category: african-american

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

Scenes of Interracial Intimacies: Proposed Panel for BWWC 2016 (deadline: December 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Koretsky / Spelman College
contact email: 
dkoretsk@spelman.edu

Vladimir Nabokov famously expressed that the theme of “a Negro-white intermarriage which is a complete and glorious success resulting in lots of children and grandchildren” has been “utterly tab

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Ploeg / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
aploeg@bilkent.edu.tr

Fantasy sports are one of the most popular and rapidly expanding areas of contemporary culture.

"Narrative, Description, and Spatiality"-Call for Panelists-Narrative 2016 conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Rodriguez-Stony Brook University / Marlene Marcussen-University of Southern Denmark
contact email: 
david.m.rodriguez@stonybrook.edu marlene@sdu.dk

We seek to organize a panel at the Narrative 2016 conference in Amsterdam 16-18 June around innovative papers that engage with the different ways space, environment, and nature are both represented and perceived in literature through the experience of reading.

Contemporary Women's Writing Essay Prize, 25 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing, Oxford University Press
contact email: 
r.carroll@tees.ac.uk

Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford University Press) is pleased to announce the launch of a new annual Essay Prize.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

"Black or "All": An Atlanta University Center Multidisciplinary Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Morehouse College
contact email: 
Francine.allen@morehouse.edu

Abstract Submission Deadline for Students, Faculty, and Staff: March 16, 2016

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

Reminder of upcoming deadline (December 15) for submission to Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Mode

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: ​​Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities​ ​
Where: ​​​​CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: ​​May 28 to 30, 2016

Home (Alone): An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self; April 1-2, 2016; Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 1-2, 2016

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

Literature and Politics (Nov. 3-5, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
matrninic@pvamu.edu

We are currently seeking papers for this open topic session which explores the intersections of literature and politics.

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
megan.feifer@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference.

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Ponying the Slovos - Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism (18th March 2016, Coventry UK).

full name / name of organization: 
Coventry University
contact email: 
jim.clarke@coventry.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Ponying the Slovos -
Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism

Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference (3/31/2016) Deadline: 1/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, just north of Dallas, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Farmington (Maine)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr, dpgunn@maine.edu, eliane.elmaleh@univ-lemans.fr

International Conference
University of Maine at Farmington, USA/Université du Maine, France
To be held at University of Maine at Farmington

Adaptation in the Arts: Theory and Practice

(Re)Conceptualizing Black Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization
contact email: 
eashford@umass.edu

University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Conference Date: April 1, 2016

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogical Contributons

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

IGA Postgraduate Community Calls For Bloggers!

full name / name of organization: 
The International Gothic Association
contact email: 
igapostgrads@gmail.com

The International Gothic Association (IGA) unites teachers, scholars, and students from around the world interested in Gothic fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, and other forms from the eighteenth cen

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

AfroSurrealism/Black Speculative Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland
contact email: 
amlowriter@gmail.com

Amiri Baraka used the term to describe the work of Black Arts Movement writer Henry Dumas, and over the years, interest in AfroSurrealism has only grown.

AU Hip Hop Studies Conference - 8 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Allen University
contact email: 
ktrumpeter@allenuniversity.edu

Allen University is now accepting paper and panel proposals for the second annual Hip Hop Studies Conference on Friday, April 8, 2016.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference "Environment, Place, and Power"

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 24-25, 2016 Flagstaff, AZ
Submission Deadline: January 1, 2016

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