category: african-american

“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.

(25-26 October, 2013)"Ebbs, Flows and Limits": Dialogues and Cultural Productions from the Periphery, Pittsburgh

full name / name of organization: 
(Des)Articulaciones 2013, University of Pittsburgh, Hispanic Languages and Literatures Department
contact email: 
des.articulaciones@gmail.com

With an interdisciplinary approach, (Des)articulaciones 2013 invites creative reflections on the possibility of many Others (and various Selves), and the examination of continuous cultural flows fr

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

[UPDATE] Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life
Eighth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetry & Poetics Colloquium

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

SAMLA 2013 Special Session: Performing Gender (abstracts due June 7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
cthorndi@kent.edu

During the rise of the middle-class in the 19th century, American writers produced a variety of conduct and advice books to help those moving from the working-class into the middle-class “act proper

Psychoanalysis, African Americans and Inequality

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of the journal Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society
contact email: 
Annie Stopford and Sheldon George at inequality.pcs@gmail.com

The election and presidency of Barack Obama have urged reconceptualization of the social position held by African Americans in contemporary society.

Contemporary Experimental Women's Writing (12 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester, UK
contact email: 
kaye.mitchell@manchester.ac.uk

Contemporary Experimental Women’s Writing

12th October 2013, University of Manchester, UK

Keynote lecture: Dr. Rachel Carroll (University of Teesside)

Special guest speaker: Ali Smith

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

[UPDATE] Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trandell@sandiego.edu

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

Gay and Lesbian Studies, PAMLA Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.bundy@ucr.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals ASAP on various topics in the area of LGBTQ Studies in any academic discipline for the 2013 PAMLA Conference: Friday November 1-Sunday November 3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

Critical Animal Studies Conference (June 20-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

2013 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/NOMINATIONS
12th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

June 20-22, 2013
Site: Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhilb@emory.edu

“Global Shakespeare” is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching?

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

[Reminder] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution (Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

[Deadline approaching: 1st of April]

The AnaChronisT journal (5/31/2013) papers, interviews, book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 18 (2013) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2013/4.

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

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

Transnational America(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

CFP Images of Children, March 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu or dolson@uta.edu

CFP: The child image

After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina, 6-7 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum (Bochum, Germany)
contact email: 
katrinaconference@rub.de

It has been nearly eight years since Hurricane Katrina destroyed large parts of the US Golf region and caused a breach of the New Orleans levee system, which resulted in the flooding of 80 per cent of

CFP: Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

MASCULINITIES
a journal of identity and culture

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

CFP - Tarantino's Django vs. Spielberg's Lincoln

full name / name of organization: 
Oliver C Speck / VCU
contact email: 
ocspeck@vcu.edu

"Django Unchained" is well on the way to becoming Quentin Tarantino’s commercially most successful film and is already his most controversial.

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