category: poetry

UPDATE: Call for special issue The readerly/Le Lisible

full name / name of organization: 
Formes Poétiques Contemporaines
contact email: 
claireel@buffalo.edu

Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

FPC 12 THE READERLY

Recently we have talked a great deal of unreadability, it seemed time to revisit the optimistic side of the question…

Movements, Flow, Resistance, January 26-29, 2017, Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY, January 26-January 29, 2017

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for the 31st Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lconnell@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 31TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE IN THE HUMANITIES

[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

SLSA 2016 – Creating Accounts of Creative Bodies: the Narrative Work of Fertility

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
contact email: 
alyssa.duck@emory.edu

Babies perform a lot of narrative work.

PAMLA 2016:Creative Writing: Poetry and Sonnets and Centos, Oh Boy! - See more (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
rudermar@msudenver.edu

Please submit a brief bio in the abstract spot, and a longer bio and a poem or two in the proposal spot. Should you need more space, please email me.

PAMLA 2016: Creative Writing: Poetry that May (or May Not) Change Your Life (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
rudermar@msudenver.edu

This interactive session seeks to attract poets who have written poems about art, in its many definitions, forms, and mysteries.

PAMLA 2016: Mid-Twentieth Century Poetry (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu

This session, co-sponsored by the Robert Lowell Society, is looking for any papers dealing with mid-twentieth century poets or poetry, including papers exploring the works of Robert Lowell, Elizabeth

Beyond the Spine: Experimental Poetics and Form (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
does@msudenver.edu

This panel invites examinations and analysis of poetic form and content beyond the page: interactive constructions, poetry postcards, accordion/folded page books, tarot pack books, diaorama/shadow box

The Apollonian Vol. 4 Guest Editor Proposals Invited

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited

The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issue 4 (December 2016) Special Issue on “The Nation & Its Discontents”

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Guest Editor: Avishek Ray, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT Silchar

The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issues 1 & 2 (March-June 2016) Joint “OPEN ISSUE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

We seek essays that are interdisciplinary in nature. Papers should not be merely descriptive but involve a philosophical/theoretical exploration of the issues.

Marvell at RSA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
agarganigo@austincollege.edu

For the 2017 RSA in Chicago, the Andrew Marvell Society welcomes submissions on topics such as

• Non-Historicist Approaches to Marvell
• Cognitive/Evolutionary Approaches to Marvell

Trauma in Literatures of North Africa and the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
david.miller@mmu.ac.uk

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions on literature and trauma in the context of North African and Middle Eastern literatures.

Extended Deadline-- Fashion Panels at 2016 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

PAMLA 2016 Panel The Strange Place of Ecocriticism: The Material as Cultural Artifact? (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena, CA.)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dwhall@cpp.edu submit 500 word proposals online at: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
PAMLA 116th Annual Conference November 11-13, 2016

Panel Chair: Dewey W. Hall, Professor of English

H.D. panel at SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2016 (abstracts due 5/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

We invite proposals for the “New Directions: H.D. and/or Her Circle” panel at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016.

[Update - Date Change and Extended Deadline] Mobile Communities, Friday, October 28, 2016 (Abstracts Due June 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Mary N. Layoun, Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Movement and stasis. Routes to and from home. Boundaries and belonging. Local places and global spaces. The possibilities for and barriers to mobility shape the way that communities, cultures, and individuals communicate with one another. Mobility influences interconnectivity across time and space as well as the formation of hierarchies of domination and subordination.

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emcefalo@umd.edu

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

PAMLA 2016: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
awboyd@hiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

AULLA Conference 2016: ‘Love and the Word’, Melbourne December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AULLA
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Hosted by Victoria University, the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7th-9th December 2016.

Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa - Canadian Literature Symposium
contact email: 
zabra031@uottawa.ca

As a writer of poems, novels, and non-fiction, Robert Kroetsch had a tremendous impact on Canadian literature and culture.

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film (edited by Paula Farca)

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