category: african-american

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30-April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel W Jekanowski / Concordia University & Kenneth Rogers / York University
contact email: 
rachel.jekanowski@concordia.ca

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism

SCMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
March 30-April 3, 2016

Individual proposals due: Aug 5, 2015

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

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

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02-10-15). A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 01/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

The Text as Being: Ontologies of Redemption, Repair, and Regret, ICLA Congress, 21-27 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the upcoming conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), the Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature, invites submissions for the following panel, "Th

Race and Comics: The Politics of Representation in Sequential Art | NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rponcecordero@keene.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015

Update to CFP for Barzakh's Spring 2015 Issue (3/5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh Magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

The editors of Barzakh Magazine are proud to present our new RAGE issue, featuring new work by Lydia Davis and other talented writers!

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Utopia on the Margins (NeMLA 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan, Boston College
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

“Utopia on the Margins”
Northeast Modern Language Association
Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

Cities, Centers, and Limits in Post-1945 American Literature (March 17-20, NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Clarke, Caroline Holland
contact email: 
tclar089@uottawa.ca, caroline.holland@mail.utoronto.ca

The city is a frequent topos in the literature of modernism and post-modernism, traceable from T. S.

Turn-of-the-Century African American Print Culture, 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Dietrich, NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
ladietrich4@gmail.com

Traditional format panel for NeMLA 2016 Convention in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection

Tuning Speculation III, November 20-22 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University / The Occulture Collective
contact email: 
unsound@yorku.ca

Tuning Speculations III, November 20-22 2015
HTTP://TheOcculture.Net/CFP-Tuning-Speculation-III-Toronto-20-22-Nov-201... http://twitter.com/occultures/status/620981592899616768

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London London, United Kingdom
contact email: 
daniel.steinbach@kcl.ac.uk

Call for Papers for an Interdisciplinary Workshop as part of the research project Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals and Belligerents during the First World War.

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference 2016 11/2/15; 3/10-13/16

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
incs@appstate.edu

Theme: Natural and Unnatural Histories
Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint (University of Southern California) and Elaine Freedgood (NYU)

March 10-13, 2016, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC
Hosted by Appalachian State University
incs2016.appstate.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Womack and Laura Fisher - C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amw202@pitt.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

Special Issue ‘African Returns' for African Literature Today journal (deadline 15 Sept 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Today journal
contact email: 
h.cousins@newman.ac.uk

This special issue will focus on literary texts by African writers in which the protagonist returns to his/her ‘original’ or ancestral ‘home’ in Africa from other parts of the world.

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching] Edited Collection- Popular Modernisms: Then and Now- Abstract Deadline- 7/26

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Florida SouthWestern State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now

Proposed Edited Collection
Abstract Deadline: July 26, 2015

The Land Has a Story

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

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M San Antonio
contact email: 
EnglishConference.tamusa@yahoo.com

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film
November 6, 2015
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

UPDATE. CFP: Edited Collection New Approaches to the Jazz Age

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

CFP: Edited Collection New Approaches to the Jazz Age.

[UPDATE] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bscalia@stmarys.edu

D.W.

iDMAA Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media Arts Association (iDMAa)
contact email: 
brigidamaher@gmail.com

iDMAA Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

CFP—The Sixties—PCA National Conference--October 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties—October 1 Deadline

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 2016
Sheraton Seattle Hotel

Journal Seeks Prose and Poetry

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

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

LITERATURE TODAY: Call for submissions for October 2015 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Literature Today
contact email: 
editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com

we are inviting submissions for
October 2015 issue of Literature Today. Theme of our October 2015
issue is 'Love'. You can send us poems, short stories and one act
plays on :

Special Topic: Faith and Violence in Literature (Spring 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Ooms / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
oomsj@mobap.edu

Intégrité (pronounced IN tay gri tay) is a scholarly journal published twice a year by the Faith & Learning Committee and the Humanities Division of Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO.

C19- (Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher and Autumn Womack- C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca and amw202@pitt.edu

The Progressive Era (1890-1920) occupies an unsettled place in Americanist literary studies, despite the period’s claims to forward-looking progress.

[UPDATE] Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (proposals due 8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Deadline Reminder: Presentation proposals are due no later than Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (to be held at Texas Christian University, i

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

CFP: New Writing - international creative / critical writing journal (Routledge) - (8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Seeking Teaching Tools Submissions for Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Barber-Stetson
contact email: 
claire.barber-stetson@marquette.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the “Teaching Tools” section of its website.

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