category: african-american

Urban Pests, Ecology, and Social Justice (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert/NeMLA
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

From the major urban parks of the 19th Century—like Central Park in New York and City Park in New Orleans—to today’s plethora of urban gardens, American city planners and residents have attempte

“Has Theatre ever been Secular?” (10/17/14; ATHE, Montréal, Québec, 30 July- 2 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Has Theatre Ever Been Secular?”
Session for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s 2015 Conference
30 July-2 August, 2015; Montréal, Québec, Canada

ACLA 2015 - Compromised Radicals and Failed Revolutions: The Unfinished Politics of the '70s

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, American writers have begun to return to the political and aesthetic moment of the late 1960s and 1970s.

HERA conference April 8-11, 2015 San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Beyond the Binary
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

ACLA 2015: "The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition" (March 26-29, SEATTLE)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
ndicecco@sfu.ca, lychee@yorku.ca

The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition

Rebecca Harding Davis Panels (SSAWW 2015 Philadelphia)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

SSAWW 2015

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young & Adele Parker/Salem State University & College of the Holy Cross
contact email: 
Stephenie young syoung2@salemstate.edu OR Adele Parker aparker@holycross.edu

ACLA Seminar: Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

Reminder: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

4/30-5/2/2014 NeMLA conference, Toronto; submit by 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Dealing with Academic Stress and Personal Crises

NEMLA 2015: Urban Ecology and the Postcolonial Global Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas, Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

This panel considers the specific role of urban environments in imagining postcolonial subjects’ relationship to the world.

Speculative Humanities: Steampunk to Afrofuturism

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

CFP: SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM

[REMINDER] World Literature/Immigrant Literature (NeMLA 2015) — DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

When asked about the influences of immigrant fiction on her own writing, Jhumpa Lahiri told the New York Times, ‘I don’t know what to make of the term ‘immigrant fiction.’ […] If certain boo

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

CfP: "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

[UPDATE] Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature (NEMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

From Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera to Toni Morrison’s Home, symbolic representations of "home" mediate between the individual and the various geogr

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

[Reminder] Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (Abstract deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Maleda Belilgne/NeMLA
contact email: 
mbelilgn@umbc.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
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.

[UPDATE]: What's Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means to

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds NeMLA Roundtable - proposals 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ellenmoll6@gmail.com

We welcome proposals for 10-minute roundtable presentations on "Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds" for the upcoming Northeast Modern Language Association Conference in Tor

Annual World conference on Women's studies (WCWS) - 2015

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM Conferences
contact email: 
info@womenstudies.co

Call for papers – WCWS 2015

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

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Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

CFNom: Rollins Popular Culture Book Award (11/1/14)

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

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\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

CFP: Captivity Studies Proposal Due November 1, 2014

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

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
Theme: “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American
Culture”

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE:11/15/14

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

The quint’s twenty fifth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

CFP Interactions Journal vol. 24 Deadline: October 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Ege Journal of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

Annual deadline : October 15

REMINDER (abstracts due 15 October 2014): SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE, 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: [updated] Special Issue of Popular Music and Society on Randy Newman (1 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

POPULAR MUSIC AND SOCIETY
CALL FOR PAPERS
(UPDATED)

Special Issue:
Randy Newman’s Work

Edited by Robert Brazeau and Michael Borshuk

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