“Goin’ Up Yonder”: Sounding a Secular/Sacred American South in Gospel Music Performance
Poems Invited for June 2017 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 30th Issue
Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice
Indiana University Bloomington
March 24-25, 2017
We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 15th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice,” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 24-25, 2017.
This conference aims to interrogate politics, rhetoric, and social justice in moments of national and international upheaval. We aim to address these terms individually, but also their entanglements across historical moments and geographical locations.
WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
Jillian Báez, Assistant Professor of Media Culture,
(E)racing Theory, (En)gendering Praxis
Graduate Student Conference
Department of Comparative Literature
March 2-3 2017
In her 1987 essay “The Race for Theory,” black studies scholar Barbara Christian asked if the rise
The quint’s thirty third issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 30th November 2016—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.
All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.
Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on Elegy guest edited by Joshua Bennett (Harvard University).
Who cannot think
our elegies are endless endlessly
and the words
we put to them too often unheard and hurried?
We don’t die. We multiply.
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 38th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 15-18, 2017
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of Captivity Narratives. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate (with monetary awards for the best graduate student papers) - or to simply register to attend the conference and its captivity narrative panels.
CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for the Volume 4, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in November 2016. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue. The journal features densely theoretical and analytical writings that focus on various aspects of English Studies which address/approach the research problems with methods of and insights borrowed from multiple established disciplines. Accepted papers will be published after peer-review process. This is an online electronic journal and there will be no hard copy of the issues. There are no publication fees or handling charges. The last date for submission is 15th November, 2016.
ALA Boston 2017
The American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2017
The Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA