category: modernist studies

Elizabeth Bowen and Textual Modernity: Textual Practice, due September 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Practice
contact email: 
p.thurschwell@sussex.ac.uk

CFP: Elizabeth Bowen and Textual Modernity: A Special Issue of Textual Practice
Special Issue Editors: Dr. Pamela Thurschwell and Dr. Siân White
Deadline for Manuscript Submission: September 2011

[UPDATE] A special issue of The Journal of the Short Story in English on Edith Wharton to be published in 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
virginia.ricard@u-bordeaux3.fr

In The Writing of Fiction, Edith Wharton says that the difficult task of the short story is “to suggest illimitable air within a narrow space.” This is not a strictly formal imperative: i

[DEADLINE EXTENSION] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (4/16/2011) [KEYNOTE: Timothy Brennan]

full name / name of organization: 
URI Department of English
contact email: 
uriconference2011@gmail.com

[Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

[UPDATE] Collection of Essays: Buddhism and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, lnormand@hotmail.co.uk

This is an extended deadline for the book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature.

Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

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Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain

'Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — present)' : 24th June 2011

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One-day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.)
contact email: 
hxp823@bham.ac.uk

‘Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant’

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)

CFP Gertrude Stein and Music MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations and the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

This session will examine the works of composers who set texts by Gertrude
Stein to music, either as songs, choral works, musicals, operas, or any other

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND POLITICAL DISCOURSE March 5 2011 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 SEATTLE AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSION
contact email: 
taiwo.adetunji.osinubi_at_umontreal.ca

Inviting papers on the intersections between autobiography and political discourse in African literatures. Topics may concern circulation, audience, and form in any period.

Baudelaire: Translation, Criticism, Reception

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Research Center "Littérature française XIXe-XXIe siècles" (University of Paris-Sorbonne) and the W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies (Vanderbilt University)
contact email: 
colloque.baudelaire@gmail.com

After 150 years of translation and criticism, Charles Baudelaire's work is no longer simply a classic in French literature but a monument of world literature.

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

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Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

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