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The Black Atlantic Cultural Series: Revisioning the Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:09pm
Lexington Books - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

 

PUBLICATION SERIES: The Black Atlantic Cultural Series: Revisioning the Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts

This series will embrace exploratory discussions that emanate from the latest Africana ideas from the Caribbean, Black Atlantic, and Southern United States. The series aims to examine ideologies, theories, aesthetics, and their cultural and global manifestations. From the music, dance, literature, fashion, linguistic nuances, and beyond, Africana culture is vibrantly original and requires significant documentation to avoid its loss in the vast imitation that abounds nationally and internationally. 

Contact the editor for full proposal guidelines.

Edwidge Danticat Society at ALA, May 24-27, 2018 (San Francisco)

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Edwidge Danticat Society: ALA 29 (2018)

The American Literature Association Conference

May 24-27, 2018

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA

 

Neglected Newberys: A Critical Reassessment at the Centennial

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Sara L. Schwebel and Jocelyn Van Tuyl
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

CFP: Neglected Newberys: A Critical Reassessment at the Centennial

Volume editors: Sara L. Schwebel and Jocelyn Van Tuyl

In anticipation of the one hundredth anniversary of the American Library Association’s Newbery Medal (1922-2022), submissions are welcomed for a volume devoted to critically-neglected Newbery Award-winners.

About the Volume

Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Science Fiction"

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
D. A. Vakoch / METI
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Ecofeminist Science Fiction. Interested authors should send a 300-word abstract, 200-word biography, and sample of a previously published chapter or article to dvakoch@meti.org by February 1, 2018. Proposers will be notified about whether their submissions are accepted for the book by February 15, 2018. For accepted proposals, first drafts of full chapters (5,000 words) are due by June 1, 2018, and final versions are due August 1, 2018.

Confirmed chapters for Ecofeminist Science Fiction include the following:

Pessimism: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:51am
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Pessimism
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

“Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration”

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
ELN (English Language Notes)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration

ELN (English Language Notes) Fall 2019 (Duke University Press)

Editors: Ramesh Mallipeddi, University of Colorado Boulder and Cristobal Silva, Columbia University

 

#StayWoke: Intersections of Gender, Race, Class & Activism

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:01am
Women's and Gender Studies / North Carolina Central University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Women's and Gender Studies Symposium

North Carolina Central University

"#StayWoke: Intersections of Gender, Race, Class & Activisim"

Saturday, March 24, 2018

 

The North Carolina Central University Women's and Gender Studies Program is now accepting abstracts for the second annual resesarch symposium on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Durham, NC.

#southernsyllabus

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:04am
south: a scholarly journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

#southernsyllabus

south: a scholarly journal invites submissions for a special issue on southern studies, pedagogy, and activism guest edited by David A. Davis to be published in fall 2018. Position papers/essays are due by May 1, 2018. Please submit 2,500 to 3,000 word (10-12 pp.) documents to our website under “submissions” with the title of the article and the designated special issue #southernsyllabus.

Octavia E. Butler Literary Society ALA May 2018

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 1:27pm
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The OEB Literary Society invites prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at oebliterarysociety@gmail.com Abstracts are due no later than January 15, 2018 and should include a brief biographical note.

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