category: african-american

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

NeMLA/March 2012, Early African Muslims and Discourses of Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Fran L. Lassiter
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

This panel will examine early narratives (including first person, oral, and translated/transcribed) by Diasporic Africans as part of a discourse of resistance.

NeMLA-March 2012, Teaching the Harlem Renaissance as Part of a Black Aesthetic

full name / name of organization: 
Fran L. Lassiter
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

This roundtable will explore pedagogical approaches for teaching the Harlem Renaissance across multi-disciplines and academic levels.

Pursuing the Trivial - Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
University of Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

Pursuing the Trivial - Investigations into Popular Culture.
A Postgraduate Conference with Invited Guest Speakers, University of Vienna, June 1-2 2012

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

update

full name / name of organization: 
Ogaga Okuyade, College of Education Warri, Nigeria
contact email: 
gagokus@yahoo.com

Call for papers on African literature, world literature, postcolonial literature, popular culture, popular music, cultural studies, African American literature and culture, carrebian literature and fi

Cinema and Community, Cinema As Community

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
Boston, Massachusetts
March 21-25, 2012

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

Call for Creative Submission for SAMLA (November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Komal Patel (Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
kpatel42@kennesaw.edu

This panel will highlight 21st century confessional responses in the following genres: memoir, nonfiction, and poetry. Participants will read their creative work in the aforementioned genres.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Essais
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal for undergraduate literature students published through Utah Valley University, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Revisiting "The Red Record": Black Women's Lynching Texts-March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
courtney.marshall@unh.edu

This seminar seeks papers exploring African-American women’s lynching narratives.

NeMLA Conference, March 2012: The Role of the African-American Body in Twentieth-Century American Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Clark Embrey, ART/MXAT Institute at Harvard University
contact email: 
jennaclarkembrey@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers concerning the stage life of African-American characters in 20th century drama. How has the portrayal of the black body changed in the last hundred years?

Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference Oct. 7th (Deadline July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
moralpanics@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Moral Panics of Sexuality

Conference at Arizona State University
West Campus
Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 7, 2011

Audre Lorde’s Transatlantic Sisterhoods VOLUME OF ESSAYS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Stella Bolaki and Prof. Sabine Broeck
contact email: 
audrelorde.collection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for edited volume on Audre Lorde

Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

NeMLA March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY:

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

CFP: Paranormal Mysteries (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)

full name / name of organization: 
Clues: A Journal of Detection
contact email: 
clues@elizabethfoxwell.com

Submission deadline: December 29, 2011
Guest editor: A. B. Emrys (University of Nebraska–Kearney)

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

CFP: Rupkatha Journal: Hierachical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism

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

Call for Papers Hierachical EconomiesRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (Volume 3, Number 3,ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com)

Hierarchical Economies
Globalization

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication and Social Change

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association Preconvention Seminar
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

National Communication Association (NCA) Preconvention Seminar
"Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication, and Social Change"
10:30 am-5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th.
New Orleans, LA

"Between Worlds" Edited Collection; Abstracts 7/15/11; Completed Papers 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ama Wattley, PhD
contact email: 
awattley@pace.edu

Critical essays are being sought to complement the creative works in an edited anthology entitled Between Worlds to be published by Peter Lang.

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Paradises - Abstract for online academic journal: 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/AMonline
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

PARADISES

Why does man need Paradise?

Sports Stories & American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cara Erdheim & Rick Magee, Sacred Heart University
contact email: 
Erdheimc@sacredheart.edu

"Sports Stories & American Culture”: We solicit papers from a wide range of disciplines that look to American literature as a way to understand sports--and vice versa.

(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling (9/30/2011; NeMLA 3/15-18/2012, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[AT]bsc[DOT]edu



43rd Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York



(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling


Transatlantic Gender-Crossings: Masquerade, Transvestitisms & the Carnivalesque / NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Anita Duneer / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel seeks papers on gender-crossings in fiction and drama by authors on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Beautiful Eater

full name / name of organization: 
The Beautiful Eater
contact email: 
beautifuleater@gmail.com

The Beautiful Eater is accepting personal essays, poetry and recipes from women who seek authenticity, liberation, and purpose through food.

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