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Express Your Self: African American Identity, Style and Adornment

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:31pm
Black New England Conference / Univesity of New Hampshire
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Ocotber 19-20, 2018

The Black New England Conference is accepting abstracts for 10- to 15-minute presentations that examine any number of questions related to African American style. Presentations should deepen an understanding and appreciation for African American cultural traditions and promote critical engagement. Although abstracts on any aspect of African American style will be considered, we are especially interested in receiving abstracts that speak to the following themes: 

Octavia E Butler & Religion--Edited Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:55am
Dr. Shelby Crosby/Dr. Aparajita Nanda
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Octavia Butler and Religion

 

Octavia E. Butler burst onto the science fiction literary scene with the publication of her first novel, The Patternmaster, in 1976. Her work continued to transform and develop the field in remarkable ways until her death in 2006. From creating worlds of powerful telepaths, alien beings looking to “trade” with humans to advance their civilization or creating a religion that fosters and encourages its followers to believe that “God is change,” Butler’s talent is astounding and groundbreaking.

 

Shakespeare and 'Accentism'

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:52am
Adele Lee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Call For Contributions: Shakespeare and Accentism

Editor: Adele Lee (Emerson College, USA)

Publisher: Routledge

 This collection explores the aural distinctions and consequences of ‘accentism’ in Shakespeare across languages and cultures, past and present. The objectives are:

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:24am
Nevena Stojanovic, West Virginia University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED (New Deadline: September 1, 2018)

I need four more proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute the proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

--Rachel as a national and international celebrity

--Rachel’s private and public lives

Latinx Science Fiction (PAMLA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 6:39pm
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Altermundos, Chicanafuturism, and the Science Fiction of Brown America

W.E.B. DuBois and Liberal Education

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:13am
John-Paul Spiro/Villanova Center for Liberal Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Villanova Center for Liberal Education (VCLE) at Villanova University is sponsoring a one-day conference on W. E. B. DuBois and Liberal Education. We have chosen to celebrate the work of W. E. B. DuBois because he is the exemplary interdisciplinary, engaged scholar, not merely a practitioner of the liberal arts but also an ardent defender of them. His writings encompassed and bridged philosophy, sociology, literature, political science, history, music, economics, Africana Studies, and cultural studies. He was also a journalist, editor, organizer, and political activist. 2018 is the 150th anniversary of his birth.

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