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Cli-fi and Class

updated: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:30pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Anthropogenic climate change is not an "equal opportunity" threat--the poor will suffer much more than the wealthy. Many American writers recognize this and address socioeconomic struggle alongside global warming. Since both wealth inequality and planetary warming are socially constructed forces of economics and politics, how do American writers narrate one in terms of the other in order to reveal and connect the dual exploitation of the poor and the earth? Upload 500-word proposals by September 1, 2017 to panel number 16744 "Clif-fi and Class" to https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/Login   questions to drosenthal@jcu.edu

RePost Deadline Extended: “Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”

updated: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:31pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association 89th Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Deadline extended!

Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Pre-1900 American Literature Panel, titled

“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”

Surveillance as a Site of Struggle, Fall 2017 Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:31pm
Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Surveillance as a Site of Struggle (CFP Fall 2017)

Manuscripts due by August 1, 2017.

Please see General Guidelines For Submissions.

Studies In Control Societies invites submissions that deal with the topic of resisting surveillance, including tactics of sousveillance, the evasion of surveillant gazes, sabotage, privacy rights struggles, and state/corporate attempts to criminalize or stifle these tactics.

The Socio-politics of Counterfutures (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 9:59pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

NeMLA Annual Convention - Pittsburgh, PA - 12-15 April, 2018

In “Further Considerations on Afrofuturism”, Kodwo Eshun argued that the impact of the Middle Passage and slavery could still be felt in African American authorship today. The erasure of their African past, culture and heritage leaving them disconnected and made strangers, black writers look to the future as a way of dealing and engaging with the present. The term counterfutures is thus used to describe those writings that explore the potentiality of a dissonant life, ones which reimagine the futures the current path of human experience seems to lead to.

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2018 Panel: West African Women's Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 1:01am
Thomas Jay Lynn / Penn State Berks
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The passing in 2017 of Nigerian and Igbo novelist Buchi Emecheta, whose life and fiction memorably dramatize the deeply-rooted obstacles to women's emancipation and the strength and intelligence of women to face such obstacles, occasions a consideration of West African women writers. This NeMLA 2018 panel seeks to consider a variety of authors that might include Emecheta Flora Nwapa, Efua Sutherland, Ama Ata Aidoo, Mariama Ba, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and others. The works of such authors raises many vital questions that are relevant today. We will ask what common threads are found in West African women's writing and what conflicts, challenges, and successes of women may be associated with West African space and its societies.

Edited Volume: Call for Chapters

updated: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:45pm
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Contemporary Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

The editor is seeking papers that critique cases of inequity, marginalization and dissonance in higher education settings.  With current sociological and political debates relying on perception as the basis for determining the direction of governance, it is increasingly important that educators at all levels are reminded of the powerful impact of policy. The goal of the text is to influence future leaders who will emerge from the ranks of college and university educated individuals to possess a working knowledge of structuration theory (Giddens, 1984) and apply it toward socially just goals in the higher education setting and beyond.

[Update] CONNECTIONS 5: A Conference of Critical Thinking: September 29, 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:49pm
East Georgia State College: Critical Thinking Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

CONNECTIONS 5: A Conference of Critical Thinking:
"'A Single Rain': Using Biomimicry to Think and to Solve"

Friday, September 29, 2017
9:30am - 4:00pm

At East Georgia State College, the promotion of critical thinking is an important component of the curriculum, and this conference is organized to allow educators, students, and independent scholars to share both research and practical applications of critical thinking in the classroom.

Call for Arts, Entertainment, and Digital Media Workshops and Master Classes (Deadline June 1, 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:52pm
Long Beach Indie International Fillm, Media, and Music Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Call for Arts, Entertainment, and Digital Media Workshops and Master Classes (Deadline June 1, 2017)

Long Beach Indie Film, Media and Music Conference

(August 30-September 3, 2017)

www.longbeachindie.com

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017

Celebrating global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival (August 30-September 3, 2017) is looking for scholars, journalists, and entertainment industry professionals to bring their intellect, art, and energy this year’s Film, Media and Music Conference.

Gender, Race, and Hollywood (Deadline June 1, 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:52pm
Long Beach Indie International Fillm, Media, and Music Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

CFP: Film, Digital Media, and Music (Extended Deadline June 1, 2017)

Long Beach Indie Film, Media and Music Conference

(August 30-September 3, 2017)

www.longbeachindie.com

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017

Celebrating global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival (August 30-September 3, 2017) is looking for scholars, journalists, and entertainment industry professionals to bring their intellect, art, and energy this year’s Film, Media, and Music Conference.

Black Liberation: life, death, and queer resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:57pm
Morgan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 14, 2017

FYI—-Call for Participants:

BLACK LIBERATION: LIFE, DEATH, AND QUEER RESISTANCE

Fourth Biennial Intersections Symposium

Location: Morgan State University

Date: September 30, 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline: July 14, 2017

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Christina Sharpe, Professor of English, Tufts University

Charlene A. Carruthers, National Director, Black Youth Project

 

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