilacademic.org

BATTLEGROUNDS, Friday, April 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers-Newark Graduate School of Arts & Science, Graduate Program in American Studies
contact email: 
battlegrounds2012@gmail.com

 

alt.dh.edu -- Digital Humanities special panel -- 3/16-3/17/2013, proposals due 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University EGSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

As part of the 7th annual Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Conference, alt/, we seek proposals for a special roundtable on innovative digital approaches to literary, histor

[UPDATE] 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

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference / April 3-4, 2013

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference
The Center for Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi
April 3 and 4, 2013

Research in African Literatures: Special issue on Africa and the Black Atlantic (June 3 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Yogita Goyal
contact email: 
ygoyal@humnet.ucla.edu

This special issue of Research in African Literatures seeks papers that situate Africa at the center of aesthetic inquiry that takes place in the wider black Atlantic.

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, SUNY-Buffalo
contact email: 
wisdomlovebuffalo@gmail.com

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

3rd Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
SUNY-BUFFALO, 2013

*Deadline for Abstract Submission: Feb.1st, 2013
Email to: WisdomLoveBuffalo@gmail.com

AGIC's SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION: Order and Chaos: The More Things Change... CFP: Dec. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

Brave New World:
Traditions and Transitions
SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:ORDER AND CHAOS: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…

EXTENSION FOR CALL FOR PAPERSDUE DECEMBER 15TH, 2012

UPDATED: Coming Home: 25th Annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

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

[CFP to follow:]

Just announced:

CFP: American Deconversion Narratives, ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 (1/5/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Deconversion narratives are becoming increasingly visible in American culture: recent films by Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master) and Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) chronicle a character’s in

CFP Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference in Vancouver BC, May 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Call For Papers:

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

[UPDATE] Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

*NOTE*: The submission date has been moved back to December 15, 2012.

Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research (Abstract Due 12/15/12; Conference 9/27-28/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Sexual Economies Research Group
contact email: 
blacksexualeconomies@gmail.com

The Black Sexual Economies Project & The Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work&Social Capital at Washington University invites papers that advance cutting-edge research in sexuality studies

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Examining Past and Defining Present [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
contact email: 
conferencesymposium@gmail.com

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Contact: Dr. Emily Allen-Williams, Conference Director

Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century (Special Issue NCGS)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies (Issue Editors Ally Crockford and Lena Wånggren)
contact email: 
lena.wanggren@ed.ac.uk or a.crockford@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers for Special Issue: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Summer 2013

‘Writing Bodies: Gender and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century’

Neo-Victorian Studies: 2013 General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2013 general issue.

ASA panel: Girlhood, Poverty, and Sentimentalism, Deadline: 1/2/2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Annual Convention
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

I am interested in paper proposals for an ASA panel focused on the intersections of girlhood, poverty and sentimentalism.

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