category: african-american

@nd Annual Reviewing Black Mountain College Conference

full name / name of organization: 
BMC Museum + Arts Center and UNC-Asheville
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

2nd Annual Re-Viewing Black Mountain College Conference
October 8-10, 2010

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

Call for Papers

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

http://www.derekroyal.com/CFP-Hernandez.pdf

Update: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
ana.nunes@fl.uc.pt

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Women of Africa and the diaspora -Space/territory 12 /6-7-8 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of maine France - University of Algiers Algeria
contact email: 
benaouda. lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Women of Africa and the diaspora
New writings, new spaces, new territories

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu (Blagovesta Momchedjikova)

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Television Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ashs@ncc.edu (Scott Ash)

Television's impact on socialization and information is enormous. In this regard, the television interest area for MAPACA seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

MAPACA -- Popular Novels Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

Women's Studies at MAPACA 10/28/10-10/31/10, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
atait.odu.edu

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

International Conference Algiers: Women of Africa and the diaspora 6, 7, 8 december 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Algiers 2 (Algeria) - University of Maine (France)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Within the actual globalisation which implies standardisation of societies and individual behaviours, it is worth reconsidering the vision (s) of /on African women wherever they happen to be.

MAPACA -- Death in American Culture Panel; Alexandria, Va, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jjedgette@enter.net (J. Joseph Edgette) or rsauers@enter.net (Richard A. Sauers)

Papers are welcome on any aspect of American cultural responses to death.

American Studies Panel -- MAPACA conference, Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-1031/10

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhack@kingsborough.edu

The American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers from interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary perspectives that investigate the actions, influences,

[UPDATE] The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M. Thomas / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

PAMLA (the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) is having a conference Nov. 13-14 2010 at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

2nd Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

2010 World Picture Conference on Representation

full name / name of organization: 
World Picture Journal/Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
brian.price@okstate.edu

2010 World Picture Conference on

Representation
October 29-30, 2010

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Keynote Speakers:

Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
&

Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
fmills@bowiestate.edu

The Humanities and Technology Association is planning its annual conference to take place in fall 2010 at Bowie State University. We encourage you to consider submitting a paper for the conference.

Imagine 2042: Visions of a Racial Order Transformed

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
433 Mendenhall Laboratory
125 South Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
www.kirwaninstitute.org

SCMLA 2009-2010: Women of Color

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA 2010 Women of Color Panel welcomes submissions on any topic related to its theme:

New Frontiers:Pathways and Agencies in Literatures of Women of Color

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: Rhetoric, Race, and Readers (Deadline 4/12/10; Conference 4/24/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackson State University
contact email: 
candis.p.pizzetta@jsums.edu

Graduate Student Conference, Rhetoric, Race, and Readers
24th of April 2010 at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

*****UPDATE AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT*****

Call for Jounral Submissions: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Frederick Douglass--June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity solicits essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction essays, and original artwork (we print in black and wh

1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of Suffering (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suffer@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline: 4/5/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 4/5/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

Poetry and Poetics session, PAMLA Conference, Chaminade U, Honolulu HI, Nov. 13-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Gould Axelrod, session chair, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu

This session invited papers on poetry or poetics by April 5, 2010. Check pamla.org for details about the PAMLA annual conference. Submit proposals through the website or directly to me.

CLR James in Focus, 6th Workshop on Caribbean Theory and Criticism, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, April 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Clarke / UWI
contact email: 
richard.clarke@cavehill.uwi.edu

The work of the noted Caribbean scholar C. L. R.

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics, Durham UK (Deadline: 15 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Botha and Heather Yeung / University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

Department of English Studies and St John’s College, University of Durham UK
8-10 September 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

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