category: african-american

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Department of English, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2011@gmail.com

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011
Fomenting (Dis)sidence in an Era of (Dis)semblance and (Dis)integration
University of California, Riverside
April 1-2, 2011

[Update] Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, Abstract Deadline Extended, New School, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 31, 2011

Critical Themes in Media Studies

A Graduate Student Conference at The New School in New York

[UPDATE] NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE, February 15th.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming's annual Conference on Criticism and Appreciation in the Academy
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Farrish, Dept of Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

CFP: Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music * Deadline: May 31st, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.
contact email: 
acohall26@gmail.com

Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music is an ambitious project that examines both the local and transnational significance of American popular music such as Blues, Rock and Ro

“500 Years Later: Reverberations of the Translatlantic Slave Trade”

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

There is little doubt that from its origins in the 16th century through its end in the 19th century the transatlantic slave trade dramatically shaped the trajectories of many millions of lives on at l

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Jan 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

The Caribbean: Aesthetics, Ecology, Politics - Conference, 23rd-25th Sept., 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Niblett, University of Warwick
contact email: 
eapconference@gmail.com

The Caribbean: Aesthetics, Ecology, Politics

A conference at the University of Warwick, 23rd-25th September, 2011. Deadline for abstracts: 1st March.

Black Americas Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation & self representation (online:NOV2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Other Modernities (Altre Modernità) Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n.6 – 11/2011

Black Americas
Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation
and self representation

edited by Irina Bajini and Laura Scarabelli

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

South Central Modern Language Association's 68th Annual Conference Hot Springs, Arkansas- October 27-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March 20, 2011
contact email: 
jjj9811@louisiana.edu

Call for Papers

South Central College English Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals by March 20, 2011.

CFP: 'Cultural Translations' Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 15-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
culturaltranslations2011@um.edu.mt

The Department of English of the University of Malta,
with the participation and collaboration of the
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
and the

“The Power of Langston Hughes’s Poetry in the Modern World” (Nov.4-6,2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (Special Session at SAMLA Convention -Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers for a special session on “The Power of Langston Hughes’s Poetry in the Modern World.” We are seeking papers that examine Langston Hughes’s poems wit

Articles: MARGINALIA/MARGINALITY (Deadline May 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory & Culture
contact email: 
mhron@wlu.ca

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

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

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

CFP: _genre_: A Thematic Journal, vol. 31 - Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Students of Comparative World Literature, Cal State Long Beach
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

genre, a journal published the Associated Students of Comparative World Literature at Cal State University Long Beach, is soliciting papers for its volume on "Visual Culture & Global Practices." We ar

Third International Maroon Conference. June 22-25 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Maroon Conference," The Return."
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

This multidisciplinary conference seeks papers and panels that explore representation of Maroon culture in history, literature, art, music, political theory, cultural studies, film, linguistics, and t

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Re-Production Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organisation, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Re-Production, March 4-5, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2011

Keynote: BRIGID DOHERTY, Princeton University

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

This conference aims to explore the interface between creative/critical forms of representation and the claim to material/ontological human and animal rights.

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature [March 30, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisèle M. Baxter
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions
Please feel free to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested.

"Is Hip Hop History" II February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Warren Orange The City College Center for Worker Education 25 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel. no. 212. 925.6625x239 fax. no. 212. 925.0963
contact email: 
oran@ccny.cuny.edu

Location: New York, United States
25 Broadway, 7th Floor

Call for Papers Deadline: 2011, 02-02

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA
contact email: 
raderp@georgian.edu

"Productive" Silences

"Women and Work" - Special Session, PAMLA - submissions due March 30, 2011

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

Women and Work in Literature:

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

The poetics and politics of magic realism today and in the past

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
kmart@ifa.amu.edu.pl

On the contemporary literary map, the reign of magic realism is indisputable.

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