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Poetry & Poetics panel 2013 PAMLA Conference, Nov. 1-3 (deadline April 15)

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 6:26pm
Poetry Session: 111th Annual PAMLA Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013.

Inviting paper proposals for panel on Poetry & Poetics. This is a general call for poetry scholarship for a standing session of the PAMLA annual conference.

The Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association is the Western regional affiliate of the Modern Language Association. PAMLA is dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of ancient and modern languages and literatures:

The 2013 conference's special theme is "Stages of Life: Age, Identity, and Culture"; however, please note that this Poetry session is open to all papers with a focus on poetry and poetics.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:46pm
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

Deadline extended to March 15th!

All manuscripts should be sent by email to Submissions must be received the editors of Shift by midnight on 15 March 2013 to be considered for publication in issue 6.

See details at:

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines for appropriate guidelines.

Imprisonment and Resistance (Special Session MLA 2014)

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:11pm
Katy Ryan / West Virginia University

Interested in papers on 20-century American literature and imprisonment, with a focus on abolitionist visions and struggles. How have writers imagined or recounted the experiences of imprisonment? How has literature and film impacted public perception? Especially eager for ideas about new directions in prison literary studies. 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2013.

[Update] ASEBL Journal - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology & Literature. Deadline September 2013

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 8:54am
St. Francis College

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2014 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2013 (early submissions are encouraged). Issues are housed on the St. Francis College (NY) website Before query or submission, please see the About tab at the blog for complete information. We urge potential contributors to pay particular attention to the lead article by Eric Luttrell in the January 2013 issue since it serves as a good model in terms of the mission and scope of the journal.

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 7:23am
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

• academic papers from different disciplines such as literary theory, culture studies, anthropology, history, sociology, etc.
• writings on literary translation as well as translations from all languages into Croatian and English. (Introductory essays [up to 2,500 words] dealing with specific problems of the submitted translation from the perspective of literary translation are welcome.)

Please include the following with your submissions:

CALL FOR CHAPTERS "Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception"

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 5:00am
Valentina Marinescu-Uiversity of Bucharest

"Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception"

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research in Contemporary Television Series - narrative structures and audience perception.

Pupil Online Journal - Composition Across the Disciplines - Deadline: 4/1/13

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:51am
Teaching Writing Club - California State University Fullerton

Pupil CFP
Pupil is an online rhetoric and composition pedagogy journal that features essays from undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines on the topic of teaching composition and rhetoric. General approaches to writing, and rhetorical specificities, differ across disciplines. Pupil strives to be a source and link between these differing pedagogical approaches toward composition and rhetoric by bringing them together. This journal's interdisciplinary focus is an attempt to present writing from multiple fields of study with the hope of imparting insight into how other disciplines treat college writing.

CFP Performing History / NCA November 21-24, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:27pm
NCA / National Communication Association

We are seeking papers that explore the relationship between performance, performativity, and history (broadly conceived) for submission to the Performance Studies Division of the National Communication Association.

Paper topics might include, but are by no means limited to:
- Affect and Historiography
- Performative Economies of Time, Temporality, and Futurity
- Race, Gender, Sexuality, Class, and Historical Embodiments
- Performative Writing as Historical Method
- Trauma, Witnessing, and Cultural Memory
- Performance and (New) Historicism
- Philosophical Engagements with Memory (Freud, Nietzsche, Bergson, etc.)
- Remembering Across Bodies and Borders (Spatial, Temporal, Geopolitical, etc.)

The Traveler's Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature, Bucharest, September 26th-28th 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:29pm
University of Bucharest, CISCER

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is "the century of migrations". Temporary or permanent displacement, therefore, which is largely understood as an existential and epistemological condition embedded in its own material and metaphorical contexts, became one of the most fascinating subjects of (post)modern literature. The experience of travel in the largest sense reshapes personal identities and constructs new symbolic geographies that call into question the center-periphery opposition.

Creative Writing in the Digital Age: April 15

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 1:37pm
Michael Dean Clark, Point Loma Nazarene University; Trent Hergenrader, UW-Milwaukee/Rochester Institute of Technology; Joseph Rein, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Creative Writing in the Digital Age

Technology is transforming the 21st-century classroom, offering educators an array of new possibilities to enhance student learning. From digital textbooks to classroom management software to social media, the digital age has brought not only changes to the university but challenges as well. Adopting new technologies for the classroom can be particularly daunting for instructors of creative writing, given the discipline's deep roots both in print culture and the traditional workshop model.

Popes and the Papacy in early modern English Culture, 24th - 26th June 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 1:21pm
University of Sussex

Proposals for individual papers and panels are invited on the subject of the Pope and the Papacy in early modern English culture. Possible subjects include:

Anti-Catholic satire.
Literary and pictorial representations of the Pope.
Pre-Reformation and recusant culture
English Cardinals
Religious dispute/theological controversy.

Or any topic germane to the subject.

Please send 300-word abstracts to Paul Quinn by March 15th (extended deadline)