category: african-american

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Conference 2013
contact email: 
vmessier@qcc.cuny.edu

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Seminar Organizer(s):
Vartan Messier

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular Culture Association is seeking Papers or Panels on any aspect of Africana African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

Calls for Papers to be published in International Journal: Diasporic Identities and Empire (Guest Editor: David Brooks)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney and Scholarly Journal
contact email: 
Anastasia Louridas (University of Sydney) alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

The post Enlightenment text is an unpalatable interjection of cultural shifters who defy imperial homogeneity, political and economic unions.

[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

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Popular Romance, PCA Conference, Washington D.C. March 27-30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
an.goris@arts.kuleuven.be

Love and romance are mainstays of popular culture, cutting across the great divides of medium, language, and historical period.

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies seeks book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
reviews@neoamericanist.org

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies is looking for book reviews. Books must be on a topic connected to American Studies, and reviews should be between 800-1200 words.

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA ) 4 January 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 23-26, Boston, MA).

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

---
American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

Syndicate content