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Queering the U.S. South

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:08pm
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

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

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:56am
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language) Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 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

Panel Chairs: Dr. Petra M. Schweitzer, Shenandoah University (pschweit@su.edu); Dr. Casey R. Eriksen, Shenandoah University (ceriksen@su.edu). 

Cinema and Contemporary War

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
PAMLA special topics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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:

Escape and Refuge

updated: 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:30am
Ed Demerly / Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

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

Literary Tourgée

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 8:27am
Literary Tourgée Conference at the Chautauqua Institution
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Literary Tourgée"

Conference at Chautauqua Institution

Sept 27-29, 2019

Inquiries to Sandra Gustafson (gustafson.6@nd.edu)

 

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

Express Your Self: African American Identity, Style and Adornment

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:31pm
Black New England Conference / Univesity of New Hampshire
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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: 

PAMLA 2018--American Literature 1945 to the Present

updated: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:13am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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. 

 

For more information visit the PAMLA website at http://www.pamla.org/2018 or email Kim Honda at khonda@ccsf.edu

 

 

 

Octavia E Butler & Religion--Edited Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:55am
Dr. Shelby Crosby/Dr. Aparajita Nanda
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

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.

 

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