We are interested in reading your abstract of 500 words or less surronding A.A. Literature, Culture and the Experience. The topic is open! We look forward to reading your submissions.
This year the SCMLA will host this event on October 11-14 in San Antonio, TX!
Please submit your abstracts to:
Christel Woods firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an open CFP for the Women's Caucus of the SCMLA hosted in San Antonio, TX!
We are asking for an abstract of 500 words or less explaining your area of interest.
The interest should be an interesting surronding women in some capacity.
We look forward to reading your submissions!
Christel Woods email@example.com
Call for Papers
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
American Literature Association
29th Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 29th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.
Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Genre
Proposals are invited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.
Reclaiming My Roots Conference
This interdisciplinary conference seeks abstracts that deal with the theme of reclamation. How have African Americans, Black Americans, Caribbean Americans or Diasporic Peoples attempted to reclaim aspects of identity, community, and nationhood? How have social movements such as BLM, Feminism, Womanism, and literary movements such as Afrofuturism advanced reclamation narratives or reclamation motifs.
Abstracts are welcome that deal with the following areas:
-Black Literature, Digital Humanities, and How Technology reclaims a “Black” space
-History, Herstory, and Feminist Narratives
-Public Policy and Reclamation
Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the 2019 MLA Conference in Chicago, IL. This non-guaranteed panel is co-sponsored by the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS). Please send abstracts to panel presider Shawna McDermott at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1st, 2018. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words.
Visuality, Race, and Childhood in the Golden Age of American Print Culture
The meaning of “women’s work” has never been stable. While women consistently have engaged with both the production of home and labor outside the home, their involvement in what Marx conceptualizes as wage-to-labor power exchange did not achieve heightened visibility in U.S. cultures until the nineteenth century. This panel seeks to address the many ways that women writers explore women’s labor in service to their families, their communities, and their nations, and how this labor contributes to the work of resistance and/or recovery across the Americas. How does women’s labor provide opportunities for collective dissent as well as recovery of women’s work?
ALA 2018: POSTINDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS | San Francisco | May 24-27, 2018
This panel aims to explore the various literary spaces—both urban and organic—that define American literature after deindustrialization. How does the postindustrial economy remake the ways that people work in, live in, rely on, and relate to their built and natural environments? And how, in turn, do those new environmental dynamics reshape contemporary novels and poems?