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Should we talk about the weather?: Theoretical Approaches to Race and Conversation

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:07am
John Garrett Bridger Gilmore / UC Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Accepting abstracts for participants in panel described below for 2017 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il Nov. 9-12

Please include:

300 word paper abstract

1 page CV

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Should we talk about the weather?: Theoretical Approaches to Race and Conversation

African American Folklore: On the Foundation of Hip Hop

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 1:23pm
Aaron Oforlea/ UP of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017

African American Folklore: On the Foundation of Hip Hop is the first collection of critical essays that will explore the African American folklore roots of hip hop. Besides presenting recent scholarship on the language and narrative strategies that give form and structure to hip hop music, the collection has the potential to extend studies of the Oral Tradition into Hip Hop scholarship.

American Literature Association: Charles W. Chesnutt panels

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:55pm
Bill Hardwig, Charles W. Chesnutt Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Charles W. Chesnutt Association

American Literature Association

28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017

The Westin Copley Place

Boston, MA

 

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association welcomes abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentation at two sessions on the work of Chesnutt at the 2017 ALA conference in Boston.

 

Session One: Chesnutt and Justice

Octavia E. Butler at ALA May 2017

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2016

The OEB Literary Society plans to host two panels at the American Literature Association in Boston, May 2017. We invite prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

American Lierature Association: Postwar Iconicities

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Postwar Iconicities:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, treating iconic persons or milestone events historical or fictionalized.  Postwar literature regarding fame, celebrity, infamous crime or court cases, quintessential Americanness.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

American Lierature Association: Postwar Geographies

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

 

 

Postwar Geographies:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, wherein mapping, locating, traveling, place-making, or turf-marking has a significant role:  the Iron Curtain, the color line, “the women’s room(s),” Model Cities, etc.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

 

The 2017 Spring Tustenegee Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:08am
Historical Society of Palm Beach County
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County invites you to submit your articles for the upcoming 2017 Tustenegee issue. Attached you will find the flyer with additional information. Please distribute this flyer to organizations and colleagues that would be interested in submitting an abstract. Thank you.

 

Speculative Fictions and Socio-Ecologies of the Americas

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:08am
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) seeks proposals for the panel "Speculative Fictions and Socio-Ecologies of the Americas" to be held at the Annual Conference of the American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts on 25-28 May 2017.  

This panel seeks submissions that examine the ways in which North American, Caribbean, Central American, and South American authors have used the conventions and techniques of speculative fiction (including science fiction and magical realism) to represent and respond to socio-ecological circumstances, events, and issues.

"Law and Democracy"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:25am
Brown Legal Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Call for Papers

Second Annual Legal Studies Graduate Student Conference

 

“Law and Democracy”

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd - 23rd, 2017

at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Deadline for submission: January 16th, 2017

Acceptance notification: Early February

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