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2010 Black New England Conference, Submissions Due June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Center for New England Culture
contact email: 
jerrianne.boggis@unh.edu

2010 Black New England Conference
Thursday, October 14th - Saturday, October 16th 2010
Holloway Commons, University of New Hampshire, Durham

The Politics of Race:

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Call for submissions to Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University, Department of English
contact email: 
ddonatac@brandeis.edu

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference

Placing the Archipelago: Interconnections and Extensions

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso - A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Languages and Culture
contact email: 
sargassoplace@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: August 30, 2010

[UPDATE] Feminism 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] Harriet Beecher Stowe Bicentennial Essay Collection (7/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip J Kowalski/Wake Forest University
contact email: 
philip.j.kowalski@gmail.com

Essays are still needed for the proposed collection of essays commemorating the bicentennial of Stowe's birth in 2011.

Call For Contributions--Crafting Identities, Remapping Nationalities: The English-Speaking World in the Age of Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
GRAAT, Université François Rabelais, France / The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
Cécile Coquet-Mokoko: ngelele@noos.fr

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS--Collection "STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY : CULTURE, POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD, 1870 TO THE PRESENT" at Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.

Final CFP: The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

A Collection of Stories Authored by Indian Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Neerja Arun and Dr. Rakesh Saraswat
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@yahoo.com

Time and again Indian Diaspora has penned down experiences in the form of stories and novellets. These writings portray their socio-cultural experiences in the host country.

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010) EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/2/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Since Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s first clinical naming of “masochism” as a perversion located in men in 1890, masochisms and masochists have been approached through a variety of lenses: scientif

Society for Textual Scholarship Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference March 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mkirschenbaum@gmail.com

The Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work:

[UPDATE] 2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
contact email: 
hiphopshakespeare@gmail.com

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

[UPDATE] Society for the Philosophical Study of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Allan Johnston / Society for the Philosophical Study of Education
contact email: 
ajohnst2@depaul.edu

Call for Papers and Panels

The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 20 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trickster - Academic Journal of Intercultural Studies
contact email: 
frederick.fabris@gmail.com; trickster@lettere.unipd.it

The ninth issue of "Trickster" provocatively addresses the topic of identity from a pathological point of view, as it were: "The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures." The Jour

The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 20 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trickster - Academic Journal of Intercultural Studies
contact email: 
frederick.fabris@gmail.com; trickster@lettere.unipd.it

The ninth issue of "Trickster" provocatively addresses the topic of identity from a pathological point of view, as it were: "The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures." The Jour

Ain't Got No Money: The Blues and Social Class, PCA/ACA, San Antonio, TX, April 20-23 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bluesabstracts@gmail.com

The blues is a truly American aesthetic, political, spiritual, and social force, and the blues is a musical art form with traditions in both rural and urban environments.

Archives, Texts, and Memory (Re)Connecting Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Aalexander. Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
Benjamin.Alexander@qc.cuny.edu

Archives, Texts, and Memory
(Re)Connecting Modernism

(Re)Connecting Modernism: Archives, Texts and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

Archives, Texts, and Memory
(Re)Connecting Modernism
Panel Proposal, MSA 2010
Vancouver, BC

The Politics of Plotting - Society of Early Americanists, March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

This panel at the Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists (Philadelphia, 3-5 March 2011) proposes to bring together a group of papers analyzing the plots of early American literature.

International Journal of Engineering (IJE) 23-04-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals
contact email: 
info@cscjournals.org

journals_and_collections_of_essays
theory


International Journal of Engineering (IJE)
ISSN (Online): 1985-2312

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] Popular Fiction

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

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] "Multilingual Realities in Translation"

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

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

[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

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