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ACLA 2018: Literary Legacies of the 1980s

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 6:13pm
Alexander Manshel / Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Reaganomics, Thatcherism, Tiananmen, BelovedBlade Runner, “Star Wars,” the War on Drugs, mass incarceration, mass immigration, ACT UP, American PsychoThe Americans, “Make America Great Again”: the literary and political legacies of the 1980s are altogether undeniable in the present. How might we understand the decade as a kind of birthdate for the contemporary, and what are the implications of this periodizing claim? Moreover, how might we interrogate and expand cultural conceptions of “The Eighties,” its significance and its period style?

James Baldwin Review (Volume 4) Graduate Student Essay Award

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

JBR Volume 4 Graduate Student CFP

 

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions to be featured as an award-winning graduate student essay for its fourth volume.

An Open Access online publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’ writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

James Baldwin Review (Volume 4)

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

JBR Vol 4 CFP

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its fourth volume. An Open Access online publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’ writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

Call for Editors / Call for Submissions: Resources for American Literary Study

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
Resources for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The journal Resources for American Literary Study, devoted to archival study and bibliographical analysis of American literature, has returned to Penn State Press and is approaching a transition.  Its editors, Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley, are seekingsuccessors.  Those interested in applying for the editorship of the journal should send a letter of interest and c.v. to Diana Pesek, Journals Editor, Penn State Press, at dlp28@psu.edu.  Applications by pairs of scholars, as well as nominations of candidates, are also welcome.  Expressions of interest should be sent no later than December 31, 2017.

CFP: LHS at CLA Roundtable on the Socio-Political Writing of Hughes and Finney (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:40am
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2017

CFP: Langston Hughes Society Roundtable at the College Language Association Convention, April 2018

Hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois

 “Social Disconnect Helps to Fan the Flames of Bigotry”: Explorations into the Social and Political Writings of Langston Hughes and Nikky Finney

CFP: LHS at CLA Panel on the Black Metropolis in Hughes and His Contemporaries (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:40am
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2017

CFP: Langston Hughes Society Panel at the College Language Association Convention, April 2018

Hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois

 

“Manifestations of the Negro Metropolis: The ‘Large-Scale Laboratory Experiment’ in the Works of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries”

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Reminder--American Literature Area at PCA/ACA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:18pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

2018 National Conference

Indianapolis, IN

March 28-31, 2018

Call for Papers: American Literature 

Deadline: October 1, 2017

The American Literature Area of PCA/ACA seeks individual papers for presentation at our 2018 National Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, IN at the J.W. Marriot. 

SOUTH 101: Teaching Southern Studies in Introductory and Interdisciplinary Courses

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:42am
Sponsored by the Society for Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 11, 2017

SOUTH 101: Teaching Southern Studies in Introductory and Interdisciplinary Courses

Panel Proposal for the SSSL Biennial Conference, Austin, February 2018

Sponsored by the Society for Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO).

Dark Yesterdays and Bright Tomorrows: The Birmingham Movement in Public Memory

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:44am
Southern Historical Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Southern Historical Association Conference November 8-11, 2018 (Birmingham, AL)

 

Roundtable Call for Proposals Due: September 10, 2017:

“Dark Yesterdays and Bright Tomorrows: The Birmingham Movement in Public Memory”

 

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