category: african-american

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Pedagogies in the Flesh: Teaching, Learning, and the Embodiment of Sociocultural Differences in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Sarah Travis, Amelia M. Kraehe, Emily Jean Hood, and Tyson E. Lewis
contact email: 
fleshpoints@gmail.com

Current discourses surrounding education rely heavily upon developmental psychology and cognitive theory as the primary tools for depicting and explaining human experience and subjectivity.

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance. September 18-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
isc.umass@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Where in the World is Shakespeare?

Midwest Modern Language Association Convention-"Exploring the Black W(hole): African American Speculative Fiction"

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Austin
contact email: 
tiffanyuaustin@gmail.com

Exploring the Black W(hole): African American Speculative Fiction

CFP: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom @ Midwest MLA 2015 (Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus, OH); Proposals due April 5, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Bridging the Distances between Text and Reader: Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Literature in the Undergraduate Classroom”

Conflicts and Resolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
janetheller@charter.net

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015

Theme: Conflicts and Resolutions

Featured Luncheon Speaker: Poet Linda Nemec Foster

2015 Conference on the Black Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
Cobe@paine.edu

The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Black Experience (COBE) is: Civil Rights and Student Activism in America: Unfinished Business.

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Now Taking Criticism Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

CFP: MMLA Creative Writing II: Prose - Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other (due April 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco Levato / MMLA
contact email: 
falevat@ilstu.edu

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting th

MMLA Conference, American Literature I (before 1870) by April 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Arts and Sciences” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the relationship between the artistic and the scientific in American literary texts produced before 1870.

Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture (and Theory itself)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saik

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

[UPDATE} Abstract/shuns DEADLINE MARCH 31

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Adair and Paul Walker
contact email: 
jadair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

adair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

MSA 17, Nov. 19-22, Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

The modernist period, as the theme of this year’s conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political.

BROAD STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

full name / name of organization: 
Broad Street Magazine
contact email: 
sbcokal@vcu.edu

Broad Street is a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence, run cooperatively at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 1, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Black/Queer Ontologies @ Princeton U. Abstracts Due 8/31

full name / name of organization: 
Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective / Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@PRINCETON.EDU

Princeton University’s Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective is proud to announce its 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference…

Black/Queer Ontologies
Princeton University
October 24, 2015

Freshmen English and English Composition Panel at SCMLA (10/31/15-11/3/15) Nashville, TN--Abstract Due: 3/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Organizing Chair: Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: Sound and Story

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 72nd Annual Convention

Nashville, TN – October 31-November 3, 2015

CFP: Speculation and Fiction (Vol II Issue I)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Call for Papers: Sanglap Vol. 2 Issue 1
Speculation and Fiction

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 62nd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 1, 2015.

2015 MPCA/ACA Urban Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA/ Megan Cannella - Urban Studies Area Chair
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

HUMOUR

Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, University of Oxford (TORCH/OCLW)
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

Silence in the Archives:
Censorship and Suppression in Women’s Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

popular culture, digital literacies, family literacy, african american

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tisha Lewis Ellison
contact email: 
lewis.phd@gmail.com

Looking for the following: popular culture, digital literacies, multimodality, family literacy, african american, qualitative research, children and adolescent literacy, agency, power, identity, visua

Modernism and the Mind Sciences, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecah Pulsifer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
pulsife2@illinois.edu

Modernism grew up alongside a range of revolutionary mind sciences.

SAMLA 2015 (Durham, NC, Nov 13-15) Performing Gender Panel - Abstracts due June 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Performing Gender: Cultural Ideals, Expectations, and Representations of Gender in American and British Culture

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Culture Critique is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by Claremont Graduate University’s Cultural Studies program.

MMLA: Paper Submissions for Permanent Sections and Special Sessions (4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

Memory and Remembering. Articles: 6/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal.

MSA 17, Nov. 19-22, Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

The modernist period, as the theme of this year’s conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political.

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