For the annual conference of the South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) in Birmingham, AL November 2-4, 2018.
POLITICAL IDENTITIES OF WOMEN: TRAUMA, MOTHERHOOD, AMD EMPOWERMENT IN FEMINIST NARRATIVES
Themes: Literature, Theater, Feminist Theory, Motherhood, Trauma, Language, Testimony, Memory Studies, Diversity, Race, World Literature, Comparative Studies, Sexuality and Identity Studies
PAMLA 116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018
Cinema and Contemporary War
Topics of inquiry may include, but are not limited to:
Call for Papers: Michigan College English Association Conference on Friday, October 12, 2018
Themes: Escape and Refuge
Luncheon Speaker: Ruelaine Stokes, poet & tutor at Lansing Refugee Center
Location: Lansing Community College West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing 48917
Toni Morrison and Adaptation, a Special Issue of College Literature – Call for Proposals Edited by Stacie McCormick and Rhaisa Williams
CALL FOR PAPERS
Conference at Chautauqua Institution
Sept 27-29, 2019
Inquiries to Sandra Gustafson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Inviting proposals for panels and individual submissions
Proposal deadline: 15 January 2019
Send a 250-word proposal for a paper or panel and cv(s) of presenter(s) to
Ocotber 19-20, 2018
The Black New England Conference is accepting abstracts for 10- to 15-minute presentations that examine any number of questions related to African American style. Presentations should deepen an understanding and appreciation for African American cultural traditions and promote critical engagement. Although abstracts on any aspect of African American style will be considered, we are especially interested in receiving abstracts that speak to the following themes:
We invite proposals for papers dealing with American Literature from 1945 to the present. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2018 conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages."
PAMLA 2018 will take place in Bellingham, Washington from November 9th-November 11th.
Octavia Butler and Religion
Octavia E. Butler burst onto the science fiction literary scene with the publication of her first novel, The Patternmaster, in 1976. Her work continued to transform and develop the field in remarkable ways until her death in 2006. From creating worlds of powerful telepaths, alien beings looking to “trade” with humans to advance their civilization or creating a religion that fosters and encourages its followers to believe that “God is change,” Butler’s talent is astounding and groundbreaking.