category: african-american

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

UPDATE Star Trek

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Since its premiere on September 8, 1966, Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek has become one of the icons of science fiction.

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

10th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference March 3-5, 2016, Abstracts DUE: Jan. 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Landscape Studies and Department of Geography
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

The Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Asafu

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence, keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental pillage

Call for Proposals: 2017 Special Issue of Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2017 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

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

CFP: Seventh Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium at Gordon College, Wenham, MA (02/01/16; 04/02/16)

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

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

2016 Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Conference: (Women + Queer) of Color Critique Working Group CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association (CSA)
contact email: 
wqcc.csa@gmail.com

(Women + Queer) of Color Critique Working Group CFP

2016 Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Conference
Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (US)

Gradaute Conference: Seeking Refuge, 23-24 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
seekingrefuge2016@gmail.com

The OED defines ‘refuge’ as “the state of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger or difficulty.” As this all-encompassing definition suggests, refuge is a multifarious concept, subject t

[UPDATE] Edwidge Danticat Society at American Literature Association May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
megan.feifer@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

[UPDATE: Extended deadline is January 15, 2016]

NACBS November 11-13: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Conference for British Studies
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

Supporting Diversity in Honors Education

full name / name of organization: 
The new National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

Locating Home on the Move: The Politics of Multicultural Propinquity

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi and Sukanta Das
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, sukanta3@gmail.com

Introduction

[UPDATE] CDE Conference 2016 – CFP: “Theater and Mobility”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
kerstin.schmidt@ku.de / nathalie.aghoro@ku.de

25th Annual CDE Conference, Eichstätt, 26-29 May 2016

Call For Papers, Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines Issue 4 – Call For Papers
Submissions are due by January 20, 2016

Teen TV Panel - Console-ing Passions Conference - June 16-17, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Sevenich / University of Southern California
contact email: 
sevenich@usc.edu

CFP: Console-ing Passions Conference

Panel: Teen TV Comes of Age: Industry and Representation in Young Adult Television

(EXTENDED DEADLINE)Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication : Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Since its lean beginning in the concrete jungles, Hip Hop has grown into a national and international movement that stretches far beyond the streets of its urban environment(s).

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due January 15, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

[UPDATE] CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt Association Sessions - American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Bostian CPCC
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

We seek intelligent critical articles written in a clear, readable style that offer our readers thoughtful, useful, pedagogically sound, and innovative ideas for teaching American literature.

CFP: Peer English

full name / name of organization: 
Peer English
contact email: 
peerenglish@le.ac.uk

CFP: Peer English

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (5–8 July 2017))

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers and Université Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
ssaww2017.bordeaux.montaigne@gmail.com

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

"Flows and Undercurrents: Dimensions of (Im)mobility in North America", June 2-4, 2016 [Deadline: February 7, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2016@gsnas.fu-­berlin.de

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"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"

full name / name of organization: 
Rag Queen Periodical
contact email: 
ragqueenperiodical@gmail.com

Call for submissions:
"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"
Many women feel completely left out of the feminist movement. Intersectional feminism hopes to tackle this very issue.

[UPDATE] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

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