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DIGITAL engAGEment Conference: Media. Literate. #activist.

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
Brooklyn College M.S. in Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Call For Proposals:

DIGITAL engAGEment:  Media. Literate. #activist

Conference Date:  May 18, 2018

Conference Location:  25 Broadway, New York, NY

Deadline for proposals:  March 19, 2018 via email (please see below)

CFP: Reflections on Black Panther

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line multilingual peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition of scholarly reflections about historical and current social complexity in Africa and the African diaspora as mirrored in Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole’s film Black Panther (Marvel Studio. Burbank, CA: 2018).

 

Imagining the Coast: A Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:09pm
The Humanities Institute, Fairfield University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Humanities Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University will host “Imagining the Coast: a Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea” at Mystic Seaport and Enders Island, Mystic CT, Sept 14-16, 2018.The symposium will bring together regional scholars, authors, museums, historical societies, libraries and community members to discuss the importance of the coastline and seas to the region’s history, culture, ecology, and identity, including its global connections. Long Island Sound and the coast of Connecticut and its bordering states are the primary focus, but given the inherently global nature of maritime zones, our oceanic connections to other regions will also be considered.

Old and Middle English Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:14pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

This panel welcomes all proposals that address the conference theme of consumption in texts in Old and Middle English. Of particular interest are proposals that address consumerism in all forms, material or immaterial. Examples of material consumerism might include but are not limited to the presence, use, or thoughts of food, goods, bodies, or land, while examples of immaterial consumption might consider ideas, beliefs, values, labels, or practices. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Dr. Kathleen Burt at kathleen.burt@mga.edu by no later than April 5, 2018. 

Writing the Black Country

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:19am
The University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing the Black Country is a blog edited by Dr Paul McDonald and R. M. Francis, from the Centre of Transnational and Transcultural Research at University of Wolverhampton in the UK. It's designed to showcase writing about England's industrial Midlands, and we are interested particularly in poetry and short prose pieces that focus on specific areas within the region.

We're less interested in writing about the region generally, but are looking for site, place or area specific work. For example, using a town, a street, a site as a point of departure or as setting for a work of fiction or poetry.

In time, this blog will transition, becoming an online, interactive literary map.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:17am
SAMLA 90
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The SAMLA 90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, from November 2-4, 2018.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of social and political activism. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in literary and cultural texts as reflections of grassroots or macropolitical movements.

Creativity for Success and Personal Growth for Librarians

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:14am
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Creativity for Success and Personal Growth for Librarians 

 

Book Publisher: McFarland 

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public, academic librarian, indexer.

 

Carol Smallwood, co-editor, Gender Studies in the Library (McFarland, 2017); public library administrator, special, school librarian. 

 

Homeschooling and Libraries

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:13am
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Homeschooling and Libraries

 

Book Publisher: McFarland

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public,academic librarian, indexer.

 

Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); public library administrator, special, school librarian.

 

ASAP/10 Conference in New Orleans, Oct. 17-20, 2018

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:13am
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

ASAP/10

NEW ORLEANS, LA OCTOBER 17-20, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Submissions accepted until April 2, 2018

In 2018, ASAP/10 celebrates the 10th Anniversary of ASAP and acknowledges the tricentennial of the colonial founding of New Orleans, our host city. ASAP/10 invites proposals from scholars, artists, and other practitioners addressing the contemporary arts since the 1960s in all their forms—literary, visual, performing, musical, cinematic, design, and digital. We are interested in work across disciplines and media that examines the formal, cultural, social, and political dimensions of the arts today.

ETELL: English & Literature in the College Classroom *UPDATE*

updated: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 9:27am
Renee Williams / Angelina College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 22, 2018

Deadline extended

The Angelina College Language Arts and Education Division seeks 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute presentations for East Texas English Language & Literature: English & Literature in the College Classroom. The conference will be held October 6, 2018, at Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas. We welcome submissions regarding all aspects of English language and literature, but preference will be given to proposals from English faculty and graduate students addressing effective, innovative post-secondary ELA education in the following areas:

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