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American Literature Association: Charles W. Chesnutt panels

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:55pm
Bill Hardwig, Charles W. Chesnutt Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Charles W. Chesnutt Association

American Literature Association

28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017

The Westin Copley Place

Boston, MA

 

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association welcomes abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentation at two sessions on the work of Chesnutt at the 2017 ALA conference in Boston.

 

Session One: Chesnutt and Justice

Octavia E. Butler at ALA May 2017

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2016

The OEB Literary Society plans to host two panels at the American Literature Association in Boston, May 2017. We invite prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

American Lierature Association: Postwar Iconicities

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Postwar Iconicities:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, treating iconic persons or milestone events historical or fictionalized.  Postwar literature regarding fame, celebrity, infamous crime or court cases, quintessential Americanness.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

American Lierature Association: Postwar Geographies

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

 

 

Postwar Geographies:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, wherein mapping, locating, traveling, place-making, or turf-marking has a significant role:  the Iron Curtain, the color line, “the women’s room(s),” Model Cities, etc.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

 

The 2017 Spring Tustenegee Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:08am
Historical Society of Palm Beach County
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County invites you to submit your articles for the upcoming 2017 Tustenegee issue. Attached you will find the flyer with additional information. Please distribute this flyer to organizations and colleagues that would be interested in submitting an abstract. Thank you.

 

Speculative Fictions and Socio-Ecologies of the Americas

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:08am
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) seeks proposals for the panel "Speculative Fictions and Socio-Ecologies of the Americas" to be held at the Annual Conference of the American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts on 25-28 May 2017.  

This panel seeks submissions that examine the ways in which North American, Caribbean, Central American, and South American authors have used the conventions and techniques of speculative fiction (including science fiction and magical realism) to represent and respond to socio-ecological circumstances, events, and issues.

"Law and Democracy"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:25am
Brown Legal Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Call for Papers

Second Annual Legal Studies Graduate Student Conference

 

“Law and Democracy”

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd - 23rd, 2017

at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Deadline for submission: January 16th, 2017

Acceptance notification: Early February

From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:36am
Pia Wiegmink, Nele Sawallisch, Frank Obenland, Johanna Seibert
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

October 26-28, 2017, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.

Conference organizers: Nele Sawallisch, Johanna Seibert, Pia Wiegmink, Frank Obenland

This conference hosted by the Transnational American Studies Institute aims at assessing and theorizing past and present forms of black intellectual, political, and cultural resistance from the era of abolitionist campaigns against the transatlantic slave trade to the recent global protest formation of Black Lives Matter. 

The American Literature Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:27am
Percival Everett International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

The American Literature Association Annual Conference Boston

May 25-28 2017

Percival Everett International Society call for papers

 

The Percival Everett International Society requests submissions for its panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. Submissions will present fresh perspectives on any aspect of Everett’s work, with an emphasis on, but not limited to, his earliest or most recent work.

 

Ọyẹ: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:24am
Harry Olufunwa, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Ọyẹ: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its maiden edition which will be published in April 2017, Ọyẹ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of English language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

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