category: african-american

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.

"Speculative Literature from the African Diaspora: Creating Heroes and Heroines"- - -2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dmpowell2@aacc.edu

In Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora editor Sheree R. Thomas states that her purpose for the series “. . .

BLACK TEACHERS THEORIZING

full name / name of organization: 
Hilton Kelly, Davidson College and Daniella Cook, University of Tula
contact email: 
hikelly@davidson.edu

This special issue of Educational Studies will address “black teachers theorizing” as an overlooked topic in the literature on black teacher’s lives and work by drawing upon contemporary empiric

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

[UPDATE] Collection: The cosmopolitan in 19th-century American and British literature. Abstracts due July 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Hewitson and Yvonne E.Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu and ypelleti@utk.edu

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca

CFP: "The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower"

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Medievalism in Southern Literature and Culture (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Cook / University of Alabama
contact email: 
acook@bama.ua.edu

The term “medievalism” refers to popular and presentist re-imaginings of the Middle Ages.

Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

Fifty years after Richard C.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu or leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement.

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

New deadline, July 1.

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

NOLA DIASPORA invites creative & scholarly submissions for issue two by 8/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA
contact email: 
submissions@noladiaspora.org;mbyrd@vsu.edu

NOLA DIASPORA,www.noladiaspora.org, is an on-line, peer-reviewed journal focusing on art, literature, and scholarship about post-Katrina New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Call for Papers: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, 4/19-22

full name / name of organization: 
joint conference of MELUS and USACLALS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US, and US chapter of Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)
contact email: 
jhawley@scu.edu

THEME: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bill Ashcroft, Wlad Godzic, Francisco Jimenez, David Marriott

[UPDATE] Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

CFP

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st))

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

Four Corners Media and Globalization: October 28-28th

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference, Mesa State College
contact email: 
tacker@mesastate.edu

The 28-29th of October, 2011, Mesa State College will sponsor a multidisciplinary conference with the theme of “ Globalization and the Media” that proposes to explore this relationship--positive

[UPDATE

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!

"The Power of Poetry in the Modern World of Print," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (11/4-11/6, Abstracts Due 6/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Bartholomew Brinkman
contact email: 
BartholomewBrinkman@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” this special session seeks papers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power

Transitions and Transactions: Literature Pedagogy in Community Colleges - April 20-21 2012 - Proposals due November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite proposals for papers exploring literature pedagogy at the community college level and welcome critical/theoretical approaches to teaching literature.

The Materials of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
melissa.hardie@sydney.edu.au

AJAS Call for Papers

The Materials of American Studies, December 2012.

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

Call for Papers: The Second National Conference on African/Black Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
DeReef Jamison, Savannah State University
contact email: 
(africanblackpsychconference@gmail.com)

Call for Papers:

The Second National Conference on
African/Black Psychology
at
Florida A & M University
October 14-15, 2011

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JUNE 20TH

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.

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

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