category: african-american

Contemporary Southern Poetry (Deadline 10/27)

full name / name of organization: 
J.P. Craig / Alabama State University
contact email: 
jcraig@alasu.edu

Call for papers to be delivered at the Southern Studies Conference (Feb. 7-8) at Auburn University at Montgomery on the topic of poetry and Southern identity.

Possible/example topics:

Hospitality & Society Vol 3 issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal Hospitality & Society, published by Intellect
contact email: 
P.lynch@napier.ac.uk

Hospitality & Society is an international multidisciplinary social sciences journal focusing on academic perspectives on hospitality and addresses all aspects of hospitality's connections with wider s

Katrina -- A Decade After (June 1st, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
the minnesota review
contact email: 
gaurav@tulane.edu

the minnesota review, a journal of creative and critical writing, invites submissions for a Special Issue on “Katrina – A Decade After” to be guest edited by Gaurav Desai (English/African and Af

[Update] American Modernist Poets and Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly MacPhail -- NeMLA
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mail.mcgill.ca

Call for Papers: "Pennsylvania and American Modernist Poetry" 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA); 3-6 April 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in children's li

Bridging the Gaps: Hip-Hop in the Age of Mass Incarceration and Deportations (February 20-21, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ratcliff/Department of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
anthony.ratcliff@csun.edu

The Hip-Hop Think Tank currently seeks panels, workshops, an

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16
Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

Feeling in Place (ACLA 2014, March 20-23, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Lily Cui / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dlc243@cornell.edu

What does it mean to feel in place?

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (21-22 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group (ECSG) & Nineteenth-Century Forum (NCF), University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

Call for Papers
Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”
“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

Doing It Themselves: Radical Homemaking in the 21st Century. Due Dec. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2014. “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century”
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

Until now writers and bloggers have argued that radical homemakers (sometimes called “femivores”), people who have turned toward a more self-sufficient, DIY-centered approach to domesticity, allow

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Civil Rights Discourse in Post-Stonewall LGBTQ Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Westengard
contact email: 
lwestengard@citytech.cuny.edu

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED
DUE: October 14th, 2013

Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Convention, April 3-6, 2014
in Harrisburg, PA

Area: Women's and Gender Studies

date correction

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council Conference
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 30-February 2, 2014

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

[UPDATE] The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

CFP BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

***registration is now open***
***abstracts due by 20 October***

www.bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

8th – 10th January 2014
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

ReFocus: The Films of Preston Sturges

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Jeff Jaeckle (jeff.jaeckle@pcc.edu) and Dr. Sarah Kozloff (sakozloff@vassar.edu)

ReFocus: The Films of Preston Sturges

Cities of Protest, Cities of Collaboration (NeMLA- April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
eoconnor2@washcoll.edu

Cities of Protest, Cities of Collaboration

English Studies as Archive and as Prospecting - Zagreb, 18-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia
contact email: 
scvek@ffzg.hr

CFP: ENGLISH STUDIES AS ARCHIVE AND AS PROSPECTING
(80 Years of English Studies in Zagreb)
International Conference
Zagreb, Croatia, 18-21 September 2014

"Are Ghosts Unnatural" ISSN 2014 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
2014 ISSN Conference (March 27-30, 2014 in Cambridge, MA)
contact email: 
hoffman.783@osu.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

Ghosts occupy a marginal position in unnatural narrative; instead of being considered in their strangeness, they are frequently naturalized through questions of genre.

The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

NVSA 2014 Call for Papers [UPDATE & REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca

The deadline is approaching (15 October, 2013) for submissions to the 2014 Northeast Victorian Studies Association conference, taking place at Stony Brook University in New York, April 11-13, 2014.

Women and Performance, Special issue, “The Haptic: Thinking Through Texture.”

full name / name of organization: 
Women and Performance
contact email: 
hapticissue@gmail.com, managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

Special Issue: Call for Submissions

Issue Guest Editor: Rizvana Bradley (Assistant Professor, WGSS, Emory University)

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2013

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2014, sessions with extended deadline (4/

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport@gmail.com

NeMLA 2014 Call for Papers: extended 10/14/13

2014 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
April 3-6, 2014
Location: Hilton Harrisburg
Host: Susquehanna University

Black Paris (ACLA 2014- New York University) - March 20-23, 3014

full name / name of organization: 
Mame-Fatou Niang/ Carnegie Mellon University
contact email: 
mniang@andrew.cmu.edu

Seminar Proposal “Black Paris”
American Comparative Literature Association 2014
New York University, NYC, NY March 20-23, 2014

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (May 23-24. 2014): Proposals Due January 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-24, 2014
Chaminade University of Honolulu
http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

Otherness: Essays and Studies 4.2 - Deadline Dec 16, 2013

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

Call for Papers – Otherness: Essays and Studies 4.2
The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its general issue, forthcoming Winter 2013.

EXTENDED DEADLINE (November 1, 2013) The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

Karamu: America’s National Black Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
j.m.burrell@csuohio.edu

As the oldest continuously operating African American theatre in the United States, Karamu House has been both a major player in African American theatre and a fixture of the Cleveland community.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR POETRY BOOK- ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’

full name / name of organization: 
‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

We are seeking honest, thoughtful, well-written poetry for upcoming poetry anthology ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’.

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification
Saturday, March 22th, 2014
California State University, Northridge

Ism: A distinctive doctrine, system, or theory.

New York City: Written, Erased, Rewritten (ACLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
matthew.scully@tufts.edu, wassersn@bc.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
20-23 March 2014, New York University

Seminar Organizers: Matthew Scully (Tufts University) and Nell Wasserstrom (Boston College)

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media.

Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions from Graduate and Undergraduate Students from October 1st - January 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion, deadline 26 Oct (MELUS, March 6-9 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

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