category: african-american

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

CSC Journals (Call For Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
CSC Journals (www.cscjournals.org)
contact email: 
cscpress@yahoo.com

The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of every

Rethinking Poetics, Columbia University, NYC, June 11-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative
contact email: 
rethinkingpoetics@gmail.com

Rethinking Poetics

Columbia University, NYC
June 11-13, 2010

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative.

World Literary Review Issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Premiere issue of World Literary Review: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mary S. Comfort/ Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterda

UPDATE: Charles Chesnutt: The Past and Future, SAMLA (deadline: May 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 5-7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

“Charles Chesnutt: The Past and Future.”

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Drama M/MLA Chicago Nov. 4-7, 2010, Deadline June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Park, Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
spark@colum.edu

For the past twenty years, playwrights such as Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang, and Cherrie Moraga have found themselves becoming as common in the dramatic literature curriculum as O'Neill, Willia

Survey: Africa in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Himmelman, University of Cape Town
contact email: 
nhimmelman@gmail.com

Ph.D. student conducting survey on

African Studies
Africana Studies
Diaspora Studies
Caribbean Studies
African American Studies

Firsts in Mystery and Detective Fiction Abstracts by May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Martha E. Cook, SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
cookme@longwood.edu

FIRSTS IN MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION
This session seeks 15-minute papers in English on works
in English or any modern language in this genre, focused

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

2010 Rice University Graduate Symposium

Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 17th – 18th, 2010

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

Inspired by the host university’s setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme “A River Runs through Us” invites explo

Teaching with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Teacher
contact email: 
lclark@lagcc.cuny.edu

Teaching today is ubiquitously tied to technology; from K-12 through graduate school, today's classroom is increasingly digital, and the call to make it more so grows.

REMINDER: MPCA/ MACA DEADLINE 4/25

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa M. Smith-Riel/ Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

Twentieth Century Studies Popular Culture

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present European Journal of English Studies, Vol. 16

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

This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity.

Popular Architecture and the Built Environment, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Loretta Lorance / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net

Popular Architecture and Built Environment
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30, 2009

MP Journal: Feminisms 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

CFP Feminism 2010:

Issue 10.1, "Religion and Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (reconstruction.eserver.org) announces
Issue 10.1, “Religion and Culture” edited by Michael Benton and Nate Hinerman.

Women in Popular Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Popular Culture Conference/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

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World (no closing date)

full name / name of organization: 
IDEA: Interdisciplinarité dans les études anglophones
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-nancy2.fr

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World

CFP: Neo-Slave Novels; 5/10/10; SAMLA,11/5-11/7/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@Morgan.edu

Proposed Special Session
Contemporary Neo-Slave Novels: Re-envisioning Literary and Social Space
SAMLA, Nov 5-7, 2010; Atlanta, GA

Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths (February 17–19, 2011, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association
contact email: 
cskwiot@gsu.edu

Call for Papers / SASA 2011
“Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths”

UPDATE: Diasporic Dialogies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso
contact email: 
mcrohrleitner@utep.edu; seryan@utep.edu; mdailey@utep.edu

UPDATE:

DIASPORIC DIALOGUES

CFP UPDATE Interceptions: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
interceptions@googlegroups.com

Sponsored by the AHRC and run in association with the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and British Association of Modernist Studies, this one-day postgraduate-led symposium aims to provide a foru

Frederick Douglass After Emancipation, Special Session at the M/MLA in Chicago, Nov. 4-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Laski
contact email: 
g-laski@northwestern.edu

Though he is best known as the fugitive-turned-abolitionist, Frederick Douglass had a long career after the legal abolition of slavery.

CFP: Travelling South 9/22-26; deadline 5/14

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
admin@istw-travel.org

“Traveling South”: The Sixth Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

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

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

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

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

“Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry”

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoretic

@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

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