category: african-american

Radical Writes: Composition, Creative and Critical Writing, and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu

Radical Writes:
Composition, Creative and Critical Writing, and New Media
Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Finney Boylan

March 12, 13, 14, 2015
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

CSULA Significations 2015-April 24th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year's theme for Significations, the graduate conference at Cal State L.A., is "Generation(s)."

Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsrbookreview@gmail.com

Good Afternoon,

[UPDATE] Streams of Consciousness: Water, Sound, Land, Text

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 6th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 27-28, 2015

Streams of Consciousness:

[UPDATE] Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept., GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Lepri / English Student Association, Graduate Center-CUNY
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

Deadline Extended to December 8th!
Trance: March 5-6 2015

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We’re categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren’t such a persistent impulse.

CFP: American Writers in Exile [UPDATE: ABSTRACT by January 12, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival -- Friday, April 24

full name / name of organization: 
2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

SCCC’s annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing is seeking proposals for workshops and craft panel discussions geared towards undergraduate and beginning writers.

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800, 9-11 July 2015 (Abstracts due 7 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Contemporary American Poetry and Science Panel for ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Quantum Metaphors and Fractal Verse: Intersections in Contemporary American Poetry and Science

[Reminder] Cannibalism in Fiction panel for ASLE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Assoc. for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conf. 2015
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

November 30th deadline

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibalism in Fiction

Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals (deadline Dec 10, 2014; ALA Conference May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on “Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals” for the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston,

[UPDATE] "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Caribbean Symbolic Forms (Abstract deadline December 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

VOl. IV Issue I Jan. 2015

Impact Factor: 0.978 (2014)

Age of Alterity: Age of the Other

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy
contact email: 
gtaylor2@pasadena.edu, smitcho@masonlive.gmu.edu

CFP

Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy

13th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, May 21-24, 2015

Negotiating Identity through Authentic Voice

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on English Studies
contact email: 
uaapacrim@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers

CFP - Student Access and Educational Equity: Community College Curriculum, Instruction, and Support

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey Donaldson, Ed.D/CI
contact email: 
submit4accessequity@gmail.com

New Directions for Community Colleges
Call for Papers: 2017 Issue
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Sites of Decay-March 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighth Annual Graduate Conference Literature, Politics and Aesthetics-The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University (SUNY),
contact email: 
sitesofdecay@gmail.com

Faculty Keynote: Julia Walker, Art History Department (Binghamton University)

After Extinction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), UW-Milwaukee
April 30-May 2, 2015

The human-animal boundary: exploring the line in philosophy and fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Sideways in Time [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives:

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