category: african-american

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 5: MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)
full name / name of organization:
Modernist Studies Association
contact email:
algreen@msu.edu

American Criminology & Penology

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

This panel seeks to explore the 2015 MMLA Convention theme of “Arts and Sciences” by examining the intersection between artistic representation and scientific (or, pseudoscientific) inquiry into crime and punishment.

Call for video presentations/lectures and Growl Posts

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

Premier Issue: The Politics of Home

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

UNCHAINING SELVES: The Power of the Neo-Slave Narrative Genre—A CALLALOO Call for Papers (Deadline: June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

CALLALOO invites papers for a special issue on Neo-Slave Narratives guest edited by Joan Anim-Addo (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Maria Helena Lima (SUNY Geneseo).

Extended Deadline: Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference in Portland, Jamaica
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable -- Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable: The Cultural Links between the Human and Inhuman

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Yoo-Hyeok Lee / Center for Locality and Humanities at Pusan National University (Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities

SAMLA Special Session: Afterlife in the African Diaspora: A Seminar/Workshop (Abstracts 5/15/15;papers 10/1/15;conf 11/13-15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

This seminar/workshop seeks to spark a critical conversation about how historical subjects and historical texts within the African Diaspora get re-fashioned, re-animated, and re-articulated, as well as parodied, nostalgized, and defamiliarized, to establish an afterlife for African Atlantic identities and narratives. Participants will consider how—as transnational and transhistorical sites of memory—particular performances (textual, visual, or embodied) circulate and imagine anew the meaning of prior personal and textual narratives liberated from their originary context.

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection, Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

With 5% of the world’s population, the U.S.

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

We seek essays that explore the intersection of literature and politics. This session is open topic. The deadline has been extended to April 6.

COLLABORATION & BETRAYAL

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA #87 -- Durham, North Carolina -- November 2015
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, "collaboration" has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit journal
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

[Update] PAMLA 2015--Special Session: Temporality and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015, Portland
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

Our panel explores the various temporalities at play within the binary realms of childhood and adulthood with the aim of rethinking its teleology of 'growing up' from temporal perspectives.

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

MSA 17 PANEL SESSION: MODERNISM + RURAL REVOLUTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lamar Reece Holler and Brooke Stanley (University of Pennsylvania) and Jason Bell (Yale University)
contact email: 
ruralmod@gmail.com

This call seeks papers on modernism’s involvement with and response to rural revolutions in the 20th century for a panel or panel series at the 2015 MSA Meeting in Boston.

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Modernism in the Green, Deadline April 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association November 19-22, 2015
contact email: 
mkonkol@ncf.edu

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens, from public and national parks to vacant lots, suburban gardens, and botanic displays.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Here is the link to our electronic journal page: http://thesefragilelilacs.wix.com/poetryjournal
The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines

Freedom and Justice: A Call to Action

full name / name of organization: 
National Economic Association and the American Society of Hispanic Economists
contact email: 
nbanks@bucknell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS International Conference Sept. 18-20 Abstracts due April 6 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6 April 2015
- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES ON JAYNE CORTEZ & ADRIENNE RICH

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking good scholarly articles (20pp plus) on Adrienne Rich or Jayne Cortez for a volume in progress with a feminist and/or cultural-studies approach to these two poets.

Call for Articles on Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

Extended Deadline: April 6.

This is an open topic session. We seek papers exploring the intersections of literature and politics. Please send abstracts of 250-300 words.

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives York University: May 22-23, 2015, Please Submit by April 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Studies Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

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