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Prison, Borders, and Piplines: Toward a Queer Abolitionist Movement

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:03am
University of North Carolina, Asheville Queer Studies Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Call for Papers and Presentations

UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference 2018

April 5-7, 2018, Asheville, NC

Prisons, Borders, and Pipelines:
Toward a Queer Abolitionist Movement

Graphing Modernism (MSA 2018 Columbus)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:55pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 27, 2017

Taking the conference theme of “Graphical Modernism” in a slightly different direction intimated in the title, this panel will analyze graphical representation of modernism made possible by Digital Humanities methods. One definition for “graphical” is “of or pertaining to a graph,” to data plotted and coordinates mapped. This panel will feature quantitative analyses of modernist culture in an effort to conceptualize what Raymond Williams might call a “sociology of culture,” the wide-ranging social practices that make culture possible but which are often obscured by the objects themselves.

THE VESEY CONSPIRACY at 200: BLACK ANTISLAVERY and the ATLANTIC WORLD

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:47pm
Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program, College of Charleston
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

CFP: "THE VESEY CONSPIRACY at 200: BLACK ANTISLAVERY and the ATLANTIC WORLD" 

In preparation for a volume of essays to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Denmark Vesey conspiracy of 1822, the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston will hold a small conference on enslaved and free black anti-slavery, February 8-10, 2019. 

Gender, Sexuality and Museums, new volume

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:33pm
Joshua G. Adair and Amy K. Levin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

 

 

Gender, Sexuality, and Museums, new volume

 

Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:01pm
The Langston Hughes Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years: A Special Issue of The Langston Hughes Review

 Guest-edited by

Ayesha K. Hardison and Randal Maurice Jelks 

Abstract deadline: February 1, 2018 

William Demby Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:11pm
University of Rome, La Sapienza
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

UPDATED

CALL FOR PAPERS

WILLIAM DEMBY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

May 31-June 1, 2018

University of Rome, La Sapienza

Rome, Italy

 

Religion in Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US, MELUS 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:17am
Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A tradition for the last several years at MELUS, this panel focuses on expressions, representations, critiques, and/or celebrations of religion and/or spirituality in multi-ethnic American literature. We especially welcome presentations that incorporate the conference theme, “TransCulture” (see the general MELUS CFP for a description of the theme), but are open to proposals on any aspect of religion/spirituality in multi-ethnic literature.

Essays on Identity and Social Justice

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:16am
Diálogos Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Call for Papers

 

Diálogos Journal is a non-profit international publication on identity and social justice, based in Toronto, Canada. We are dedicated to fostering inter-cultural exchange of ideas and experiences, aimed at building understanding in Canada and internationally.

 

With this in mind, we invite you to submit essays and photojournalism for our print issue, which will be published in January 2018. For the upcoming issue, we are looking forward to reading research-based submissions providing insight on a wide range of subjects, such as race, ethnicity, gender, collective memory, migration policies.

Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

updated: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 1:13pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Parlour Issue 4: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

 

“She rolled a bit of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long, lit it and threw it onto the bed where the kerosene-soaked Plum lay in snug delight. Quickly, as the whoosh of flames engulfed him, she shut the door and made her slow and painful journey back to the top of the house” (Morrison, Sula).

 

Actors behind the camera

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
Film Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

“Actors are cattle” was Hitchcock’s provocative judgement in the famous series of talks that the filmmaker gave to François Truffaut (Jeffries).

Truly enough, during the heyday of Classical Hollywood, actors were under contract, like any other cog in the wheel of production of the studio system. The prevailing star system put an end to the “multitasking” norm of the beginning of the movie industry and, in this context, the instances of actors who turned directors (Charles Laughton, Robert Montgomery, Ida Lupino) were all the more remarkable.

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