category: african-american

[UPDATE] ALIF Journal Special Issue ("The Other Americas") (Proposal 10/22/09, Article 5/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
ALIF: Journal of Comparative Poetics
contact email: 
idworkin@aucegypt.edu

Call for Articles—Alif 31
Submission deadline: May 1, 2010.
Proposal/abstract deadline: October 22, 2009.
Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics
on
“The Other Americas”

UPDATE MATC Emerging Scholars reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Mid America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
scottirelan@augustana.edu and sconnell@trinity.edu

The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
GOING PUBLIC
Hyatt Regency Cleveland
At the Arcade
March 4-7, 2010

CFA: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature. Deadline: 1 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Costello, Philosophy Department, Providence College
contact email: 
pcostell@providence.edu

Book Title: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions to "Writing Our Hope"

full name / name of organization: 
Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
contact email: 
foster.dickson@mps.k12.al.us

"Writing Our Hope" is a bi-annual literary journal of creative nonfiction and poetry that publishes student work on themes of tolerance and equality.

The 41st Annual College English Association Conference, March 25-7, 2010-San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kmadison@uark.edu

Conference Theme:
Voices

“And in my voice most welcome shall you be.” As You Like It 2:4.87

"Music and the Written Word" January 16-17, 2010, Deadline Oct. 9

full name / name of organization: 
UC Santa Barbara Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM)
contact email: 
cjh@umail.ucsb.edu

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) is seeking submissions for the 2010 Music and the Written Word Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Ba

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

schomburg scholars in residence program

full name / name of organization: 
schomburg center for research in black culture
contact email: 
dlachatanere@nypl.org

SchomburgCenter for Research inBlack Culture
Scholars In Residence
Academic Year 2010-2011
T

CFP: "The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature - City University of New York
contact email: 
painconference@gmail.com

Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Call for Papers

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference:

[Last minute CFP] Seeing Things: Dreams, Visions and Hallucinations/ NeMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Strowe
contact email: 
astrowe@complit.umass.edu

This panel explores the connections between reality and imagined or imaginary worlds by examining the ways in which sight, and in particular the seeing of things that are not present or do not exist, contributes to knowledge and understanding.

CFP: Sargasso 25th Anniversary Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso, A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, & Culture 2/1/2010
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

S A R G A S S O
25th Anniversary Issue: 25 Interviews
Call for Interviews
suggested abstract deadline November 15, 2009
submission deadline February 1, 2010

Call for Proposals: Death and Representation, a One-Day Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Rochester
contact email: 
jmiddle2@mail.rochester.edu, vive@mail.rochester.edu

Death and Representation
Keynote Speaker: Dana Luciano, Georgetown University

[UPDATE] Muslims in American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne R. Richards/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
Anne_Richards@kennesaw.edu

Praeger has contracted with us to publish a three-volume reference set titled “Muslims in American Popular Culture” (2010/2011).

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship
contact email: 
nebula@nobleworld.biz

Nebula 6.3 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nobleworld.biz . The editors now invite submissions for Nebula 6.4 (December, 2009) with a manuscript deadine of November 5, 2009.

[CFP] Battleground States Conference 2010: War(s) and Peace - February 26 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
jphilpo@bgsu.edu

Battleground States 2010: War(s) and Peace will be held February 26th and 27th, 2010 on the Bowling Green State University campus.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. T 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

Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. T 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

General Call -- Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
graham@wblinc.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Spring 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
mcosdon@allegheny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS for SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN DRAMA
AND THEATRE, SPRING 2010

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Call for Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 2010
Section: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

International Conference: Creative Americas. Crossed perspectives on discourses and practices. October 6-7, 2010, Toulouse, Fran

full name / name of organization: 
Association Toulousaine pour la Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Amériques
contact email: 
ameriquescreatives@gmail.com

Sponsored by the “Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire, Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires” (LISST-Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Solidarity, Societies, Territories), the “Association Toulousaine po

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

Sights & Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary (June 4-5, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Sights & Sounds

Interrogating the Music Documentary

University of Salford

June 4-5, 2010

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - 5-7 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice
Brussels, Belgium
5-7 August, 2010

American Literature Association May 27-30, 2010 Science Fiction in the Caribbean/Latin American Diaspora Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa K. Braithwaite
contact email: 
akb1@mit.edu

When Junot Díaz’s protagonist in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) asks the question “What more sci-fi than the Santo Domingo?

Texting Obama: politics/poetics/popular culture, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 7-10 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
textingobama@mmu.ac.uk

An Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

TEXTING OBAMA: politics/poetics/popular culture

7-10 September 2010
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Critical Literary Regionalisms (ACCUTE Conference Montreal, May 2010) deadline Nov 15 09

full name / name of organization: 
Susie DeCoste, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
susiedecoste@gmail.com

Member-organized Session:
Critical Literary Regionalisms
Organizer: Susie DeCoste (Waterloo)

“Toni Morrison and The Circuits of Imagination,” / “Toni Morrison et les circuits de l’imaginaire” The Sixth Biennial Confe

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
paris.tms@gmail.com

The Sixth Biennial Conference will be held in Paris and the banlieue (Saint-Denis), France, a geographic move that marks the first biennial held outside the U.S., in keeping with the extensive

Graduate Symposium & Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle, Jan. 29-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art and Theory
contact email: 
gradsymp@interchange.ubc.ca

29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle

Call for Submissions:

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

full name / name of organization: 
Leo Riegert (Kenyon College) and Jack Shuler (Denison University)
contact email: 
shulerj@denison.edu

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation:
Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Keynotes: Carol Adams and David Clark

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Visions of the Future Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University
contact email: 
iagc2010@istanbul.edu.tr

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference
15-16 April 2010
Call for Papers

Deadline for Submissions: 22 January 2010

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