category: african-american

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (9/30/13))

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Conference (April 3-6, Harrisburg, PA)
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers that explore how disability challenges normative, even ableist, constructions of the body-environment dyad.

Baraka at 80: University of Kent Conference at the ICA, London, 12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
b.hickman@kent.ac.uk

Amiri Baraka at 80
full name / name of organization:
University of Kent
contact email:
b.hickman@kent.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Paul Gilroy

With a reading from Amiri Baraka

Paying the Way: Roads, Rivers, and Railways in Culture and Criticism [10/28/13;2/28/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2014
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Paving the Way: Roads, Rivers, and Railways in Culture and Criticism

[UPDATE] Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern 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

Reminder: CFContributors, What Have You Done for Me Philately? New Perspectives on the Stamp Act

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins / Colorado State University
contact email: 
zach.hutchins@colostate.edu

Call for Papers

What Have You Done for Me Philately?
New Perspectives on the Stamp Act

Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 35th Annual Conference
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2013

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 35th Annual Conference

Lynn Nottage Anthology Deadline: 10/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jocelyn L. Buckner (Chapman University) and Aimee Zygmonski (University of California, Santa Cruz)
contact email: 
nottageanthology@gmail.com

Playwright Lynn Nottage has expanded the theatrical parameters of storytelling through her bold depictions of African diasporic experiences across time, geography, and circumstance.

CFP "American Aging and Adolescence" - C19 (March 13-16, 2014, UNC-Chapel Hill) Submit by 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Sari Edelstein & Allison S Curseen
contact email: 
sari.edelstein@umb.edu AND allison.curseen@duke.edu

Call for Papers: American Aging and Adolescence [Due Sept 15]

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Third Biennial Conference, March 13-16, 2014, UNC-Chapel Hill

[UPDATE]: Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing, University of Oxford. Abstracts due 9 September 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.

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

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

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

The Understanding Atrocities Conference aims to explore, among other things, the relationship between ‘atrocity’ and ‘genocide,’ and how they are interwoven and understood.

Trickster: (Re-)constructing the World from its Edges (NeMLA 2014, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

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

[Update] Supernatural Studies Fall/Winter General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a peer-reviewed journal, calls for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2013 issue; submissions are due October 1.

VIOLENCE, TRAUMA, RESILIENCE, RECOVERY: FACTORS IN BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH June 13-14 2014 (New Orleans, LA)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Women’s Health Task Force at Tulane University
contact email: 
BWHConference@wave.tulane.edu or mpitts3@lsu.edu

The mission of the Black Women’s Health Task Force at Tulane University is to raise health awareness and increase knowledge of health-related issues and concerns that disproportionately impact black

Edited book: Hard Times and Popular Culture - Call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
Claire O'Callaghan/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
cfo3@le.ac.uk

HARD TIMES: AUSTERITY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Edited by Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan

UPDATE Call for Papers from the quint 09/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca or smatheson@ucn.ca

call for papers

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com

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

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Uyo, Nigeria
contact email: 
richardajah@uniuyo.edu.ng

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future
A Festschrift for
Joseph Nwabueze OBINAJU

CALL FOR PAPER

Embodying the Educational Experience (NeMLA 2014; due 9/30/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Ortega
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

Embodying the Educational Experience

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

Arts, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
contact email: 
allen.redmon@ct.tamus.edu

40th Anniversary Celebration of the SWCRS
Honoring the Legacy -- Continuing the Tradition

March 7-9, 2014

Marriott Hotel DFW Airport North, Irving, TX

[UPDATE] CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Edited collection - Hard Times: Austerity and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Davies and Claire O'Callaghan
contact email: 
helen.davies@tees.ac.uk; cfo3@le.ac.uk

HARD TIMES: AUSTERITY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Edited by Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan

Articles required on any and all literary subjects for new online magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union, a new online literary magazine launching in autumn 2013, requires guest articles for online publication.

“The Family Dream House: Performing Identity through Space, Ritual, and Iconographies of Home” (10/17/13; ATHE, 7/24-27/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“The Family Dream House: Performing Identity through Space, Ritual, and Iconographies of Home”
Session for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s 2014 Conference

Atlantic World Foodways: The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

The Atlantic World Research Network, in partnership with Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels and The Fresh Market, presents a unique feast of ideas and food—an international and interdisciplina

[UPDATE} Comically Queer: NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

Two decades ago, Judith Butler’s “Critically Queer” asked what it might mean to make “queer” an object of critical inquiry and, equally, what it might mean for the queer to become critical o

Editorial Board Members and Peer Reviewers Needed

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies -The Journal of Heresy Studies
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com, geremyc@umich.edu, ens310@lehigh.edu

The recently founded International Society for Heresy Studies is starting a new online journal tentatively titled The Journal of Heresy Studies.

CFP -- "Relocating Andrea Lee" (Abstract due Sept. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
contact email: 
shaun.myers8@gmail.com

Over a span of 35 years, the international settings of Andrea Lee’s fiction and non-fiction have helped situate her as a black cosmopolitan writer.

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation PCA/ACA National Conference (April 16-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David Moody/PCA/ACA
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
For Conference details go to:
http://ncp.pcaaca.org/

The Future of Black Studies: Past and Present NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Conference Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
diego.millan@tufts.edu

Adolescence in Film and Television (Proposals due November 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Seeking proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of the topic Adolescence in Film and Television for presentation at the annual joint meeting of the national Popular Culture and American Culture Associat

"WHOLE WORLDS: SYSTEMS OF AFFECT, CAPITAL, AESTHETICS" (Annual Graduate Conference, UChicago English) -- due November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Department of English
contact email: 
wholeworlds.uchicago@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (16-19 Apr. 2014 in Chicago), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2013.

CFP: American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
The American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
jhsohn@cau.ac.kr

Call for Paper

Submission

CFP: Feminist Studies in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

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