category: african-american

2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa
Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynote: Marilynne Robinson

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Deadline December 1, 2011
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

AFRICAN AMERICAN/AFRICAN CULTURE AREA: Popular Culture Association invites both papers and panels of four papers on any area of Africana including African, Caribbean, Latin American and African Americ

“From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Letort/Shannon Wells-Lassagne
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

Stowe Panel at ALA 2012 (May 24-27, San Francisco, CA; proposal deadline Jan 9, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Stowe Society
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

“Family Life & the Fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe.”

War After 1945: Literature, History, Culture, and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rprescot@kent.edu

We invite papers about all wars after 1945: Korea, Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan; and peacekeeping missions and involvement in Europe, Central America, Africa, and the Middle-East.

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Valley Humanities Review-- Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2012 Issue.

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, Land Ownership and Tenure. (Deadline: November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts encourages and welcomes contributions by scholars, researchers, grassroots activists, policy advocates, and organizations.

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia. (Deadline: January 15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

We invite proposals from scholars, activists/practitioners, and creative non-fiction/fiction writers who consider a host of issues evoked by “Appalachia.”

Converse Conference on Southern Culture 4/9 - 4/14 2012 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Crossroads: Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, March 8 - 10, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
michael_call@byu.edu

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines, we invite presentations exploring any form of artistic representation---literature, the visu

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, 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

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at NC State is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012.

CFP: Textual Empires & Discursive Dissent: Reimagining Aesthetic Traditions in Race and Ethnicity Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference--San Juan, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

The horrors of empire have left an indelible mark on the geopolitical space of the circum-Atlantic world and hemispheric America.

2012 International Conference on Narrative (March 15-17, 2012) - Abstracts Due Oct. 17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative@georgetown.edu

2012 International Conference on Narrative
March 15-17
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenary Speakers

[UPDATE] Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick & Ian Maness / Queen's University Department of English
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

[Update-]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation (Deadline Extended...)

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com, rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975-2935

Theme: Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors

CFP: [UPDATE] [American] American Literature (1/07/12; ALA 5/24-5/27 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Bruhm, Managing Editor, Horror Studies
contact email: 
sbruhm2@uwo.ca

Horror Studies serves the international academic community in the humanities and specifically those scholars interested in horror.

The Archaeology of Slavery: Toward a Comparative Global Framework, March 30-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
llw3r@virginia.edu

This is the first and final call for papers for the 2012 CAI Visiting Scholar Conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Grant MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Race Matters: Teaching "Ethnic" Texts in the Literary Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
CEA (Roundtable)
contact email: 
mcdanie2@oakland.edu, ADunbar@winona.edu

Seeking panelists for a Roundtable Panel at the 43rd Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference (March 29-31, 2012) to be held in Richmond, VA.

[UPDATE] African American Women in Rochester | NeMLA | March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jennifer.sieck[at]gmail.com

This panel explores modes of self-representation of African American women living in Rochester, New York.

UPDATE 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

Scepticism and Doubt Across Cultures of Crisis: (ACLA panel) March 29 - April 1 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
alimchet@umich.edu

Are unhappy ages, and their literary productions, less alike than happy ones? In Two Ages, Kierkegaard says that ‘In an era of negativity the authentic ironist is the hidden enthusiast’.

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

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