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Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:54pm
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D., Canisius College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines. 

Abstract Due Dates: Preference will be given to abstracts received by October 15, 2016 and should be no longer than 300 words. Please also include a brief biographical statement and a CV.

Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 4:05pm
Jonathan Nash / College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Please consider submitting a proposal to this accepted panel for the 2017 Society of Early Americanists Conference (March 2-4, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma)


Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World


Deadline Extended! Special Journal Issue on Beyonce's Lemonade

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:07pm
Venus Evans-Winters - Illinois State University and Jennifer Esposito- Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Many have requested an extension on this so we have extended the deadline to 10/15/16.

Call for Proposals - Special Guest Edited Issue of

Taboo: The Journal of Culture & Education



Black Womanhood, Identity & Sexuality


Guest Editors:


Venus Evans-Winters, PhD

Illinois State University


CFP: Black Performing Arts (Popular Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, 12-15 April 2017)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:37am
Michael Borshuk
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Black Performing Arts:  Sound, Movement, Image, Text


Popular Culture Association

2017 Joint National Conference


Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 W Harbor Dr,

San Diego, CA 92101


April 12-15, 2017


Call For Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

DEADLINE:  October 1, 2016


Seeking Review Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:20pm
Chris Vanderwees, Reviews Editor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Canadian Review of American Studies, a journal published by the University of Toronto, is seeking review articles for upcoming issues. Typically, a review article surveys three recently published books that explore similar or intersecting themes, summarizing the main issues raised between texts and offering a critical perspective of the given field.

CRAS is currently accepting review article submissions on a wide range of topics in the context of American literature, culture, and politics.

Please contact the Reviews Editor, Chris Vanderwees, with any questions or suggestions pertaining to review articles.


CFP: Articles on Radicalism

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:24am
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Conflicting Memories: Arts, History, Commemorations

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 3:47am
Université du Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Conflicting Memories: Arts, History, Commemorations

FAMAH Conference (3L.AM / CERHIO)

Université du Maine (Le Mans), 6-7 avril 2017


Black Men: Living & Loving In Spite Of...

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
Clarissa West-White/Everyone Has A Story
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

In light of continued violence upon Black and Brown bodies, I am concerned about the physical, emotional, and psychological toll such attacks will have on the collective Black male conscience. In an attempt to soothe a friend's pain I mentioned that survival is part of the Black man's experience in America. We have seen them bounce back higher and stronger throughout the course of history. Many of these historical episodes have however left them absent from the collective. Martyrdom is frequent in Black history, but all men of color cannot be sacrificed so that the collective can enjoy American life. It is also obvious that they must do more than just survive, they must be allowed to thrive and soar.