CFP: “Activism and the Humanities”, for the SJU English Department’s “A Graduate Student Conference”

SJU’s Call for Papers 
Activism and the Humanities:
A Graduate Student Conference sponsored by the
English Department at St. John’s University
in conjunction with a special issue of the
When: April 1, 2017,
Where: D’Angelo Center, St. John’s University, Queens NY.
Abstracts and vitae for the conference: due Friday, February 15, 2017
Proposals may also be submitted to the journal, the St. John’s Humanities Review
See journal CFP for publication guidelines (submission deadline also Feb. 15th)
Conference Submission and Questions:
          Professor Granville Ganter,
          Raquel Corona,
Conference organizers seek papers on a wide array of approaches to Activism and the Humanities. Possible topics:
Black Lives Matter
Responses to Orlando
President Trump
Literature as Social Intervention
Activist Pedagogies
Political Literature
Digital Citizenship & Social Media
Eco-criticism and Environmental Activism
LGBTQ Literature
Feminist Pedagogies
World Rhetorics
Social Justice Activism

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