category: african-american

Communication and Art panel, CSA 2013, deadline Jan. 25

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Beutin / Penn
contact email: 
Lbeutin@asc.upenn.edu

CSA Panel, CFP: Communication and Art

Cultural Studies Annual Meeting, “Beyond Disciplinarity: Interventions in Cultural Studies and the Arts”
May 23-26, 2013, Chicago, IL

FEMINIST SYMPOSIUM: Boundaries, Bodies, and Dissidence March 29, 2013 (Submission Deadline February 1st 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
fau.wsgsa@gmail.com

FEMINIST SYMPOSIUM: Boundaries, Bodies, and Dissidence: Negotiating New Spaces of Feminist Knowledge on March 29, 2013

“Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging” (September 22-25, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie Initial Training Network "CoHaB"
contact email: 
marlena.tronicke@wwu.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference ITN CoHaB:
“Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging”
(September 22-25, 2013)

About CoHaB:

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Tamkang University, Taiwan
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com, deleuzeasia@gmail.com.

CFP Images of Children in Media

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of children's visual culture, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2013 is

Hope and Change: The Representation of Barack Obama (ASA 2013, Abstracts due January 18th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone
contact email: 
cleader@ksu.edu

This panel will focus on Barack Obama as a symbolic figure related to the idea of indebtedness.

Call For Participants to Build a PLOS-style Model for the Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

For quite some time, I have been interested in/incensed by the scholarly publication system; the exclusions, iniquities and absurdities of it can be clearly seen from only a brief survey of the econom

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

March 1 2013 Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
schwarzh@georgetown.edu

This CFP has been circulating for some time and now we are close to completion.

CFP: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community (Cape Coast, Ghana)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Awuyah/The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative
contact email: 
PASSHEFDICONF2013@wcupa.edu

The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative - Ghana Interdisciplinary Conference
Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community

University of Cape Coast, Ghana
May 22 to 24, 2013
(Travel Dates May 19 through May 27)

UPDATE: New Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman (ALA) EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
sari.edelstein@umb.edu

CFP: New Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society

American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26th, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Peer English 9

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

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English.

Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is March 31, 2013; accepted essays due June 30, 2013)

Stowe Panel at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA; proposal deadline Jan 28, 2013)

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

[UPDATE] Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly / American Literature Association
contact email: 
lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

"Blackness" in Contemporary African American Artistic Expression, a panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This is a panel call for the 20th Annual (dis)junctions Graduate Conference in the Humanities at the University of California, Riverside.

African American Diaspora and Post-Racial Rhetorics panel at (dis)junctions 2013, April 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Considering this year's (dis)junctions theme, Encounters With(in) Texts, this panel invites papers from various disciplines to include, Sociology, English, Ethnic Studies, Rhetoric, and Political Scie

[UPDATE] CFP: American Deconversion Narratives, ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 (1/12/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Connolly
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED

[UPDATE -- Deadline Extension] 15th Annual UF MRG Conference: Rethinking Work

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

The 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

Rethinking Work

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, April 5-6 2013. DEADLINE Feb. 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2013: Encounters With(in) Texts
20th Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference at the University of California, Riverside April 5-6 2013

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 in Washington D.C.: "Protest, Violence, and Environmental Justice"; submit by January 15th please.

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis (ASA panel proposal)
contact email: 
y.athanassakis@rutgers.edu

Vandana Shiva writes,“Whenever we engage in consumption or production patterns which take more than we need, we are engaging in violence” (Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace).

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh (Oxford Travel Cultures Seminar)
contact email: 
travelculturesseminar@gmail.com

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series
University of Oxford
~4 October 2013~

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

ASA 2013, Washington D.C., LIFE AND DEBT: RACE, THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, AND RACE-BASED MEDICINE, January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Hinkson and Nadine Ehlers
contact email: 
lrh27@georgetown.edu

As the cost of health care increases in the U.S., individuals and entire communities are faced with how to deal with the often crushing debt that comes with lack of access to quality preventive care,

31 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon A. Lewis/Montclair State University; Ama Wattley, Pace Univ.
contact email: 
lewiss@mail.montclair.edu/awattley@pace.edu

CFP: Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses
Abstracts: 1 page, 250 words
Deadline: 31 January 2013
Sharon A. Lewis, Montclair State University
Ama Wattley, Pace University

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, Feb. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our collection on the local manifestations of Occupy Wall Street currently boasts fourteen excellent essays, we would like to consider a few more proposals focused on the politics of the local a

"These Strains of Continuity”: The Influence of Invisible Man, Sixty Years Later -- DUE JANUARY 18

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

In 1953, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man won the National Book Award for Fiction—the first text in African American Literature to do so.

CFP Journal Special Issue: “The Poetics of Surplus”

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
ransum001@rediffmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for a special issue of College Literature on “The Poetics of Surplus,” guest-edited by Ranjan Ghosh.

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