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Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

updated: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 3:33pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

 

The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space.
— Michel Foucault

Call for Abstracts: Bonds Forged in Fire!!: Exploring the Social Networks and Social Distances in the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond

updated: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 10:01am
The Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 4, 2021

Bonds Forged in Fire!!: Exploring the Social Networks and Social Distances in the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond
A Special Session for the Langston Hughes Society at the 93rd SAMLA Convention

November 4-6, 2021
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

The 1898 Wilmington Massacre: Critical Explorations of Insurrection, Black Resilience, and Black Futures

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:48pm
Tiffany Gilbert & Lynn Mollenauer
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Call for Chapter Proposals

The 1898 Wilmington Massacre: Critical Explorations of Insurrection, Black Resilience, and Black Futures

Editors

Tiffany Gilbert, University of North Carolina Wilmington, gilbertt@uncw.edu

Lynn Mollenauer, University of North Carolina Wilmington, mollenauerl@uncw.edu

 

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2021

Proposal Decisions: June 15, 2021

 

Overview

liquid blackness: Black and Queer, Music on Screen

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
James Tobias
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CFP – “Black and Queer, Music on Screen”

liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies 6, no. 2, Fall 2022

Co-edited by Jekara Govan, James Tobias (Sync: Stylistics of Hieroglyphic Time), Stefan Torralba, and Calvin Warren (Ontological Terror: Blackness, Nihilism, Emancipation)

Call for journal submissions: American Golden Age Mystery & Detective Fiction

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:33am
Mean Streets: A Journal of American Crime and Detective Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Call for Submissions

Third issue of Mean Streets: A Journal of American Crime and Detective Fiction

Topic: AMERICAN “GOLDEN AGE” MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION 1920-1945

 

Proposals: July 15, 2021

Final essays: December 1, 2021

 

Reading Between the Lines: A Genealogy of Racial Discourse in American Literature from the 17th Century to the Present

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:33am
Michael Zeitler Texas Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 30, 2021

Call for Papers: Reading Between the Lines: A Genealogy of Racial Discourse in AmericanLiterature from the 17th Century to the Present (A Critical Collection)Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2021full name/ name of organization:Charlene T. Evans/Texas Southern UniversityMichael A. ZeitlerAlbert U.

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Comparative American Ethnic (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:34am
Vivian Delchamps, University of California - Los Angeles
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Comparative American Ethnic

Contacts: Vivian Delchamps, University of California - Los Angeles (vivian713@ucla.edu)

Description: The Comparative American Ethnic Literature session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction."

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Metamorphosis: Transformations across Time, Culture & Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
University of Glasgow College of Arts Postgraduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Registration is now open for the annual University of Glasgow College of Arts PGR Conference.

Metamorphosis refers to a dramatic change in the form, structure or character of an entity, distinctly characterised as a process whereby the old is subsumed, absorbed or self-devoured to provide the substance to forge the new—but how is this concept experienced in contemporary culture?

How does metamorphosis materialise in research practice, academia, social justice, or identity? What social, political or cultural forces engender metamorphosis, and how have these transformations been received? Is metamorphosis creative or destructive? Tangible or intangible? Abrupt or fluid?

John Singleton: The Soulful Auteur [Spring 2022 release]

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:22pm
Joi Carr/Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]

Abstract Deadline March 31, 2021, Extended to April 30, 2021

Manuscript Deadline August 31, 2021

 

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Baptists and the Literary Imagination

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
Perspectives in Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Established in 1972, Perspectives in Religious Studies (PRSt) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal produced for the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, and it welcomes contributions for a special issue (early winter 2023) on “Baptists and the Literary Imagination,” guest edited by Elizabeth H. Flowers (Baylor University) and Darren J. N. Middleton (Texas Christian University)

"The Legacy of Toni Morrison" African American literature at SCMLA Conference, Oct 7-9, 2021 (Houston, Texas)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:10pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

In addition to the overall conference theme of “Politics of Protest,” the SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session encourages students, researchers, and scholars to submit presentations that explore the Legacy of Toni Morrison. As the author of eleven novels, five children's books, two plays, and nine non-fiction texts, Morrison stands tall as one of the most well-known, well-read, and often-taught authors of the twentieth (and 21st) century.

Nnedi Okorafor: Destruction and Wholeness (Special Session)

updated: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 7:31pm
Graeme Wend-Walker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

**DEADLINE EXTENDED!**

118th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

IN-PERSON SESSION

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PAMLA 2021 Panel: Comics of Babel: Exploring the Power of Multilingual Graphic Fictions

updated: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 11:23am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 Conference 

November 11-14th, 2021

Las Vega, Nevada

 

Panel: Comics of Babel: Exploring the Power of Multilingual Graphic Fictions

 

*Please note that this panel will be heldvirtually*

 

Description:

The South and Science Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:45pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on the South and science fiction for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 93rd Annual Conference from November 4-6, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. Papers may discuss any of the subgenres of science fiction, including alternate history, afrofuturism, post-apocalyptic, scifi gothic, traditional, ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ science fiction, scifi horror, etc., and may focus on any form of media as long as the South, its history, culture, or locale intersects in some way.

Southern Networks, Southern Distance

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:45pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Playing on the SAMLA 93 conference theme of “Social Networks and Social Distance,” the Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on topics relevant to questions and issues of Southern networks and distance. A region often rendered into a single, monolithic entity, the South as articulated in various literatures rests at intersections of global politics, culture, economy, and history, which are often overlooked in traditional Southern studies.

“‘Game Over!’: U.S. Drama and Theater and the End(s) of an American Idea(l)”

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
6th International Conference on American Drama and Theater
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

6th International Conference on American Drama and Theater

“‘Game Over!’: U.S. Drama and Theater and the
End(s) of an American Idea(l)

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)

1–3 June 2022

Abstracts due 15 October 2021

Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/americandramaconfmadrid2022

 

Archival Approaches to American Literature (Penn State UP)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Resources for American Literary Study
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2021 double issue. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

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