In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists' age: "Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth," and later urged artists to "Make it New." Conversely, the Hebraic King Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc. 1:9 NIV).
Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
March 27-30, 2013
Wardman Park Marriott
Deadline: November 30, 2012
The 2013 PCA/ACA Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area chair is seeking two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.
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CALL FOR PAPERS
2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design
3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria
Part of evo* 2013
CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS ON
GLOBALIZATION AND INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH
Dr. Shivani Vashist
(No Contribution/Subscription fees. Papers will be accepted and published free of cost and only on basis of quality and each contributor will get a free complimentary copy from publisher)
Last date of submission extended : 15th Nov 2012.
Thematic Focus of the Volume:
1)GLOBALIZATION AND INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH:
The research paper must focus upon the destructive effects of globalization portrayed by Indian writers in their works. Globalization has penetrated deep into our lives and has turned man into mechanical beings. The paper may take up any fictional work of any genre.
During this conference series, graduate researchers will explore what it means to study book history and attempt to identify emerging trends in the field.
The Book History and Print Culture (BHPC) collaborative program at the University of Toronto and Le Groupe de recherches et d'études sur le livre au Québec (GRÉLQ) at the Université de Sherbrooke (Qc) are inviting proposals from graduate students whose research pertains to Book History and Print Culture to join in a series of two-day conference and workshops. Aiming at identifying emerging trends in book history studies as well as providing a platform for exchange and networking, the series will bring together graduate researchers from universities across Canada.
Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human. This conference invites papers on (1) the ways in which literary texts encode this faculty (tropologically, discoursively, narratologically, ideologically), and/or (2) the ways in which theories of reading have recognized or underestimated the arts and techniques of attention. We particularly invite contributions developing or dismissing the suggestion that literature offers privileged insight into the function of attention as a possibility condition for the imagination, for agency, and for community formation.
February 22nd – 24th 2013
Culture is mercurial and fluid. Thus research must create, but also dispute yet engage, a
transformational and reflective understanding of our subjects. The examination of
knowledge and epistemologies from varying perspectives reveals the interconnections of
vastly varying subjects. But to find these connections we first need to explore and
This year's Battleground States Conferences invites participants to facilitate creative,
experimental, and exploratory standpoints that expand their own area of knowledge from
unique and multifarious perspectives. In the nature of Interdisciplinary Studies, we seek
How does music (its concepts, practices, and institutions) shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations? We are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary conference, to be held at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University and the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University on March 1 and 2, 2013.
Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]
This panel invites scholars to think through texts that have contributed to the past, present, and future of Native American Indian Literatures, particularly in how they help to understand the cultures, economics, and politics of different Native American tribes as well as how they contribute to the future of these critical areas in Native American Studies. Applications of literature could include public policy, education, representation in film, or other literary studies. Please email your abstract to Jessica Bardill at firstname.lastname@example.org by 9/30/2012. Panelists will be announced October 4, 2012.
Listening Spaces: 21st Century Perspectives on Music, Technology, and Culture seeks proposals for writings to be included in a volume of new critical essays.
Seminar: Geocriticism and the Legacies of Edward Said
ACLA Conference, April 4-7, 2013, in Toronto.
Organizer: Robert T. Tally, Jr. (Texas State University)
7th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference 2013
Anthony Powell in the '20s & '30s
Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September 2013
Windsor, Berkshire, UK
First Announcement & Call for Papers
THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal! It is an engaging, unique, cross-disciplinary journal that seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry. Each issue features book and website reviews and conference CFPs. We do not accept previously-published material, theses, or dissertations. Show our readers the practical application of your great research and creative ideas! Material published has dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community. The Atrium invites and encourages academic discourse across the disciplines. Please limit your articles to 5,000 words.
"Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies"
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Host Institution: Tufts University
The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the Department of English, De Montfort University (UK) are pleased to announce their first conference on English language and literary studies CELLS: Going against the Grain – Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture.