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Annual Meeting & Board Nomination Updates

The following email was sent to this year’s and last year’s members on Aug. 4, 2023.

Dear ASECS members and supporters,

Happy August! Our Annual Meeting Program Committee and the Nominating Committee have been busy this summer, and would like to share the following updates with you.

  1. Call for Papers, Round 3: The Call for Proposals for individual submissions to sessions is now open. Submissions to panels, roundtables, and special sessions are via an online form that you can find on the CfP page, and the deadline for submissions is September 15, 2023.
  2. Performance/Reading Plenary: The ASECS Program Committee is delighted to announce that M. NourbeSe Philip will be reading and performing her book-length poem Zong! as part of our Annual Meeting. Please consult the Special Programming page section on our Annual Meeting page for updates and further information. 
  3. Nominations for the Executive Board: The ASECS Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the following Executive Board positions. The three-year terms begin on July 1, 2024. You can find detailed information and the nominations submission form on our Elections page.

                           a.Second Vice-President
                           b.Two Members at Large

The ASECS membership year runs July 1-June 30. Welcome to all new members! And if you need to renew your membership, you can do so here: ASECS Membership

As always, drop me a line if you have questions, comments, or just want to chat!


Benita Blessing, PhD