category: african-american

Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 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
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[REMINDER] Women and the Gendering of Talk, Gossip, & Communication Practices Across Media

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon and Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com & mames@eiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for an anthology focused on gendered communication practices. (Articles need not be completed at this time to submit).

Cultures of Differences: National / Indigenous / Historical, May 24 to 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature will be hosted from May 24 to 30, 2010 by the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

CFP Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

full name / name of organization: 
The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Assoc. for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
rjzc46@mail.missouri.edu

Official Call For Papers – “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

full name / name of organization: 
Material Cultures: Technology, Textuality, and Transmission Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK, 16-18 July, 2010
contact email: 
ewhite@brookes.ac.uk

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

Second Annual Graduate Conference on Lit. and the Humanities at U. of Arkansas. April 9th, 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English at University of Arkansas
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Is Hip-Hop History? Conference February 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The City College Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education
contact email: 
eromero@ccny.cuny.edu

The Center for Worker Education at the City College of New York is proud to host its first hip-hop conference, Is Hip-Hop History?

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Call for Papers for the Annuals of the Next Generation Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African American Research and Policy
contact email: 
adaniels@caarpweb.org

Annuals of the Next Generation is a refereed, scholarly journal that seeks to provide a venue to showcase the next generation of African American scholars by publishing the research of

[update] Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

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

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