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Religion in American Literature (San Diego, CA; Nov. 14-17, 2019)

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. In particular, it welcomes papers that explore the topic of theodicy in contemporary American literature. How have the events following 9/11, and the developments in post-secular and trauma studies made the question of theodicy a more vital, urgent topic in our contemporary moment? How has 9/11 transformed the ways in which Americans think about the problem of evil? How has this event and other acts of terror influenced our cultural imaginations of suffering and death? How have contemporary American writers contributed to the conversations about the presence or absence of God in suffering?

for colored girls and Beyond: New Visions of Ntozake Shange

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:36pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

for colored girls and Beyond: New Visions of Ntozake Shange 

SAMLA 91 | Theme: Languages—Power, Identity, Relationships
November 15-17, 2019 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia 

CFP: “The Task of the Negro Writer as an Artist”: Language as Vehicle of Power and Identity Construction in the Work of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:37pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

“The Task of the Negro Writer as an Artist”: Language as Vehicle of Power and Identity Construction in the Work of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

 SAMLA 91 | Theme: Languages—Power, Identity, Relationships
November 15-17, 2019 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia

ZOUK: DIASPORIC TRAJECTORIES, IMAGINATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:11pm
University of the French West-Indies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

ZOUK!
DIASPORIC TRAJECTORIES, IMAGINATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES

Zouk stands out as the complex and intricate artistic creation of Guadeloupe and Martinique, two sister islands that have conjointly gone through irreparable convulsions, collective devastation and a lengthy reconstruction of their identities during French colonial history.

New Criticism and Pedagogical Directions for Contemporary Black Women Writers

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:51pm
LaToya Jefferson-James, Southwest Tennessee Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Tentative TitleNew Criticism and Pedagogical Directions for Contemporary Black Women Writers

Editor: LaToya Jefferson-James, Ph.D.

Publisher: Lexington Books, a wholly owned subsidiary of Littlefield & Rowan Publishers

Deadline for submissions:  June 15, 2019

Decision Date: July 15, 2019

Email: blackwomenwritershome@gmail.com

 

Young Scholars Competition: Theatre/Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:57am
Black Theatre Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition

In recognition of Black Theatre scholar and educator, S. Randolph Edmonds, The Black Theatre Network instituted the S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition in 1988.

This competition seeks to encourage research and scholarship in Black Theatre. The competition supports the overall mission of BTN: to expose the beauty and complexity of the inherited theatre work of our African American ancestors as well as preserve and develop Black Theatre’s unique art form. 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

The Erasure of Subject: Postmodern Reflections

updated: 
Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 8:14am
Nikita Goel, Editor/ Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

The Erasure of Subject: Postmodern Reflections

The whole history of social sciences—and even more of natural sciences—could be summed up as the elimination of the concept of the subject. - Alain Tourain

SAMLA 91 General Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:04am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

General Call for Papers

SAMLA invites prospective conference participants to submit abstracts to our annual General Call for Papers. The General Call will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs. 

Abstracts will be reviewed internally, and accepted abstracts will either be placed on an extant panel or combined with other General Call abstracts to create new sessions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee acceptance and placement, though we will work earnestly and diligently to place all abstracts.

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