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CFP: Langston Hughes Society Panels at the American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27, 2018 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco
The Langston Hughes Society is pleased to invite proposals for the following two panels to be held at the 2018 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference in San Francisco, CA. Though we welcome papers on the themes below, we also strongly encourage submissions on any topic related to Langston Hughes and his contemporaries.
I. “Hold[ing] Fast to Dreams”: Tracing the Literary Legacy of Langston Hughes
Borders and Borderlands
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 6-8, 2018
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio
Featured Speakers: Sadiah Qureshi (University of Birmingham), Melissa Stein (University of Kentucky), Roberta Bivens (University of Warwick)
The first decades of the 21st century have seen the reemergence of prejudice as a factor in European and North American politics and society. Events ranging from the rise of the far-right in France and Germany to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have been ascribed by a range of commentators to political discontent in part motivated by racial and religious prejudice, misogyny, and xenophobia.
Alter-Globalization: Another World is [still] Possible
'Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her
breathing.' - Arundhati Roy
Call for Papers for Multi Ethnic Literature of the United States Special Issue:
New Directions in Irish American Literature and Culture
Guest Editor: James Byrne
Deadline for Submissions: 15 April 2018
Anticipated Publication: 2019
The journal Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Studia Territorialia invites authors to submit articles for its 2018 special issue entitled “Coming to Terms with the Past: The Politics of Reconciliation and Beyond.”
The Activist History Review invites proposals that consider the relationship between holidays, family, and community for our December issue.
In this thematic stream we will focus on text, paratext and context in autobiographical
narratives from Africa. We welcome paper proposals that deal with African autobiographical
narrative in whatever form – published, online, oral –, and in principle from any discipline or
from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Organisers: Tom Odhiambo (email@example.com); Godwin Siundu
James Renton and Benjamin Gidley (eds).