category: african-american

[UPDATE] Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept., GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Lepri / English Student Association, Graduate Center-CUNY
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

Deadline Extended to December 8th!
Trance: March 5-6 2015

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We’re categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren’t such a persistent impulse.

CFP: American Writers in Exile [UPDATE: ABSTRACT by January 12, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival -- Friday, April 24

full name / name of organization: 
2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

SCCC’s annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing is seeking proposals for workshops and craft panel discussions geared towards undergraduate and beginning writers.

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800, 9-11 July 2015 (Abstracts due 7 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Contemporary American Poetry and Science Panel for ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Quantum Metaphors and Fractal Verse: Intersections in Contemporary American Poetry and Science

[Reminder] Cannibalism in Fiction panel for ASLE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Assoc. for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conf. 2015
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

November 30th deadline

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibalism in Fiction

Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals (deadline Dec 10, 2014; ALA Conference May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on “Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals” for the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston,

[UPDATE] "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Caribbean Symbolic Forms (Abstract deadline December 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

VOl. IV Issue I Jan. 2015

Impact Factor: 0.978 (2014)

Age of Alterity: Age of the Other

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy
contact email: 
gtaylor2@pasadena.edu, smitcho@masonlive.gmu.edu

CFP

Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy

13th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, May 21-24, 2015

Negotiating Identity through Authentic Voice

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on English Studies
contact email: 
uaapacrim@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers

CFP - Student Access and Educational Equity: Community College Curriculum, Instruction, and Support

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey Donaldson, Ed.D/CI
contact email: 
submit4accessequity@gmail.com

New Directions for Community Colleges
Call for Papers: 2017 Issue
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Sites of Decay-March 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighth Annual Graduate Conference Literature, Politics and Aesthetics-The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University (SUNY),
contact email: 
sitesofdecay@gmail.com

Faculty Keynote: Julia Walker, Art History Department (Binghamton University)

After Extinction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), UW-Milwaukee
April 30-May 2, 2015

The human-animal boundary: exploring the line in philosophy and fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Sideways in Time [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives:

Special journal issue of Text Matters on 'Gothic Matters'

full name / name of organization: 
Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet, University of Lausanne
contact email: 
agnieszka.soltysikmonnet@unil.ch

Once considered escapist or closely linked to fantasy, the Gothic genre (or mode, as scholars increasingly call it) has recently begun to be explored for its material concerns and engagement with real

CFP: Reviewers needed

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear Colleagues,

UPDATE: CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

UPDATED with EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

[UPDATE] Studies in American Culture - Call for Submissions (Deadline 4/1/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Associations in the South
contact email: 
rcoleman@southalabama.edu

Call for Submissions

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