Additional proposals wanted for the panel “The American Recluse: Contesting Individualism in Narratives of Isolation and Withdrawal” to be presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA. All periods and theoretical approaches welcome. Please send 250-word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 7, 2017.
We are looking for new takes on Flannery O'Connor and her work for a panel at the SCMLA in Tulsa Oct 5-8.
The second issue of América Crítica (December 2017) will include a section on “American cities and the city in America”, edited by Javier González Díez (University of Turin) and Fiorenzo Iuliano (University of Cagliari).
The 2017 Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College
MONDAY JUNE 19, 2017 - SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2017.
DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)
Revisiting the Elegy: Mourning and Resistance
“And there is pause, a breathspace in the strife;/A spirit brave has passed beyond the mists/And vapors that obscure the sun of life./And
Ethiopia, with bosom torn,/Laments the passing of her noblest born.”
Western Literature Association Session at MLA 2018 (January 4-7, NYC)
Call for papers
Poetry, Race, Gender, and Culture: Reading the Work of Harryette Mullen in the 1990s
We seek papers for a panel devoted to the work of Harryette Mullen for the National Poetry Foundation Conference, “The Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s,” June 28-July 1st 2017. https://nationalpoetryfoundation.wordpress.com/
Call for Papers: Revisiting Richard Rorty
Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)
25-26 September, 2017
Keynote speaker: Robert Brandom (University of Pittsburgh)
We welcome papers and panels submissions for a conference on Richard Rorty to be held in Braga, Portugal, at the 25-26 of September. In light of his influential work, life, and thought, the Political Theory Group of the University of Minho mark the tenth anniversary of his passing with a conference in his honor.
CFP MMLA Panel
Creative Writing: Prose
The Creative Writing: Prose panel will discuss emerging brief prose forms, which may include prose poems, micro or flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, excerpts from flash sequences, and hybrid or blended short prose pieces. Panelists will offer a brief statement defining the type of brief fiction s/he is writing, then read examples from their work by way of illustration. The intention is for this panel to be informative to those attendees new to brief prose, while concurrently being interesting and enjoyable for readers familiar to brief prose. Questions and a lively discussion to follow.
Permanent Section Call for Papers: The International Raymond Carver Society
Panel: Artists and Activists in Raymond Carver’s Writing.