category: african-american

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship announced a general CfP. Deadline 16th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

MAI Journal announces a general call for papers for Volume 4 (2015)
Deadline: 16th February 2015

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

D.A.V. P.G.

SCMLA: African American Literature (Abstracts Due 3/31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kml4z@mtmail.mtsu.edu

This is a regular session sponsored by the African American Literature Studies group within the SCMLA. This session welcomes proposals on any topic related to African American literature.

“Representing Misery without Civil Society” ASA Conference in Toronto, October 8-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
christian ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2015: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Slavery Past, Present and Future Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
slavery1@inter-disciplinary.net

Slavery Past, Present and Future
The Slavery Past, Present and Future Project

Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

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

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

First International Symposium on the work of debbie tucker green

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World - ASA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for the American Studies Association 2015 meeting (October 8-11) in Toronto, Canada.

Call for Submissions: Aporetic Press

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Call for Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines - Online journal published by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines is a graduate student-run online journal and welcomes work that exhibits or complements interdisciplinary approaches to producing knowledge.

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

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