During the Jim Crow era, racial crossing in the United States was officially regulated through legal, economic, religious, and socio-cultural means. When African Americans and other people of color strategically chose to pass, they undermined, often at great risk to themselves, white hegemony and the fantasy of a definitively either-or color line. Following Brown vs. Board of Education and the Civil Rights accomplishments of the 1960s, racial crossing‚ including disguise and transformation, cross-racial interaction, relationships, and friendships‚ continued to be prevalent as it also manifested in new, productive, and sometimes strange forms. For example, Loving v.
Call for participations: “Queer Temporalities” in Literature, Cinema, and Video Games International Conference. 2-4 December 2021.
We are putting together an edited collection on cultural productions by children, theorizing children as creators and exploring children’s cultural production as a crucial, albeit often understudied, area of children’s literature, media, and cultural studies. We have most of the contributors in place, but we are seeking 2 to 3 additional chapters to round out the collection--specifically chapters on performance, music, visual art, digital media, film, television, and/or handicrafts from any time period, with special attention to BIPOC children. Please note that we are seeking work on children, not teenagers.
CONTROLLING WOMEN: SOCIAL NETWORKS AND SELF-EXPRESSION (Panel at SAMLA conference, 2021)
NO WRITER IS AN ISLAND: BUILDING COMMUNITY IN THE WRITING CLASSROOM
SAMLA SPECIAL SESSION FOR SAMLA 93, taking place in Atlanta, GA., November 4-6, 2021
We invite proposals for this virtual (online) session exploring any aspect of Afro-Asian coalition-building projects in literary or cultural studies, with interest in engaging across cross-racial, interracial, or interminority studies bridging Black and Asian cultures and values. The tension and conflicts of interminority in the US, especially the Black-Asian conflicts, have been a big issue… but is it really the issue between the two communities only? Afro-Asian solidarity means a lot to both Black and Asian groups as their coalition, connection, allyship, and understanding have been undermined for decades, for many reasons, but here we gather to call out to say the Afro-Asian solidarity is revolutionary. Description After the Russo-Japanese War W. E.
World Class Day 2021
A platform to virtually facilitate research presentations by students in and around themes connected to Humanities and Social Sciences.
On 28-29 May 2021, World Class Day will celebrate students’ research internationally. By live video link, students will present snapshots of projects they have undertaken as part of their regular studies. Within five minutes, they will provide a focus and motivation for their research, identify a key finding, and anticipate next steps. World Class Day has been an experiment; its organizers are seeking to give international exposure to — and engagement with — an exciting diversity of perspectives, approaches, and discoveries.
#CFP (Extended Deadline): BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences
Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2021)
London Academic Publishing, UK
Ext. Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021
No publication fee will be charged.
Published in #OpenAccess
ISSN 2516-869X (Print)
ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)
Call for PapersLitinfinite Journal JULY, 2021(Volume-III, Issue-I)
Reading Shakespeare from a Multidisciplinary Approach
E-ISSN: 2582-0400 | CODEN: LITIBR
Last date of submission of manuscripts: 15thMay, 2021
2021 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference
Southern Literature and Culture
Deadline for submissions:
June 1, 2021
Dr. Ashley Goulder, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email (for questions only, submissions must be made through the website): email@example.com
CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 7-10, 2021 Westin, Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
Topics may include but are not limited to:
--Southern food studies
--Slavery and the American South; slave narratives
--Civil War narratives
City dwellers have a unique opportunity to see and engage in group political activities that those in more rural areas do not. Their everyday lives can be impacted by political demonstrations whether they are actively participating or not. The perspectives that we usually get are from the government, press, or political leaders. These accounts miss how people actually experience and understand the protests they see and/or participate in. As such, examining the life writing of those who participated or observed city protests can be intriguing and add a personal element to group politics. This panel will focus on the experiences of those who planned, participated, and/or observed protests in various cities. Ideas to be examined include personal vs.
CALL FOR PAPERS
A Special Issue of Studies in American Fiction
Output in the Interstice: Performance and Product in Times of Hiatus
A Virtual Symposium, May 22, 2021
The University at Buffalo Theatre and Dance Graduate Student Association welcomes proposals for papers and performances from scholars and artists from all disciplines and methodologies who engage with performance as a practice and/or as a means of knowing.
Experimental fiction owes an unacknowledged debt to David Markson. A pioneer in the modernist tradition of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and Malcolm Lowry, Markson is generally grouped with renowned postmodernists such as John Barth and William Gaddis. Credited with the creation of his own genre, Markson’s later novels employ a highly idiosyncratic method of combining biographical and historical material to accrete a narrative that is often devoid of traditional characters or plot. While the early novels (which he deemed “Entertainments”) demonstrate a mastery of conventional forms including the Western and pulp noir, the innovations of his later novels have attracted a small but devoted following who have proselytized for a wider readership.
Call for Abstracts: Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Annual Conference 2021, Chicago: Panel on “Transporting Modernism, Modernist bibliomigrancy,” Due April 5, 2021
Transporting Modernism, Modernist bibliomigrancy: