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[REMINDER] Pedagogy: Considering Diversity in the English Curriculum (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:54pm
Charles Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on pedagogical considerations of diversity issues in the English curriculum.  Papers should address topics like the following:  curricular concerns and imaginative solutions to the development of courses treating ethnic literatures, spiritual orientations, and/or gender-identity readings; selection of materials and modes of presentation; multicultural vs.

Latinx Lives, Matters, and Imaginaries: Theorizing Race in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:52pm
3rd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

The 3rd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory

and Criticism Conference

 

Latinx Lives, Matters, and Imaginaries:

Theorizing Race in the 21st Century

 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

City University of New York

 

April 13-15, 2017

Abstracts due: December 12th, 2016

 

 

ASECS 2017: "Police" Before the Police

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 3:40pm
Sarah Nicolazzo, UCSD
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

CFP for panel at 2017 ASECS National Conference, March 30-April 2, Minneapolis

Africa and The World: Literature, Politics, and Global Geographies

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:25pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Africa and the World: Literature, Politics, and Global Geographies

The theme chosen for the 2017 conference at Yale seeks to engage with and interrogate recent shifts in critical and theoretical frameworks from regional, national, and “postcolonial” models towards “world literature” as a framework for understanding the literatures of the Global South. How useful is the category of world literature in our ongoing contestation of Eurocentrism in the interpretation of African literatures and cultures? What possibilities are offered by African literatures and cultures for (re)imagining the world, including the “world” posited by recent theorizations?

Theorizing Reading and Activism in Environmental Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 3:36pm
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, Universiteit Utrecht, July 6-9, 2017

Theorizing Reading and Activism in Environmental Literature 

This seminar will explore how theories of reading and reception—important to recent work in critical race studies, cognitive narratology, and new formalism—can inform ecocriticism. Building on the large body of scholarship attending to problems of reading, reception, race, and ethnicity, the seminar in particular invites papers on literatures of environmental justice or postcolonial environmentalism.

Seeking Book Reviews & Production Reviews

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
Continuum- Journal of African diaspora Drama, Theatre, and Performance
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 26, 2016

Seeking Submissions

Book Reviews & Production Reviews

Deadline: September 26, 2016

 

Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance is Black theatre’s only online and open access referred scholarly journal. This journal is the official publication of the Black Theatre Network. Continuum is committed to advancing the very best in scholarship through the dissemination of knowledge on the theory, practice and praxis of Black Theatre.

 

Race and Ethnicity in the Program Era, NeMLA 2017 [UPDATED]

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Hardeep Sidhu (Worcester State University) / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

By recruiting minority writers and teaching them to "write what you know" and "find your voice," MFA programs have generated landmark works of fiction that perform and celebrate marginalized racial and ethnic identities. However, critics argue that the institution of Creative Writing and its aesthetic values are culturally specific and may fetishize racial and ethnic difference for white audiences. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words about authors or texts that exemplify the intersection of—or friction between—MFA aesthetics and race/ethnicity.

This panel will be part of the 48th annual convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Baltimore, MD (March 23-26 2017).

Southern Studies Conference 10-11 Feb. 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:42pm
Auburn University at Montgomery
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Now in its ninth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 10-11 February 2017. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Approaching Deadling: MELUS 2017 Panel on Incarceration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 9:32am
MELUS: Multi-ethnic Literature in the US
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

I am soliciting co-panelists for a proposed MELUS session on writing by and about incarceration. I originally envisioned this panel as a session about prison writing, but I am open to including papers that discuss other forms of imprisonment, including captivity or slave narratives.

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