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Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy: Call for Anti-Racist Teaching Materials

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:37pm
The Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

The Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) and Romantic Circles Pedagogy (RCP) Anti-Racist Pedagogy Colloquium is soliciting submissions for our new resource on anti-racist teaching, "Towards an Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

This webpage, which will be accessible through the K-SAA and RCP websites, will offer suggested readings, bibliographies of relevant scholarship, sample assignments and syllabi, and guides to use in the classroom. This project will be ongoing: our goal is that each year, a new cohort will develop and expand the resource. 

New Citizenship Studies (special issue of American Literature)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:36pm
Derrick R. Spires
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 9, 2022

CFP: New Citizenship Studies (special issue of American Literature)

 

Greetings colleagues (with apologies for cross-posting),

Please share the CFP for our co-edited special issue of American Literature: New Citizenship Studies. Essay submissions are due June 9, 2022. See information below and attached. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions.

 

Thanks,

Carrie Hyde (UCLA) and Derrick R. Spires (Cornell University)

 

Call for Papers—Special Issue of American Literature:New Citizenship Studies

 

Call for Papers: JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy) – Issue #7

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:34pm
JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

CFP: JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy), Special Issue #7

It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding): (Hi)Stories of American Fragility

Guest Editors: Pilar Martínez Benedí and Chiara Patrizi

 

Pauline E. Hopkins and her Contemporaries

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:34pm
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Hopkins and her Contemporaries:

Responses to Racial Violence, Appeals for Racial Justice 

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture (PCA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:32pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture

PCA 2022 National Conference, PCA Annual Conference

April 13-16, 2022 (Virtual Conference)/Popular Culture Association (PCA)

 

Charles W. Chesnutt panels, American Literature Association conference (1/15/22 deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:26pm
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

Charles W. Chesnutt Association

American Literature Association

33rd Annual ConferenceMay 26-29, 2022The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe
Chicago, IL  60603

 

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 2022 ALA conference in Chicago.

 

Session One: Chesnutt’s Influences

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature Proposals due December 24, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 24, 2021

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature

Proposals due December 24, 2021

NOTE:

We are well along in the peer review process with a university press with favorable evaluations. In order to further bolster our collection, however, at this point we are looking only for proposals addressing the following:

  • Food and one or more contemporary (last 20 years) African American texts;
  • Food and one or more queer literary texts;
  • Food and a 19th century American literary text.

For more detailed information on what to send, please see our original CFP below. Thank you.

OVERVIEW:

"Grown Deep Like the Rivers": A CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (12/3)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:48am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 “Grown Deep Like the Rivers”:

The Black Lives Matter Movement(s) from Langston Hughes to the Present

 Friday, December 3, 2021, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 Register here:

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fnHH104bQba8-jRByn0BsA

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

containing information about joining the webinar.

Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy: Call for Anti-Racist Teaching Materials

updated: 
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 9:56am
The Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

The Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) and Romantic Circles Pedagogy (RCP) Anti-Racist Pedagogy Colloquium is soliciting submissions for our new resource on anti-racist teaching, "Towards an Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

This webpage, which will be accessible through the K-SAA and RCP websites, will offer suggested readings, bibliographies of relevant scholarship, sample assignments and syllabi, and guides to use in the classroom. This project will be ongoing: our goal is that each year, a new cohort will develop and expand the resource. 

UPDATE Critical Essays on Gloria Naylor (New deadline: 1/15/22)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 4:18pm
Gloria Naylor Archive
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Articles: “Critical Essays on Gloria Naylor” (advanced contract with University of Mississippi Press), edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery, Mary C. Foltz, and Suzanne M. Edwards

Abstract proposals of 500-750 words and C.V. due by Jan. 15, 2022. Submit abstract proposals to: innaylor@lehigh.edu.

 

Children and Youth Studies Caucus Sponsored Session - ASA 2022 (American Studies Association)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:27pm
Mary Zaborskis and Brie Owen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Drawing on the ASA conference theme “The Roof is on Fire,” this session invokes the phenomenon of book burnings to launch a broader conversation about the politicization of children’s media and the category of childhood itself — especially in debates about what materials children can and cannot encounter in domestic, institutional, and public spaces. For example, how is childhood being deployed in the targeted disinformation campaigns over Critical Race Theory?

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: The Way Forward

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Proposals 44th Annual NJCEA Conference

March 19, 2022

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula:  The Way Forward

Many academic institutions have been evaluating their diversity and inclusion statements. At the department level, several faculty members recognize that their curriculum also needs to be evaluated.  

We are particularly interested in proposals for full traditional panels including at least four presenters, roundtables of six to eight speakers, workshops, individual papers, posters, and presentations that consider the following questions for the profession, for the discipline, for our areas of specialization, and for the larger society:

Rolling call for papers - Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:44am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

HJEAS

Ghostbusters – A Companion

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:44am
Simon Bacon, series editor; Cathleen Allyn Conway, collection editor; Peter Lang, Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Call for Papers: Ghostbusters – A Companion The release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the fourth installment coming almost 40 years after the original Ghostbusters film, prompts inquiry into this beloved and oftentimes fraught film franchise. While the original and (and its sequel) was a paean to academics becoming the working class heroes who act as the ghost janitors of New York City, the third and fourth films, reimagined with new casts, have become a battleground for who ‘owns’ nostalgia, and have acted as meta-commentaries on the question.

HJEAS Books, New Series: RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 6:54am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

HJEAS Books, New Series

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) will launch a series of books to be published by Debrecen University Press beginning in 2022 that will reflect scholarship in the areas covered by the Journal, which include but are not limited to the literature, film, art, history, and religion of the United States, Canada, Ireland, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. All books will be published as Open Access ebooks and as printed using Print on Demand. They will be kept in print.

PROPOSALS for either RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS are welcome.

English in Liberia: Language and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:48am
Martin Mühlheim / UZH English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Despite a wealth of historical research on Liberia – a country founded by black U.S.settlers brought to West Africa in the 1820s, under the auspices of the American Colonization Society (ACS) – Liberian English and Anglophone Liberian literature remain under-researched.

This seminar session at the ESSE 2022 Conference in Mainz, Germany (August 29-September 2, 2022 - https://esse2022.uni-mainz.de/) aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for authors, linguists, and literary scholars working on Liberia (incl. the country’s transnational connections).

Three key aims are:

Black Spaces in International Children's Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
International Research in Children's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Special Issue of International Research in Children’s Literature:

Black Spaces in International Children’s Literature

 

Volume 17, Issue 1, 2023

 

Space and Movement through Literature, Theory, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Purdue University Literary, Interdisciplinary, Theory and Culture Organization Graduate Student Symposium, March 4-5, 2022

Space and Movement through Literature, Theory, and Culture 

Harlem Renaissance: A Century of Black Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:48pm
The Gregory J. Hampton Graduate English Student Association at Howard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

The Howard University Gregory J. Hampton Graduate English Students Association’s 6th Annual Graduate Conference

Harlem Renaissance: A Century of Black Aesthetics


 

Submission Deadline: January 7th, 2022

Decisions sent: January 17th, 2022

Conference Date: March 18th

Conference Location: Zoom

Keynote Speaker: [TBA]

Send Abstracts to Gesasecretary@gmail.com


 

Black Performing Arts: Sound, Movement, Image, Text (PCAACA National Conference, Seattle, WA, April 13-16, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Black Performing Arts Research Area (PCAACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Black Performing Arts Area provides a scholarly forum to share and disseminate research pertaining to the Black performing arts across expressive forms.  Broadly defined, the area focuses on all forms of performing and visual arts, including jazz, blues, gospel, hip hop, rhythm and blues, Caribbean music, dance, poetry, drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and acting.  In all these contexts we are interested in investigating the merger of aesthetic technique and embodiment across Black diasporic expressivity.  

Call for Chapters: Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

Graduate Conference, Such Sweet Thunder: Ellington Plays Shakespeare--Love and Power in Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 4:27pm
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Call for Papers: Graduate Conference

SUCH SWEET THUNDER 

ELLINGTON PLAYS SHAKESPEARE—LOVE AND POWER IN ADAPTATION

Columbia University 

Center for Jazz Studies, Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the Core Curriculum

Date: March 25, 2022

John Singleton: The Soulful Auteur [Spring 2023 release]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 2:16pm
Joi Carr/Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

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

Abstract Deadline October 12, 2021 [extension to 11/19/21]

Manuscript Deadline November 30, 2021 [entension available]

 

Brief Description:  

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference


Conference Dates: June 9-10, 2022

Conference Website: diasporicsolidarities.ca

Submission Deadline: January 20, 2022

Please submit a 150-word proposal and 75-word bio to jdtcon@mcmaster.ca 

 

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