category: african-american

Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Update: Disabilities in Children's Literature (long cfp)

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
spollard@cnu.edu

Disabilities in Children’s Literature:
A Special Issue of Children’s Literature Association Quarterly

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

Guest Editor: John Paul Riquelme
Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2012

Call For Papers [Edited Book]:African traditional and oral literature as pedagogical tools in

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editors: Lewis Asimeng-Boahene, PhD lab45@psu.edu Associate Professor of Social Studies Education and Mary Napoli, Associate Professor of Reading and Children’s Literature Penn State Harrisburg
contact email: 
lab45@psu.edu mxn130@psu.edu

Proposals are currently being sought for a critical volume titled African traditional oral literature as pedagogical tools in Content Area Classrooms: K – 12

Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

“Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies” 44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Tzarina T. Prater
contact email: 
tzarinap@gmail.com

 

“Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies”

 

Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Sense Publishers
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

Devils and Dolls: Dichotomous Depictions of 'The Child' (27th March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Baker / University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

 

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Literary Texts: The Power and the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
CIRLEP / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
dthomieres@wanadoo.fr

CFP: Popular Culture and World Politics v. 5.0 (8/15; 9/11-11/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
PCWP@hws.edu

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

4th annual Louisiana Studies Conference (Sept. 21-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Louisiana Folklife Center
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

[UPDATE]The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: July 15, 2012) EMAIL ADDRESS REVISED

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound2@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

America’s Forgotten Voices (13th December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
forgottenvoices2012@gmail.com

America’s Forgotten Voices: Imperatives of memory and the vagaries of history in American culture, from settlement to 1900.

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Planets on the Table: Leave-Taking in 20th Century Poetry, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

To live long enough and to have the kind of poetic career that seems to call for some formality of leave taking surely constitute a double blessing.

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

Under Scott's Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgoodman@fas.harvard.edu

Under Scott’s Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

The Absent Corpse (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
David Sherman / Brandeis University
contact email: 
davidsherman@brandeis.edu

The Absent Corpse

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Poems Invited for Dec. 2012 Issue of Taj Mahal

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15-16, 2013).

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

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