category: african-american

]Update] Collection on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Del Guercio
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks one 20-25 page essay on Edgar Allan Poe and slavery to complete a collection of essays that will be a part of new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield).

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

New Critics V: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--abstract due March 3

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting 150-word abstracts for the firth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference.

[UPDATE] English Studies as Archive and as Prospecting - Zagreb, 18-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia
contact email: 
scvek@ffzg.hr

[UPDATE] CFP: ENGLISH STUDIES AS ARCHIVE AND AS PROSPECTING
(80 Years of English Studies in Zagreb)
International Conference
Zagreb, Croatia, 18-21 September 2014

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference (12 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the (Dys)Functional South

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

CFP: MLA 2015, deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division of American Literature to 1800
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Executive Committee for Division of American Literature to 1800 invites submissions to the following calls for papers for the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Transatlantic Maghreb in Comparative Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
MESA- Washington DC 22-25 November, 2014
contact email: 
aidrissi@purdue.edu

Transatlantic Maghreb in Comparative Contexts
MESA- Washington DC, 22-25 November, 2014

ELN 53.1: Sexing the Left

full name / name of organization: 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

“Sexing the Left”: English Language Notes 53.1 (Spring/Summer 2015)

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

Imperialism in/and the South (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

How and where does an American and/or U.S. (neo)imperialist logic map onto southern spaces? Given that recent critical work has considered the U.S.

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

Inverting imperialist rhetoric, Oswald de Andrade’s Manifesto Antropófago (1929) used metaphors of primitivism and cannibalism in his assertion of Brazil’s identity versus European postcolonial c

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings” ( MLA Convention, January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings”

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
a.weselinski@uw.edu.pl

The editors of Anglica: An International Journal of English Studies, a peer-reviewed annual print journal published by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, invite submissions for Vo

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Contemporary Fiction and the Wild, Wild Future (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron DeRosa
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu

Since the Cold War, the West has undergone significant changes in its perception of the future, from Fukuyama’s “End of History” to DeLillo’s “In the Ruins of the Future.” For instance, af

SWSW 2014 - 17-19 July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers/SouthernWriting Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

Southern Writers/Southern Writing
Graduate Conference
2014 Call for Papers

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Authority and Its Discourses [UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

update--contracted Essay Collection: Movies in the Age of Obama

full name / name of organization: 
David Garrett Izzo
contact email: 
Davidizzo@hotmail.com

Contracted essay collection:

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

PRESENTER NEEDED: African American and Russian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Annual MELUS Conference/Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Call for presenters to join panel, "Black and White and Red All Over: Literary Lineages and Allegiances between African America and Russia," at the 2014 Annual M.E.L.U.S.

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