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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:20pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018


Call for Papers

English Language Notes

Issue 57.1 (April 2019)


Opaque Media: A Workshop

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:54am
UC Irvine Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Opaque Media: A Workshop 

University of California, Irvine

April 6-7, 2018

Keynote Address

Michelle Murphy, University of Toronto



Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:20pm
ASLE - Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

A Nearly Carbon Neutral Virtual Symposium
Sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the University of California, Santa Barbara
June 14-30, 2018

Distributed Authorship

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:03pm
Sean Gurd / Francesca Martelli
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

a transdisciplinary conference on distributed authorship
UCLA, October 5-7 2018.
Co-Organizers, Francesca Martelli and Sean Gurd

**LAST CALL** Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:54am
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

**Le français suivra**

Co-chairs: Simon Harel, Heike Härting, and Imen Boughattas (Université de Montréal)    

(An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—March 22-23, 2018, Université de Montréal)

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:53pm
James Doan and Barbara Brodman, editors
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump:

Images from Literature and Visual Arts


Project Overview


Charles Olson's Legacy for Contemporary Women Poets: Poetic Citizenry in the Early 21st Century

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:45am
Rebecca Weaver / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017

In 1950, Charles Olson published “Projective Verse,” an essay that deeply influenced many poets who would form the corps of the American poetic avant-garde from the 1950s into the present day.  But his legacy for contemporary women poets is quite complicated.  When he says in that essay, “keep it moving as fast as you can, citizen,” it’s unclear whether he means women poets to be fully and equally included in that poetic citizenry.  Some women poets have included themselves as addressees of Olson’s universal male pronoun in his prose and poems by unquestionably taking up the imperatives of projective verse, even in the face of direct sexism from their male colleagues.  Others, however, approach Olson’s work much more skeptically, seeing in Olson’s discour

Los Angeles: Grounds for protest. Panel for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:27pm
Eleri Watson, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

Los Angeles: Grounds for protest


For writers and artists such as David Hockney, Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, Paul Monette and Gore Vidal, Los Angeles provided the literary backdrop for gay communion and protest. As part of the upcoming EBAAS conference in London in April 2018 (, we are recruiting papers for a panel session exploring how and why Los Angeles has represented such a crucial stage for dissent for homosexual writers over the course of the twentieth century.


Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory - Call for papers

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:40am
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory


issue 3.2, December 2017

Call for papers

 Every December issue of the Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory will be a non-themed collection of papers written by established scholars and young researchers alike, welcoming contributions which detail results of conceptual and analytical work, as well as reviews of books published 3 years in advance, the earliest. Would-be contributors are invited to send articles illustrating the complexities of their field of choice, engaging with literary and cultural theory so as to promote reading in a customized framework that privileges interdisciplinarity and self-reflection.

Ecology of Disaster (ACLA 2018)

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Isabel Sobral Campos
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

This is a CFP for presentations for the 2018 American Comparative Literature Association in Los Angeles, March 29 - April 1.

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Extreme weather. Defaunation and the sixth mass extinction. The great Pacific garbage patch. Desertification. Coral bleaching. Catastrophic climate change.