category: african-american

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

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

CFP-“Crossing Boundaries in a Post-Ethnic Era – Interdisciplinary Approaches and Negotiations”

full name / name of organization: 
MESEA
contact email: 
earapoglou@ucdavis.edu

Ninth Biennial MESEA Conference
May 29th – June 1st 2014
Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken Germany

Challenger Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

[UPDATE] “War and American Science Fiction,” ALA Symposium: War and American Lit, Oct 10-12, New Orleans (Abstracts July 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner, James Madison University
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

Deadline Extended: Abstracts due July 15

(REMINDER) - CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (deadline July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

Interdisciplinarity and the Job Market

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014
contact email: 
RnSpear@gmaill.com AND bspence@complit.umass.edu

Navigating interdisciplinarity when on the job market is tricky, and interdisciplinarians often shortchange specialties to fit traditional calls.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous Journal: Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

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

Current Call for Submissions

Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

Black Women's Health Conference June 13-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Black Women's Health Conference Task Force at Tulane University
contact email: 
BWHConference@wave.tulane.edu

The 2nd annual Black Women's Health Conference will take place June 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Journal of Feminist Scholarship (CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
jfs@umassd.edu

Call for submissions for the Journal of Feminist Scholarship

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
October 11th-12th, 2013
Temple University: Philadelphia, PA
Keynote: Charles Altieri (Berkeley)

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
WHN@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English
3rd Biennial International Conference
14-17 July 2014, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: BLACK DIASPORIC CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Callaloo
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

BLACK DIASPORIC CINEMA

(Abstract due September 30th 2013) Postcolonialism and Eco-Criticism (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
arnab.roy@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to examine the multiple aspects that link Postcolonial Studies with environmental concerns.

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

[UPDATE] POPS IN POP CULTURE: FATHERHOOD, PARENTING, AND THE MODERN FAMILY

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Book Collection
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for a proposed scholarly collection of essays on fathers within and across diverse forms of late twentieth- and early-twenty-first century popular cultures.

musics of non-Anglo communities in the USA, February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
claude chastagner université paul-valéry, montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
claude.chastagner@univ-montp3.fr

The Musics of the Non-Anglo Communities in the USA in the 21st Century: Technology, Economy, Identity

Boundary-Pushing Film and Media Offerings (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to boundary-pushing film and media offerings, from any historical era, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to

Second Bi-annual Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference: “Revisiting Black History, Identities, Sexualities, and Popula

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University
contact email: 
dpasconference@gmail.com

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Cannibal Modernisms

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Friday, November 8th, 2013.

Call For Papers Deadline: August 10th, 2013

BLACK QUEER URBANITY @ PRINCETON U., ABSTRACTS DUE 8/31

full name / name of organization: 
BLACK QUEER SEXUALITY STUDIES COLLECTIVE
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Queer Urbanity: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1776-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Studies, MLU
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
(extended deadline)

December 5-7, 2013
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Conference CFP: 'Translation and Transcendence' -- REVISED DEADLINE: 15 JULY, 2013

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

Modern Horizons conference CFP – Translation and Transcendence

REVISED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: 15 July, 2013.

Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing, University of Oxford, 29 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lee-Von Kim and Christine Fouirnaies, University of Oxford
contact email: 
intimatearchives@gmail.com

Intimate Archives is a one-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to explore the intersection of photography and life-writing.

Adaptation and the Novel - Saturday 9th November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Organisers: Joanna Taylor and Nick Seager

Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)

NeMLA - WGS cfp (09/30/13; 04/3-6/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of the Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

NeMLA 2014 Convention
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 3-6, 2014

Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus cfp

UPDATE STARGATE Collection of Essay

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

The 28th of October 1994 marked the beginning of one of the most successful franchises in television history. It was the day Roland Emmerich released the first Stargate movie to the cinemas.

Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [July-September, 2013 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

Call for Papers
[July-September, 2013 Issue]

Foreignness in Art, Literature, and Thought – CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy(at)upr.edu

“Language Speaks Us” CFP, Puerto Rico, 14-15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association—Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Second Bi-Annual Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

The Albee Review -- seeking articles for new peer-reviewed journal

full name / name of organization: 
Editor, Michael Y. Bennett
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

The Albee Review—a publication of The Edward Albee Society (see below)—is a new, annual peer-reviewed journal (initially electronic and then print) meant to provide an outlet for scholarship and c

Essay Collection: Literary History/Liberal History (Abstracts Due 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Literary History/Liberal History
contact email: 
libhistory@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a collection of essays on the relationship between the history of literary history and the history of liberalism.

NeMLA Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6, 2014 -- "Race and Reception"

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laz55@unh.edu

This panel will examine U.S. race relations and ethnic identity through the lens of literary reception. How do communities of readers overlap or stray beyond communities of race?

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