category: african-american

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Female Absence and the Expression of Black Masculinity in African-American Literature (April 7-11, 2010;due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA);Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure
contact email: 
johnsoly@dickinson.edu

Expressions of black masculinity in African American literature have evolved significantly over the centuries.

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

James Baldwin and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Spring 2011 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will address the question of James Baldwin's influence on American letters.

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Theorizing Compassion: Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Price, Mount Union College
contact email: 
priceaj@muc.edu

Theorizing Compassion:
Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

Panel to be presented at the 2010 meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Montreal, April 7-11.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

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

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Oscar Micheaux and the American West (9/30-10/3/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

This panel will explore Micheaux’s relationship with South Dakota and the American West.

The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works; CLA, spring 2010, New York; Deadline: 9/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Prothro Wright, Clark Atlanta University/Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu

Session: "The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works"

CFP: MP Journal (www.academinist.org/mp) Fall 2009 issue

full name / name of organization: 
MP: an Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women’s studies.

Neo-Victorian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies e-journal, published by Swansea University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies (www.neovictorianstudies.com), an inter-disciplinary, fully peer-reviewed e-journal, invites scholarly and/or creative submissions on any topic related to the re-visioning of the

Collection on Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers (Proposals due 7/15/09; Essays due 11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Macon State College
contact email: 
marywearn@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

African-American Experience in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historian, Special Interest Section on 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. The FCH-Media Arts and Culture SIS wishes to encourage scholars examining African-American agency and autonomy since Reconstruction in the South.

April 16-18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
THE RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE, NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
TRANSLATION:
PASSAGE TO WORLD LITERATURE
April 16-18, 2010

3rd Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

NCSA Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ncsa2010@earthlink.net

CALL FOR PAPERS

31st Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association
The University of Tampa, March 11-13, 2010, Tampa, Florida

"Communal Modernisms" Panel at 2010 NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Emily M. Hinnov, Assistant Professor of English, BGSU Firelands
contact email: 
ehinnov@bgsu.edu

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

"Communal Modernisms"

Doctoral and Masters Level Dissertation & Unpublished Scholarly Works

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

Journal of Transnational American Studies--Special Forums

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies--Special Forums
contact email: 
JTAS.special.forum@gmail.com

The Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS) invites proposals for Special Forums in upcoming issues.

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

UPDATE Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa: the step forward.

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
D.Merolla@hum.leidenuniv.nl

UPDATE: Abstracts (300 words): deadline August 31, 2009
Conference Papers (20 minutes, 2500 words): deadline November 20, 2009
Essays for publication (6.000 words): deadline 30 March, 2010

The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

Bearing Witness: Memory, Representation and Pedagogy in the Post-Holocaust Age, Shenandoah University, VA, April 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
contact email: 
pschweit@su.edu

Bearing Witness: Memory, Representation, and Pedagogy
in the Post-Holocaust Age

Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA), April 12-13, 2010
Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: The Erotic - Exploring Critical Issues (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
The Erotic - Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 6th November - Sunday 8th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

New Formalism, Aesthetics, and American Literary Studies - NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhannum@mail.rochester.edu

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

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