[UPDATE] Black Masculinity in the Trump Era
Black Masculinity in the Trump Era
North Carolina Central University's Departments of Language and Literature and Mass Communication will host the ninth African American Literature/Studies Symposium on Thursday, February 8, 2018. This year's theme is "Black Masculinity in the Trump Era". The symposium will explore various contemporary approaches to the study of Black Masculinity in African American Studies.
Possible Paper topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Afrofuturism, Authenticity, Disability Studies, Drama, Folklore, Gender Studies, Hip Hop Studies, Intertextuality, Film/Television, Literary Canon, Memory, Protest, Pop Culture, and Urban Literature
Graduate student submissions and creative submissions such as short films and documentaries are welcomed.
Participants whose papers are selected will be contacted in late December. Complete presentation papers should be sent to Dr. Rountree and Dr. Robinson by Monday, January 22, 2018. Additionally, accepted participants and presentation papers will be considered for inclusion in an online digital humanities project.