category: african-american

Call for papers. Locating Guyane: an international, multidisciplinary conference, 10-11 July 2014 (deadline 28 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of London Institute in Paris
contact email: 
locatingguyane@gmail.com

French Guiana (Guyane française), overseas department of France in equatorial South America and ‘ultraperipheral region’ of the EU, consists of a land area equivalent to that of a European countr

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages,
and Mass Communication.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sohr1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights:
Exploitation, Sexual Slavery and War Time Rape

Wednesday 30th July – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, Nov. 15, 2014. Deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

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

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

Panel on Virginia Woolf and Religion (deadline 17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Wallace / St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan
contact email: 
cwallace [at] stmcollege.ca

I welcome abstracts for a panel on Virginia Woolf and religion, which I intend to propose for the 24th annual Conference on Virginia Woolf to be held 5-8 June 2014 in Chicago (http://www.niu.edu/woolf

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

[UPDATE] Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2014 (22-25 May 2014 in Washington, D.C.) Deadline extended to 15 Jan. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference, 22-25 May 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Wash

Sound in and of American Poetry, a panel at ALA 2014, Washington DC, May 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Forrest / Coppin State University
contact email: 
sforrest@coppin.edu

Sound in and of American Poetry

Upon analyzing Hart Crane’s habit of composing lines of poetry while drunkenly listening to the same song over and over on his Victrola, Brian Reed says:

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference (Due 1/17/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning
contact email: 
coilconference@suny.edu

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference Reimagining Education: Can Collaborative Online International Learning Be Normalized?

UPDATE Still in need of undergraduate work on race and civil rights

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal of undergraduate writing
contact email: 
qc-writers@gmail.com

Call for Undergraduate Work on Civil Rights and Race

UPDATE: WE ARE ESPECIALLY LOOKING FOR MULTIMEDIA COMPOSITIONS AND WORK BY FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS.

albeit Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art; Submissions due Jan. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Fashion

Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tcvc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

Women on the Edge: International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Research Conference 7-8 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
iwd2014@qub.ac.uk

As homemakers, academics, politicians, and entrepreneurs, women’s experience throughout history has been characterized by a contradictory tension between marginalisation and pioneering leadership.

Institute for Critical Animal Studies North American Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
13th annual North American Conference for
CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

1st Global Conference: Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
testimony1@inter-disciplinary.net

[EXTENSION - JAN 3, 2014] USC, Los Angeles - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical, & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture (an Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana is currently accepting submissions. We publish a spring edition in late June/early July and a fall edition in late December/early January.

Creative and Scholarly Essays on Mentoring: Abstracts due Jan. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hilary Holladay / James Madison University
contact email: 
hwholladay@gmail.com

Mentors play crucial roles in our professional and personal lives, yet most studies of mentoring take a "how to" or social sciences approach. It's time to take a different look at this subject.

Call for Papers: Trash Culture Journal Volume 2, Number 1 (Winter, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons, Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Biopolitics and Utopia (due April 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Patricia Stapleton
contact email: 
utopianbiopolitics@gmail.com

We are seeking chapters that address and explore approaches to utopia and biopolitics, both very broadly conceived.

CFP: Unconventional Business for the 2015 OAH Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Rahima Schwenkbeck
contact email: 
rahima@gwu.edu

The theme of the 2015 Organization of American Historian Annual Meeting is "taboo." As such, I am looking to put together a panel on unconventional business in the US.

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World, Newcastle University, May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Janelle Rodriques
contact email: 
j.rodriques@newcastle.ac.uk

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World
Newcastle University
May 15, 2014

Postcolonial Environments: A One-day Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that registration for the upcoming Postcolonial Environments symposium is now open.

Texts and Contexts: A Critical Companion to World Literatures in English Abstract Deadline February 15 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014

Texts and Contexts
Critical Companion to World Literatures in English

Beauty in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: The Psychology of Pecola Breedlove

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Idria Ben
contact email: 
joanne.ben@snhu.edu

PROPOSAL

Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Submission deadline for Issue #2: 15 February 2014
Graduate Student Essay Contest deadline: 15 March 2014

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