category: african-american

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Planets on the Table: Leave-Taking in 20th Century Poetry, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

To live long enough and to have the kind of poetic career that seems to call for some formality of leave taking surely constitute a double blessing.

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

Under Scott's Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgoodman@fas.harvard.edu

Under Scott’s Shadow: Historical Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

The Absent Corpse (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
David Sherman / Brandeis University
contact email: 
davidsherman@brandeis.edu

The Absent Corpse

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Poems Invited for Dec. 2012 Issue of Taj Mahal

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15-16, 2013).

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

African American Experience & the Poetry of Michael S. Harper

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Seminar session at the 2013 NeMLA Convention poetry by Michael S. Harper. Seeks explorations of its engagements with African American experience in jazz, history, family Black writers and more.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUGUST WILSON (SEPTEMBER 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sandra G. Shannon/ Howard University
contact email: 
sshannon@howard.edu

CFP: CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUGUST WILSON

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

[Update] Seeking Bloggers for Sobriquet Magazine's The Literary Life

full name / name of organization: 
Sobriquet Magazine
contact email: 
email@sobriquetmagazine.com

Sobriquet Magazine is currently seeking a cadre of literary bloggers to contribute to its new “The Literary Life” blog (http://www.sobriquetmagazine.com/books).

Contemporary Literature and the Possibility of a Left: Toward A New Politics (Seminar, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Kelly & Maggie Gram, Harvard University
contact email: 
literature.left@gmail.com

Might contemporary literature help to construct a left politics for our time? Can it help us to revive old political models, or to invent new ones?

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"
full name / name of organization:
EC/ASECS
contact email:
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

ASECS 2013: "The History and Future of Data Visualization" (Digital Humanities Caucus)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
lauren.klein@lcc.gatech.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (AESCS) Annual Meeting
April 4-7, 2013
Cleveland, OH

CFP: "The History and Future of Data Visualization" (Digital Humanities Caucus)

CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5, JULY-2012, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Eng

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering (IJARCSEE)
contact email: 
ijarcsee@gmail.com

Dear Author/Researcher,

CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5, JULY-2012, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (I

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET)
contact email: 
ijarcet@gmail.com

Dear Author/Researcher,

1st Global Conference: Crisis and Opportunity (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Crisis and Opportunity

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: The Citizen in the 21st Century (February 2013, Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
citizen1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Citizen in the 21st Century

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference,Digital Interfaces: Creative Industries and Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Digital Interfaces: Creative Industries and Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Travel: Practice, Process and Product

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
travel1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Travel: Practice, Process and Product

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

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