category: african-american

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Call for Papers: GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

Original research articles along with abstracts are invited from scholars for Working Paper Series. The papers should be about 5000-6000 words.

Ninth Global Studies Conference - Rethinking Global Space in the Age of the Anthropocene: Futures of Ecological Interdependence

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

NINTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
30 June - 1 July 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA (Seattle, WA March 22-25, 2016)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

Individual paper and panel proposals that explore topics connected to food, eating, and cooking in literature, film, and other popular and American culture are now being accepted for the 37 th annual

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline: 11/01/15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Call for Papers: European Popular Culture and Literature
37th Annual Conference February 10 – 13, 2016
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/

2016 Diversity Conference - “Human Diversity and the Environment – Mapping Difference in the Era of the Anthropocene”

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Staging "America"

full name / name of organization: 
Brianna Wells, University of Alberta
contact email: 
blw@ualberta.ca

Narratives of U.S. nationhood have often been embedded in institutionalized cultural production, especially public performance or spectacle.

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a panel to be submitted for the 2016 conference of the Association for Higher Education in Chicago, August 11-14.

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

CFP--Transnational Cityscapes--Edited Collection (Abstracts due December 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Pattison, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
dale.pattison@tamucc.edu

Call for Papers
Transnational Cityscapes

James Baldwin Review (JBR) Vol. 2

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its second volume.

Global Avant-Gardes: Visual and Verbal

full name / name of organization: 
Barrett Watten / Wayne State University
contact email: 
b.watten@wayne.edu

Global Avant-Gardes: Visual and Verbal
ACLA, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University
Submission deadline: September 23
Submission portal: http://www.acla.org/node/add/paper

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Children's and YA Lit

full name / name of organization: 
M. Green-Barteet & M. Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

“Doing the Charleston”: Performing Racial, Gender, Sexual, and and Class Identities

full name / name of organization: 
30th Annual MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
2016melus@gmail.com

“Doing the Charleston”: Performing Racial, Gender, Sexual, and Class Identities in Multi-ethnic American Literatures and Culture

30th Annual MELUS Conference

Call for Papers

ACLA 2016 Seminar: Secularization and the Novel - Proposals Due Sept. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

The history of the novel is also, it would appear, a history of secularization.

redyns GREEN: Spatial Relationships e-Journal

full name / name of organization: 
redyns GREEN
contact email: 
robin.e.s.carter@gmail.com

Call for content: As a multi-disciplinary and multi-medium e-Journal, we invite traditional and non-traditional content such as: narratives, articles, letters, proposals, research, literature reviews

JAMES BALDWIN AND THE PERFORMANCE OF RACE, GENDER, AND IDENTITY IN THE ARTS

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
alsmith47@ua.edu

James Baldwin, one of the most eminent and evocative American essayists, novelists and playwrights of the twentieth century, would have been ninety-one years old on August 2, 2015.

IJHCS Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 3, December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

ACLA 2016, The Subject Positions of Religion, Literature, and Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Kitty Millet, ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Lateral: The Journal of the Cultural Studies Association (Articles due: November 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com) and Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gradcenter.cuny.edu)

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR MAY 2016 ISSUE

http://csalateral.org/wp/contribute/

Lateral: The Journal of the Cultural Studies Association

NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

This roundtable proposal seeks to expand the conversation on sound studies in literature.

[[UPDATE]] CFP: “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

full name / name of organization: 
Jami Carlacio / NEMLA Conference, Mar 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

Since the era of slavery and continuing through the present, Black women have articulated a vision of freedom, equality, anti-racism, and racial uplift, drawing from Scripture to sustain their work of

Call for Panelists -- Black Womanist Ethics and The Color Purple as Sacred Text -- Sept. 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison/ Housatonic Community College
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

Black Womanist Ethics and The Color Purple as Sacred Text
Call for Panelists --- Abstract Deadline, September 30, 2015

Rap and Hip Hop Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA Conference [Pop Culture and American Culture]
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association

37th Annual Conference February 10-13, 2016

ACLA 2016 Seminar on Poetry and Forgiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Berenato
contact email: 
tab3cz@virginia.edu

Please consider proposing a paper to the ACLA 2016 seminar on poetry and forgiveness.

See details below and at http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-and-forgiveness.

Serial Forms (ACLA Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this ACLA seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses; deadline, Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/2, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

• What Do Students Learn & How Do We Know They Have Learned It?: Closing the Loop Through Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses

Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in Eng. Classroom; deadline, 11/1/15; conference dates, 3/30-4/2/16, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Universal Design & Other Challenges: Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in the English Classroom

Service Learning in English Courses; proposal deadline Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/1, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst, College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Service Learning in English Courses—Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come?

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON

full name / name of organization: 
JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON
contact email: 
josaacdkdc@gmail.com

JOSAAC AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON, ASSAM (ISSN 2348-0602) invites article submissions by for its January' 2016 Issue.

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