category: modernist studies

CFP: “Modernism and Public Emotion, Then and Now” – MSA 15 Sussex (Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor (Northumbria) and Richard Cole (Alberta)
contact email: 
julie.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk; rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel for the 2013 Modernist Studies Association Conference explores the historical reception of public emotion in modernist studies and welcomes papers from a wide range of disciplinary and crit

2013 SFU Grad Conference - Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

[UPDATE] MCLLM CFP Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

Northern Illinois University is proud to host the 21st annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media.

Specters of the Author: 1st International Seminar on Literature, April 6, 2013, submission deadline: February 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
contact email: 
spectersoftheauthor@gmail.com

The fate of the author in the twentieth-century literature and literary criticism is as complex as it is fascinating.

3rd Contemporary British and Irish Poetry Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
manchesterpoetryconference@gmail.com

The third Contemporary British and Irish Poetry Conference will be hosted by the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester in Sepember 2013.

[UPDATE] Imminent closing date of 1st Feb for CFP for Resurrecting the Book Conference 15-17 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Library of Birmingham, England and Newman University College
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk

The closing date for the Call for Papers for

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

is Friday 1st February 2013. Full details below

The Art of English - Friday 21st June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
artofenglishconference@gmail.com

Faced with pressure to quantify and possibly to commodify our research and our teaching through the narrow and potentially homogenizing parameters of concepts such as ‘impact’, many researchers an

Repetition - with a difference? :: May 9-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2013@gmail.com

Last year we heard Barack Obama say “Yes, we can” for a second time, and saw Youtube viewers watch and re-watch Psy’s “Gangnam Style” for the billionth time (really!): we live surrounded by

Dieter Leisegang: Cultures, Contexts, Images and Text

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss / South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu

This panel seeks presentations which will explore the poetry, artwork or philosophy of Dieter Leisegang (1942-1973). 2013 will mark the anniversary of his death by suicide.

Synthesis 7 (2014) Call for Contributions: Acting (on) the text: the case of new media. Deadline: 15 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Kalyva
contact email: 
e.m.kalyva@gmail.com

Synthesis 7 (2014) Call for Contributions
Acting (on) the text: the case of new media

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