“The Post-Obama Ethos: The Transnational U.S. in the Aftermath of Hope” International Interdisciplinary Symposium Symposium Sponsors: Obama Institute & Georgia State University Host Institution: Georgia State University March 22 – 23, 2018 Call For Papers The English Department of Georgia State University and its departmental partners in collaboration with the Obama Institute for Transnational American […]
CALL FOR PAPERS ALARA 2018 CONFERENCE “Citizenship and National Politics: Race in the 21st Century” AUGUST 7-11, 2018 http://www.alarascholars.org/ Submission deadline Monday, February 19, 2018. Notifications of acceptance will be sent on a rolling basis, with all notifications sent by March 5, 2018. The conference organizers are soliciting one-page abstracts for papers in Spanish, English, […]
CFP for the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado Conference Theme: “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas” November 7-11, 2018 | The Westin Denver Downtown From Anne Hutchinson to Phillis Wheatley to the Crunk Feminist Collective, American women writers have historically engaged in resistance in their creative/activist works, pushing against restrictive gender norms, a […]
Black Girls, Black Girlhood, and the Stories We Tell: Black Girls’ & Black Women’s Coming-of-Age Narratives Who are our girls? What are their stories? Where are their voices? And when do they get to speak, to share their experiences and step from behind the walls and entities aimed at silencing them? How do they use […]
Adapt, Adopt, Adept: The Material Phenomenon March 23rd and 24th 2018 Pacific Rim Conference University of Anchorage Alaska: English Department BP Energy Center, Anchorage, AK The various forms and mediums of adaptation is, according to Linda Hutcheon, often viewed as “minor and subsidiary and certainly never as good as the ‘original.’” At a base understanding, […]
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To: CLA at HBCUs & CLA at HWIs Committee Members Re: CLA 2018-Special Panel Proposals for Joint Committee Sessions From: CLA at HBCUs & CLA at HWIs Committee Leadership Executive Summary: At CLA 2017’s National Convention, two committees, CLA at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and CLA at Historically White Institutions (HWIs), proposed a […]
CALL FOR PAPERS: “Black Masculinity in the Trump Era” North Carolina Central University’s Department of Language and Literature and Department of Mass Communication will host its Ninth African American Literature/Studies Symposium on Thursday, February 8, 2018. This year’s theme is “African American Studies in the Trump Era”. This symposium will explore contemporary approaches to the study […]