category: african-american

CFP for an Essay Collection on "Doing the Charleston," Cambridge Scholars, due May 6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Frazier, College of Charleston
contact email: 
frazierv@cofc.edu

Call for Proposals for a proposed edited volume of essays centering around the theme of “Doing the Charleston,” to be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and edited by Valerie Frazier

Mock the Weak: Comedy and the Politics of Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Teesside University/ARC Stockton
contact email: 
mocktheweak2016@gmail.com

Mock the Weak: Comedy and the Politics of Representation

14th-15th September 2016, Teesside University/ARC Stockton

SAMLA 88: Women's Studies Affiliated Panel: Women & Visions of Utopia/Dystopia in Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) 88
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?
Women’s Studies – Affiliated Panel
Jacksonville, Florida – November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference:Contemporary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
Call for Papers
Contemporary Studies Area

Thursday-Sunday, 6 - 9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the annual online journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest (ISSN 2068 – 3472). It has been a peer-reviewed academic publication since 2009.

Flow 2016 Conference on Television and New Media (Austin, 9/15-9/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Flow 2016
contact email: 
flowconference2016@gmail.com

The 2016 Flow Conference will feature a series of roundtables, each organized around a discussion question on contemporary issues in television and new media culture and scholarship.

Call for papers Law, Culture and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

submission via website:

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

or email:
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

Call for papers Online International Journal of Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

submission via website:

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

email:

submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of the Theoretical Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
Submission via website:

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

or email:

submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers american Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via wesbite:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss
or email
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

submission via website:

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

or email:
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

The journal’s objectives are to publish papers of broad interest in the humanities and social sciences.

Call for papers Journal of Digital Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
jrsd.journal@gmail.com

submission via website

jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

or email:

jrsd.journal@gmail.com

Disrupting the Narrative Agency of Modernism (MSA 18 Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Oleg Gelikman, Soka University of America
contact email: 
ogelikman@soka.edu

MSA 18 Pasadena Nov. 17-20, 2016

The Splendor of the Real: Disrupting The Narrative Agency of Modernism

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email:

submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Midwest PCA-- Southern Lit and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Chapter proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by May 15, 2016.

Southern Hungers (SASA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association Conference (March 16-18, 2017)
contact email: 
davis_da@mercer.edu & jhubbs@ua.edu

Recuperation (of antagonistic, oppositional or emancipatory Forms of Cultural Production)

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Recuperation is an inexorable feature of late capitalism, as modes of art and cultural expression that once were resistant, oppositional or antagonistic from the 1960’s and 70’s have been graduall

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 13-16, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

“Alternate Worlds”

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

Interdisciplinary and Transnational Volume on Vegetarianism, Proposals due May 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Shprintzen
contact email: 
shprintzen@marywood.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a new interdisciplinary and transnational volume focusing on the social and cultural contexts of vegetarianism throughout history.

2016 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/6/16-10/9/16

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

October 6-9, 2016, Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 678-4488

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

[UPDATE] Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mhart@wtamu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for studies of Migrations and Identity 5/31/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

Watchung Review invites scholarly papers on the theme of migrations and identity.

CFP: Alternative Culture "Industries" (MSA 18 Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

CFP: Alternative Culture "Industries" (MSA 18 Pasadena)

CFP: Science, Society & Civilisation

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Death in the American City - Abstracts Due April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

This is a renewed call for papers for a special issue of the Canadian Review of American Studies

Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session - SAMLA88

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session at SAMLA88
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

The Marxist Literary Group welcomes a wide range of paper proposals concerning Marxism, but papers addressing the SAMLA 88 theme (Utopia/Dystopia) are especially welcome.

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Call for Submissions -- Oz Club National Convention

full name / name of organization: 
International Wizard of Oz Club
contact email: 
ryan@ryanbunch.com

The International Wizard of Oz Club welcomes submissions for its National Convention, which will take place in Philadelphia on August 5-7, 2016.

[UPDATE]: Midwest Modern Language Association, Religion and Literature permanent section, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aschmi48@slu.edu; jason.zirbel@marquette.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Call for Papers--Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

full name / name of organization: 
Farris Lee Francis and Maj. Sylvia C. McPherson Ed.M (Ret)
contact email: 
leefrancis12@gmail.com

Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

Second CFP: Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

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