category: african-american

Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century (C19, Berkeley, 4/12-15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Foster, The College of Wooster
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century
A Proposed Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

CFP: American Studies Area Southwest Texas PCA ACA Deadline December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Eudora Welty, Whiteness, Race, and Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Call for Papers: Eudora Welty Society Session
Welty, Whiteness, Race, and Civil Rights
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Nashville, TN March 29 – April 1, 2012

Prospects for 19th-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond (Sept 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists; Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

Prospects for Nineteenth-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond

ESSAYS / PAPERS FOR JOURNAL; 30 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Essays, Papers, Translations, Interviews, Paintings, Photographs and Book Reviews (along with a copy of the book) on folk traditions across the world are invited for the Journal of Folklore and Oral t

CFP: Prospects of Bildung, C19 Conference Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19; The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amduane1@gmail.com

CFP: Prospects of Bildung @C19

C19 Conference, Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

Developmental Narratives, Transnational Childhoods, and National Culture

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat.

Welcoming All Fiction and Poetry Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Previously an Asian American literary venue, Hando No Kuzushi is now accepting stories and poetry from all genres of writing.

UPDATE - Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, faculty of Philology
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - May 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick and Ian Maness / Queen's University
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

CFP - ecloga, A Journal of English Studies (deadline 5 Sept 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial Board of ecloga, University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The next edition of ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011 - Online

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
erichkofmel@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Mode: Online by Google+ video conference

Date: 15-16 November 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Journal Issue On Violence, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

CFP: "Prospects: A New Century," Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
C19-2012@ucsc.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists seeks paper and panel submissions to its second biennial conference, which will take place April 12-15, 2012 at the historic Berkeley City Club and

Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians Call for Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch, Ed. D.
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians.

[UPDATE] Kudzu Review wants your Book Reviews, Essays, as well as Fiction!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Submissions are pouring in! Please send us your Book Reviews, Essays, Artworks, Music, Fiction, and Poetry! Deadline November 1st for our Winter Solstice edition. Visit us at www.kudzureview.com

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Black Migration Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Black Migration Symposium
contact email: 
blackmigrationconference2012@gmail.com

Black Migration Symposium
February 10-11, 2012
Nashville, TN

Conveners:
Professors Trica Keaton, Ifeoma Nwankwo, Jemima Pierre, Michelle Shepherd
Vanderbilt University

Call for Papers:

Thinking Verse Issue II

full name / name of organization: 
David Nowell Smith, www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse issue II, special issue, ‘The Condition of Music’.

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

CFP - Edited Collection - Dancing with Shadows: Explorations in Invisibility

full name / name of organization: 
Ravindra N. Mohabeer Vancouver Island University
contact email: 
shadows.invisibility@gmail.com

The word invisibility represents a little understood categorical figure in the shadows that surround all research and practice.

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

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