category: african-american

Essays on Early American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Independent Scholar
contact email: 
pauledwardson45897@hotmail.com

Editor seeks 15-20 page papers dealing with travel writing in early American Literature. Themes can include the law, captivity narratives, biography, etc.

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Abstract 11/16 (Conference 2/13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

Caribbean Sessions at NeMLA (3/21-24/13; deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast.mla@gmail.com
contact email: 
nemlasupport@gmail.com

The NeMLA Board and Tufts University are pleased to announce that Dionne Brand will be the keynote speaker; her presentation is accompanied by 11 Caribbean sessions now accepting abstracts.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS seeks to be as inclusive as possible in its area of inquiry.

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

International Conference
University of Maine at Farmington, USA and University of Maine, Le Mans, France, Labo 3L. AM
2 –3 May 2013
At Farmington – Maine – USA

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University Montgomery (February 8-9, 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery Liberal Arts
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South. Topics might include:

Antenor Firmin: The Equality of the Human Races and the Foundation of Critical Anthropology

full name / name of organization: 
Gershom Williams/Obadele Williams (guest editors), The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
africanman49@yahoo.com, obaman@aol.com

The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) welcome papers for a March 2013 special edition on the scholarship of Antenor Firmin (1850-1911), with a particular focus on his recently trans

[UPDATE] The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be he

3rd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Femininities and Masculinities

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[REMINDER] CFP: Loco/Motion (Annual Conference for the NCSA, Fresno, California, March 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

The long nineteenth century set the world on the move. Travel became increasingly important for business and pleasure, for war and peace.

[UPDATE] Aberrant Enlightenment Ecopoetics (abstracts due 9/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Ecopoetics, UC Berkeley, Feb. 22-24, 2013
contact email: 
lynne.feeley@duke.edu

This panel explores ecopoetics in the long eighteenth century.

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Call for Proposals - New Essay Collection on Charles Chesnutt's Novels (11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk University
contact email: 
qmiller@suffolk.edu

Critics have begun to reassess Chesnutt’s legacy over the past two decades, but his novels, including those published posthumously, have not received the critical attention they deserve.

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
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

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Warscapes magazine call for writers, artists and reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes magazine
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Call for Submissions--Essays on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. Proposals Due Oct. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

African American Experience & the Poetry of Michael S. Harper

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Seminar session at the 2013 NeMLA Convention examining poetry by Michael S. Harper.

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