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Journal of American Culture

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:32am
Journal of American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018


The Journal of American Culture is seeking contributors.  In keeping with its long-standing tradition, the journal will showcase articles on the Americas, especially those addressing broad and substantive cultural issues.


Opening & Vanishing Cities: Urban Space & Contemporary Fiction (Panel 17466)

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:37pm
Michael Antonucci/ 2019 Northeast Modern Langauge Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

       DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9.30.18                                               

Following on the writing of Hannah Arendt, Cathy Caruth’s work on trauma and narrative points to a “new history of disappearance.”

This panel seeks to explore that “new history” in the context of the transnational space crafted within rhetorics of the American city in contemporary fiction.

CFP: SEA Biennial Conference

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:29am
Society of Early Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Please submit a proposal for

The Society of Early Americanists 11th Biennial Conference

Hosted by The University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon ~ February 27th to March 2nd 2019


The Eugene biennial will be the SEA’s first on the West Coast. It will include sessions and talks exploring how the Pacific Rim and the Northwest are significant for Early American Studies.

The University of Oregon is a flagship research university with 23,600 students. Eugene is a city of 160,000 known for its organic agriculture, food, beer, and wine industries, and as “Track Town USA” for its history of famous athletes and championship meets.

Master's tools, Master's House: Decolonizing Academic Enterprise

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:52am
Elif Sendur/ NeMLA 2019 Washington DC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

When invited to speak in “the Personal and the Political Panel" as a respondent at the New York University Institute of Humanities conference, Audre Lorde begins with indicating the arrogance of feminist theory to assume that black, third world, queer women would have nothing to contribute to the white , non-queer, privileged, first world discussion. When she uttered her now famous – so famous that one can order a t-shirt , a mug, various paraphernalia with this sentence on it- master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house, Audre Lorde is standing in the most controversial of places and times, confronting the very master in their own house.

NeMLA 2019-Intersecting Classes, Races, and Women in American Literature

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:37am
Hediye Ozkan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In her groundbreaking book titled Women in the Nineteenth Century, Margaret Fuller suggests a remedy for the degradation of work for women stating, “Women are the best helpers of one another” (117). Fuller’s statement has reflections in many works written at the end of the nineteenth century such as Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, The Silent Partner (1871),  Alcott’s Work (18739, and Blake’s Fettered for Life (1874) all of which focus on sisterhood, solidarity, and feminine bond among women across class, race, and nationality as a survival mechanism within capitalist economy.

Race and Versification in Anglophone Poetry

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Panel: Race and Versification in Anglophone Poetry

NeMLA Annual Convention: March 21-24, 2019, Washington D.C.

UPDATED: SAMLA 90 General Call for Papers

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:21am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
November 2–4, 2018 ◆ Sheraton Birmingham ◆ Birmingham, Alabama

SAMLA is again pleased to offer prospective participants the opportunity to submit abstracts to a General Call for Papers. The General Call for Papers will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs.

A 'Re-run' through Gil Scott-Heron's Work

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:29am
Vincent Dussol, E.M.M.A., Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018


Call for Papers

A ‘re-run’


Gil SCOTT-HERON’s work

20-21 June 2019, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3, France

At the beginning of the booklet that accompanies The Mind of Gil Scott-Heron, his 1978 collection of poetry and music, Gil Scott-Heron wrote: