category: african-american

Recycling Myths, Inventing Nations 14-16 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
myth2010@aber.ac.uk

http://www.aber.ac.uk/myth2010/

DIASPORAS OF THE NEW WORLD : DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITE DES ANTILLES ET DE LA GUYANE
contact email: 
frederic-lefrancois@wanadoo.fr

The Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Languages, Arts and Humanities (CRILLASH) of the Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, welcomes proposals for papers for the 3rd Symposium of the Young

DEADLINE EXTENSION : DIASPORAS OF THE NEW WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
contact email: 
frederic-lefrancois@wanadoo.fr

The Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Languages, Arts and Humanities (CRILLASH) of the Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, welcomes proposals for papers for the 3rd Symposium of the Young

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Contact Spaces of American Culture: Localizing Global Phenomena

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 30, 2009

UPDATE: Transnational American Studies (6/15/2009; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.editor@gmail.com

Deadline for full consideration: June 15, 2009
(Manuscripts accepted on a rolling basis)
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Press/Reject!

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt and Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Reconsidering Consolation in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Elegiac Writing - NeMLA 7 - 11 April 2010, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Moore, Panel Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
4dwm5@queensu.ca

41st NeMLA Annual Convention
American/British Panel Category

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline July 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11.
We are especially interested in abstracts on the work of underrepresented groups, such as non-white, LGBT, female, non-western, etc. bands and musicians. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Cfp Transcultural memory - a conference (abstracts by July 21, 2009; conference held on Feb 05-06, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
transculturalmemory@gmail.com

Transcultural Memory

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Female Absence and the Expression of Black Masculinity in African-American Literature (April 7-11, 2010;due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA);Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure
contact email: 
johnsoly@dickinson.edu

Expressions of black masculinity in African American literature have evolved significantly over the centuries.

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

James Baldwin and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Spring 2011 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will address the question of James Baldwin's influence on American letters.

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Theorizing Compassion: Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Price, Mount Union College
contact email: 
priceaj@muc.edu

Theorizing Compassion:
Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

Panel to be presented at the 2010 meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Montreal, April 7-11.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Oscar Micheaux and the American West (9/30-10/3/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

This panel will explore Micheaux’s relationship with South Dakota and the American West.

The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works; CLA, spring 2010, New York; Deadline: 9/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Prothro Wright, Clark Atlanta University/Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu

Session: "The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works"

CFP: MP Journal (www.academinist.org/mp) Fall 2009 issue

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

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women’s studies.

Neo-Victorian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies e-journal, published by Swansea University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies (www.neovictorianstudies.com), an inter-disciplinary, fully peer-reviewed e-journal, invites scholarly and/or creative submissions on any topic related to the re-visioning of the

Collection on Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers (Proposals due 7/15/09; Essays due 11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Macon State College
contact email: 
marywearn@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

African-American Experience in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historian, Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States. The FCH-Media Arts and Culture SIS wishes to encourage scholars examining African-American agency and autonomy since Reconstruction in the South.

April 16-18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
THE RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE, NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
TRANSLATION:
PASSAGE TO WORLD LITERATURE
April 16-18, 2010

3rd Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

NCSA Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ncsa2010@earthlink.net

CALL FOR PAPERS

31st Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association
The University of Tampa, March 11-13, 2010, Tampa, Florida

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