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July 15, 2009

Call for Chapters: The Black Imagination, Science Fiction & Futurism

Professors from DePaul University have announced a call for papers for a book in development that explores the Black imagination, science fiction and futurism in literature, film and the visual arts. Abstract deadline: August 30, 2009.

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July 1, 2009

Comparative Ingigeneities of the Americas Proposal Submissions

The editors of "Comparative Indigeneities of the Americas" have announced a call for proposal submissions for their upcoming volume. Proposal submission deadline: July 31, 2009.

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The Center for Southeast Asian Studies Conference-Workshop

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Washington Seattle is please to announce the conference-workshop, "Beyond Borders: Alternative Voices and Histories of the Vietnamese Diaspora" on March 4-7, 2010.

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June 17, 2009

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States Special Issue Submissions

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) invites submissions for a special issue on "Asian American Performance". Deadline: January 15, 2010.

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Women's Everyday Lives Worldwide Narrative Submissions

Women's Everyday Lives Worldwide is looking for narratives to be published in its upcoming 14 volumes. Preferred deadline is 14-16 months maximum.

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June 16, 2009

YU Social Anthropology Graduates' Association Call for Papers

YU Social Anthropology Graduates' Association (SAGA) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its 2009 Interdisciplinary Conference at York University in Toronto, Canada, November 21, 2009.

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2010 JAAS Conference, "Change and Power: Comparative US-Japan Perspectives"

The American Studies Association and the Japanese Association for American Studies is pleased to announce a call for proposals for next year's JAAS Conference, "Change and Power: Comparative US-Japan Perspectives," held June 5-6, 2010, at Osaka University, Japan.

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June 9, 2009

Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Conference

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Virginia Tech invites proposals for their Interdisciplinary Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, April 22-24, 2010. Proposals due: September 15, 2009.

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International Korean Adoptee Associations Call for Papers

International Korean Adoptee Associations is pleased to announce a call for papers for The 2nd International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies in Seoul, Korea, August 3, 2010. Submissions due: September 15, 2009.

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June 3, 2009

"Ethnic Studies 40 Years Later: Race, Resistance and Relevance" Conference

The College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University invites proposals for the conference, “Ethnic Studies 40 Years Later: Race, Resistance and Relevance,” October 7-9, 2009. Submission deadline: June 15, 2009.

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May 26, 2009

The New York Metro American Studies Association Call for Papers

The New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA) announces a call for papers for our 2009 annual one-day conference in Manhattan, November 14, 2009. Proposals due: June 30, 2009.

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May 13, 2009

Communication Law Review Special Issue

Communication Law Review is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue of “Critical Race Theory and Communication Studies.” Graduate students as well as faculty are highly encouraged to submit manuscripts for this special issue. Deadline: August 1, 2009.

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May 4, 2009

8th Crossroads Conference in Hong Kong

The 8th Crossroads Conference in Cultural Studies will be hosted by the Department of Cultural Studies jointly with Kwan Fong Cultural Research & Development Programme of Lingnan University in Hong Kong during June 17-21, 2010.

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April 27, 2009

2009 Diaspora Studies Conference

The University of Minnesota Department of English is pleased to announce the 2009 Diaspora Studies Conference entitled “Diasporic Hegemonies IV: Artists, Activists and Academics on the Uses of Diaspora” on June 26-28, 2009.

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April 14, 2009

Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars Prize

ASLH Kathryn Preyer Award: On behalf of our Program in Law and History and the American Society for Legal History, please note the attached call for papers/award information for junior scholars.

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April 8, 2009

Emory University in Atlanta Call for Papers

Emory University in Atlanta is pleased to announce a call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference, “Thinking the Enemy”, September 25-26, 2009. Abstracts due: April 20, 2009.

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April 7, 2009

The American Indian Studies Department Call for Volunteers

The American Indian Studies Department is seeking volunteers to provide support during the 2009 meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association on May 20-23, 2009.

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March 24, 2009

6th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association Conference

University of Surrey, Guilford, UK calls for papers for the 6th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association Conference, “Simulating the Social Processes of Science”, September 14-18, 2009. Submission deadline: April 14, 2009.

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Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender

Northeastern Illinois University call for papers for the Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender will take place once a month on Fridays, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. during the academic year at the Newberry Library in Chicago. The seminar will be open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty. Submission deadline: April 25, 2009.

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2009 Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference

The 2009 Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference sponsored by the Department of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder has announced its annual call for papers. The conference will be held September 12-13, 2009 in Boulder, CO. Submission deadline: June 20, 2009.

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March 10, 2009

“Connections and Ruptures: America and the Middle East”

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is pleased to announce its third international conference, “Connections and Ruptures: America and the Middle East”, on January 6-9, 2010. Abstract deadline: June 1, 2009.

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"Eyes on the Mosaic" Graduate Student Conference

The University of Chicago Minority Graduate Student Association presents its Sixteenth Annual “Eyes on the Mosaic” Graduate Student Conference on May 23, 2009. Deadline for abstract/film submission: April 3, 2009.

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February 24, 2009

The New School for Social Research Call of Papers

The New School for Social Research, Union of Political Science Students presents the 2009 Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Against the Current: Power, Order, Resistance”, in New York, New York May 8, 2009. Abstracts due: March 1, 2009.

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Infrastructures on Health Care: Connection Practices Across Institutional and Professional Boundaries Call for Papers

University of Copenhagen, Denmark has announced a call for papers on the Infrastructures for Health Care: Connection Practices Across Institutional and Professional Boundaries. The conference will be held June 18-June 19, 2009. Abstracts due: March 1, 2009.

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Conference on Cultural Histories of Sociability, Spaces and Mobilities

The Conference on Cultural Histories of Sociability, Spaces and Mobilities, is to be held July 9-July 11, 2009 at the National Railway Museum, York, UK. Registration deadline: June 12, 2009.

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Lancaster University Ph.D. Research Student Intellectual Conference

Lancaster University invites Ph.D. students to an intellectual party in the summer of 2009. It is an opportunity to collaborate with other research students and participate in practical workshops. The summer conference will be held on July 1-July 3, 2009.

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February 17, 2009

"Queertopia! 2.0" Graduate Student Conference

Northwestern University and the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association has issued a call for papers for the “Queertopia! 2.0” Graduate Student Conference held May 2, 2009. Submission deadline: March 6, 2009.

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February 4, 2009

Human Rights in the USA Conference

The University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute has issued a call for papers for the "Human Rights in the USA" conference held at the University of Connecticut, October 22-24, 2009. Deadline for abstract and CV: February 28, 2009

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February 3, 2009

Human Rights in the USA Conference

Proposals on the application of human rights laws on human rights and security since 9/11, domestic violence, gender and sexuality, equal rights, immigration, social welfare, and economic rights requested for Human Rights in the USA Conference, October 22-24, 2009. For more information, visit: http://www.humanrights.uconn.edu/conferences/2009.php. One-page abstract and one-page CV due: Feb. 28, 2009.

January 27, 2009

Michigan Feminist Studies Call for Papers

Michigan Feminist Studies invites submissions for its 2009 issue on the theme of Politics and Performativity. While their empirical and theoretical focus is on women and gender, they also encourage submissions that draw linkages between gender and other social identities, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, and nationality. Submission deadline: Feb. 13, 2009.

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Graduate Workshop in Modern History Call for Papers

The University of Minnesota Graduate Workshop in Modern History is currently soliciting papers for its 2009 spring semester schedule. The GWMH is a graduate-run workshop that emphasized practical and constructive feedback in a low-pressure atmosphere.

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Women's and Gender Studies Discipline Conference

2009 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities present the Women’s and Gender Studies Discipline Conference. The conference will take place at Metro State University on the Saint Paul Campus, March 5-6, 2009.

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Mediascape Call for Papers

Mediascape, UCLA’s Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, invites submissions for the upcoming Spring 2009 Issue. Submissions are sought for the following sections: Features; Reviews; Columns; Meta. Multiple submissions processes, all DUE: March 20, 2009.

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January 20, 2009

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Call for Papers

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of West Georgia invites abstracts and panel proposals from scholars in a variety of humanities fields for its 2009 Interdisciplinary Conference on History and Fiction at the Cultural Arts Center in Carrollton, GA Nov. 12-14, 2009. Due: May 1, 2009.

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The UCD Clinton Institute Summer School

The UCD Clinton Institute Summer School will bring together scholars and graduate students from around the world to engage in wide-ranging discussion on interdisciplinary study of the United States on July 5-11, 2009. The School is aimed at advanced graduate students and junior faculty in the fields of American Studies, History, Political Sciences and Literary and Cultural Studies.

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January 6, 2009

13th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student Conference

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University’s graduate student history organization is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student Conference held March 21, 2009 in Philadelphia. Proposal deadline: Jan. 31, 2009.

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51st Annual Midwest Modern Language Association

51st Annual Midwest Modern Language Association will be held Nov. 12-15, 2009 at the St. Louis Union Station Marriott in St. Louis, MO. Suggested Deadline: April 15, 2009.

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Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture Submissions

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture invites submissions for the spring 2009 edition of its peer-reviewed publication Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to Present. Attach and email submissions to editor@americanpopularculture.com. Deadline: March 15, 2009.

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Reworking the University: Visions, Strategies, Demands

Reworking the University: Visions, Strategies, Demands. The University of Minnesota "Reworking the University" seeks to generate a vibrant, political exchange by troubling the traditional format of the academic conference. Send your submissions to comradmn@gmail.com. Submission deadline: Feb. 10, 2009.

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December 31, 2008

Call for Papers for Organization of American Historians

103RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS (OAH) program committee seeks a wide-ranging program that will highlight the culture and cultures of the United States and how those have shaped the practice of American democracy. They are seeking proposals that cover the full chronological sweep of the American past, from pre-Columbian years to the 21st century, and the rich thematic diversity that has come to characterize contemporary American history writing and teaching. For more information, please visit: http://www.oah.org/meetings/2010/ DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2009.

Call for Papers for “Identities and Technoculture? Conference

University of Iowa Center for Ethnic Studies and the Arts (CESA) and the Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) invite paper submissions for the conference “IDENTITIES AND TECHNOCULTURE?, to be held April 3-4, 2009 at the University of Iowa. DEADLINE: JAN. 9, 2009

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December 18, 2008

6th Annual Social Theory Forum

6th Annual Social Theory Forum “Integration, Globalization and Racialization: Theories and Perspectives on Immigration.? April 8-9, 2009, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2009.

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North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit

North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit, Mobilizing Knowledge: Housing is HIV Prevention and Care Summit held June 3-5, 2009. Theme: “Examining the Evidence: The Impact of Housing on HIV Prevention and Care.? Abstracts deadline: Jan. 15, 2009.

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Student Paper Contest for Midwest Sociological Society 47th Annual Competition

Student paper contest for Midwest Sociological Society 47th annual competition in honor of Don Martindale. (U of MN) Prizes consist of waiver of MSS annual Meeting registration, plus $100-$250. Deadline: Jan. 8, 2009.

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Consortium and Joint Degree Program Competitive Call for Papers

Consortium and Joint Degree Program competitive call for papers seeks top manuscripts on the legal, ethical, and policy implications of biomedical or life sciences. Send full draft submissions by e-mail to Audrey Boyle (boyle032@umn.edu). Deadline: Jan. 5, 2009.

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North Central Sociological Association Paper Competition 2009

North Central Sociological Association Paper Competition 2009 Graduate Student Division and Undergraduate Division. Winners expected to present papers at 2009 annual meeting to receive monetary award. Deadline: Jan. 5, 2009.

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Sociologists for Women in Society Feminist White Paper Award Competition

Sociologists for Women in Society Feminist White Paper Award competition: “Research on Policies for Providing Universal Access to Healthcare in the United States.? Contact: sws@etal.uri.edu Deadline: Jan. 2, 2009.

December 17, 2008

American Association for the Advancement of Science Graduate Student Conference 2009

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science & Technology in Society: An International, Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference is to be held on March 28, 2009 – March 29, 2009, AAAS Headquarters, Washington, DC. Submit abstracts to stabstract@gmail.com by Dec. 29, 2008.

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December 10, 2008

Harvard University Asian American Policy Review

The Harvard University Asian American Policy Review (AAPR) is accepting submissions for Volume XVIII, to be published in spring 2009. This year, submissions should fall under the theme "The Urgency of Now," which hopes to provide the new Administration with an understanding of the most current issues in our community. Submissions DUE: Jan. 2, 2009.

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University of Hawai‘i at M?noa School of Pacific & Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference

The 20th Annual University of Hawai‘i at M?noa School of Pacific & Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference presents "Redefining Borders: Looking Toward the Future of Asia-Pacific Studies" from March 11 -13, 2009. Abstracts DUE: Jan. 19, 2009.

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“Interrogating –isms: Issues of Power from the Streets to Academia?

The American Studies Symposium announces a call for papers for “Interrogating –isms: Issues of Power from the Streets to Academia? to be held at Purdue University from April 16-18 2009. Submissions DUE: Jan. 16, 2009.

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December 3, 2008

Contributors to the Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore Needed

Call for Contributors to the Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore: This is the first encyclopedia project of its kind and is inclusive of all the different cultural communities, including those that are often less represented in Asian American scholarship. The project seeks contributors for the remaining available headwords.

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December 2, 2008

Long and Tumultuous Relationship: East-West Interchanges in American Art

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C presents "A Long and Tumultuous Relationship: East-West Interchanges in American Art" to take place on October 1-2, 2009. Paper submissions are invited for this symposium, which will address the complicated interactions between American and Asian artists and visual traditions from the eighteenth century to the present. Proposals DUE: Feb. 2, 2009.

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Journal of Lao Studies

The Journal of Lao Studies (JLS), published by the Center for Lao Studies, is now accepting submissions of articles, book review suggestions, and review articles (extended reviews of major publications, trends in the field, or of political, social, or economic events) for the 2009 publication. Submissions DUE: May 30, 2009.

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Eleventh Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference

Northwestern University of Chicago invites graduate students in all academic disciplines to present their original ethnographic research at the Eleventh Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference. The conference takes place on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009. Abstracts Due: Jan. 5, 2009.

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November 26, 2008

Social Computing in 2020

The University of California Transliteracies Project and UC Santa Barbara Social Computing Group announce the "Social Computing in 2020" Bluesky Innovation Competition. This competition asks: What will social computing technologies and practices be like in the year 2020? Submissions Due: Jan. 30, 2009.

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November 17, 2008

HEART OF THE CITY: BLACK URBAN LIFE ON 'THE WIRE'

The Black Humanities Collective and The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies of the University of Michigan invite individual papers and panel proposals for the 2009 symposium, "Heart of the City: Black Urban Life on "The Wire". Abstracts Due: Dec. 1, 2008.

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Free Minds, Free People: A National Conference on Education for Liberation

"Free Minds, Free People: A National Conference on Education for Liberation" held June 25 to 28, 2009 in Houston, Texas is a national conference that brings together teachers, high school and college students, researchers, parents and community-based activists/educators from across the country to build a
movement to develop and promote Education for Liberation. Submission Deadline: Jan 15, 2009.

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Translating Media

A Graduate Student Conference co-hosted by the Department of Critical Studies and the Media Arts and Practice PhD Program at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California seek conference papers and creative presentations from graduate students addressing the theme of "Translating Media." The conference is to take place on April 3-4, 2009. Submissions Due: Jan. 9 2009.

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Latinos in the Midwest

The Julian Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University announces a call for contemporary research studies and essays on aspects of Latinos and Latinas in Midwestern communities. Submissions Due: Aug. 1, 2009.

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November 12, 2008

Northwest Filipino American Student Alliance

Northwest Filipino American Student Alliance 15th Annual Conference - “KA? Knowledge Into Action takes place on April 17-19, 2009 at Washington State University. Proposals were Due: Nov. 29, 2208.

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Dimensions of Desire: Asian American Sexualities

The University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, and the Lesbian/Gay Studies Project of the Center for Gender Studies invite paper proposals for a symposium to be held on March 7, 2009. The Symposium is titled, "Dimensions of Desire: Asian American Sexualities" and welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of sexuality among Asian American subjects or communities, both historically and in the present, from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspective. Proposals Due: Jan. 7, 2009.

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November 3, 2008

"Transmission, Translation, Relocation"

The National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "Transmission, Translation, Relocation" to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington from March 26-28, 2009, is issuing a call for proposals. This conference seeks to explore how we account for types of movements, and what types of knowledge they might form. Abstract Due: Jan. 15, 2009.

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BERKELEY JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY ISSUE ON CHANGING URBAN SPACES

The Berkeley Journal of Sociology invites submissions papers relating to changing urban spaces by graduate students and untenured faculty in sociology or other disciplines. Submission deadline: Nov. 15, 2008.

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October 29, 2008

Identities and Technoculture

The University of Iowa Center for Ethnic Studies and the Arts and the Mid-America American Studies Association announces a call for papers for the conference, "Identities and Technoculture". Proposals should revolve around interdisciplinary questions regarding the study of technology and American culture. Proposals Due: Jan 9. 2009.

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13th Annual Graduate Symposium in Romance Studies

The 13th Annual Graduate Symposium in Romance Studies held on March 7, 2009 at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities calls for papers relating to the theme "Performing Violence: Re-creating the “Other? across Space and Ages". Abstracts Due: Nov 31, 2008.

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October 15, 2008

The International Conference on Intangible Heritage

The International Conference on Intangible Heritage: Sharing Cultures in Portugal is to be held May 30 to June 1, 2009. Sharing Cultures 2009 aims at gathering in an International Conference worldwide experts and scholars on Cultural and Intangible Heritage.

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