category: african-american

[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

[REMINDER] Queering the Caribbean panel (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at Brownsville English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
EgadsConference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville is proud to host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday,

Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City: April 8 - 11, 2010, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Conference of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

People make cities and cities make people. Reductive as that claim is, it stands at the heart of much of the ethnic American experience. Immigrants originally inherit the cities in which they settle.

CFP Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identity"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY. John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

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

Post/Colonialism and the films of Claire Denis, February 2009

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: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

In Media Res: Gender, Race, and Popular Culture (November 13-14 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Bucknell University
contact email: 
jbp016@bucknell.edu

“In Media Res: Gender, Race, and Popular Culture”
November 13th-14th 2009
Bucknell University
Call For Papers/Abstracts

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry at 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2010 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3
Deadline: 15 December 2009

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

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

NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (March 10-13, 2010; abstracts due 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 17th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

SPECS JOURNAL--TOY ISSUE CFP: FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwo

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature--NeMLA, 7-11 April 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
41st Annual NeMLA Conference
contact email: 
nmmerola@gmail.com

"Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature"

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
lizzie.seal@durham.ac.uk

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?
Deadline for submitting potential items for review: 28 September 2009
Deadline for submission of the review: 15 April 2010

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

CFP: Adolescence in Film and Television (12/15/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
krhart@plymouth.edu

The “Adolescence in Film and Television” Area Chair seeks individual-paper proposals for presentation at the 2010 National Convention of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associ

English Studies & Social Justice--PCEA Annual Conference (4/8/10-4/10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Abigail Aldrich / Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
PCEA2010@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
Annual Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Submission Deadline--January 31, 2010

The Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

[UPDATE] (Re-) Writing Caribbean History Through Literature. NeMLA 2010 abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
charlottewrogers@gmail.com

This panel examines the intersections of history and literature in 20th century Caribbean fiction.

African-Americans in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States.

REMINDER CFP: ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE NOVEL (DEADLINE 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal, CA
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

Call for Papers

Analytic Philosophy and the Novel

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

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