category: african-american

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Frances Cress Welsing, MD.

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

CSA Performance Working Group: Policing Crises Now

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference Villanova University (June 2-5, 2016)
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gradcenter.cuny.edu) and Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

Policing Crises Now: The Cultural Studies Association’s Performance Working Group invites submissions for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Villanova

MELUS sponsored panels at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

2016 Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 22nd Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles, works in p

“Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue June 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 humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Difference, Other, and Activism: A Colloquium on Expressions of Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature - 2/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte's Children's Literature Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unccharlotteclgo@gmail.com

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium exploring current trends of representation of diversity and expression of identity in children's and YA literature.

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

“Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres” for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Charles Johnson Society: ALA in SF 26-29 May '16; Proposals due 20 Jan '16

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Johnson Society
contact email: 
ellwbj@nus.edu.sg

The Charles Johnson Society invites proposals for papers on TAMING THE OX and other aspects of Charles Johnson’s oeuvre for the panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conferenc

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-Precarity Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the proletariat.

BTN Black Theatre Future Forward ~ 28th Annual S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Theatre Network
contact email: 
Avgreen@wm.edu or Artisia@yahoo.com

28th annual S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition
2016 CALL FOR PAPERS (For Undergraduate & Graduate Students)

Panel “East Coast/West Coast: Friends and Feuds” | ASA Nov. ‘16 | Abstract deadline 1/21/16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jg835@cornell.edu

LAST MINUTE CFP: PLEASE EMAIL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ASAP AND SUBMIT ABSTRACT BY 1/21/16

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: Social Networks as Intellectual Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn R. Johnson/ Dickinson College
contact email: 
africanastudies@dickinson.edu

Central Pennsylvania Consortium’s Africana Studies Conference:
#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

MLA 2017 Special Session: Modernism and Graphic Narrative (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] "Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31

http://2016newdirections.weebly.com/

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

Conference "The Environment and Human Migration: Rethinking the Politics of Poetry" Nov. 25 & 26, 2016; Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies, University of Bamberg
contact email: 
christine.gerhardt@uni-bamberg.de

The environmental crisis and intensifying migration movements are among the greatest challenges of our time, yet they are only beginning to be understood as interrelated.

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

the quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)
contact email: 
sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

Greenwood Publishing Group

Design in Humanistic Inquiry - Trans-Scripts Interdisciplinary Journal - Jan 15, 2016 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Thomas/ University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
thomash@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis

Constructions of Home: Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in American Literature - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

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