category: african-american

Asian American Literature - Ambivalent Precursors (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
merton733@gmail.com

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on critical reevaluations of Asian American literature before 1970.

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

Bodies in Motion: Corporeality & the Representation of Immigrants, Refugees & Other Diasporic Subjects (ACLA 11/13/09; 4/1-4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

This seminar seeks to explore connections and tensions between discourses of the body and discourses of diaspora, migration, exile, and transnationality.

Consumption: Pleasures of the Text, Materiality, and Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is
pleased to announce a new issue of its graduate student journal on the subject of:

Columbia Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (PROPOSALS DUE BY NOV. 13)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

New Anthology on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Cherie Ann Turpin and Anika Cazenave
contact email: 
cturpin@udc.edu or cherieannturpin@mac.com; anikacazenave@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays and autobiographical essays on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems.

New Anthology on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems

full name / name of organization: 
Cherie Ann Turpin and Anika Cazenave
contact email: 
cturpin@udc.edu or cherieannturpin@mac.com; anikacazenave@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays and autobiographical essays on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems.

Jazz and Film, a Love Affair (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Jazz and Film, a Love Affair”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

CFP Film and History Panel at the PCAs (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Film and History Area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
kmf33@pitt.edu

Film and History Area at the PCA/ACA National Conference (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)
'Seeing History in Experimental Film and Media'
March 31-April 3, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri

"Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday

reminder: Caribbean Enlightenment, an Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference, 8 - 10 April 2010, University of Glasagow

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

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 13, 2009

Velvet Light Trap #67 - Seeing Race: Our Enduring Dilemma - Due Date Jan. 30th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap/The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
adscahill@mail.utexas.edu

The Velvet Light Trap #67 - Seeing Race: Our Enduring Dilemma

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
an.kingsley@gmail.com ; mujumdar.a@neu.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for the 2010 Annual American Comparative Literature Association Meeting (New Orleans, April 1-4).

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

CENSORSHIP AND DISCOURSE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (16th-21st centuries) University of Rennes 2 ( France), 27-28 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, claire.charlot@univ-rennes2.fr

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Arts & Activism:Equality for All; Women's Studies Conference 3/18/10 CFP due 12/4/09

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marta McClintock-Comeaux/ Women's Studies Program at California University of PA
contact email: 
mcclintock@calu.edu

5th Annual Audrey-Beth Fitch Conference on Women’s Studies

CFP San Joaquin Valley Journal (01/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

March 26, 2010

Blaxploitation Films: What's Love Got to Do with It?

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (12/01/2009; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly
contact email: 
tromly@cc.umanitoba.ca

 

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (12/01/2009; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / California State University, Chico
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

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Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa
contact email: 
melanie-reichwald@uiowa.edu

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[UPDATE] Edited Collection: Linguistics & the Study of Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Bramlett/University of Nebraska at Omaha
contact email: 
fbramlett@unomaha.edu

Second Call for Proposals

2nd Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference

Evil, Women and the Feminine

Monday 3rd May 2010 – Wednesday 5th May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

SOUTHERN WRITERS/SOUTHERN WRITING GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS: JULY 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

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That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

[UPDATE] Trauma and Narrative: Intersections Among Narrative Study, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis -- ABSTRACTS DUE 12/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
The George Washington University -- Departments of English, Psychiatry, and Human Science, in association with the Washington Psychoanalytic Society
contact email: 
gwu.trauma@gmail.com

Nationalism(s) and Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood (15 Nov. 2009, 1 Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

This proposed collection of essays seeks to address the interplay between nationalism (or nationalisms) and cultural memory in a range of texts for or about young people, including books, periodicals,

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