category: african-american

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

full name / name of organization: 
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi
contact email: 
DUgendermodernitiesconf@gmail.com

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history.

The American Short Story Cycle: A Gendered Genre?

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Day-Lindsey, Northeast MLA, Women's & Gender Studies Caucus
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

As a genre, the short story cycle, or composite novel, has appealed for over 100 years to a wide range of American authors.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

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 – Hyatt New Brunswick

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) [NeMLA April 7-10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
www.nemla.org
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

CFP: Call for Contributions on “the depiction of Indigenous bodies”

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
rinelli@hawaii.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking articles (3,000-5,000 words) for a special issue on the depiction of Indigenous bodies in motion pictures, from “Apocalypto

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

Cultural Studies Association (3/24,25,26/11): Critical, and Cultural, Approaches to Music

full name / name of organization: 
Sheila Liming
contact email: 
sliming@andrew.cmu.edu

Though often considered most at home in literature and language arts, cultural studies has, from time to time, lent its critical eye toward music.

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (9/30/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represents the experience of Black and Asian sailors and their contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

[UPDATE] 2010 MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

ASLE Ninth Biennial Conference: Species, Space, and the Imagination of the Global, June 21-26, 2011

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

Conference website http://www.indiana.edu/~asle2011/

Disney's The Princess and the Frog (Abstract deadline Aug 1, 2010; SCMS Conference March 10-13, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Bonner / Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (SCMS)
contact email: 
vbonner@clayton.edu

Panel proposal for Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011.

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

CFP for book: The CIA on My Campus and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Zwerling
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

Seeking chapter authors for book on CIA penetration of US campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, Intelligence Analysis Campus, Officers in Residence, etc.

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

Florida: E Pluribus Unum? The Florida College English Association Annual Conference October 14-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mosullivan@rollins.edu

Although this year's Florida College English Association's Annual Conference on October 14-15, 2010 at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida will focus primarily on unity and diversity in literature

[Inter]sections - American Studies journal submissions by August 10

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online graduate journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania (ISSN 2068-3472).

CfP: “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society"

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

UPDATE: Essays solicited for Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present, special issue of EJES

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Essays are solicited for the volume *Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present*,

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Trans-Scripts Journal -- “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.” -- 9/19/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Critical Approaches to the Boondocks

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema and Meida Studies (SCMS) Conference
contact email: 
boondocksproject@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Critical Approaches to The Boondocks

Deadline: August 10, 2010
Notification of acceptance by: August 14, 2010

"Luminously indiscreet": The Vision and Visibility of Gwendolyn Brooks, NEMLA, Sept. 30, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

NEMLA, April 7 – 10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

“‘Luminously indiscreet’: The Visibility and Vision of Gwendolyn Brooks”

THE 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program/University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
afs@uncg.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
FOR THE
21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

Hosted by the African American Studies Program

Call for Submissions- More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness
contact email: 
morethanthought@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions
(Submission Deadline: September 15, 2010)

"The Other: Between Delight and Aversion"

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