category: african-american

“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.

African American Diaspora and Post-Racial Rhetorics panel at (dis)junctions 2013, April 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Considering the theme, Encounters With(in) Texts, this panel invites papers from various disciplines to include, Sociology, English, Ethnic Studies, Rhetoric, and Political Science that deal with Afr

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Chairs Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

Women and Work in Literature

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

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com)
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [(www.coldnoon.com)_ISSN: 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers o

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’ to be held in Prague, Czech Republic

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

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