category: african-american

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

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

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

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

[UPDATE] PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)/Film Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David L. Moody/Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers

PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

Fat Representations, 5/1/13, Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanties (Journal published by the Humanities, Education, & Research Association)
contact email: 
brisch@utep.edu

Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Fat Representations

Guest co-editors: Dr. Brenda Risch and Christoph Zepeda, M.A.

JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society/University of Central Florida Department of English
contact email: 
Anna.Lillios@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature publishes articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawli

Writing Slavery after Beloved Literature, Historiography, Criticism - March 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michel Feith, University of Nantes, France
contact email: 
michel.feith@univ-nantes.fr

Call for Papers
Writing Slavery after Beloved
Literature, Historiography, Criticism

International Symposium
Université de Nantes – France
March 16-17, 2012

Cycles, Recueils, Macrotexts: Theorizing the Short Story Collection - Leuven, Belgium - May 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

The aim of this conference is to map and critically assess different theoretical approaches to the interlinking of short stories in a collection.

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Celebrity Discourses in Canadian Contexts: DEADLINE Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
leek66@ mcmaster.ca or yorkl@cogeco.ca

ACCUTE: May 28-May 31, 2012

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

CFP: "Naturalism and Crisis" (Nov 15, 2011; ACLA; March 29 - April 1, 2012, Brown U)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

In the 2010 Oscar-winning Best Documentary Feature film The Cove, the film’s director Louie Psihoyos describes on-screen the film’s approach and activist goals in documenting the slaughter of dolp

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University).

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era

full name / name of organization: 
Vershawn Young and Claire Garcia / Book Project, Edited Volume
contact email: 
cgarcia@ColoradoCollege.edu, vershawn.young@uky.edu

CFP: Book Project, Edited Volume
Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era"

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

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

Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

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

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on the 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

Watermark Journal -- Submission Deadline 12/6/11

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our sixth volume to be publishe

Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture 27-29 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
mcgillconference2012@gmail.com

McGill English Graduate Conference CFP
Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture
27-29 January 2012
McGill University, Montreal

"Automation and Catastrophe" (March 29-April 1, 2012), deadline for proposals November 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jsr26@psu.edu

From Jacques de Vaucanson’s eighteenth-century defecating duck to robots to weaponized military drones, automation has long been a significant site of fascination and fear.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Encounters: Catastrophic Aftermath in the Asian Diaspora at Brown University 03/29-04/01

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
tong14@illinois.edu

Jan 31, 2012 - 
The Child in Neo-Victorian Arts and Discourse:
Renegotiating 19th Century Concepts of Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies: Special Issue
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorianism has become a major trend in contemporary literature and culture.

[UPDATE] Popular Culture Association (Submissions by 15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENSION NOVEMBER 1] Southern Studies Conference (February 10-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, February 10 and 11, 2012.

Call for Papers: New Orleans Foodie Lit

CFP--Racism, Colonialism and Law

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Shortlidge/The Kirwan Institute
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

The focus of this issue revolves around the ideas of racism, colonialism and law, considered together.

UPDATE: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop/ David Sherman
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Zombies vs. Professors: An Academic Symposium (April 13th-15th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University/University of Louisville
contact email: 
zvp2012@gmail.com

Zombies seem to everywhere these days, and now they’re banging on the gates of the Academy . . .

The Writing of Spiritual Crisis and Conversion

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (March 29-April 1, 2012)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Spiritual conversion is truly one of the most radical changes one can experience or live through.

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