category: african-american

‘Bibliography in the Digital Age’ conference: Sydney, Australia, 20–22 November 2013 [CFP deadline 26 July]

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ)
contact email: 
mpatton@sl.nsw.gov.au

The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 20–22 November 2013 on the theme of ‘Bibliography

Fairy Tales: articles for Topic: The W&J Review (deadline: 1 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIC: The Washington & Jefferson College Review
contact email: 
topic @washjeff.edu

For the next issue of TOPIC, we are soliciting critical essays on fairy tales, either studies of classic tales or modern retellings, transformations, and refashionings (for adults or children, in poet

Alternative, Experimental and Independent Cinemas (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to alternative, experimental and/or independent cinemas, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to be held at Tex

Call For Ecologically-minded Creative and Scholarly Work

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is seeking work for its Winter Solstice Issue 3.1 as well as for its very first themed issue, "Apocalypse & Renewal." We define ecologically-minded very broadly, and our interest is in a

Forms of Reading, Forms of Life

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill AND Benjamin Sammons / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Forms of Reading, Forms of Life

UPDATE: CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 11-13, 2013); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis, MO, this October 11-13, 2013.

UPDATE: 10 Years After Katrina: Critical Perspectives of the Storm’s Effect on American Culture and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte and Glenn Jellenik, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on texts that examine the storm's effect on American culture and identity.

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

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

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

[UPDATE - deadline extended] The African American Experience in the Post Civil Rights Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull (American Studies & WISE)
contact email: 
j.metcalf@hull.ac.uk

Call for Conference Papers: “The African American Experience Since 1992”, to be held 20th September 2013.

[UPDATE] PERSPECTIVES, 2013 - 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline 31st May)

full name / name of organization: 
PoP2013 Organising Committee, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
contact email: 
perspectivesonprogress2013@gmail.com

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS 2013
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference.
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. November 27-29, 2013.

[UPDATE] Twentieth Century Studies Midwest PCA ACA St. Louis 11-13 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
2013

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

CFP: 'Doonesbury': critical and cultural essays. An edited collection (Manchester University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Manchester Metropolitan University/Manchester University Press
contact email: 
a.jackson@mmu.ac.uk

Doonesbury: critical and cultural essays. An edited collection (MUP).

CALL FOR PAPERS.

[UPDATE] Cracking the Ivory Tower

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.

UPDATE: SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

Movies in the Age of Obama: Upside and Downside

full name / name of organization: 
Essay collection
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

This collection is inspired by an article in The New York Times, which, in part is quoted below.

The Upside in film:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Fashion panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: May 15, 2013

MODERN POETRY AND BEYOND

full name / name of organization: 
Dr SUMAN JANA/ SCHOLARS’ CO_OPERATIVE
contact email: 
sumsum.2006@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS

MODERN POETRY AND BEYOND
GUEST EDITORS :
Dr Amzed Hossain, Head, Dept of English, ALIAH UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA.

Producing Public Memory: Museums, Memorials, and Archives as Sites for Teaching “Writing”

full name / name of organization: 
Jane Greer and Laurie Grobman, editors
contact email: 
leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals from teachers, scholars, and researchers in composition, literacy, and rhetorical studies for an edited collection that investigates museums, memorials (permanent, temporary, and s

Call For Papers - Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
journal@cella-cameroon.org

JELLiC: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its next issue – July 2013.

UPDATE: Contemporary Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements (cfp deadline June 17, 2013; Conference is March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Arcus Foundation and Emory University.
contact email: 
Whose.beloved.community@emory.edu

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements
An international conference at Emory University, March 27-29, 2014

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acismidwest@gmail.com

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members,

New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century"

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Submission Deadline: August 23, 2013

Caribbean Vistas Journal - Submissions to Volume 1.2 - Due June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
• Subject: Call for Submissions for Volume 1.2 (Summer 2013)

Reconstruction 13.1, How Did I Write That?

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

Announcing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Issue 13.1 “How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”

edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

Female Reputation: Historical Recovery and Restitution

full name / name of organization: 
Lynee Lewis Gaillet and Helen Gaillet
contact email: 
lgaillet@gmail.com, hgaillet@gmail.com

Call for Essay Proposals

Book Proposal: Female Reputation: Historical Recovery and Restitution
Editors: Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Helen Gaillet

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference April 11-13 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

In Hip Hop Wars, Tricia Rose argues that, “Hip Hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.” Rose’s insight delves into the historical evolution of the genre

MELUS Conference (abstracts by Nov. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of the Multiethnic Literature of the U.S.)
contact email: 
matthewcalihman@missouristate.edu

The 28th Annual MELUS Conference & The Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium

March 6-9, 2014
Downtown Oklahoma City
Sponsored by Oklahoma City University

[UPDATE] PAMLA 2013: Deadline EXTENDED - Autobiography and Fiction in American Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA/SCSSAWW
contact email: 
lnicolesummers@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 12

Topic: Autobiography and Fiction in American Women’s Writing

[UPDATE] Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture (New deadline 5/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Dusenberry, Children's Literature Discussion Circle, SAMLA
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

James Baldwin: Transatlantic Commuter Conference (Montpellier, France: June 5-7, 2014; abstracts due 9/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Universite Paul Valery
contact email: 
qmiller@suffolk.edu and claudine.raynaud@live.fr

James Baldwin, the most prominent African American author of the mid-twentieth century, left America in 1948 for Paris.

Early African American Children's Literature essay collection -- abstracts due 7/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Capshaw Smith and Anna Mae Duane
contact email: 
capshaw@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Early African American Children’s Literature
An anthology of original essays

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