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Octavia E. Butler at ALA May 2017

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:06am
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

The OEB Literary Society plans to host two panels at the American Literature Association in Boston, May 2017. We invite prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

CFP SCS Issue 3, Winter 2017

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:06am
Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

 

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Winter 2017 issue.

We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. For Winter, we are especially interested in articles that deal with relations of power, control, and technology and their intersections with race, class, and gender. 

Some additional suggested topics include:

Race and Social Justice in Higher Education

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:06am
**SPECIAL ISSUE** Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“Unlivable Spaces”:

Race and Social Justice in Higher Education during the #BlackLivesMatter Era

 

Guest Editors:

 

Heather C. Moore, Ph.D.                                                                                                Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D.

Allegheny College                                                                                              Vanderbilt University

 

Literature across Frontiers- AJILE International Journal CFP

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:34am
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Literature across Frontiers- AJILE International Journal CFP

Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises (AJILE, E-ISSN 2456-1754), Volume 2, Number 1, invites scholarly articles and research papers from academicians, teachers and research scholars on “Literature across Frontiers”. AJILE is an international bi-annual peer reviewed electronic journal designed to give wings to the scholarly and academic aspirations of the literary community around the world. Each featured issue aims at furthering research and fostering academic deliberations clustered around a distinctive thrust area of contemporary literary and/or linguistic relevance.

 

Thrust Areas

“The Humanities As Activism”: The St. John’s University Humanities Review

updated: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 6:07pm
Michael Carosone, St. John’s University, NYC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The St. John’s University Humanities Review, Spring 2017 Issue

Special Issue: “The Humanities As Activism”

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2017

Guest Editor: Michael Carosone (http://stjenglish.com/michael-carosone)

Contact email: michaelcarosone@gmail.com

 

Call for Papers:

“The Humanities As Activism”

A Special Issue of The St. John’s University Humanities Review

Spring 2017

 

African American Arts: Activism and Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:30am
The Griot Project Book Series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Call for Chapter Proposals

The Griot Project Book Series- Series Editor, Carmen Gillespie

African-American Arts: Activism & Aesthetics

Editor: Sharrell D. Luckett

Publication projected for summer of 2017

Email: afamartsbook@hotmail.com

 

ALA 2017 Pauline E. Hopkins Society panels on editorship and more

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:35am
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

 

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017

Boston, MA

 

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 28th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.

 

Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Other Editors

Pippi to Ripley 4: Gender and Sexuality in Fantasy,Science Fiction and Comics

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
Katharine Kittredge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Pippi to Ripley 4:Sex and Gender in Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Comics

Ithaca College, April 21-22, 2017

Keynote: SAMMUS performs her acclaimed nerdcore hip-hop and talks about race, geekdom, and feminism.

Special guest: Breakout YA author LJ Alonge

Pippi to Ripley 4 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in imaginative fiction. We invite papers devoted to fictional characters in all media, including: comics, films, television, and video games as well as in folklore, mythology, and children's and young adult literature. This year’s conference includes a special focus on:

Fan Intersectionality: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fan Communities

SCS Winter 2017 CFP Issue 3

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

NEXT ISSUE CFP

http://studiesincontrolsocieties.org/next-issue-cfp/ 

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Winter 2017 issue.

We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. For Winter, we are especially interested in articles that deal with relations of power, control, and technology and their intersections with race, class, and gender. 

Some additional suggested topics include:

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