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Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27am
Tara T. Green
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

  "Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora" This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”? How have Black people reclaimed their bodies from the “gaze”? How have Black people defined or redefined sexuality?

Open Topic Comics Panel at American Literature Association 2019

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Comics and Graphic Narratives Circle at the American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle

American Literature Association
30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 

Call for Papers: 

The Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle welcomes abstracts for an open topic panelat the 2019 ALA conference in Boston. We especially encourage proposals that highlight new directions and trends in the study of American comics, graphic novels, webcomics and other forms of graphic narrative. Established and emerging scholars are invited to apply.

Metaphysical Masterpieces Study Days

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:32am
CIMA - Center for Italian Modern Art
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019


Metaphysical Masterpieces Study Days

Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019

Center for Italian Modern Art


Keynote speaker: Mia Fuller, University of California – Berkeley

Igniting the Canon: (De)Constructing What Makes Reading ‘Great’ in the Classroom and Beyond

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 3:20pm
Pennsylvania College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The 2019 Pennsylvania College English Association's Annual Conference


Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Thursday, May 23-Friday, May 24, 2019





The Pennsylvania College English Association invites proposals for its 2019 annual conference on the theme of canonical literature, creative writing, and pedagogy.

​“Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.”

–John Green

Conference Call for Papers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:19am
Professor Sharmani Patricia Gabriel/Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Vol. 56, No. 2, December 2019
Guest Editor:  Wernmei Yong Ade

Tales of Terror: Gothic, Horror, and Weird Short Fiction

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:45am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tales, fables, fragments, sketches, and other short literary forms have comprised the fabric of scary stories told and re-told, adapted, transformed, appropriated and re-appropriated. Their brevity is, and was often, central to their wider dissemination, and for the publication and democratisation of voices that might have otherwise remained unheard; allowing them to be accessed by those who might have otherwise been excluded. Much of their debt is, undoubtedly owed to the oral yarn, the fireside tale, the urban legend, and many have, and remain, connected to a diverse and rich visual culture.

Call for Articles: "Queer Subjectivities and the United States" Special Issue of Journal of Homosexuality

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:57am
University of East Anglia, U.K.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Recent upheaval from the Trump administration’s policy-making in the United States has seen the lives of queer subjects radically altered. This has included numerous executive orders that seek to curtail the power and agency of certain groups based on race, disability, gender, and sexuality particularly. Such identity distinctions are being made through an increasingly nationalist, and therefore heteronormative, lens which lends itself to the supremacy of ideals that support hegemonic cultural discourse.