category: african-american

{UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1] Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City, ALA Symposium NOLA 9/10-12 (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 a growing interest within scholarship on antebellum African American textual production that focuses on how this material shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

West Indian Literature Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras Campus
contact email: 
elidio.latorre@upr.edu

The West Indian Literature Conference 2015 announces its call for papers for its biannual conference to be held from October 1rst to 3rd at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

NYU Forum on Educational Theatre April 21-24 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Program in Educational Theatre
contact email: 
nyu.forum.on.ed.theatre.2016@gmail.com

For our 2016 annual forum, the Program in Educational Theatre builds on the work of previous annual events in curriculum, assessment, teaching artistry, playwriting, ethnodrama, Shakespeare, citizensh

UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15- 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

SSSL’s meeting in Boston will be the first the organization has held in a location north of the Mason‐Dixon line.

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

[UPDATE] Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

Due to several requests we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions until Monday, 15 June 2015.

New Mediums of Modernism: Modernism and Popular Culture- SAMLA- 6/12 Deadline

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

Peter Nicholls argues that modernism should not be conceived of as a large single movement but as a multiplicity of smaller undertakings that at once reinforced, contradicted, drove, and inhibited one

Inaugural CFP: The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

The Rising Dragon

Call for Papers

[Deadline Extended] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus Simonsen & Jodey Castricano
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Published in the Ecocritical Theory and Practice series by Lexington Books, this edited collection will re-examine the ethics, politics and aesthetics of veganism.

UPDATE - UNCHAINING SELVES: The Power of the Neo-Slave Narrative Genre—A CALLALOO Call for Papers (Deadline: July 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

CALLALOO invites papers for a special issue on Neo-Slave Narratives guest edited by Joan Anim-Addo (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Maria Helena Lima (SUNY Geneseo).

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Emerging Scholars Award.

NCSA 2016 Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Article Prize, which recognizes excellence in scholarly studies from any discipline focusing on any aspect of the long

The New and the Novel in the 19th Century/New Directions in 19th-Century Studies April 13-16, Lincoln, Nebraska

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

We invite papers and panels that investigate any aspect of the new and the novel in the long 19th century, including forms and genres (song cycles, photography, “loose baggy monsters”), fashions a

Call For Papers in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Horizons Above and Beyond
contact email: 
tharunkurianalex@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPER
Horizon: Above and Beyond- Perspectives in Literature
Contact detail: Tharun Kurian Alex (Translation Studies, SSUS Kalady)
Contact email: tharukurianalex@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date extended to June 19 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

[UPDATE] The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

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

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies One-Day Conference
12 March 2016
Durham University, UK

Keynote Address: Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Canada)

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 10, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Religion and American Literature Panel (PAMLA, Portland, Oregon; 11/6-11/8, 2015) Extended deadline for Proposal 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Religion and American Literature panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. How do American writers negotiate faith or unbelief?

American Travelers and the City, New Orleans, Sept 10-11, proposals due June 27

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

Panel: American Travelers and the City
Organizer: Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
Event: ALA Symposium on The City in American Literature

[UPDATE] Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Persona Studies is seeking papers and creative projects that investigate the ways in which personas are produced, managed, used, and disseminated in the contexts of our working lives and careers.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

CFP " Beautiful Vessels and Shrouded Ghosts: Harbors and Enslavement" 24-26 September 2015 Naples, Italy (deadline June 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Di Loreto and Katherine Lynes / 23rd AISNA (Italian Association of North American Studies) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
sonia.diloreto@unito.it, lynesk@union.edu

23rd AISNA Biennial Conference "Harbors -- Flows and Migrations of Peoples, Cultures, and Ideas -- The U.S.A. in/and the World" 24-26 September 2015 Naples, Italy (deadline June 3)

Call for Book Reviews and Reviewers for College Language Association Journal

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association Journal
contact email: 
martink@savannahstate.edu

Call for Book Reviews and Book Reviewers

[UPDATE-deadline extended] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

CFP ASTR 2015 Portland, November 5-8: Reclaiming the "F" Word: Historical and Contemporary Performance as Theatrical Activism

full name / name of organization: 
ASTR
contact email: 
feministastr2015@gmail.com

Reclaiming the “F” Word: Historical and Contemporary Feminist Performance as Theatrical Activism

[UPDATE] The Feeling of Time in Contemporary American Literature [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
2015 PAMLA Conference - Nov. 6-8 in Portland, OR
contact email: 
rkaufma2@binghamton.edu

Briefly: A reader’s sense of time in literature rests upon a fully embodied and affective reading experience. Amongst an author’s mechanisms for communicating a shared sense of time with one’s readers is the use of highly affective, visceral, and/or proprioceptive linguistic cues. I’m looking for work that either explains or demonstrates how the affective communication of felt time works in contemporary American literature. Interdisciplinary work especially encouraged. Panel to take place at the 2015 annual PAMLA conference in lovely Portland, OR, Nov. 6-8, under the title "Ethics and Affect III: Temporalities." Submit 300-word paper proposal to pamla.org/2015 by June 10 (this is an extended deadline).

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

"Land and the American Dream" (Oct. 14-16, 2015, in Bucks County, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance
contact email: 
michael.stamps@delval.edu

"Land and the American Dream": A Sustainability Symposium
Delaware Valley University
October 14–16, 2015
www.precariousalliance.org

[UPDATE] Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising, October 2-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Keynote by Meghan Sutherland, Associate Professor of Visual Culture and Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

CFP for Edited Collection: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture (June 28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Merry G. Perry and Dr. Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
complicatedmasc@gmail.com; mperry@wcupa.edu; cpollard@wcupa.edu

CFP: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture

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