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Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY [update]

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 9:37pm
Dr. T Walters. Stony Brook University

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agriculturalists, and politicians have been (and are) currently responding to environmental issues within communities of color. At this time we are accepting papers that examine a variety of issues linked to environmentalism such as 1. the impact of toxic dump sites in urban communities, 2. the black community's involvement with green initiatives from the grassroots level to the international stage, 3. the relationship between environmentalism and activism within the black community, or 4. educating children of color about the vulnerability of the planet.

Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, February 25, 2010

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 9:32pm
Dr. T Walters. Stony Brook University

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agriculturalists, and politicians have been (and are) currently responding to environmental issues within communities of color. At this time we are accepting papers that examine a variety of issues linked to environmentalism such as 1. the impact of toxic dump sites in urban communities, 2. the black community's involvement with green initiatives from the grassroots level to the international stage, 3. the relationship between environmentalism and activism within the black community, or 4. educating children of color about the vulnerability of the planet.

Questioning Identity: Representations of Class and Working Class Identity

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 4:18pm
English Graduate Organization

The English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL, is currently accepting abstracts for this year's conference, "Questioning Identity: Representations of Class."
Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to: Globalization, Commodities, Economics, Gender, Nationalism, Class Conflict, Marxism, Representations of Labor, Consumption and Capitalism. Please send your 250-300 word abstracts to SJ-Naslund@wiu.edu. The final deadline for all abstracts is October 15th, 2009.

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge--Confronting the Digital

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 4:15pm
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh

Hot Metal Bridge (www.hotmetalbridge.org), the graduate-run online literary magazine of the University of Pittsburgh, is seeking submissions for a special issue on confronting the digital. The magazine accepts creative work representing multiple genres: criticism, nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. We publish two issues annually. For the Fall/Winter 2009 issue, our peer-reviewed criticism section invites graduate students and scholars across the humanities to submit work loosely gathered around themes of the digital (for instance, but not limited to):

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture (no deadline)

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 3:09pm
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

The peer-reviewed NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture invites submissions for its 2010 issues. NINE seeks to promote the study of all historical aspects of baseball and centers on the cultural implications of the game wherever in the world baseball is played. The journal reflects an eclectic approach and does not foster a particular ideological bias.

Submissions can be emailed to tstrecker@bsu.edu. Electronic submissions are preferred. Hard-copy submissions can be addressed to

Trey Strecker, Editor
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0460

International Conference on Narrative - Cleveland, OH - 8-11 April 2010

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 2:17pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative

500-word proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, nationality, discipline, and medium. Submit with brief vita by 30 Oct 2009 to narrative@case.edu

*Call for Papers:
International Conference on Narrative
8-11 April 2010
Cleveland, Ohio*

Troubled Waters: Combating Modern Piracy with the Rule of Law

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 2:09pm
American University Law Review

The American University Law Review is currently accepting papers for its Spring 2010 Symposium Issue, Troubled Waters: Combating Modern Piracy with the Rule of Law.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/09; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/31/10-4/3/10)

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 11:00am
Louis Palmer, Gothic Chair Popular Culture Association

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE

March 31-April 3, 2010
The Conference will be held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, with additional space reserved at the America's Center, 701 Convention Plaza--across the street from the Renaissance Grand Hotel.
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

800 Washington Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63101

(314) 621 9600

1 (800) HOTELS-1 (800 468-3571)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2009

We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in film, literature, or other forms of cultural expression. All critical approaches are welcome.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/09; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/31/10-4/3/10)

updated: 
Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 11:00am
Louis Palmer, Gothic Chair Popular Culture Association

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE

March 31-April 3, 2010
The Conference will be held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, with additional space reserved at the America's Center, 701 Convention Plaza--across the street from the Renaissance Grand Hotel.
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

800 Washington Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63101

(314) 621 9600

1 (800) HOTELS-1 (800 468-3571)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2009

We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in film, literature, or other forms of cultural expression. All critical approaches are welcome.

PCA/ACA 2009 National Conference, March 31 - April 3 St Louis, Area: The Vampire in Literature, Culture, & Film

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 10:19am
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Deadline - December 15th 2009

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series' BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL or any other aspect of the Whedon universe.

Please email a 250-300 word abstract to:
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

Visit the PCA/ACA Website for more details:
http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Spring 2010

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 10:16am
American Theatre and Drama Society

CALL FOR PAPERS for SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN DRAMA
AND THEATRE, SPRING 2010

The Publications Committee of the American Theatre and Drama Society invites submissions for the Spring 2010 issue of The Journal of American Drama and Theatre which it is guest editing. You do not need to be a member of the Society to submit an article, but submissions from the membership are particularly encouraged. (For more information about the American Theatre and Drama Society, see www.atds.org.)