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James Baldwin Review (Volume 4) Graduate Student Essay Award

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

JBR Volume 4 Graduate Student CFP

 

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions to be featured as an award-winning graduate student essay for its fourth volume.

An Open Access online publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’ writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

James Baldwin Review (Volume 4)

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

JBR Vol 4 CFP

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its fourth volume. An Open Access online publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’ writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

Call for Editors / Call for Submissions: Resources for American Literary Study

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
Resources for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The journal Resources for American Literary Study, devoted to archival study and bibliographical analysis of American literature, has returned to Penn State Press and is approaching a transition.  Its editors, Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley, are seekingsuccessors.  Those interested in applying for the editorship of the journal should send a letter of interest and c.v. to Diana Pesek, Journals Editor, Penn State Press, at dlp28@psu.edu.  Applications by pairs of scholars, as well as nominations of candidates, are also welcome.  Expressions of interest should be sent no later than December 31, 2017.

Reminder--American Literature Area at PCA/ACA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

2018 National Conference

Indianapolis, IN

March 28-31, 2018

Call for Papers: American Literature 

Deadline: October 1, 2017

The American Literature Area of PCA/ACA seeks individual papers for presentation at our 2018 National Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, IN at the J.W. Marriot. 

SOUTH 101: Teaching Southern Studies in Introductory and Interdisciplinary Courses

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:42am
Sponsored by the Society for Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 11, 2017

SOUTH 101: Teaching Southern Studies in Introductory and Interdisciplinary Courses

Panel Proposal for the SSSL Biennial Conference, Austin, February 2018

Sponsored by the Society for Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO).

Dark Yesterdays and Bright Tomorrows: The Birmingham Movement in Public Memory

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:44am
Southern Historical Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Southern Historical Association Conference November 8-11, 2018 (Birmingham, AL)

 

Roundtable Call for Proposals Due: September 10, 2017:

“Dark Yesterdays and Bright Tomorrows: The Birmingham Movement in Public Memory”

 

Rap and Hip Hop Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:45am
SouthwestPCA (Pop Culture and American Culture Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Call for Papers

Rap and Hip Hop Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017

 

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: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 9:17am
Revue LISA/LISA e-journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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.

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