category: african-american

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

Self-Denigration (MLA January 2011; Abstracts 3/5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Kreisel / University of British Columbia
contact email: 
deannakaykreisel@gmail.com

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

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

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels, MLA 2011: Los Angeles (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

[UPDATE] Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production ABSTRACTS DUE: JAN 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
English Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 March 13-14 with evening performance March 12th.

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film MLA 2011 Special Session Proposal (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

RAWI Conference CFP [1 Feb. 2010, 3-6 Jun. 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of Radius of Arab American Writers
contact email: 
conference2010@rawi.org

Arab American Art and Culture:
Challenges, Reappraisals, and Possibilities

POWER AND POLITICS

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science History Association_Urban Network
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Power and Politics

"Seeking Commonalities: Writing, Literature, and Criticism" Abstract deadline: January 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wiregrass Conference in English Studies
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

The conference is sponsored by Valdosta State University's English Graduate Student Association.

CFP for Panel - 2011 Big Berks Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kim T. Gallon/Sewanee:University of the South
contact email: 
kgallon@sewanee.edu

“GENERATIONS: Exploring Race, Sexuality, and Labor across Time and
Space”

This call for papers is for a proposed panel for the 2011 Berkshire

Labor and Migration in the Americas [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas, April 16-17, 2010

[UPDATE] Humor and the Great Divide--American Literature Association Conference, May 2010; submission deadline 20 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks proposals for this panel at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center, on May 27-30, 2010.

[UPDATE] CFP: With Laughter for All: Toward a New Anthology of American Humor-- American Literature Assn. (May; Jan 20 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
DSloane@newhaven.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks proposals for a round-table session at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center, on May 27-30,

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place, 10/1-3/10, Submission deadline 4/15/10

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

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

[UPDATE] Caribbean Enlightenment conference, 8-9 April 2010, deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

2nd Call for Papers: deadline extended to 28th February 2010

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 9th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Time and Space in Words and Music: The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum

full name / name of organization: 
The Word and Music Association Forum (WMAF)
contact email: 
wmaforum@googlemail.com

Call for Papers: “Time and Space in Words and Music”
The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, November 4-6, 2010

4th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

"Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th International American Studies Conference--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

Bringing the "Outsider" of Age Into the Classroom, Abstract Deadline 2/15/10, Conference=NWSA, Nov. 11-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association (Denver, CO, Nov. 11-14, 2010), http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php
contact email: 
lambeg@hiram.edu

Bringing the “Outsider” of Age into the Women’s Studies Classroom

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
Denver, CO
November 11-14, 2010

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Currently accepting submissions: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal.

Food Writings in American Literature--MLA 2011--Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Ehrhardt
contact email: 
juliae@ou.edu

This is a special session for the 2011 MLA: Food Writings in American Fiction.

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of Health, Illness and Disease

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Saturday 11th September – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

[UPDATE] The Global South: The 12th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, 25-27 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Hazel V. Carby
Special Guest: James L. Peacock

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Papers:
Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

"Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South"

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The editor of an essay collection, "Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South", is making a call for male contributors for an expansion of the manuscript, which is currently in developmental editi

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