category: african-american

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Today in many societies, grief is considered to be an acceptable emotion.

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

"In Their Own Images: Visual Culture in African American Periodicals," September 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

African American periodicals such as the Indianapolis _Freeman_, _Colored American_, _Crisis_, and _The Black Panther_ emphasize the impact of images, as well as the printed word, in enabling black Am

CFP: PCA-Canada Conference 2014, Calgary AB, May 8-10 - submission deadline Dec 15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
4th Annual Conference, May 8-10, 2014

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

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

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 8-14, 2014

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

Announcing
The 2014 First Book Institute
June 8-14, 2014
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners (March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

A Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE CONFERENCE
March 27-29, 2014 in Arlington, VA

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Faulkner and Hurston Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Faulkner Studies, Southeast Missouri State U
contact email: 
cfs@semo.edu

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Hurston
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 23-25, 2014

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

Representa​tions of Race in the Early Modern Period, Feb 21-22, 2014, at the Univeristy of Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

American Literature Association Conference--25th Annual Conference--May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu; scm18@psu.edu

American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference

May 22-25, 2014

Hyatt Regency Washington
on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW

[UPDATE] - Mia Couto: A Critical Companion (Abstracts - 15 December, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Grant Hamilton & Dr David Huddart
contact email: 
coutocompanion@gmail.com

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CFP

Submissions are invited for an edited anthology of new and existing research on the work of Mozambican writer, Mia Couto.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: 59th Annual Conference for the British Association for American Studies (BAAS)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
baas2014@contacts.bham.ac.uk

DEADLINE for submissions EXTENDED to NOV 21st –
59th Annual Conference for the British Association for American Studies (BAAS). 10-13 April, 2014, University of Birmingham

Georgia and Carolinas CEA 7 - 8 February 2014 Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

We are interested in panels and papers that situate the idea of “connections” alongside challenges, developments, and innovations impacting the future of English scholarship, English as a professi

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com) Call for Entries (Research Papers/ Poetry), deadline 6th December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

CALL FOR ENTRIES (RESEARCH PAPER ABSTRACTS AND POETRY)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

[UPDATE] Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

***Abstract deadline extended to Monday 18th November 2013***

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

CFP for Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal (24 January 2014)

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

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Journal
ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 26 January 2014

[UPDATE] Particularity in North American Lit/Crit

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca; 11cw18@queensu.ca

Extended Deadline: we are now accepting proposals through November 20, 2013.

[UPDATE] Writing Spaces in the University - Deadline 11/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2014 Meeting
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

In Pascalian Meditations Pierre Bourdieu implies that the acquisition of cultural capital through the exercise of academic discourse simultaneously devalues alternative discourses.

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

Interrogating Colonization and New Politics, April 4th and 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Literary and Textual Studies Program
contact email: 
atlasbgsu@gmail.com

"It is generally recognized that the current era of globalization is one in which economics has triumphed over politics." - Brett Neilson, "Cultural Studies and Giorgio Agamben," New Cultural Studies:

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Thinking Makes My Head Hurt! Deadline January 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

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