category: african-american

Defining Form, MLA 2012 (Proposals by 1 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Rosenfeld and Jacqueline Wernimont
contact email: 
colleen.rosenfeld@pomona.edu, jacqueline.wernimont@scrippscollege.edu

Defining Form: This round table will ask, what is form?

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Special Session - American Writers Abroad: International Inspirations

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@hccs.edu

AMERICAN WRITERS ABROAD: INTERNATIONAL INSPRIATIONS.

New England American Studies Association Conference, 11/4-11/6/2011 (proposals due 4/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
brailton@fitchburgstate.edu

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2011 Conference
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts,
November 4-6, 2011

“Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World” 9/23-9/24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra, John Pat Leary / Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu, jpleary@wayne.edu

The American Studies Program at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, invites papers on the theme, “Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World,” scheduled for September 23 and 24, 2011.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection) 4/4/11 (abstracts); 6/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Smith
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ have extended the deadline for contributors to submit abstracts

MLA 2012 - Digital Humanities and the Record of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Klein, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
lklein@post.harvard.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012, Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

American Literature After 1900 (Oct 6-8 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looking f

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    sweil@centralia.edu

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
    contact email: 
    melanieh@u.washington.edu

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    “States of National Belonging”

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

    RE-VISIONING TERRORISM An Interdisciplinary and International Conference SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Purdue University
    contact email: 
    lawton@purdue.edu; ecoda@purdue.edu

    RE-VISIONING TERRORISM
    An Interdisciplinary and International Conference
    SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011 – Purdue University

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
    contact email: 
    MEGAAblog@gmail.com

    The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
    Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

    Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives, January 5-8, 2012 (Special Session)

    full name / name of organization: 
    127th MLA Annual Convention-Seattle, 5–8 January 2012
    contact email: 
    duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

    *Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives*

    [Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
    contact email: 
    f.costa@uea.ac.uk

    Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

    Location: School of American Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. (Arts 2, Room 3.26/3.27)

    "East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
    contact email: 
    Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

    The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

    New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
    contact email: 
    postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Joseph Rega
    contact email: 
    journaljml@gmail.com

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

    Practical Approaches to Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South [Deadline March 1, 2011]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Associaiton
    contact email: 
    tfpowell@gmail.com

    PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH
    A Society for the Study of Southern Literature Roundtable

    Rocky Mountain MLA 2011
    Scottsdale, AZ
    October 6-8

    [UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
    contact email: 
    pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

    Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

    Everything & More: Theorizing the Encyclopedic Novel... MLA 2012 Seattle

    full name / name of organization: 
    Brendan Beirne, New York University Dept. of English & American Literature
    contact email: 
    brendan.beirne@nyu.edu

    This panel seeks to consolidate and refine our understanding of the encyclopedic novel as a distinct (sub)genre within the broader field of novel studies / narratology.

    [UPDATE] New England Women's Studies Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    New England Women's Studies
    contact email: 
    j1riley@umassd.edu

    Due to inquiries from faculty who would like to engage students in this conference, the proposal deadline has been extended to February 20th to accommodate schools just back in session for the spring

    3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    contact email: 
    xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

    We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

    June 1

    full name / name of organization: 
    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    contact email: 
    reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    Announces: Issue 10.4
    Featuring Special sections on:
    Outsider Criticism
    War Reporting
    Domestic Space
    Theoria
    Poetics
    Open Submissions: Ongoing

    MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

    full name / name of organization: 
    Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
    contact email: 
    helt0010@umn.edu

    This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

    Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

    full name / name of organization: 
    2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
    contact email: 
    vuccl [at] ymail.com

    http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

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