category: african-american

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

Farscape - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles on issues related to any element of the television series Farscape—including the original series, the concluding mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars, the graphic novel continuation o

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference / April 5 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Deadline for proposals has been extended to March 2, 2013.

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

Female Superheroes Collection of Essays Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

From “A” like Aquagirl to “Z” like Zatana. More than 200 female superheroes have been around for the last 70 years.

Female Superheroes Collection of Essays Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

From “A” like Aquagirl to “Z” like Zatana. More than 200 female superheroes have been around for the last 70 years.

Update Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes 2 University, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr ; Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr ; david_haigron@yahoo.fr ; renee.dickason@orange.fr

Call for papers-
University of Rennes 2, France – 10-11 October 2013

“Age, Identity, and Culture in Global Diasporas.” PAMLA Nov 1-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Weihsin Gui
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

This special session has been approved for the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) Conference in San Diego, California on November 1-3, 2013.

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)

Call For Papers -- DISCOURSES OF MADNESS / DISCOURS DE LA FOLIE (Neohelicon, 43, 2016 / Guest Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)

full name / name of organization: 
Neohelicon (Guest-Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com (primary) / RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be (secondary)

 

PROSPECTUS

Servant

full name / name of organization: 
38th Macromarketing Conference, University of York, Toronto, 7-9 June 2013
contact email: 
norah.campbell@tcd.ie

38th Annual Macromarketing Conference June 5– June 7, 2013

Paper track on servants, servitude and the philosophy of service

MLA 2014: 'I've Known Rivers': Water in African Diasporic Literary Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Kameelah Martin; Folashade Alao
contact email: 
kmsamuel@uh.edu; alaof@mailbox.sc.edu

We seek innovative proposals for a special session on the trope of water in black literary consciousness at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago.

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
hpp209@

Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

CFP--Call for edited collection: Birth, Loss, and Trouble: Women of Color Reflect (deadline May 17, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Shanna Benjamin, Tanya Clark, and Mendi Obadike
contact email: 
fertilitycfp@gmail.com

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University English Department
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

Is It All About the Text?
Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

The Annual Graduate English Conference at
Southern Connecticut State University

[UPDATE] Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PCEA
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Pennsylvania College English Assoc. has extended the submission deadline for our 2013 conference. We will accept individual and panel submissions until Feb. 15, 2013.

Essay Collection: Smallville

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly and Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an essay collection on Smallville.

[UPDATED] Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline Extended: 3/1/2013

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

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be publis

CFP: New England ASA 2013 Conference, "Repression, Rebellion, and Representation" (9/27-28/2013)

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

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2013 Conference
Mashantucket, Connecticut
Sept 27th – 28th

Writing (Beyond) Regionalisms in Northeastern North America, Special Session, MLA Chicago, January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bryant
contact email: 
rachel.bryant@unb.ca

Seeking papers that consider or challenge the ways in which Atlantic Canadian/New England literatures have been used to reinforce the Canada/U.S. border.

Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly and Margo Collins
contact email: 
paranormalromance.urbanfantasy@gmail.com

Articles about urban fantasy and romance novels are invited for a new, multi-contributor collection.

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw;

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

"The Cultural History of Langston Hughes: an Omni-media Investigation" (SAMLA Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (Atlanta, Georgia)
November 8-10, 2013

"Langston Hughes's Poetry in Vulnerable Times" ( MLA Convention, Chicago, Illinois, January 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

Abstracts examining the theme of "vulnerable times" in Hughes's texts. Presenters must join the Modern Language Association and Langston Hughes Society.

Thinking Verse volume III: Scansion

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse - www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse vol. III, ‘Scansion’.

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT

April 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
English Department

New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting abstracts for the fourth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference, which will be held on the SUNY Oneonta campus (Oneonta, NY) on Saturday, April 20

CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan
Keynote speaker: Professor Samuel Weber (Northwestern University, USA)

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners, including the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia, is proud to announce the Third Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

Examining Public Voice, Human Rights, and Social Justice Across Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Symposium Florida Atlanti

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
letters@fau.edu

Deadline for abstracts: February 11

RENT ASSEMBLY: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Kootenay School of Writing and The Mainlander
contact email: 
rentassembly@gmail.com

Rent Assembly: Call for Proposals
a gathering of renters in a time of siege

Deadline for Proposals: March 31, 2013
Rent Assembly: May 24, 25, 26, 2013

CALLL FOR PAPER: APRIL 2013, LAST DATE 20 MARCH ISSN 2320-4397

full name / name of organization: 
GLOBAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in April 2013.

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

"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

In the spirit of the (dis)junctions theme of encounters which "stress[es] a sense of unanticipated or oppositional" as it interacts with the traditionally endorsed, this panel seeks to address ways in which these "meetings" of traditional and contemporary artistic expressions of "blackness" have changed since 9/11 as it relates, comments, critiques, and augments on the traditionally endorsed definitions of artistic expression.

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