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Centering the Margins: Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:17am
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CFP for Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference 2019

Theme: Centering the Margins
Sponsored by the Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Conference Date: April 6, 2019
Proposal Due Date: January 10, 2019
Location: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Contact: northeasternEGSA@gmail.com

Keynote:
Dr. James Chase Sanchez
Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric
Middlebury College


 

CFP: MLA Edited Collection, Teaching Literature and Writing in Prisons

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:37am
Sheila Smith McKoy and Patrick Elliot Alexander, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Call for Essay Proposals: Teaching Literature and Writing in PrisonsEdited by Sheila Smith McKoy and Patrick Elliot Alexander

ALA 2019 August Wilson

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:59am
The August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The August Wilson

Author Society

of the

American Literature Association

announces its

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

for the

30th Annual ALA Conference

May 23-26, 2019

 

The Westin Copley Place

10 Huntington Avenue

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:55pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming issue: Reckoning With Appetite. The Deadline for Reviews is Friday, December 7th, 2018.

We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts:

Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture by Tamura Lomax (Duke, 2018)

The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry by Emily Ruth Rutter (Alabama, 2018)

Call for archival and bibliographical articles on American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:53pm
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

  Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship, is inviting submissions for two upcoming volumes in 2019. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery and bibliography. The journal also welcomes pedagogically focused submissions examining archival study in the classroom.

Kinship, Community, and Activism in the Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
The Howard University Graduate English Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

 Kinship, Community, and Activism in the Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

 

 “To build community requires vigilant awareness of the work we must continually do to undermine all the socialization that leads us to behave in ways that perpetuate         domination.” ― bell hooks, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope

CFP: MLA Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
Cajetan Iheka/Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media, to be edited by Cajetan Iheka. In the past decade, critical readings of texts from formerly colonized societies have increasingly combined postcolonial and ecocritical perspectives. The rising interest in postcolonial ecocriticism is reflected in curricular offerings, which include entire courses or sections of courses devoted to novels, stories, plays, films, and other media focused on environmental issues in postcolonial settings. The proposed volume sets out to establish the scholarship on the teaching of postcolonial ecocriticism.

ALA 2019 Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

updated: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:06pm
Eurie Dahn / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

Black Issues Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:47pm
BGSU Office of Multicultural Affairs
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The organizers of the 19th Black Issues Conference invite proposals for presentations. The committee invites a broad array of proposals related to Black issues, and especially encourages presentations and creative works on media, activism, and how they intersect. Other areas of study might include: contemporary African American art, politics, race in higher education, social justice, gender, sexuality, and the representation of Black culture. Undergraduate and graduate students are particularly encouraged to present their work. Presentations can take the form of a paper or PowerPoint presentation, a roundtable discussion, an artistic exhibition, or a performance.

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