category: african-american

CFP Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 (April 6-10, Rutgers NJ)
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (10/21-10/22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire

19th Century America: CEA 2011 | FORTUNES I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century America at CEA 2011

Body:
Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Call for Papers: Early America: CEA 2011 I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Flor

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

CFP (Kalamazoo): Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

NEH is sponsoring a roundtable on "Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives" at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011.

Short essays wanted: literature, justice, social change and education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

Horror Area: 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference, 20-23 April, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming and culture for the 2011 PCA/ACA

American Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

full name / name of organization: 
Soutwest/Texas PCA & ACA
contact email: 
mrh@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010

32nd Annual Southwest/Texas American and Popular Culture Association
Conference.

Beyond the Body: Migrating Past Physical Borders in Feminist Literature - Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks - University of Texas at San Antonio and Dr. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio - University of Lethbridge, Canada
contact email: 
feministmigrations@gmail.com

The body remains a preeminent place of reading in feminist theory, past and present.

Modernism, Modernity, and Politics: Face-off or Interface? NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011), Rutgers University (deadline Sept. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), hosted by Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
smukherj@fas.harvard.edu

Although much has been written about the later personal politicization of a modernist such as Ezra Pound, critics have inadequately addressed the relationship between Anglo-American literary modernism

Reading the Postcolonial Other in Contemporary Film, 2011 NeMLA@Rutgers, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Hosted by Rutgers U.
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net, walterstracey@hotmail.com

Over the last two decades, cinematic privileging of the postcolonial other has evolved a new, significant wedge against the plethora of hegemonic films.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 13, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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[UPDATE] African-American Literature and the Bible (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State U English Department
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

African American Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

{UPDATE) The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

UPDATE: Exploring the New Century "Other" Deadline Oct. 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

The rise of Barak Obama to the United States presidency, as the first African American to occupy the position, has heralded a new dawn both for America and the world.

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

The South and Sexuality @ the Southern American Studies Association 2011 Atlanta, GA February 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality

CFP: Film, Television, and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Ramirez / College English Association
contact email: 
javramir@imail.iu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Lindsay Michie Eades, Eunice Rojas
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world from the gospe

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
Vol. 37 No. 2 (to be published September 2011)
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2011

AAAHRP 2011 Biennial Black History Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Diaz / Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation
contact email: 
history3@comcast.net

Call for Papers

Georgia State University's New Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" / Georgia State University - English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9: What makes us laugh? Why is humor such an important cross-cultural phenomenon and universal human trait?

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