category: african-american

Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
contact email: 
hetrick2@illinois.edu

The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

ALIF Journal Special Issue ("The Other Americas") (Proposal 10/1/09, Article 5/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
ALIF: Journal of Comparative Poetics
contact email: 
idworkin@aucegypt.edu

Call for Articles—Alif 31
Submission deadline: May 1, 2010.
Proposal/abstract deadline: October 1, 2009.
Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics
on
“The Other Americas”

CFP: Animation Area (PCA/ACA conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Animation Area, PCA/ACA Conference 31st March-3rd April 2010
contact email: 
jwalker4@ucreative.ac.uk

Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
March 31st-3rd April, 2010

[UPDATE] CFP: “(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edite

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza -Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com; duranemilia@uniovi.es

Call for submissions

Abstract deadline extended to October 15th, 2009.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference, Nov. 20 & 21

full name / name of organization: 
Cultures of Recession, Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/culturesofrecession.html
NEW DEADLINE: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: September 7th, 2009

Breaking Atoms: Reading Hip Hop as Literature: (9/30/2009, 4/7-11/2010)

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

NeMLA 2010 Convention, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES ISSUE ON WORK, NOV. 6, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays from the humanities and social sciences on representations, cultures, and histories of labor and work.

African American Autobiography and the Archives: Teaching Students to Become Scholars (NeMLA Panel, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhondda Robinson Thomas, Clemson University
contact email: 
rhonddt@clemson.edu

Recent critical editions of texts such as Henry Box Brown's Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself (1851) and Harriet Wilson's Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2010 Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Digital Memories (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
digmem2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Digital Memories

Tuesday 16th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

Call for Chapters: Racial Profiling and Borders Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca

Additional chapters are sought on any aspect of racial profiling, surveillance and borders for a major collection to be published in 2010. All inter/national contexts will be considered.

New Perspectives on Martin R. Delany (NeMLA Panel, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Pittman / The George Washington University
contact email: 
epittman@gwmail.gwu.edu

The publication of Robert S. Levine's Martin R.

HERA: Humanities Education & Research Association, El Paso, March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education & Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu, rweber@utep.edu

Call for Papers:
Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space
March 11-13, 2010, Camino Real Hotel, El Paso, Texas

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
Keynote: Carol Adams

1st Global Conference: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2010; Salzburg, Austria)

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

1st Global Conference
Magic and the Supernatural

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

CFP- "Johnny Got His Pen" submissions - 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Students of the Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, CSULB
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

Johnny Got His Pen: Artists involvement in peace and war.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Thanks to all who submitted during the first round call! We still have room for presentations in the American Studies area, final deadline December 15th, 2009.

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] SW TX PCA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SW TX PCA UPDate

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Tucker/SW TX PCA Conference
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America, (ASECS, 3/18-21 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Wisecup/University of North Texas
contact email: 
kelly.wisecup@unt.edu

During the eighteenth-century, British Americans celebrated commodities from tobacco to sugar cane in georgic poems, displayed their cosmopolitan sensibility in narratives of inter-colonial travel, an

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Individual and Collective Memory in Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Literature (NeMLA; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Evans / University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
sevans@umassd.edu

This panel seeks papers that investigate the ways contemporary multi-ethnic writers negotiate multiple sites of memory, relating any literary genre to current theories of memory, nostalgia, commemorat

Slave Narratives in the Early Americas: 8/31/09 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands May 13-16, St. Augustine, FL
contact email: 
Nicole N. Aljoe n.aljoe@neu.edu

"Slave Narratives in the Early Americas before 1845:Beyond Equiano and Douglass"

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Cinema and Landscape International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape International Conference
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

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