category: african-american

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Reading the Unsaid of Women Writing War

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
info@acla.org

"We might say that to speak the age, it would be enough for such a man to stammer-stutter; the age belongs to stammering, to stuttering. Or rather, stuttering is the only 'language' of the age."

Southern Literature CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline Jan 15]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2012 American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27 in San Francisco
Calls for Papers (2)
Deadline: January 15, 2012

A Scranton Party: History, Humor and the Spark of Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pceascranton2012@gmail.com

A Scranton Party: History, Humor, and the Spark of Imagination
April 12-14, 2012
Hilton Scranton Hotel and Conference Center
100 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

Frontiers and Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium
University of Texas at San Antonio
Thursday, April 12, 2012
8:00AM – 5:00PM

African American Masculinities:

Occupy Wall Street and Modernist Manhattan Conference (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

NYIT's 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference, "Modernist Manhattan" will reserve at least one session for papers about Occupy Wall Street.

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Rhetorics of the Non-State (ACLA Seminar, 3/29-4/1; due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Hunter Hargraves, hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

From the challenges of protection posed by the refugee to the Tea Party’s diagnosis of government as deeply pernicious to individual liberty, to collectivities that emerge through globalizing techno

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literatures March 24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
jkourtidis@stfrancis.edu

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] CFP: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address

full name / name of organization: 
Richard D. Besel and Bernard K. Duffy, California Polytechnic State University
contact email: 
rbesel@calpoly.edu and bduffy@calpoly.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address

Sentimental Geographies: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice. 24 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, PhD in French
contact email: 
gcfrenchconference@gmail.com

SENTIMENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice

ACLA Seminar: Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

Racial Economics or the Economics of Race (Nov 15th/March 29-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu and pbarbeit@risd.edu

“Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.” Angela Davis

[UPDATE] edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

CFP: To Belong or Not: Belonging in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries, SSAWW Oct. 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet/University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

To Belong or Not: Belonging in African American Women’s
Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: SSAWW 2012 Awards Announcement

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

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS 2012 AWARDS

Full submission details included in this update.

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

The Globalization of African-American Consumer Culture

full name / name of organization: 
German Historical Insitute
contact email: 
davis@ghi-dc.org

The Globalization of African-American Business and Consumer Culture

Call for Papers

Convener: Joshua Clark Davis (GHI)

German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

February 24-25, 2012

Women, The Arts, and Activism a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Women, The Arts, and Activism

a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012
Free and Open to the Public

UPDATE: Trans Literary Reader--Deadline for Proposals Extended to 11/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Trans Literary Reader
contact email: 
transreader@mills.edu

We invite proposals for inclusion in an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.

Borders and Border Crossings - May 1 & 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Interdisciplinary Graduate Student's Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites you to attend our fifth annual graduate student conference.

Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference, Duke University

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Graduate Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/conference2012 (note new URL)
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

Interdisciplinary Studies: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"- Due December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
DeAnna Kay Varela at http://conference2012.swtxpca.org

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies

SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference celebrating

"Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

Queer Interventions and Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
jkosakow@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

CFP: Literary Reception during the American Civil War, ALA 2012, deadline for proposals December 10

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Study Society (RSS)
contact email: 
vanessa.steinroetter@washburn.edu

Reception Study Society (RSS) Call for Papers: Literary Reception during the American Civil War

American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

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