category: african-american

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 4, March 2016)

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

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

CFP: Special Issue of The CLR James Journal on the work of René Ménil (Abstracts due March 1 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The CLR James Journal
contact email: 
justin_izzo@brown.edu ; h.murdoch@tufts.edu

This special issue of The CLR James Journal seeks papers that situate the work of Martinican philosopher and critic René Ménil within the wider fields of Caribbean intellectual, political, and liter

CFP for ASA 2016: Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper and Scott Henkel
contact email: 
scott.henkel@uwyo.edu

Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present (ASA 2016)

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS - JOURNAL PHILOLOGICA CANARIENSIA - Deadline: 2016/05/30

full name / name of organization: 
Philologica Canariensia / Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
contact email: 
philologica@ulpgc.es

Philologica Canariensia solicits articles, notes, and book reviews for publication in the 2016 issue.

The journal's URL is http://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/PhilCan

CfP: "The Concepts of Home in the Context of Academe and Academic Fiction," Kyiv, Ukraine, 17-18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw/Kyiv National Linguistic University
contact email: 
marta.lysik@uwr.edu.pl

Call for Papers

"The Concepts of Home in the Context
of Academe and Academic Fiction"
Kyiv, 17-18 March 2016

Panel
organised within the framework of the

“Civil Disobedience” in the Era of Black Lives Matter [ALA round table, proposals due 1/15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Soceity
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
May 26 – 29, 2016
CFP for Roundtable Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

Cinema Television Literature Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Television Literature Society
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski@calstatela.edu

The Cinema Television Literature Society welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

NEH Summer Institute on Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Cheylon Woods/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)
Location: Lafayette, LA
For more information: Contact Cheylon Woods at gainescenter@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1848

'Romanticism on Edge / Edgy Romanticism' - a one day symposium on 9th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew McInnes, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
Andrew.McInnes@edgehill.ac.uk

The traditional boundaries of Romanticism - six male poets; the definite articles of Romantic image, imagination and ideology; an implicit focus on Englishness - have been comprehensively contested to

CFP “Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community in American Literature," Santa Barbara, CA, April 23rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Cultures and Global Contexts Center, UCSB English Department
contact email: 
acgc.grad@gmail.com

UCSB's American Cultures and Global Contexts Center Presents:
“Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community”
Conference Date: April 23rd, 2016 at UC Santa Barbara

Movements & Migrancies (April 27-28, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Department of English, Graduate English Association
contact email: 
torontogradconference@gmail.com

[There] are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

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

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Call for Submissions (ongoing): The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor / The Space Between
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is a peer-reviewed digital journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

"Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

[UPDATE] Border Crossings, Deadline Extended to December 18 , 2015

full name / name of organization: 
GWU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lizmoser@gwu.edu, amontroso@gwu.edu

CFP Deadline Extended to Friday December 18th, 2015

Politics, Pedagogy, & Protest in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
coastalplains.uh@gmail.com

Event: 04/15/2016-04/16/2016
Location: Houston, Texas
Abstract Due Date: 01/15/2016

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
stoweconference2016@gmail.com

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference
Spokane, WA
June 24-26, 2016

Aelurus Graduate Journal: Deadline is January 25th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Weber State University's Aelurus Graduate Journal
contact email: 
Aelurus@ weber.edu

Weber State University is accepting, poetry, fiction, non fiction, and scholarly articles for the Aelurus Graduate Journal.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2016.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

[UPDATE] REMINDER: PRESUMED AUTONOMY: LITERATURE AND ART IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 10–13 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Deadline for paper proposals: 15 December, 2015

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