category: african-american

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public (September 24-27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap7.greenville@gmail.com

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public
September 24-27, 2015
Hosted by Clemson University at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
andrea.frankwitz@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

The Opposites of Modernism, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Baines, University of Evansville
contact email: 
rb211@evansville.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of revolution, this panel will consider one of the necessary preconditions for revolution: opposition.

Modernism's Child Conference - 20th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
modernismschildconference@gmail.com

Modernism’s Child

One-Day Conference
April 20th 2015
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Biography and/as Experimental Fiction, 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
Julia.Lajta-Novak@sbg.ac.at

This one-day conference deals with intersections of biography and/as experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2015 Submission Deadline Extended to February 21st 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due EXTENDED: Saturday 21 February 2015

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies DUE Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Love/University of Georgia
contact email: 
blove@uga.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
Identities, Gender Performances & Pedagogical Practices of Black and Brown Lesbian Educators

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
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“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

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[UPDATE] Introduction to Literature Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Introduction to Literature Blog
contact email: 
introductiontoliteratureblog@gmail.com

Introduction to Literature: Unique Approaches for Teaching Commonly Assigned Texts is a newly developing blog page which will feature blog posts that include theoretical foundations and assignment spe

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

Subversive Lehigh Valley Journal-- Call for Papers

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

Lehigh Valley Vanguard is seeking submissions of critical prose which showcase community-oriented and/or activist work that provides social commentary on diverse dimensions of human suffering, such as

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Call for Book Chapters: Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia Perimeter College
contact email: 
lauren.curtright@gpc.edu

Conventional deployments of the term “sustainability” emphasize “avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines this word.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

[REMINDER] International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Call for Papers Journal Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397)
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in February 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

CFP for the Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus at NWSA- on "Precarity"- FEB 6 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus; National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu; anson.kochrein@gmail.com; ochoakaup@gmail.com; pughallyson@gmail.com; mbspiege@asu.edu

The Trans/Gender­Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. The conference will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconson Nov. 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Update! We are very happy with the responses to our CFP, but have had requests to allow some additional time for submissions.

SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Performance, Praxis, Activism, and The Promise of Critical Pedagogy (Riverside, CA--May 21 - 24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gc.cuny.edu) & Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

The Performance Working Group (PWG) of the Cultural Studies Association calls for participants for two sessions at the 2015 conference in Riverside, California (May 21 - 24, 2014).

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