category: african-american

Panel- Orientalism and the Globalization of Africa, ASA December 1-3

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
awaugh@english.umass.edu

Call for paper proposals for a panel at the 2016 African Studies Association annual conference, December 1-3, in Washington D.C.

HARTS & Minds Issue 8 (2016): Science, Society, and Civilisation (Deadline 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

The Great Depression in Children's Literature: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge/Homerton Research & Teaching Centre for Children’s Literature, Cambridge University (UK)
contact email: 
sflh2@cam.ac.uk

Call for papers for a symposium at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University

Dates: Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th September 2016

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (May 15th, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality
contact email: 
htii@yorku.ca

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (2016)
Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality
York University, Toronto, Canada
http://ht.journals.yorku.ca

Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century

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

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

CFP: Diversity in Midwestern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
H-Midwest
contact email: 
editorial-midwest@mail.h-net.msu.edu

“The times they are a-changing,” but we are still quoting an old white male to describe the situation.

IASA: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, & Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media" Nov. 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
Alan.Gravano@outlook.com

Conference Theme: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, and Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media"

Date: November 3rd to November 5th, 2016

MLA 2017 January 5-8 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society
contact email: 
ccfreeburg@gmail.com

Melville and Black Lives Matter

Submissions for This Bridge Called Language Anthology [Deadline March 31, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
This Bridge Called Language Anthology
contact email: 
bridgecalledlanguage@gmail.com

This Bridge Called Language is currently seeking submissions.

Seeking short stories by women on theme of "chosen"

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of "chosen" or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

[UPDATE] “Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the defining boundaries of both “race” and “human” have been radically called into question, challenging us to rethink classificatory systems that found

Final Reminder: 2016 First Book Institute Applications Due 2/16

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2016 First Book Institute

June 5-11, 2016

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

UPDATE--ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Gary D. Rhodes, gdrhodes@gmail.com and Dr. Robert Singer, rlsngr99@gmail.com

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus.

General Submissions for College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2016 and 2017 (volumes 43 and 44).

[UPDATE] TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television (1 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Artenie and Ashley Szanter
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

Editors
Cristina Artenie (Universitas Press) and Ashley Szanter (Weber State University)

Crossings & Intersections - Interdisciplinarity, hybridity, intersectionality, intertextuality [UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
Faucssaconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
Crossings & Intersections
April 08 – 09, 2016
(submission deadline extended: February 29, 2016)
 

Contagion: 2016 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts October 13th-15th 2016 Columbia SC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconf@mailbox.sc.edu

“It is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another, as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not.” (Daniel Defoe, epigraph to Camus, La Peste)

“Feeling Real": Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities - May 5-6, 2016 (Deadline Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
Professor Steven LaValle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline February 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
book editor: Becky McLaughlin / book publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline: February 15, 2016
full name / name of organization:

[Update]: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education 3/9-3/11

full name / name of organization: 
National Society for Minorities in Honors
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

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Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

21st Century Black Intellectuals: Coates and Rankine

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Panel
contact email: 
stephli@indiana.edu

Claudia Rankine and Ta-Nehisi Coates have emerged as the most important black intellectual voices of the 21st century. This panel aims to explore their works from a variety of perspectives.

2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Rhetorics / Michigan State University
contact email: 
cultrhetcon@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
September 30 – October 2, 2016

What is Cultural Rhetorics?

Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8/16

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Fantasies of Contemporary Culture symposium, 23 May 2016 (deadline 22 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
debruinmj@cardiff.ac.uk, harmantl@cardiff.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Mark Bould (UWE Bristol)
Dr. Catherine Butler (Cardiff University)

UC Berkeley 5th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference. Deadline to submit: March 4.

Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE October 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2016]

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

Adoption in Contemporary Drama and Performance (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (guaranteed 2017 session)
contact email: 
mfedosik@princeton.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its guaranteed session at the MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA January 5-8, 2017.

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

While it seems as though the Euro-American culture is everywhere globally—from television shows to fast food restaurants, international trade treaties to sanctions and strikes—this conference expl

Queer at Camp

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Kidd & Derritt Mason
contact email: 
kbkidd@ufl.edu; derritt.mason@ucalgary.ca

The American Camp Association reports some 12,000 summer camps in the United States alone, and there are nearly a thousand more in Canada.

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