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Racial Passing and Colorism in Literature Panel

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:54pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

CFP: Racial Passing and Colorism in Literature Panel

Society for the Study of Southern Literature
Biennial Conference
Austin, Texas
15-18 February 2018

 

Racial passing has been a common theme in literature, especially in texts dealing with escaping to freedom during the antebellum period.  The Nadir period also witnessed a spike in racial passing and colorism themes as racial tensions heightened anti-black violence throughout the United States. This panel seeks papers that examine texts dealing with racial passing and colorism.  Questions for consideration might include:

Auburn University at Montgomery Southern Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:53pm
Auburn University at Montgomery
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 16, 2017

Now in its tenth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 9-10 February 2018. Topics may include but are not limited to:

The Underground Railroad(s): History, Myth and Representations

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:49pm
Revue LISA/LISA e-journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A century and a half after the abolition of slavery in the United States, the Underground Railroad, the formal and informal network of routes and people that helped fugitive slaves escape from the slaveholding South to freedom between the end of the 18th century and the Civil War, still draws considerable scholarly attention, whether it be through investigating its history or debating its many representations in public memory, literature and various art forms (Schulz, 2016). Considered “a model of democracy in action,” “the nation’s first great movement of civil disobedience since the American Revolution,” and “an epic of high drama” (Bordewich, 2005, p.

Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
Mihai Mindra/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

4 – 7 April 2018, King’s College London, University College London, and the British Library

Panel Title:

“Fictional Representations of North American Ideological Environment/ Space

and Place Divisions”

 

CFP: African-American Literature at the College English Association Conference, April 2018

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CFP: African-American Literature at the College English Association Conference, April 5-7, 2018
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
Address: 333 1st St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727.894-5000

The College English Association (CEA)—a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, now welcomes proposals for presentations in the area of African-American literature for our 49th annual conference. Interested participations should submit a proposal at http://www.cea-web.org.

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CFP: SSAWW Panel at the College Language Association Convention, April 2018

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:41pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

CFP: SSAWW Panel at the College Language Association Convention, April 2018
Hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois

“Rewrit[ing] the American Literary Landscape”:
Immigrant American Women Writers across the Diaspora and Tales of Black Metropolitan Life

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Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please consider submitting proposals for the 2018 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies panel on "Theatre, Performance, and Slavery." This panel is sponsored by the ASECS Performance Studies Caucus; we are interested in work by scholars from a variety of national-linguistic traditions (French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Dutch), as well as comparatists. ASECS 2018 will take place in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-25; deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15.

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CFP: Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

 

Call for Abstracts for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF INEQUALITY, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Kimberly Drake, Scripps College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Kimberly Drake, the editor of the proposed book Critical Insights: Literature of Inequality, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO), seeks contributions on literature, music, and film/television dealing with inequality and social injustice.

Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

Lehigh University English Department

Bethlehem, PA

Date: Friday, March 2-Saturday, March 3

Submission guidelines:  

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