category: african-american

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
“Many Faces, Many Voices:

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
“Many Faces, Many Voices:

“The New Historical Romances”: Representing America in Historical Fiction of the 21st Century (12/12/14, 6/11-13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing and Literature Conference, University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
anne.myles@uni.edu

In its first year of publication, the North American Review decried the new nation’s “literary delinquency” and called for the development of a distinctly American literature.

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins at the ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

The Pauline E. Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 26th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, May 21-24.

Panel One:

[UPDATE] Deadline extended- Rhetoric & Technical Communication, (11\9\14; 2/11-14/15)

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

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

[UPDATE] Food & Culture DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

Individual paper and panel proposals related to Food and Culture are now being accepted for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be held in Albuquerque, NM.

Senses and Spaces: II International Conference in Transatlantic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard
contact email: 
transatlanticstudies2015@gmail.com

SENSES AND SPACES: II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC STUDIES
May 1st - 2nd 2015
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard (Cambridge, MA)

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, 4/10/15 (Deadline: 2/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, Collin College
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

Call for Papers
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference

Collin College, Spring Creek Campus
Plano, Texas

Friday, April 10, 2015

Reminder: CFP: First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
EAAS Women’s Network
contact email: 
eaaswomensnetwork@gmail.com

CFP: First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium
The State of the Nation: American Women in the Twenty-First Century
Marie Curie-Skłodowska University
Lublin, Poland
Friday, March 27, 2015

UPDATE: New Deadline: November 9: Call for Papers: World Literature at CEA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com (Coretta M. Pittman)

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

THE MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

THE MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her circle, including Zora Neale Hurs

28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, March 27-28, 2015.

Scholars of the Culture: The Women of Hip-Hop

full name / name of organization: 
Wiley College
contact email: 
agengel@wileyc.edu

The 2nd Annual Scholars of the Culture: The Wiley College Conference on the Hip-Hop Experience will be held at Wiley College in Marshall, TX, on March 20-21, 2015.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

[UPDATE] 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015 DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

We are pleased to announce that the official website for the 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media “Serialities 1915/2015” has just gone live!

Performing the Accidental Archive - 17 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
yutpsgsa@gmail.com

Performing the Accidental Archive, the fourth annual York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium, invites submissions for papers, installations, performances, manifestos

Perspectives on Power : Textual and Cinematic Representations March 27-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
contact email: 
umdsllcgradconf@umd.edu

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

[UPDATE] American Writers in Exile: Edited Collection; Abstracts 11/17/14

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

American Writers in Exile

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
“UNBEARABLE”
KEYNOTES: LAUREN BERLANT (Chicago) and LEE EDELMAN (Tufts)

Art and Freedom of Expression - Deadline November 26

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue 8 will shed light on how different artistic forms and strategies may advance freedom of expression and be used to confront censorship in contexts worldwi

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism at Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

“Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Action Writing: The Politics of American Literature, 1960-Present

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck University, London
contact email: 
actionwritingbbk@gmail.com

Friday 3rd July 2015
Keynes Library, Birkbeck University
Keynote Speakers: Dr Martin Paul Eve (University of Lincoln) and Dr Michael Hrebeniak (University of Cambridge)

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studi:9th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studies: Engaging the Scholarly Spectrum

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (EXTENDED Deadline: 11.15.14)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

Addressing the conference theme of “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” this panel will explore the lives and work of women writers and activists whose socio-political vision found expression both in p

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

The Many Faces of Slavery: non-traditional slave experiences in the Atlantic World 21-22 May, 2015 University of Montpellier

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
manyfacesofslavery@gmail.com; lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Plenary speakers:
Professor Jacques de Cauna (CNRS/EHESS CIRESC)
Professor Herbert S. Klein (Columbia University)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Literary Fiction Stories - Blank Fiction Magazine - $50.00 Honorariums

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Magazine
contact email: 
benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction Magazine is looking for Literary Fiction stories for our next issue.

Check our submissions page for the finer details.

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