category: african-american

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE]: Travelling between Centre and Periphery: Creating a Feminist Dialogue for the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
travelmobilitynetwork@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age (July 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the Edge," to HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," The Jazz Age’s presence in recent popu

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Cavender, Brandeis University
contact email: 
kcavende@brandies.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann - BMCC City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

[NEMLA] The Descent of Darwin: Evolutions in Literary Representation (April 30 - May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

Charles Darwin’s work transformed scientific knowledge in the nineteenth-century by offering new modes of understanding and classifying humans that had serious consequences for the studies of race,

Conference on Existentialism and Postcolonialism (October 10-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
expoco2014@gmail.com

"Existentialism and Postcolonialism”
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 10-11, 2014

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

[UPDATE] “Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

Special issue: Neocolonial Politics of Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter (journal)
contact email: 
aopitz@hpu.edu

The journal darkmatter is currently accepting articles that explore how racial politics born of colonial and neocolonial relations of production influence current debates about sustainability, food se

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

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

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

The Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability, Dec 1-3, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

This is a fully international, peer-reviewed conference held in Japan's City of Peace: Hiroshima.

[UPDATE] Challenging Media Landscapes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE NOW 20 JUNE 2014
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE

Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

[UPDATE: Deadline Extension] "The Undead" Abstracts due 6/13 (for SAMLA 11/7-9))

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

Fairy Tale Sensibilities and their Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86 Nov 7-9 2014 Atlanta GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Feminism’s theorists more and more have turned their focus on fairy tales’ socializing power, as fairy tales serve as repositories for cultural attitudes regarding gender, class, the environment,

Call for Book, Art, Film Reviews on "the Gendered Politics of Art" (Aug. 15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for film, art, or book reviews focused on gender issues (the theme for the upcoming issue is “Representations of, by, and fo

[REMINDER] 2014 Queerness and Games CFP, June 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Queerness and Games Conference
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

Waves of change : women and American education in the South in the 1960s

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
hgoarzin@gsu.edu

Much has been studied about the major role played by women during the Civil Rights Movement but few have developed the place of education in the struggle for women’s equality in the South after 1965

[Update] In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - No

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of this year’s SAMLA conference, which will take place in Atlanta November 7-9, is Sustainability and the Humanities (https://samla.memberclicks.net/conference).

The 36th Annual Southwest Popular American Culture Association Annual Meeting, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
krdvorak@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular American Culture Association is now accepting individual paper, round table, and special topic submissions for our 36th annual conference.

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
memoryfrictions2015@gmail.com

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

Conference venue: University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Dates: 6-8 May 2015

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability (SAMLA 11/7-9 2014, Atlanta GA)

full name / name of organization: 
Geri Harmon/SAMLA
contact email: 
gharmon@ggc.edu

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability
SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA

Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Examination of the Harlem Renaissance at Home and Abroad, November 5 – 7, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine L. Adams / Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 18th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College.

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

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