category: african-american

Interdisciplinarity (1/25/10; 4/9-10/10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice" : Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Union for Democratic Communications
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

Call for Participation
Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference
"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice"

UPDATE: Creative Writing - UK (11/30/09; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

Call for Papers for the Tenth National Black Writers’ Conference, Thursday, March 25 – Sunday, March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College
contact email: 
bgreene@mec.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for the Tenth National Black Writers’ Conference – And We Heard the Thunder: Black Writers Reconstructing Memories and Lighting the Way.

The Trickster in American Literature and Culture American Literature Association Conference 5/27/10-5/30/10 San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Kohl, Fordham University
contact email: 
tashakohl@yahoo.com

A Panel for the Annual Conference of the
American Literature Association
San Francisco 5/27/10-5/30/10

The Trickster in American Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] Natures 2010 abstract deadline [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
La Sierra University
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

REMINDER--Deadline for Natures 2010 abstracts is December 1, 2009.
Conference date: February 19, 2010
Location: La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)

[UPDATE] Spotlighted Scholars - Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for Performance Studies
contact email: 
overexposure@tft.ucla.edu

SPOTLIGHTED SCHOLARS AWARD

The Second Annual National Graduate Student Conference in Performance Studies, hosted by the UCLA Center for Performance Studies

The Art of Scandal

full name / name of organization: 
The History of Art Graduate Student Association at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
ArtofScandal@gmail.com

Scandal has long played an essential role in the critical and historical reception of art.

Final reminder, abstract deadline 1st December 2009. Caribbean Enlightenment conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

Final reminder, deadline for abstracts 1st December 2009

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
ashbydj@muohio.edu

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

3rd Global Conference: Forgiveness - Probing the Boundaries (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Forgiveness - Probing the Boundaries

Thursday 15th July 2010 – Saturday 17th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

1st Global Conference: Revenge (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Revenge

Thursday 15th July 2010 – Saturday 17th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] AADS Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

CFP—The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference

MyTerritory - Saturday 24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester, UK
contact email: 
Myterritory@le.ac.uk

Following on from two hugely successful recent conferences, the 2010 School of English postgraduate conference at the University of Leicester will address concepts of personal territory, in any of its

Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy" (submissions due 1/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
A Literary Journal for Masters Students/New York University Evening Papers
contact email: 
ruminations.submissions@gmail.com

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism.

Open Topic Panel on Pauline Hopkins at the 2010 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco May 27-30

full name / name of organization: 
John Gruesser/Pauline Hopkins Society
contact email: 
johngruesser@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Open Topic Session on Pauline E. Hopkins.

All Topics: journal issue (The AnaChronisT, 03/16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT journal invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in 2010.

Performing Colonial Modernity - 18 & 19 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
thomasandrewlloyd@yahoo.co.uk

'PERFORMING COLONIAL MODERNITY'

Global Financial Capital and New Realisms

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting at New Orleans
contact email: 
Ipek_Celik@brown.edu

The recent economic crisis coincides with flourishing of new realism across different media in Europe and North America [Frazen’s The Corrections in literature (2001), Audaird’s The Prophet (2008)

[UPDATE] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 2ND 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

CFP for BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera: An International Film Journal/Indiana University Press
contact email: 
L.H. Stallings (lhortons@indiana.edu)

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue on “Sexuality and Eroticism in Black Film, Cinema, and Video” to be published in Fall 2011.

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

Call for Papers: Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century [Update]

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

“Cities of God” in Ethnic Literature: The Roles of Religious Communities (MELUS 2010; deadline 11 December 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson, U of Tennessee / MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for a panel on the depiction of religious communities in ethnic U.S. literatures for the 2010 MELUS Conference at The University of Scranton (PA).

[Update] CFP: The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute's 5th Annual Conference 2010 Theme: Education as a Right and Economic Driver

full name / name of organization: 
Armanthia Duncan/ The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change
contact email: 
drmcfrrn@memphis.edu

Call for Papers
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Fifth Annual Conference
2010 Theme:
Education as a Right and Economic Driver
April 8-9, 2010
The University of Memphis

[UPDATE] The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 23, 2009 [Deadline extended]

The Drawn Map -- CFP deadline December 20th, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at Northeastern University
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

The Drawn Map.
March 13-14, 2010
Northeastern University’s
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Martin Brückner,
University of Delaware

CFP (ALA Proposed Panel 5/27/10-5/30/10): "The Patriotism of the Mindless": Violence Against the Black Body as Patriotic Act”

full name / name of organization: 
D.H. Simmons
contact email: 
dsimmons@lovett.org

The title of this panel, borrowed from James Baldwin's "This Morning, This Evening, So Soon," suggests its emphasis.

PAMLA Conference, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010; special session proposal deadline Dec. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

UPDATE: African American Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: autobiography
contact email: 
sboyd@westga.edu

_a/b: Auto/Biography Studies_ invites submissions for a special issue focusing on African American life writing.

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fourth volume to be publish

Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.org

WATERMARK CALL FOR PAPERS

“Righting” and “Re-Writing” Wrongs" ACLA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Donig/ ACLA
contact email: 
ddonig@english.umass.edu

Each new textual creation is in some way a reflection or mimesis. All literary creations are beholden to some narrative ancestor, some antecedent form, some prior idea.

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