category: african-american

Religion after War (MLA 2015, 8-11 January-Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Division of Literature and Religion
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Religion after War

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

Conference Theme: South Carolina's Cultures and Languages: Identifying, Documenting and Interpreting

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora.

Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography (7/1/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Submissions: Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography

Call for Books Reviews - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (www.ethosreview.org) is looking for book reviews to include in the inaugural issue of our journal, which will be published in A

[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Falmouth University 24-25th July 2014. CFP deadline 25 April 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
cosmographies@falmouth.ac.uk

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space
2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014

WSQ Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: CHILD Issue

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqchildissue@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue, Spring 2015: CHILD

Guest Editors: Sarah Chinn and Anna Mae Duane

Xenophile calls for undergraduate/graduate comparative literature papers - deadline: March 15th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Xenophile
contact email: 
xeno@uga.edu

The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia is currently seeking submissions for its second issue of Xenophile, an up-and-coming comparative literature journal.

Poetics of Erasure (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nicholsonm@ucla.edu, amyrwong@ucla.edu

Can erasure enable artistic and cultural production?

[UPDATE] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

Memory Economies

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Vancouver (January 8-11)
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca; karyn.ball@ualberta.ca

CFP: Modernism and Climate Change (MSA 16) Deadline April 25, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
John McIntyre
contact email: 
jmcintyre@upei.ca

This is a CFP for the upcoming MSA 16 conference in Pittsburgh for a panel called "Modernism and Climate Change." This panel will examine modernist representations of climate and climatic events, pa

"Immigration and Comics": MLA, Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jointly sponsored by MLA Division on European Literary Relations and the MLA Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives
contact email: 
nhoraluciaserrano@gmail.com

Recently, the Cité Nationale de l’Histoire de l’Immigration in Paris staged an exhibition “Albums-Bande dessinée et immigration: 1913-2013” (October 16, 2013 – April 27, 2014) which brough

Modernist Studies Association Conference, 6-9 November 2014; "Modernity, Contingency, Community" panel

full name / name of organization: 
Steph Brown/University of Arizona; Thomas Claviez/University of Bern
contact email: 
stephjaybrown@gmail.com

The Confluence and Division website poses the question “How can modernist practices, aesthetics, and formations be situated within or in relation to modernity’s energies, imagined as layers, struc

American Literature after 1900 panel - 2014 RMMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jlaguard@email.arizona.edu

American Literature after 1900

We welcome paper proposals on a wide variety of topics spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, including but certainly not limited to:

American Modernism

Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

Sustainability and Population

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015
contact email: 
alg9@rice.edu

"Sustainability and Population," MLA 2015, Special Session

[UPDATE] Modernism, Weather, and Climate (SCMLA Panel; Abstracts due 2/22

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the significance of weather and/or climate in modern literature. Open to a wide range of topics (including American, British, and world literatures) and approaches.

MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

Amiri Baraka and the African American Essay (MLA panel; 3/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA divisions on Black American Literature and Culture & Nonfiction Prose
contact email: 
bjnorman@loyola.edu

Critical reassessments of Baraka as essayist. Appraisals of individual works or overall career welcome, especially in African American essay tradition.

MLA 15: Narrating Madness and Autism

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Gagas
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

This non-guaranteed special session invites papers addressing how narratives of psychosis, mood disorders, or autism (in any medium, genre, or period) change our understanding of the ethics and phenom

Writing Home: Battle Front and Home Front Children's Literature of the First World War

full name / name of organization: 
MLA: Nonguaranteed Session in Children's Literature
contact email: 
weeksj@iupui.edu, lpaul@brocku.ca

Children at home dream of war; children in war zones dream of home.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [April – June, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for April-June, 2014 Issue

European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)
contact email: 
ejae.journal@gmail.com

Call for Papers

European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)

www.euroessays.org

ISSN 2183-1904
submit your article ejae.journal@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Dear Scientist,

REVISED DUE DATE: 1 MARCH, "Translation and Transcendence" journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

Portals Comparative Literature Journal Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Portals Comparative Literature Journal/CLSA at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2014 issue.
full name / name of organization:
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association

Sincerity and Authenticity in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture—RMMLA November 9-11, 2014, Boise, Idaho.

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

This panel proposes to explore notions of sincerity and authenticity in contemporary literary and cultural productions of any nationality.

Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personas, and liminal landscapres in works of American Literature.

SCMLA 2014: Southern American Literature (abstracts due March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clasenk@newmanu.edu

This regular session panel welcomes papers that consider Southern American literature from any genre or era.

Black Theatre Association - 13th Annual Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS / 13th ANNUAL BTA DEBUT PANEL
Curtains Up: Conversation Among Emerging Scholars
Black Theatre Association (BTA) Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

Call for Participants - Black Theatre Association Post-Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Call for Participants
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Post-Conference: “Dialogues in the Desert”
following the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2014 Conference

READING MATTERS - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Alan Liu (UCSB)
Professor Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

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