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Never-Yet-Forever US South panel for SASA 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:39pm
Southern American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

“The Never-Yet-Forever U.S. South: Migrations and Circulations of Contemporary Southern Media”
(Southern American Studies Association Biennial Conference, March 2-4, 2017, The College of William & Mary)

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:54pm
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D., Canisius College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines. 

Abstract Due Dates: Preference will be given to abstracts received by October 15, 2016 and should be no longer than 300 words. Please also include a brief biographical statement and a CV.

CFP: Black Performing Arts (Popular Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, 12-15 April 2017)

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:37am
Michael Borshuk
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Black Performing Arts:  Sound, Movement, Image, Text

 

Popular Culture Association

2017 Joint National Conference

 

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 W Harbor Dr,

San Diego, CA 92101

 

April 12-15, 2017

 

Call For Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

DEADLINE:  October 1, 2016

 

Special Journal Issue on Beyonce's Lemonade

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:35am
Venus Evans-Winters - Illinois State University and Jennifer Esposito- Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Call for Proposals - Special Guest Edited Issue of

Taboo: The Journal of Culture & Education

 

Lemonade:

Black Womanhood, Identity & Sexuality

 

Guest Editors:

 

Venus Evans-Winters, PhD

Illinois State University

 

Jennifer Esposito, PhD

Georgia State University

Seeking Review Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:20pm
Chris Vanderwees, Reviews Editor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Canadian Review of American Studies, a journal published by the University of Toronto, is seeking review articles for upcoming issues. Typically, a review article surveys three recently published books that explore similar or intersecting themes, summarizing the main issues raised between texts and offering a critical perspective of the given field.

CRAS is currently accepting review article submissions on a wide range of topics in the context of American literature, culture, and politics.

Please contact the Reviews Editor, Chris Vanderwees, with any questions or suggestions pertaining to review articles.

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The Medieval History of Attention

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:24pm
Michael Raby, McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

CFP: The Medieval History of Attention (A Roundtable)

52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 11-14, 2017

Conflicting Memories: Arts, History, Commemorations

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:32am
Université du Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Conflicting Memories: Arts, History, Commemorations

FAMAH Conference (3L.AM / CERHIO)

Université du Maine (Le Mans), 6-7 avril 2017

 

CFP: Articles on Radicalism

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:24am
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

NeMLA 2017 Roundtable: Race in the American University Classroom

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:02pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

We invite participants to discuss how attitudes about race influence and challenge the classroom environment in American universities. Questions to consider: How does the current post-racial discourse influence discussions of race in historical and contemporary contexts? What pedagogical strategies have been successful? What has not worked? In what ways do both students and instructors contextualize race within the classroom and in the larger university setting?

For more information contact Johanna Rossi Wagner at jrwagnerpsu@gmail.com.

To submit, go to the NeMLA CFP list: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16433

Men of Color in Film, Media and Music

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 17, 2016

CFP: Men of Color in Film, Media, and Music

Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival (August 31-September 4, 2016)

Abstract Deadline: July 17, 2016 (Notification within 48 hours of submission).

www.longbeachindie.hollywoodpost.com

Black/African-American Hair Stories

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
Clarissa West-White/Everyone Has A Story
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

I seek additional stories about being Black and having natural hair. I have collected 14 essay thus far, but would like to have 20.

Black Men: Living & Loving In Spite Of...

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
Clarissa West-White/Everyone Has A Story
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

In light of continued violence upon Black and Brown bodies, I am concerned about the physical, emotional, and psychological toll such attacks will have on the collective Black male conscience. In an attempt to soothe a friend's pain I mentioned that survival is part of the Black man's experience in America. We have seen them bounce back higher and stronger throughout the course of history. Many of these historical episodes have however left them absent from the collective. Martyrdom is frequent in Black history, but all men of color cannot be sacrificed so that the collective can enjoy American life. It is also obvious that they must do more than just survive, they must be allowed to thrive and soar.

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