category: african-american

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

We welcome proposals for books that consider American prose and poetry from interdisciplinary perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
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 Amsterdam

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

SCMS- New Orleans March 10-13 2011-- The 'Tyler Perry Discourse'

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Noelle Sheppard, University of California-Los Angeles
contact email: 
samshep@ucla.edu

This panel is for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference to be held in New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011.

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

CFP: Hemingway’s Short Fiction, Louisville Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
contact email: 
jabauserman@bsu.edu

While Hemingway’s fiction remains a focus for many critics, not every piece of fiction Hemingway wrote engenders ample criticism.

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

Proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions, round tables, or individual fifteen to twenty-minute presentations on the interface between literary studies and Christianity.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Haiti and the Americas conference [deadline extended to August 10th]

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
haitiandtheamericas@gmail.com

Haiti and the Americas: Histories, Cultures, Imaginations

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

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

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