category: african-american

Literary Marketplaces (NeMLA April 3-6, 2014; abstracts due September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Hock / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shock@vwc.edu

CFP: Literary Marketplaces

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

Modernism and Cuisine: 2014 NeMLA (April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
knash@fordham.edu

April 3-6, 2014--Harrisburg, PA

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium
Activism in the 21st Century

“50 Years after the Civil Rights Act: Post-Black but not Post-Race”

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

Session description:

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

NeMLA 2014: The Loud Twentieth Century: Literature Sounds Off

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
solinger@rutgers.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

[UPDATE] DEADLINE APPROACHING Performing Gender: cultural ideals, expectations, and representations of gender in American

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
cthorndi@kent.edu

During the rise of the middle-class in the 19th century, American writers produced a variety of conduct and advice books to help those moving from the working-class into the middle-class “act proper

Minorities and Americanness in American culture and literature (submission 15/ 10/ 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Salwa Karoui- Elounelli
contact email: 
salwa_elounelli@yahoo.fr

UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS I
L’ÉOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE & AMERICANA

[UPDATE] American Women Writers of Color Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Salisbury University
contact email: 
AWWOC@salisbury.edu

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Call for Papers - DEADLINE EXTENDED:
American Women Writers of Color Conference
Nov. 1 – Nov. 3, 2013 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel,
Ocean City, MD

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tristan Smyth / Scott W. Murray Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

We use ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocity’– words that overlap and mix – as we reach for an understanding of the full horror of one people’s attempts to eliminate another.

Eco-Ability Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Leeson-Schatz (Institute of Critical Animal Studies)
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

A SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO A NEW FIELD
SCHOLARS & ACTIVISTS: CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES

“Eco-Ability: The Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”

Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

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

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3 – 6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

UPDATE: "The Genre Turn." Literary Criticism permanent section, 2013 M/MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Horton / University of Missouri
contact email: 
mah989@mail.missouri.edu

"The Genre Turn." This session will be devoted to assessing the state of the conversation about the genre turn in contemporary fiction epitomized by works like Colson Whitehead’s zombie novel Zone O

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory ISSN 2277-3967 (PRINT)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERACTIONS FORUM PUNE, INDIA
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.II Issue III: JULY 2013

UPDATE - SAMLA 2013 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Charles Chesnutt Patterns and Meanings"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association - SAMLA
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu or djelzie@memphis.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt is a thick, layered, and conflicted subject lending himself to multi-disciplinary exploration.

Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

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

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3 – 6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

The War of Art and Literature -- ALA Symposium October 2013, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium: War and American Literature
contact email: 
ashackel@unc.edu

Proposed Panel for the American Literature Association Symposium “War and American Literature” October 10-12, 2013, New Orleans, LA

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

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

How is blackness performed or appropriated in literature, film or theater in the twenty-first century? Is blackness being redefined? How so?

2013 SAMLA Women's Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Brooks
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

The 2013 SAMLA Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on November 8-10, 2013. The Women's Studies Panel is entitled "Contemporary American Women Writers: Confronting Changing
Times."

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

[UPDATE] CfP manycinemas 05: histoire – history/story

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org


The journal manycinemas 05 is looking for some more interesting academic articles which highlight the polysemous aspects of history (history/story) in the cinemas of Asia, Africa and Latin America (or some other small film tradition like Inuit etc.).
Please send us your proposal until 10. June 2013.

MAPACA - Atlantic City, NJ (11/7/13 - 11/9/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

MAPACA welcomes proposals on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in its 2013 conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

2013 Northeast Regional Meeting: “Literature of Luther: The Individual, Freedom, and Grace” (November 8-9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
NECCL@sfc.edu

It has been almost 500 years since Martin Luther penned his Ninety-Five Theses.

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] The Marginalised Mainstream: Fading and Emerging NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Second Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

Lingering Apparitions in Pennsylvania Fiction--Sept. 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2014
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Lingering Apparitions in Pennsylvania Fiction

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

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

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

We typically think and speak of assimilation not only as a process that results in cultural hybridity but as a process accomplished through hard work and sacrifice.

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