category: african-american

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.

Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student Association (AADSGSA)
contact email: 
dblac023@fiu.edu

African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida

Making It Work: US Thought and Culture Between Praxis and Paralysis, April 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
US Literatures and Cultures Consortium at the University of Michigan
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Are there distinctively American attitudes toward objectivity and truth, judgment and action?

CFP Paranormal Romance (PCA/ACA Washington 2013) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Amerincan Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

CFP True Blood (PCA/ACA Washington, 3/2012) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

REMINDER - DEADLINE December 1, 2012 - Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 -

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

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”due January 15th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University
contact email: 
wdeboer@syr.edu

The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:

African American Literature and Culture Society--In Retrospect May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
nefise.kahraman@mail.utoronto.ca

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival.

CFP: Reviewers needed - deadline extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Sorina Georgescu - Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

Dear Colleagues,

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

Remapping Modernist Paris

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

Accounts of the emergence of Modernism in early twentieth-century Paris often focus on the contributions of writers and artists from Europe and the United States, even as understandings of their work

Coming Home: The 25th annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University Department of English
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Coming Home
The 25th Annual English Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University

February 9, 2013
Stony Brook Manhattan,
New York City

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

CFP: “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

CFP "Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses"

full name / name of organization: 
project CILM - University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

International Conference
Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security:
Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS: 20th November

23rd and 24th April 2013

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower, Purdue American Studies’ 38th Graduate Symposium, April 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

The American Studies Program at Purdue University announces its 38th annual Symposium to be held April 17-19, 2013.

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

CFP: Reviewers needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura- biannual Journal - University of Hyperion, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

Dear Colleagues, The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at his second number, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitt

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

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