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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:27am
National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER) Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The National Network for Educational Renewal Journal

Editors:  Rhonda Jeffries, Toby Jenkins & Lemuel Watson


Manuscripts are currently being sought for review and potential publication in the 2018 edition The National Network for Educaional Renewal (NNER) Journal. This national peer-reviewed journal is published annually in an online format with a limited number of hard copies distributed.

 The purpose of the journal is to foster inquiry related to the Agenda for Education in a Democracy (AED) and support the mission of the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER) which is to:

"Go Back and Pick up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:21am
Sandra G. Shannon/ August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018




“Go Back and Pick Up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium”

April 26-28, 2018


MLA 2019 - Transacting Arab Literary Modernity

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:16am
Karim Mattar, University of Colorado at Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, travel, literary / cultural exchange, translation, Nahda, etc.) invited for MLA 2019 session.  3/25/2018,

SAMLA 2018 - Mapping the Margins of Knowledge: Race, Gender and the Potential of Collaborative Research in the Humanities

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:12am
Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

This workshop welcomes submissions addressing alternative ways to think about knowledge production in the humanities. Participants will explore how racial and gendered positionalities expose the margins of traditional academic discourse and discuss the potential of community-based and collaborative research in the humanities.

Proposals addressing the intersection of academic research and social-political activism, marginalised forms of knowledge production, and the politics of research are especially welcome.

Race at the Juncture

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:07am
School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Race at the Juncture


A Colloquium hosted by the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London


11 June 2018


Keynote Speaker: Ania Loomba, Catherine Bryson Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, author of Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism (2002), Colonialism/Postcolonialism (1998), and Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (1992)


The language of race remains at the centre of many of the most pressing political and social issues of the day, as a selection of recent headlines from the UK, USA, India, and South Africa attest:

MSA: Global Modernisms and the Graphic

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:34am
Patrick Herald
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz's field-defining article, "The New Modernist Studies," turns ten in 2018. Despite the fact that the article takes up new media as a key topic, and although it was published just after ground-breaking work in the "visual turn" of literary studies by Mary Lou Emery (Modernism, the Visual, and Caribbean Literature, 2007), W.J.T. Mitchell (Picture Theory, 2005), Michael North (Camera Works, 2005), and Mark Wollaeger (Modernism, Media, and Propaganda, 2006), theories and discussions of global modernism have since focused considerably more energy on modernism's geographic and temporal dimensions than its relation to the graphic.

Who’s Teaching Who: Skepticism, Ethnocentrism, and Emancipatory Pedagogy in the Classroom

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:28am
Jodi Van Der Horn-Gibson, Ph.D. and Moronke Oshin-Martin, Ed.D/City University of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

In his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois wrote that the single most pressing issue facing the United States was the color line. More than 100 years later, the issue of race remains a pressing one for the U.S. and research suggests that the racial divide permeates our culture. Furthermore, numerous studies have found that today’s college students are not sufficiently prepared to interact and communicate effectively in a culturally-diverse and globalized workplace and do not possess many of the 21st century competencies necessary for success and engagement in such diverse environments. But in comparison, we wonder how prepared are faculty, administrators, and staff to cultivate a space where these skills can develop?

Perspectives on Music Production: Gender in Music Production

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:27am
Dr Liesl King/York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 9, 2018

Perspectives on Music Production: Gender in Music Production



Call for Contributions



Deadline for proposals: 9th April 2018

The music production industry has, for many years, been viewed as male dominated. Despite many examples of diversification and acknowledgement of the issues (such as the Audio Engineering Society’s ‘He For She’ campaign), gender representation within music production is considered limited. The editors welcome abstracts for chapters in a forthcoming Routledge edited volume entitled Gender in Music Production. The scope for contributions are listed below.

Internaitonal Conference on Iranian Diaspora Studies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:51pm
Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

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San Francisco State University Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies

Presents its Inaugural International Conference

Forty Years and More: Research in the Emerging Field of Iranian Diaspora Studies, March 28-30, 2019, Seven Hills Conference Center, San Francisco State University