category: african-american

UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
ehughes@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

Faulkner and the City at American Literature Association Symposium on September 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
jcobrien@memphis.edu

I am organizing a proposed panel on representations of the city within Faulkner’s texts for the upcoming ALA Symposium “The City and American Literature.” I’m looking for 2-4 proposals on any

Call for Papers for Collected Essays: Women Activists Online

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Levitt
contact email: 
women.activists.online@gmail.com

The early promise of the Internet as an opportunity to enhance community, bringing people together to work together toward positive ends, long seemed a pipe dream.

(In)visible Lines: Feminist & Gender Studies. Uni of Limerick, 20-21st November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Network
contact email: 
info@sibeal.ie

The feminist movement has been categorised as a series of different waves, first, second and third, with some contemporary critics suggesting we are now on the precipice of a fourth wave.

[UPDATE] Unity and Division in the History of Art - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

[UPDATE] Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century - Deadline 5 Dec 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

[UPDATE - please note the change to conference dates and CfP deadline)

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2016

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; deadline extended to July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Open, non-thematic issue of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; submission deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar, Croatia)
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words

Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 8th issue, deadline for submissions: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that manuscripts for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture should be sent by June 30, 2015 to reci@alfa.edu.rs.

Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability conference (submission 10/1/15; conference 4/9/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University Department of Fine Arts and Department of English
contact email: 
rweber@misericordia.edu and acaleb@misericordia.edu

April 9, 2016 – Misericordia University (Dallas, PA)
Deadline: October 1, 2015

[UPDATE] Rock and Romanticism (anthology)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira / Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Rock and Romanticism (edited anthology)

Specialists: Passions and Careers (October 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
submissions@universitaspress.com

CFP: Specialists: Passions and Careers (collection Professional Development for Academics)

[EXTENDED] CFP: Gothic Tourism Book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

NYMASA 2015 "LOVE" Conference (14 November 2015; abstracts due 1 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA)
contact email: 
nymasalove@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED***

New York Metro American Studies Association Call for Papers
Annual Conference Theme: “Love”

Date: Saturday, November 14

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de


Cultural Palimpsests: Ethnic Watermarks, Surfacing Histories

full name / name of organization: 
MESEA
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

The 2016 MESEA conference in Warsaw will focus on ethnic and minority discourses that have undergone erasure, yet keep resurfacing, on cultural traces left by groups long gone that have been forgotten

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers 21-23 March 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies (FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
contact email: 
apeaaconference@gmail.com

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers

21-23 March 2016

https://apeaaconference2016.wordpress.com/

Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University Lisbon

Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy - February 24-26, 2016 - Spelman College

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

February 24, 2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the passing of Octavia E. Butler. To commemorate her contributions to the world of letters, the Octavia E.

[UPDATE] Consuming Culture in Victorian and Edwardian Literature (SAMLA 87) (6/25)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

From the proliferation and commodification of print culture in the 18th century to the Forster's Education Act of 1870, those who consumed - and the way people consumed – the arts and culture at lar

How to do things with art

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen and Jens Lohfert Jørgensen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

We must account for the intensity of art, otherwise we can only explain part of our aesthetic experience.

Eighth Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at the University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2015
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Audiovisualtopia: A Conference on the Contemporary Screen Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Goss / Department of Communication, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
screen_studies@yahoo.com

CALL for PAPERS: One hundred twenty years after the Lumiere Brothers’ Arrival of a Train at Ciotat Station / L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat and about 60 years after the insinuation of television...

[Update] Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

UPDATE: MAPACA is pleased to announce that this year’s special guest and Divine Impact Award winner will be Terry Gross, award-winning host of NPR’s Fresh Air.

Mapping Urban Horror: SCMS, Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Price
contact email: 
zbp3@cornell.edu

MAPPING URBAN HORROR

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3rd 2016

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the indexed "teaching tools" section of its affiliate website.

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

extended deadline (June 25) for soundscapes conference (Nov 6-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:

Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6-8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies

CFP: African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City (Roundtable) Deadline: 6/28

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature, New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is growing interest amongst 19th-century Americanists around how African Americans shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Russ and Gregor Thuswaldner
contact email: 
dkruss47@gmail.com, gregor.thuswaldner@gordon.edu

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: POETRY

full name / name of organization: 
Ellesia A. Blaque, PhD / Banned Books LLC
contact email: 
bannedbooks@live.com

THE BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE is a series of five monographs, each having a specific literary form. The first in this series is POETRY.

AMSN3: Modernist Work

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN)
contact email: 
j.attridge@unsw.edu.au

AMSN3: Modernist Work

The Third Biennial Conference of the Australasian Modernist Studies Network

Date: 29-31 March 2016
Venue: University of New South Wales, Sydney

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

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