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ChLA 2020 Panel *Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers*

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Samira Abdur-Rahman, University of San Francisco
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2020) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The  ChLA 2020 theme “Sustainability Through Story: Eco-Justice, Children's Literature, and Childhood” invites “an expansive array of interdisciplinary topics on the cultural, political, historical, and contemporary impact of children’s literature in relationship to the environment.” This panel seeks papers that correlates race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration.

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge's Poetry and Multi-media Poetics

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
Laura Hinton, Dept. of English, The City College of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Calling for ALA paper proposals on Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's poetry and multi-media poetics. The American Literature Association meets in San Diego this year over Memorial Day weekend. Please respond ASAP with ideas if you are interested, as the proposal deadline is soon. 

 

Work: The Labors of Language, Culture, and History

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Swiss Association for North American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Work: A Conference on the Labors of Language, Culture, and History

Swiss Association for North American Studies Biennial Conference

School of Humanties and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen

November 27-28, 2020

sanas20.com

 

Keynotes (tentative titles)

Michael Denning (Yale): “Laboring Life: Re-founding the Critical Theory of Work”

Michele Elam (Stanford): “Representing the Future of Work: Art-work in the Age of AI”

Patriotism and Protest | NEASA 2020 Conference | June 6, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
New England American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call For Papers

“Patriotism and Protest”

New England American Studies Association Annual Conference

June 6, 2020

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Transmedia Storytelling

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:54pm
University of Bergamo
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Call for Papers Iperstoria

 Iperstoria is a biannual online peer-reviewed journal of American and English Studies, including literature, language and linguistics  Issue 16 -- NUMERO XVI Fall / Winter -- Autunno/ Inverno 2020Special Section -- Sezione monografica Transmedia Storytelling 

Call for International Conference Proposals (China)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:39am
Southwest Jiaotong University, China
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

                                                                  美          国          研          究          中          心

Center for American Studies, Sichuan, China

Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan, China

 

The Third International Conference on the Humanistic Foundation and

Cross-cultural Understanding of Sino-American Relations

 

Call for Proposals

 

Extended deadline: The Marilynne Robinson Society (ALA, San Diego CA; May 21-24, 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
Biola University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association in San Diego.  Given the special conference theme of frontiers and borders, papers that attempt to engage with this theme are particularly welcome. Please submit abstracts of around 300 words to haein.park@biola.edu by Feb 1, 2020.

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2020 - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.

 

New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”

 

 

Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan (ajrovan@mix.wvu.edu) by Sunday, January 26, 2020.

 

 

 

Mining the Diaspora: Italian-American Materialities, Archaeologies, and Intersections

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:56am
Italian American Studies Association 53rd Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

The Italian American Studies Association (IASA formerly the American Italian Historical Association AIHA) celebrates its fifty-third year of academic inquiry into all things Italian and Italian American. We welcome independent thinkers, scholars, and academics, past and present, to participate in its annual conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA.

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