category: poetry

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

Call for Papers: Essays on the Practice and Teaching of Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons
contact email: 
tgzn@iup.edu

Writing Commons is a free, global, peer-reviewed, award winning Open Text for college level writers, college faculty, and the everyday writer.

Identity Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
contact email: 
mtfernan@go.olemiss.edu

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit presentations for a conference that explores, challenges, and re-imagines the concept of identity.

PAMLA 2015: “Narrative and Time: Visuality in Modern and Contemporary American Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 - November 6-8, 2015 - Portland, Oregon
contact email: 
nikolopoulou.as@husky.neu.edu

The intersection of the literary and the visual is fraught with questions pertaining to time.

MLA 2016: Black Women's Poetry and the Color Line (due 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Heidi Morse
contact email: 
hemorse@umich.edu

Special Session CFP: Reevaluating relationships between racial politics, aesthetics, and (non)canonicity in African American women’s poetry from Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance.

[UPDATE] MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session:Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

How do religion, resistance and gender intersect in Anglophone Caribbean cultural production? In what ways does creative expression reflect these forces?

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session Contractual Publics: Between Precedents and Future Risk (please submit by March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
taylorsuzanne@uchicago.edu

We will examine literary texts as political events that can rewrite the past, reevaluate the present, and posit new futures.

[update] B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent

[UPDATE] CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/

SAMLA 2015: Poet-Artist Collaborations (Durham, NC, November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

MSA 17, 19-22 Nov.: Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
Candis Bond
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies*
*Please send 300-word abstract and brief CV (one page) to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu by April 01, 2015.

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

[UPDATE] 2015 SWCCL - Conference Dates October 1-3, 2015 (submission dealine 03/16/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature - Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

To to directly to the conference's home page, click here: http://undergrad.umhb.edu/english/swccl

[UPDATE] LITERARY LONDON ANNUAL CONFERENCE 22-24 July 2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED to 31st MARCH

full name / name of organization: 
The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org or petertajones@gmail.com

22–24 July 2015
Conference Theme: ‘London in Love’
Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

full name / name of organization: 
David Greven/The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
dgreven@mailbox.sc.edu

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

MLA 2016 - Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature - Sponsored by College English Association (CEA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

Panel Title: Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature.

This panel is sponsored by College English Association (CEA).

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

The Reader Over His Shoulder: Reading Public(s) Exemplified in the Work of Robert Graves, 7-10 Jan 2016, Austin, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Joseph / Robert Graves Society
contact email: 
mjoseph@rutgers.edu

Non-guaranteed Special Session proposed for the 131 annual MLA Conference

Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel - Journal Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christopher Lloyd
contact email: 
c.lloyd@gold.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel
Guest Editor: Christopher Lloyd

MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Hearing Voices (MSA 17, 11/19-11/22, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Sastri
contact email: 
reena.sastri@gmail.com

MSA 17: Hearing Voices

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

Gower's Coeval Systems - MLA 2016 - Abstracts due 3/22

full name / name of organization: 
Shyama Rajendran and Jeff Stoyanoff
contact email: 
shyama.rajendran@gmail.com, stoyanoffj@gmail.com

What do the works of John Gower have to say about systems in the twenty-first century?

REIMAGINING MARGINALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association - CELLA
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

The pluralistic, sophisticated and technocrazy nature of contemporary existence has blurred concepts like marginality and minority that are inherent in human existence.

ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

The Aphra Behn Society
for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
is pleased to announce its 2015 biennial conference
Women in the Global Eighteenth Century
November 5-6, 2015

MSA 17 Boston, November 19-22, 2015: Modes of Relative Certainty

full name / name of organization: 
Luke Mueller / Tufts University
contact email: 
luke.mueller@tufts.edu

Modes of Relative Certainty

March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

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Call for Papers: submission deadline extended till 15 March 2015

[REMINDER] George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grossetste University, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
robertfrostreview@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Society will be hosting a panel at the 2016 MLA Convention to be held in Austin, TX from January 7th-10th, 2016.

[UPDATE] English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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