category: poetry

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Rajender Kaur
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

“Feeling Real": Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities - May 5-6, 2016 (Deadline Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
Professor Steven LaValle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

Edward Thomas 1878-1917: The Arras Conference, 6-7 April 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Université d'Artois, Arras, France
contact email: 
adrian.grafe@univ-artois.fr ; andrew.mc.keown@univ-poitiers.fr

Edward Thomas 1878-1917: The Arras Conference

Université d’Artois, Arras, France. 6-7 April 2017

Edith Wharton Society Award for Archival Research, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society welcomes applications for an award for archival research on Edith Wharton.

Edith Wharton Society Undergraduate Research Prize, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Edith Wharton Society Prize for a Beginning Scholar 2016-2017, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

This award, formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Essay Prize” and established in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar: advanced graduate

Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8/16

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Fantasies of Contemporary Culture symposium, 23 May 2016 (deadline 22 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
debruinmj@cardiff.ac.uk, harmantl@cardiff.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Mark Bould (UWE Bristol)
Dr. Catherine Butler (Cardiff University)

Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick
contact email: 
mood.warwick2016@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Two-day Conference at the University of Warwick
6th and 7th May 2016

Keynote speakers:

Prof Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Comparative Literature, Stanford University)

UC Berkeley 5th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference. Deadline to submit: March 4.

One Hundred Years of Reading Hopkins: Special Issue of Victorian Poetry DEADLINE January 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Lesley Higgins (York University) and Amanda Paxton (Trent University)
contact email: 
LJHiggins@aol.com and akvpaxton@gmail.com

To mark the centenary of the first edition of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Poems (1918), there will be a special issue of Victorian Poetry in summer 2018.

Romantic Utopia/Dystopia (K-SAA/SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA, 4-6 Nov. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Call for Papers

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE October 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

While it seems as though the Euro-American culture is everywhere globally—from television shows to fast food restaurants, international trade treaties to sanctions and strikes—this conference expl

[UPDATE] Shakespearean Communities 14th-16th April 2016 (extended deadline; some funding available)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
shakespearean-communities@port.ac.uk

To mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Centre for Studies in Literature and the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth are holding

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE] 14th Annual UAlbany EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

full name / name of organization: 
UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michi

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing) - The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
EcoMaterialismsCollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing)
The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

Keynote: Zakiyyah Iman Jackson George Mason University, English

Submissions for The Robert Frost Review - June 2016 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Review (The University of Southern Mississippi)
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review welcomes submissions on any aspect of Robert Frost’s poetry.

CFP Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

This Companion will cover the relationship between food and literature in the broadest sense.

VISAWUS 2016: Transgressions Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2016 Abstracts by March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2016@gmail.com

he Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies of the Western United States invites papers on transgressions of established boundaries, ways of seeing transgression, those who transgressed and those behaviors

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis (Feb. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Wallace / Queen's University
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices relat

Violent Feelings: Affective Intensities in Literature, Film and Criticism (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Dowland, Ohio Northern University
contact email: 
d-dowland@onu.edu

“Violent Feelings” institutes a new conversation about the relationship between violence and affect.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Worlds of John Thelwall (NYC: 12/15/16; 6/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Romanticism Group
contact email: 
bugg@fordham.edu

THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL

Peer Reviewers: Literature Criticism Series

full name / name of organization: 
Layman Poupard Publishing
contact email: 
info@lpppub.com

Layman Poupard Publishing seeks peer reviewers for forthcoming entries in volumes of the Literature Criticism Series published by Gale Cengage.

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature
contact email: 
scotlit@sfu.ca

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

Eborakon Call for Submissions - Deadline 25 Feb

full name / name of organization: 
Eborakon poetry journal
contact email: 
eborakonjournal@gmail.com

Eborakon - Call for Submissions
Issue 3
Deadline 25 February

Chapter Proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

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

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by March 1, 2016.

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