category: african-american

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

Charles W. Chesnutt sessions at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com and/or smcfatt@cau.edu

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02116-5798, May 26-29, 2011

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

Call for Essay Submissions: Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tom J. Hillard and Amy T. Hamilton
contact email: 
thomashillard@boisestate.edu and amyhamil@nmu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION:

Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

« Dey don’t belong » : Exclusion and integration in American interwar literature. May 13th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
gwenola.lebastard@univ-rennes2.fr,maelle.picouleau@univ-rennes2.fr,anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

American society in the aftermath of WWI is distinguished by an effort to define itself resulting from a desire of emancipation from the then prevailing European model.

[UPDATE] cfp reminder: Sound Politics seminar - ACLA (due 11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sjtownsend@berkeley.edu OR mcenaney@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
Vancouver, Canada
March 31-April 3, 2011

Deadline for paper proposals: November 12, 2010

Sound Politics

The New "Other" Deadline Non. 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Horizons JOurnal
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

THE NEW CENTURY OTHER

SPECTRUM literature magazine call for submissions - deadline Feb. 11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum literary magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

Spectrum literary magazine is a student-run annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies.

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - American Culture/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Pop Culture Association (Southwest)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

Apocalypse Literature Panel, American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

Apocalypse, post-apocalypse, atomic and nuclear narratives have increasingly shifted from the science fiction genre to pervade American literature as a whole.

AALCS sessions at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

AALCS invites 200-word proposals for presentations or panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Women and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
ASWM.Midwest@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) invites proposals for presentations at two regional symposia in 2011: for “The Embodied Goddess,” March 12-13 in Philadelphia, PA, incl

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” (April 29-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

The University of Arizona New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory”

RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

Post•45 @ Rock Hall: April 29-30, 2011 CFP: Deadline for proposals: January 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Post•45 @ Rock Hall
contact email: 
anna.dubenko@yale.edu

Post•45 @ Rock Hall: April 29-30, 2011.
Keynote speakers: Steve Earle, Rick Moody, Kevin Young, Dana Spiotta

Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

From surrealism to social networks to the “real” housewives of New Jersey, it’s no secret that reality is socially constructed.

[Update] Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
compromising@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions:

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Call for Contributors: African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy (11/82010-3/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu

Contributors are welcome for a Reference book that will be published by BrownWalker Press Publisher in 2011.

April 2-3, Appreciation in the Academy Conference at the University of Wyoming

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

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

[UPDATE] American Literature as World Literature, ACLA 2010 (Vancouver) DUE NOV 12, Conference: 3/31/11-4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsey Andrews, Duke University; Michelle Koerner, Duke University
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

Proposals due NOVEMBER 12, 2010, by 5:00 PM CST

Protest Issues and Actions

full name / name of organization: 
Protest Issues and Actions, section of Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
larsenl@wou.edu

The protest Issues and Actions section of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks proposals for its annual paper sessions at the 2011 PCA Conference to be held in San Antonio, Texas April 20-23, 2

[UPDATE] CFP reminder (13/11/10) and Postcards Competition (21/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
University of Sussex, UK. 24-26 March, 2011.
Submission deadlines:

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music (Friday 24th June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
az.litpop2011@northumbria.ac.uk

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music

Friday 24th June 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

"Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

Constructions of Risk (CFP deadline Dec. 7, conference Feb. 24)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women's and Gender Studies (Graduate Student Association), University of British Columbia
contact email: 
anika.stafford@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Constructions of Risk

"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium in Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Abstract: Call for Papers
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium
March 24-25-26, 2011

Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

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