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The Black Arts Movement

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 3:55pm
Dr. Alison Ligon (Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA), Dr. Cynthia Davis (San Jacinto College, Houston, TX) and Dr. Verner Mitchell (University of Memphis, Memphis, TN)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Established scholars in the field of African-American letters seek contributors for a comprehensive volume they are editing on the Black Arts Movement. The book is under contract with a major academic press. Entries should run from 250 words for minor topics and up to approximately 3,000 for major topics. For more information and available authors, groups, works, etc., please contact Verner Mitchell at vdmtchll@memphis.edu.

Slings & Arrows: Performing Shakespeare as Canada

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:49am
Kailin Wright (St. Francis Xavier University), Don Moore (University of Guelph), Andrew Bretz (Wilfrid Laurier University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Request for Papers
Edited collection for submission to the University of Toronto Press.

Slings & Arrows: Performing Shakespeare as Canada

Edited by Kailin Wright (St. Francis Xavier University), Don Moore (University of Guelph), Andrew Bretz (Wilfrid Laurier University)

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - UF EGO Conference - Futures Near and Far: Utopia, Dystopia, and Futurity

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:56am
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

Futures Near and Far: Utopia, Dystopia, and Futurity

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Phillip Wegner, University of Florida Marston-Milbauer Eminent Scholar and Dr. Carolyn Lesjak, Simon Fraser University

Alumna Speaker: Dr. Nivedita Majumdar, John Jay College - CUNY

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 16TH

 

Body Language, Bawdy Talk: Sex and Form in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:53am
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan
invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference,
"Body Language, Bawdy Talk: Sex and Form in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"
at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 9-11, 2017.

With keynote lectures by:

Jeffrey Masten (Northwestern) and
Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA)

And panel responses from the medieval
and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan.

 

Native American Literature (CEA 48th Annual Conference March 30-April 1, 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:53am
Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

Theme:  Islands

 

Special Topics Panel(s): Native American Literature

This special topics panel on Native American Literature invites papers on all aspects of indigenous literatures of Native North America. Papers that address issues related to the indigenous peoples of what is now South Carolina are particularly welcome, as are those that address the conference theme, Islands. 

 

General Information on CEA Conference:

2017 Michigan State University Comics Forum

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:53am
Michigan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

2017 Michigan State University Comics Forum Call for Papers

 

The Michigan State University Comics Forum - http://comicsforum.msu.edu - is an annual even that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore and celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art. This year, we are celebrating our tenth anniversary, and the multiday event is scheduled to take place during the week of February 20-26, 2017 at the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities in Snyder/Phillips Hall on the campus of Michigan State University.

Seeking Contributors for People of Color and Popular Culture in the United States: An Encyclopedia of Histories, Cultures, and Peoples

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
C. Richard King
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 11, 2017

Contributors wanted for a comprehensive and comparative reference work on people of color and popular culture in the United States.  Covering music, film, television, sport, and more, the four-volume work highlights the ways in which people of color have been imagined and misrepresented as well as their powerful roles as creators, critics, and consumers.  With hundreds of entries, ranging from biographical sketches and theoretical reviews to treatments of historical periods and key works, the encyclopedia seeks to provide the general reader with informative overviews and accessible assessments of the place of people of color in popular culture. Entries will be due 3-6 months from date of assignment.

 

 

Interested?

Canada’s 2017 Copyright Review: Academics’ Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
Mark A. McCutcheon (Athabasca U), Association of Canadian College & University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) & Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH-SCHN)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS for Congress 2017 ACCUTE & CSDH-SCHN joint panel

Canada’s 2017 Copyright Review: Academics’ Perspectives

Critical Voices 2017: Memory, Culture, and Identity

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
Graduate Students in English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Do you have a unique research topic? Are you working on a thesis or dissertation? Would you like to gain experience presenting your research as well as network with your peers? If so, Critical Voices welcomes you!

Submit a project or presentation at the sixth annual Critical Voices Conference. This conference, which will host both graduate and undergraduate presenters, is open to all departments in the school of Arts & Sciences, including: English, History, Philosophy, and Religion, as well as Psychology, Sociology, and Political Science.

Visions of Black Womanhood in American Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
The Journal of American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Journal of American Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Theme Issue: Visions of Black Womanhood in American Culture

 

Anthony Burgess: Life, Work, Reputation (3-5 July 2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anthony Burgess: Life, Work, Reputation (3-5 July 2017)

 

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation invites papers to be presented at the centenary conference, ANTHONY BURGESS: LIFE, WORK, REPUTATION. The conference will take place in Manchester on 3, 4, and 5 July 2017.

 

The conference will have three main points of focus:

LIFE

Word, Image, Digital

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:25pm
Cardiff University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Word, Image, Digital

 

a one-day symposium
Cardiff University
Tuesday, 1 November 2016

                                                                                                                    

Keynote Speaker: Michaela Mahlberg (University of Birmingham)