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MPCA Race & Ethnicity

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:31pm
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA 2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals


2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN

(Extended) Proposal Submission Deadline: MAY 15, 2018


Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 4-7, 2018

Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204                         Phone: (317) 632-1234


Documenting Jazz Conference, 17 - 19 January 2019, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:15am
Dublin Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Documenting Jazz

17 - 19 January 2019

Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music and Drama


The first jazz conference in Ireland will take place at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines from 17 January to 19 January 2019. The event is delivered in partnership with the Society of Musicology Ireland, the Research Foundation for Music in Ireland and Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Birmingham City University, UK.


Show & Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:28am
UC Riverside Department of Dance in conjunction with the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Show & Prove 2018 Hip Hop Studies Conference

December 7-9, 2018 | Riverside, CA
Keywords:  hustling, response/ability


Deadline Extended for Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA) 2019 CFP

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 1:05pm
Southeastern American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Call for PapersSoutheastern American Studies Association (SASA)March 14-16, 2019Emory Conference Center and HotelAtlanta, GeorgiaSubmission Deadline: August 15, 2018 Looking Back, Talking Back, Moving Forward Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo Movement, the Women’s March, DREAMERs, the March for Our Lives. In recent years, we have witnessed—whether on the ground or via social media—a diversity of individuals and groups speaking up and talking back publicly in response to systemic intimidation and violence that has marginalized certain populations within and beyond the United States. Some say that we are at a watershed moment in U.S. history, but are we? Who and what have come before, and in what ways did they succeed and/or fail?

Black Neo-Victoriana

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:46am
Edited collection for Neo-Victorian Studies book series (Brill)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Recent developments in neo-Victorian cultural production seem to have at least partially acknowledged the steadfast urge put forth by actors, readers/viewers, and critics to include Black experiences in their storyworlds. TV formats like Penny Dreadful (2014-2016), The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015- ), Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015-), and Peaky Blinders (2013- ) as well as films such as Wuthering Heights (2011), Belle (2013), and Lady Macbeth (2017) feature Black characters as part of their screenscape.

Afrographics: Visual Cultures of Black Modernism (MSA Columbus)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:41am
Kelly Hanson and Savannah Hall
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Afrographics: Visual Cultures of Black Modernism (MSA Columbus)

CFP, 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Panel proposal for MSA Columbus, November 8-11 2018

Literature & Religion

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 6:24pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:

On-going CFP, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

Pegagogy of the Literature Classroom: Social Justice Literature

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 4:12pm
Thomas Cassidy SC State U
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

The Birmingham meeting place of SAMLA 90 and the conference theme, “Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies,” suggests the extent to which social justice has replaced literary aesthetics as the driving force of literary classroom pedagogy.  While our classrooms may still be filled with analysis of irony, depth, and complexity, it is certainly true that the intersectional barriers to social justice have become an animating force in the analysis of literature.  The questions this panel wants to ask include:

Genres of the Human: on Sylvia Wynter

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:13am
Department of English - King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Department of English at King’s College London is hosting a two-day conference on 7th and 8th June 2018 celebrating the work of the Honourable Sylvia Wynter OJ. The conference will include keynote presentations by Denise Ferreira da Silva (University of British Columbia) and Alexander G. Weheliye (Northwestern University), and a response by Paul Gilroy.