category: ethnicity and national identity

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Panel on memory: Commemoration, (Re)presentation, Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, and ABSTRACTS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

CIRCULATIONS OF THE NEO-SLAVE NARRATIVE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario – Department of English
contact email: 
abowes5@uwo.ca

**Short Notice* Conference takes place on the 10th of April 2015*

"Horizons of Challenge and Change" - April 24-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Muscatine Community College English Department
contact email: 
rnancy@live.eicc.edu

“Horizons of Challenge and Change” - Call for Proposals:

Global Jew in Children's Literature, MLA 2016, deadline of March 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
June Cummins, Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
jcummins@mail.sdsu.edu

CFP: Contemporary Scandinavian Documentary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema (Intellect)
contact email: 
anders.marklund@litt.lu.se

CFP: Contemporary Scandinavian Documentary Cinema

Teaching Lives: Contemporary Pedagogies of Life Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND COMMUNITY; JULY 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

ULAB’S Department of English, in partnership with the US Embassy, Dhaka, is organizing a two-day interdisciplinary

Identity Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
contact email: 
mtfernan@go.olemiss.edu

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit presentations for a conference that explores, challenges, and re-imagines the concept of identity.

MLA 2016: Black Women's Poetry and the Color Line (due 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Heidi Morse
contact email: 
hemorse@umich.edu

Special Session CFP: Reevaluating relationships between racial politics, aesthetics, and (non)canonicity in African American women’s poetry from Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance.

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

[UPDATE] MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session:Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

How do religion, resistance and gender intersect in Anglophone Caribbean cultural production? In what ways does creative expression reflect these forces?

[UPDATE] The Counterpublics of Underground Comix: MLA 2016 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
MLA/Margaret Galvan and Leah Misemer
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu and mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu



When underground comix emerged in America in the 1970s, they were connected with the counter culture movement and rife with anti-establishment content. These comics participated in and addressed counterpublics, which queer theorist Michael Warner defines as “formed by their conflict with the norms and contexts of their cultural environment.” Yet much of the scholarship of the underground comix movement has centered on straight white men located in San Francisco (e.g. R. Crumb, S. Clay Wilson).

Canadian Literature Panel at Midwest MLA Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session Contractual Publics: Between Precedents and Future Risk (please submit by March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
taylorsuzanne@uchicago.edu

We will examine literary texts as political events that can rewrite the past, reevaluate the present, and posit new futures.

CALL FOR PAPERS REG/AC JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
JOURNAL OF GLOBAL STUDIES AND CONTEMPORARY ART, Art Globalization Interculturality research group, University of Barcelona
contact email: 
info.regac@gmail.com

Journal of Global Studies and Contemporary Art
Open call for participation in the thematic issue:

Rethinking the public sphere
Intersections between cultural practices and collective space

[update] B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent

Shakespeare, National Origins, and Originality (Collected papers) Submit by April, 30

full name / name of organization: 
Multicultural Shakespeare Journal
contact email: 
jm.gonzalez@ua.es

Shakespeare continues to feature in the construction and refashioning of national cultures and identities in a variety of original forms.

Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus: Call for Essays (May 15 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Anna Maynard
contact email: 
lamaynard@gru.edu

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus:
Soliciting proposals for an essay collection on the legacy and future of the Uncle Remus stories.

40 Years of The Woman Warrior, Abstracts due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Asian American Literature Division
contact email: 
Julia Lee, juliahl1@uci.edu

Guaranteed panel: On the 40th anniversary of its publication, the continuing influence of The Woman Warrior on twenty-first century Asian American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/

SAMLA 2015: Poet-Artist Collaborations (Durham, NC, November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

MSA 17, 19-22 Nov.: Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
Candis Bond
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies*
*Please send 300-word abstract and brief CV (one page) to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu by April 01, 2015.

[UPDATE} CFP: Media Fields Journal 11: Surveillance Zones Extended Deadline - Apr. 5

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Extended Deadline: April 5, 2015
www.mediafieldsjournal.org

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

[UPDATE] 2015 SWCCL - Conference Dates October 1-3, 2015 (submission dealine 03/16/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature - Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

To to directly to the conference's home page, click here: http://undergrad.umhb.edu/english/swccl

[UPDATE] LITERARY LONDON ANNUAL CONFERENCE 22-24 July 2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED to 31st MARCH

full name / name of organization: 
The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org or petertajones@gmail.com

22–24 July 2015
Conference Theme: ‘London in Love’
Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

MLA 2016 - Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature - Sponsored by College English Association (CEA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

Panel Title: Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature.

This panel is sponsored by College English Association (CEA).

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

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