category: african-american

NOTE Journal: Notes on Teaching English

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Notes on Teaching English
contact email: 
notes.engl@ggc.edu

Notes on Teaching English (NOTE) - New online journal of the Georgia and Carolinas affiliate of the College English Association (GACCEA)

* url: notes.engl.ggc.edu

CFP [Reminder]: Urbanism and Urbanity

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

Urbanism and Urbanity
March 20-22, Chicago IL

We seek papers and panels that investigate elements of urbanism and urbanity during' the long nineteenth century, such

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Interactions: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences e-ISSN-2347-2081
contact email: 
interactions.if@gmail.com

Interactions: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
(ISSN 2277-3940) (PRINT)

CFP for Vol. II Issue II (Nov 2013, First Week)

Theme: Representations of, by, and for Women: The Gendered Politics of Art (January 6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Humanities journal (Guest Editor: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick)
contact email: 
juligood@iupuc.edu

Studies in the Humanities (Volume 41, issues 1-2)

Guest Editor: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick, Associate Professor of English, Indiana University-Purdue University at Columbus, juligood@iupuc.edu

23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference for Undergraduates

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

Attention: All undergraduate writers and English majors!

CFP: "ANIMACY" featuring keynote Mel Y. Chen / February 20-22 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC) / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Mel Y Chen, UC Berkeley, author of Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial

Vice and Assimilation in American Literature - NeMLA - Harrisburg, PA (April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore narratives wherein the process of assimilation is completed through vice rather than through the virtues of hard-work and persistence.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Performance Studies "Dream Acts: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) Performance Studies Focus Group (PSFG)
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference 24-27 July 2014, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ

Currents of the Black Atlantic, ESA 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
BlackAtlanticCurrents@gmail.com

Two decades since its publication, Paul Gilroy’s _The Black Atlantic_ (1993) united conversations about race, diaspora, modernity, and slavery within the Atlantic world.

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
readinganimals@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK

17–20 July, 2014
Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

[UPDATE] Their America: Digital Humanities Project, www.theiramerica.org

full name / name of organization: 
Their America, Geoff Hamilton
contact email: 
theiramericaweb@gmail.com

Their America (www.theiramerica.org) has just launched in its 'beta' form and is seeking contributors to help with its archives and forums.

[UPDATE] Writing Blackness (Deadline: Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

Writing Blackness: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Racial Performativity (Deadline September 30)

[UPDATE] Cracking the Ivory Tower, Due Oct 18

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

Cultural Politics of Blackface, NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA; deadline: Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Panel: Cultural Politics of Blackface

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2014
Call for Papers
“Beginnings and Endings”
8 March 2014

VLT Issue 75: Media Distribution

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Although distribution has long been known as the economic linchpin of the media industries, it remains the least studied aspect of that industry, conjuring images of dour economists combing through du

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
john.miller@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK
17–20 July, 2014

Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference Saturday, November 16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE SIXTH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy (9/30/2013; NeMLA 4/3-6/2014, Harrisburg, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy
45th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

update/ CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

CFP Hypercultura - volume on Identity.... - deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERCULTURA - BIANNUAL JOURNAL (HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST)
contact email: 
hypercultura@yahoo.com; eu_sorina@yahoo.com

Dear all,

Book Series Announcement: New Horizons for Contemporary Writing (Deadline 1 Feb. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsbury Publishing
contact email: 
Bloomsbury.new.horizons@gmail.com

The editors invite proposals for a new series of research monographs (typically 90,000 words long) to be published by Bloomsbury.

African Cinema in the Web and Digital Era: Evolution and Perspectives Nemla 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
elmalick_ndiaye@yahoo.fr

The panel will examine how the use of the Internet and digital technologies creates new opportunities for but also challenges to the making and the distribution of African films.

Feminisms in Action in Literature and the Visual Arts (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna ROCCA Salem State University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

This roundtable explores the pluralism of feminisms emerging from new generations of female authors, whose political message shifts from theory to practice, from gender opposition to diversity, from d

Paper Cities: Urban Portraits in Photographic Books - 12th International Conference on Urban History - Lisbon 3-6 Set 2014

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Urban History
contact email: 
eauh2014@fcsh.unl.pt

Specialist Session: PAPER CITIES: URBAN PORTRAITS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOKS

12th International Conference on Urban History - Lisbon 3-6 Set 2014

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to (Re)examining Southern Canonical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference Arlington, Virginia, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

As southern literary studies continue to expand beyond regional borders, it is important to examine not only contemporary southern texts but also to (re)envision the significance of canonical texts.

Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment - ACLA Seminar - NYU March 20-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association/New York University/Rebecca Falkoff
contact email: 
rebecca.falkoff@nyu.edu

With the enormous success of A&E’s Hoarders and TLC’s variant Hoarding: Buried Alive, and with the inclusion of “Hoarding Disorder” in the revised Diagnostic and Statisti

Ethnicity, Femininity, and the History of Music [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Garth Institute for Music Research and Performance
contact email: 
info@garthinstitute.org / oduval11@gmail.com

Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium, January 24th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Whittle, VeronicaUniversity of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments is a one-day symposium that will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations th

“Going to the Chapel: Dramaturgy, Ceremony, and Dreams of a Queer Wedding” (10/17/13; ATHE, Scottsdale, AZ, 24-27 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson/Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Going to the Chapel: Dramaturgy, Ceremony, and Dreams of a Queer Wedding”
Session for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s 2014 Conference
July 24th-27th, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ

Panel: "Deciphering Sutpen’s Hundred" Deadline: November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and History, Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 20-24, 2014, University of Mississippi
contact email: 
Jennifer Gilchrist (jgilchr@hunter.cuny.edu) or Josh Jones (jdavidjones@gmail.com)

Call for Papers for conference panel

"Deciphering Sutpen’s Hundred: Ideology, Representation, and the Politics of Aesthetics in Absalom, Absalom!"

ALA - May 22-25, 2014 - Considering Eudora Welty and African American Literature: Lines of Dialogue

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

A Eudora Welty Society Call for Papers
Considering Eudora Welty and African American Literature: Lines of Dialogue
American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Washington, D.C.

Deadline Reminder: American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) 36th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com)

American Studies Association of Turkey
36th International Conference

American Fantasies and Dreams
May 14–16, 2014
Atatürk University
Erzurum Technical University
Erzurum, Turkey

The Ninth International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS-9) 15-17 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
lindsay.morton@avondale.edu.au

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

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