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Humanities Now! Doing and Undoing the Humanities in the Time of Trump

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
Humanities Now!
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Humanities Now! Doing and Undoing the Humanities in the Time of Trump

Call for Contributions #1

Humanities Now! invites contributions that reflect on the day-of, on-the-ground experiences you had in the classroom on, or shortly after, November 9, 2016. 

Please send anecdotes, lesson plans, reading lists, narratives, questions, etc. We hope, as a start, this will serve as a document and a resource, as a public archive and a work in progress.

Send submissions to by November 30, 2016.

American Documentary Poetics--American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

American Documentary Poetics

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Call for papers on any topic related to American docupoetics/investigative poetics. Part documentary, part imagination, investigative poetry incorporates a variety of data and reportage into the poem—including photos and images, testimonials, interviews, facts and figures—in order to explore the historical and political conditions of contemporary culture.


Submit 250 to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by January 15, 2017, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University, at 

IU Bloomington Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP: "Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice"

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:37am
IU Bloomington Graduate Student Advisory Committee, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice
Indiana University Bloomington
March 24-25, 2017

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 15th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice,” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 24-25, 2017.

This conference aims to interrogate politics, rhetoric, and social justice in moments of national and international upheaval. We aim to address these terms individually, but also their entanglements across historical moments and geographical locations.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ "Beauty" Issue

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:38am
WSQ at The Feminist Press
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue



Guest Editors:

Jillian Báez, Assistant Professor of Media Culture,

(E)racing Theory, (En)gendering Praxis

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:34pm
(E)racing Theory, (En)gendering Praxis, UC Irvine Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

(E)racing Theory, (En)gendering Praxis


Graduate Student Conference

Department of Comparative Literature

UC Irvine


March 2-3 2017

In her 1987 essay “The Race for Theory,” black studies scholar Barbara Christian asked if the rise

Call for Papers and Creative Writing

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:09am
the quint / University College of the North
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016


The quint’s thirty third issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 30th November 2016—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.

Elegy: A CALLALOO Special Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:17am
CALLALOO Journal of African Diaspora Arts & Letters
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on Elegy guest edited by Joshua Bennett (Harvard University).


Who cannot think

our elegies are endless endlessly

and the words

we put to them too often unheard and hurried?

­—Terrance Hayes


We don’t die. We multiply.

—Robin Harris



Project Description:

Captivity Narratives

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:20am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 38th Annual Conference

 Albuquerque, NM February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of Captivity Narratives. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate (with monetary awards for the best graduate student papers) - or to simply register to attend the conference and its captivity narrative panels.