category: travel writing

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

Update: Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University
A Digital Humanities Symposium
February 15-16, 2013
The University of Kentucky
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program

CFP- Mapping Effaced Identities. Sept 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of Languages and Literature
contact email: 
uflr@confutati.org

The twentieth issue of Utah Foreign Language Review seeks to examine the various modes of expression that arise as identities are fragmented and negated through dialectics of power.  From marginaliza

"Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Lexington, KY)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes’s writings have influenced texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

Willow Books Accepting Manuscripts from People of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Willow Books
contact email: 
reverie.journal@gmail.com

The Willow Books Literature Awards recognize literary excellence in prose and poetry by writers from culturally diverse backgrounds. The postmark deadline for entry forms is Monday, October 1, 2012.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

CFP: Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture (Edited Collection - 10/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Sheehan and Ilinca Iurascu
contact email: 
epistolaryfilm@gmail.com

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture

Proposed Edited Collection
Edited by:
Rebecca Sheehan (California State University, Fullerton) and

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