category: african-american

Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 1, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Black/Queer Ontologies @ Princeton U. Abstracts Due 8/31

full name / name of organization: 
Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective / Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@PRINCETON.EDU

Princeton University’s Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective is proud to announce its 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference…

Black/Queer Ontologies
Princeton University
October 24, 2015

Freshmen English and English Composition Panel at SCMLA (10/31/15-11/3/15) Nashville, TN--Abstract Due: 3/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Organizing Chair: Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: Sound and Story

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 72nd Annual Convention

Nashville, TN – October 31-November 3, 2015

CFP: Speculation and Fiction (Vol II Issue I)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Call for Papers: Sanglap Vol. 2 Issue 1
Speculation and Fiction

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 62nd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 1, 2015.

2015 MPCA/ACA Urban Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA/ Megan Cannella - Urban Studies Area Chair
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

HUMOUR

Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, University of Oxford (TORCH/OCLW)
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

Silence in the Archives:
Censorship and Suppression in Women’s Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

popular culture, digital literacies, family literacy, african american

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tisha Lewis Ellison
contact email: 
lewis.phd@gmail.com

Looking for the following: popular culture, digital literacies, multimodality, family literacy, african american, qualitative research, children and adolescent literacy, agency, power, identity, visua

Modernism and the Mind Sciences, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecah Pulsifer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
pulsife2@illinois.edu

Modernism grew up alongside a range of revolutionary mind sciences.

SAMLA 2015 (Durham, NC, Nov 13-15) Performing Gender Panel - Abstracts due June 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Performing Gender: Cultural Ideals, Expectations, and Representations of Gender in American and British Culture

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Culture Critique is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by Claremont Graduate University’s Cultural Studies program.

MMLA: Paper Submissions for Permanent Sections and Special Sessions (4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

Memory and Remembering. Articles: 6/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal.

MSA 17, Nov. 19-22, Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

The modernist period, as the theme of this year’s conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political.

SLSA Panel: "A Cyborg Manifesto" at 30 March 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
elyons@email.arizona.edu

2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto.” This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

“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, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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

ADAPTATION 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aroberts3@niu.edu

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

CIRCULATIONS OF THE NEO-SLAVE NARRATIVE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario – Department of English
contact email: 
abowes5@uwo.ca

**Short Notice* Conference takes place on the 10th of April 2015*

Teaching Lives: Contemporary Pedagogies of Life Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

Identity Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
contact email: 
mtfernan@go.olemiss.edu

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit presentations for a conference that explores, challenges, and re-imagines the concept of identity.

PAMLA 2015: “Narrative and Time: Visuality in Modern and Contemporary American Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 - November 6-8, 2015 - Portland, Oregon
contact email: 
nikolopoulou.as@husky.neu.edu

The intersection of the literary and the visual is fraught with questions pertaining to time.

MLA 2016: Black Women's Poetry and the Color Line (due 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Heidi Morse
contact email: 
hemorse@umich.edu

Special Session CFP: Reevaluating relationships between racial politics, aesthetics, and (non)canonicity in African American women’s poetry from Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance.

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

[UPDATE] The Counterpublics of Underground Comix: MLA 2016 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
MLA/Margaret Galvan and Leah Misemer
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu and mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu



When underground comix emerged in America in the 1970s, they were connected with the counter culture movement and rife with anti-establishment content. These comics participated in and addressed counterpublics, which queer theorist Michael Warner defines as “formed by their conflict with the norms and contexts of their cultural environment.” Yet much of the scholarship of the underground comix movement has centered on straight white men located in San Francisco (e.g. R. Crumb, S. Clay Wilson).

[update] B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent

Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus: Call for Essays (May 15 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Anna Maynard
contact email: 
lamaynard@gru.edu

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus:
Soliciting proposals for an essay collection on the legacy and future of the Uncle Remus stories.

Studies in the Novel: Seeking Affiliate Website Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

The editorial team of Studies in the Novel is seeking affiliate editors to solicit and oversee content development for the journal’s online archive of indexed teaching tools.

SAMLA 2015: Poet-Artist Collaborations (Durham, NC, November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

MSA 17, 19-22 Nov.: Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
Candis Bond
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies*
*Please send 300-word abstract and brief CV (one page) to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu by April 01, 2015.

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

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