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Call for Papers for Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Call for Papers:  

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society

of the American Literature Association
30
th Annual Conference: May 23-26, 201 

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

 

Deadline: January 2, 2019

 

Indigenous Narratives of Creation and Origin: American Hemisphere Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:39am
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Call for Papers for ELN Issue:

Indigenous Narratives of Creation and Origin: American Hemisphere Perspectives

Penelope Kelsey and Leila Gomez, co-editors

University of Colorado, Boulder

 

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Re:Black Relationships

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:06pm
York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Edited Essay Collection (book).

Much has been said about the state and failure of Black relationships in North America. Books like “Is Marriage for White people” by Ralph Richard Banks, gain traction by highlighting that Black women are three times as likely to remain single as white women. Research has shown that absent fathers produce a cultural cycle of parental absenteeism for Black men and women, and the repetitive traits that lead to divorce are environmental rather than genetic. Bottom-line, there are countless barriers and hurdles stacked against black relationships. Many couples struggle with the outside pressures that racism and social discrimination present.

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
South Texas College Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Perseverance builds character.

How does perseverance come about? By rising through a struggle, whether it is a provoked or unprovoked event that questions one’s ability to endure and survive a hardship. It is through one’s suffering and survival of such hardships in life -whether physical or mental - that one is able to build upon their character, thus leading to hope.

We are able to see these modes of struggle and perseverance in various facets from ethnicity, gender, and politics, to name a few, and we would like to hear, learn, and share them in our publication.

Postmodern and postcolonial intersections

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

This study day aims to bring researchers together to debate the postmodern and postcolonial intersections in literary and cultural studies. Grounded in contemporary postmodern and postcolonial thematic and aesthetic concerns, the study day will attempt to explore the confluences of the two theoretical trends, the discursive spaces offered by the first to the second. In this regard, relations between the East and the West and how such relations are presented and re-represented in multifarious ways in the writing and re-writing of literary and cultural texts are investigated.

[REPOST] Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:08pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

 

In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.

 

The Literary Age of Jackson

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Luis A Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 30th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA at the Westin Copley Place, May 23-26, 2019.

Panel 1: The Literary Age of Jackson

Announcement for Situations Emerging Scholar Award

updated: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:51am
Yonsei University/Department of English Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Announcement for Situations Emerging Scholar Award

 

Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context, a SCOPUS-indexed journal published at Yonsei University, is pleased to announce its first Emerging Scholar Award, which will be given to the best article about any aspect of Asian culture written by a graduate student or a post-doctoral researcher.

 

Survivor Stories: Challenging Our Rape Culture Together

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:13am
Laura Gray-Rosendale
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Survivor Stories: Challenging Our Rape Culture Together

 

In the last few months survivors’ efforts have been mobilized by efforts around the Me Too Movement, Time’s Up efforts, and, most recently, the Brett Kavanaugh appointment to the Supreme Court. Right now survivors’ voices are being heard at protest rallies, speak outs, and academic conferences across the country.

 

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