category: african-american

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

CFP: To Belong or Not: Belonging in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries, SSAWW Oct. 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet/University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

To Belong or Not: Belonging in African American Women’s
Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: SSAWW 2012 Awards Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin J. Jacobson/Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS 2012 AWARDS

Full submission details included in this update.

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

The Globalization of African-American Consumer Culture

full name / name of organization: 
German Historical Insitute
contact email: 
davis@ghi-dc.org

The Globalization of African-American Business and Consumer Culture

Call for Papers

Convener: Joshua Clark Davis (GHI)

German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

February 24-25, 2012

Women, The Arts, and Activism a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Women, The Arts, and Activism

a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012
Free and Open to the Public

UPDATE: Trans Literary Reader--Deadline for Proposals Extended to 11/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Trans Literary Reader
contact email: 
transreader@mills.edu

We invite proposals for inclusion in an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.

Borders and Border Crossings - May 1 & 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Interdisciplinary Graduate Student's Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites you to attend our fifth annual graduate student conference.

Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference, Duke University

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Graduate Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/conference2012 (note new URL)
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

Interdisciplinary Studies: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"- Due December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
DeAnna Kay Varela at http://conference2012.swtxpca.org

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies

SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference celebrating

"Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

Queer Interventions and Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
jkosakow@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

CFP: Literary Reception during the American Civil War, ALA 2012, deadline for proposals December 10

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Study Society (RSS)
contact email: 
vanessa.steinroetter@washburn.edu

Reception Study Society (RSS) Call for Papers: Literary Reception during the American Civil War

American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

SSAWW 2012 Awards Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin J. Jacobson/Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS 2012 AWARDS

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

[UPDATE] PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)/Film Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David L. Moody/Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers

PCA/ACA (Boston, April 11-14, 2012)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

Fat Representations, 5/1/13, Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanties (Journal published by the Humanities, Education, & Research Association)
contact email: 
brisch@utep.edu

Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Fat Representations

Guest co-editors: Dr. Brenda Risch and Christoph Zepeda, M.A.

JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society/University of Central Florida Department of English
contact email: 
Anna.Lillios@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature publishes articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawli

Writing Slavery after Beloved Literature, Historiography, Criticism - March 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michel Feith, University of Nantes, France
contact email: 
michel.feith@univ-nantes.fr

Call for Papers
Writing Slavery after Beloved
Literature, Historiography, Criticism

International Symposium
Université de Nantes – France
March 16-17, 2012

Cycles, Recueils, Macrotexts: Theorizing the Short Story Collection - Leuven, Belgium - May 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

The aim of this conference is to map and critically assess different theoretical approaches to the interlinking of short stories in a collection.

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Celebrity Discourses in Canadian Contexts: DEADLINE Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
leek66@ mcmaster.ca or yorkl@cogeco.ca

ACCUTE: May 28-May 31, 2012

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, 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: "Naturalism and Crisis" (Nov 15, 2011; ACLA; March 29 - April 1, 2012, Brown U)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

In the 2010 Oscar-winning Best Documentary Feature film The Cove, the film’s director Louie Psihoyos describes on-screen the film’s approach and activist goals in documenting the slaughter of dolp

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University).

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era

full name / name of organization: 
Vershawn Young and Claire Garcia / Book Project, Edited Volume
contact email: 
cgarcia@ColoradoCollege.edu, vershawn.young@uky.edu

CFP: Book Project, Edited Volume
Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era"

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on the 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

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