category: african-american

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With its insightful and quirky brand of humour, Issa Rae's popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011- 2013) has shown how alternative pathways for the production, circulation a

CFP - From Margin to Center: Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
DIVAS - Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

The 4th Annual DIVAS Conference: From Margin to Center: 
Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism 
September 12, 2015 
 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONTRACTED EDITED COLLECTION: HITCHCOCK--Proposals due 15 June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas Cunningham, Westminster College
contact email: 
hitchcockanthology@gmail.com

Seeking 300-word proposals for an edited collection (already under contract with Salem Press) of 15 essays on the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

International Girl Studies Association Inaugural Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Girl Studies Association
contact email: 
igsa.2016@uea.ac.uk

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Comparative American Ethnic Literature session at PAMLA conference, November 6-8, 2015, Portland State University

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Japtok/PAMLA
contact email: 
mjaptok@palomar.edu

Session: Comparative American Ethnic Literature,
November 6-8, 2015, Portland State University and Hilton Portland, Oregon

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory [Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
[http://theapollonian.in]
Vol. 2, Issue 2

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory
[Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume) [Deadline 15 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume)

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Making Connections Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of the Selma March

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
usreeb@iup.edu

Inspired by the 50th year anniversary marking the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery, the journal Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for a

[UPDATE-deadline extended] Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) – at SAMLA Conference, November 12-15, 2015
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

Update: “The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

[UPDATE] "Collaboration & Betrayal" (Deadline: June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Durham, NC
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, “collaboration” has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

"New Directions in Africana Literature" - Abstract Deadline 6/10/15 - SAMLA 87 Conference (November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmelton@gettysburg.edu, shauna.kirlew@howard.edu

“New Directions in Africana Literature”

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 September, 2015

*CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: 31st MAY 2015*

Special Issue of Wenshan Review: "Affective Perspectives from East Asia," deadline: 15 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

Call for Papers
In More’s Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction
Foundation #124 (summer 2016)

Foundation Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We are pleased to announce the return of our essay competition.

IASA 48th Annual Conference:Italian American Values:October 15th-17th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
alan.gravano@outlook.com

Send Proposals by Email Only to Alan Gravano, President, alan.gravano@outlook.com
Deadline: June 3, 2015

[UPDATE] "Circum-Caribbean Poetics": 9/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Braziel and Nicasio Urbina, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
jana.braziel@uc.edu, nicasio.urbina@uc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Circum-Caribbean Poetics”

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

The Public Intellectuals Lecture Series has just wrapped up a successful spring lineup featuring four fantastic, well attended lectures. We are now planning a second series for the fall.

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Cogent Arts & Humanities OA
contact email: 
mauro@psu.edu

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: The Contested Nature of Contemporary Corporealities (November 13-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Studies Panel, Session II, SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

What is the political significance of embodiment? In this panel, we are looking for a broad array of papers which consider the stakes of embodiment in contemporary culture.

BJLL Vol. VII (2015) - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print.

[UPDATE] Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to May 18th for SWSW

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 21st Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) (July 16-18, 2015) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, a

Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
journal.on.arts@gmail.com

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
Deadline: May 20, 2015
journalonarts.org

Call for contributed papers

CFP: Articles for New Open-Access Journal Indigenous Knowledge: Other Ways of Knowing

full name / name of organization: 
Judy M. Bertonazzi
contact email: 
bertonazzij@gmail.com

Dear Colleagues,

[UPDATE] Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-CLIO is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in early 2016.

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015 Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba,

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

The study day we organized on April 21st 2015 investigated the theme “Order and Disorder” in different fields.

Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (Proposals due August 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) November 6-7, 2015.

CFP: Teaching Popular Culture - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

CALL FOR POETRY, FICTION, AND ART

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review is extending its deadline for PVR 9 to May 16th. We are looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our ninth online issue this June.

[REMINDER] PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

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