category: african-american

FAILURE: call for creative submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

Deadline: December 1

Literature and the Stars

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy
contact email: 
editors@cultureandcosmos.org

We are inviting submissions for Vol. 17 no 1 (Spring/Summer 2013) on Literature and the Stars.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis, Inaugural Issue

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

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged art

CFP: Second Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
eadavis@falcon.bgsu.edu

The Popular Culture Scholars Association is proud to announce the Second Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture.

CFP: (Re)creating Our Lived Realities

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

Call for proposals
26th annual meeting
Society for Disability Studies
Wednesday, June 19th – Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Double-by-Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida

[UPDATE] Currents and Countercurrents, CFP 01/20/13

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association for American Studies (Karlstad University, Sweden)
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, magnus.ullen@kau.se

The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Second Call for Papers

Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden

Space and Place: Production and Transformation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices
February 22-23, 2013

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense Of: Play (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play2@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: 2nd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Play

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

Proquest/RSAP Article Prize, December 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society of American Periodicals
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 4th annual $1000 article prize.

3rd Global Conference:Childhood (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child3@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP:3rd Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

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

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

In this postfeminist age, normative notions of masculinity and femininity are being challenged and questioned.

[UPDATE] LIMINA - DEADLINE EXTENSION OCTOBER 19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
Call for Submissions, Volume 19, issue 1 of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

African American and Cognitive Studies from 1st September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jaya Shrivastava
contact email: 
jaya.hreem@gmail.com

African American Literature, Post Black Fiction and Cognitive Literature, Language and Literature, Linguistics, Stylistics, American Literature, Interdisciplinary Studies, Narratology, Literary Critic

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (CFP due Nov. 30th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

De-territorializing Diversities: Cultures, Literatures & Languages of the Indigenous(February 6 & 7 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi, India
contact email: 
maconf2013@gmail.com

Historically, diverse and multicultural India has partnered many in addressing the paradoxes of identity and ethnicity of its first peoples and the indigenous.

Teaching American Multiethnic Literature (MELUS, March 14-17, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacqueline Emery, SUNY College at Old Westbury
contact email: 
emeryj@oldwestbury.edu

Papers discussing approaches to teaching American multiethnic literature in the 21st century.

Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

April 5, 2013

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Complicity (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4/13–4/7/13; deadline: 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University / V. Joshua Adams, University of Chicago
contact email: 
jkotin@princeton.edu

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ACLA 2013, April 4–7, 2013, Toronto

Seminar: COMPLICITY

Organizers: V. Joshua Adams (University of Chicago), Joshua Kotin (Princeton University)

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

“American Literature in the World” Graduate Conference. April 19, 2013. Yale University.

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
matthew.rager@yale.edu

Margaret Fuller and Herman Melville. Edith Wharton and Mark Twain. Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound. Langston Hughes and Elizabeth Bishop. Leslie Silko and Lyn Hejinian.

CFP: Teaching U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literatures, panel proposal for CEA, April 2013 (deadline 10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Hellen Lee-Keller, Calif St Univ, Sacramento
contact email: 
leekeller@csus.edu

CFP: Teaching U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literatures
(Panel Proposal, College English Association, April 2013)

Poems, Artworks (Photos, Paintings and Drawings) Invited for Harvests of New Millennium, Jan. 2013 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
editormuses@yahoo.com

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry.

call for papers and creative writing

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

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication.

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

Global Realism (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker and Ayelet Ben-Yishai / American Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

Global Realism

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
pridehumilityih@gmail.com

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nob

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

full name / name of organization: 
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal
contact email: 
galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 11/16/12

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

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

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

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