category: poetry

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ AT SEA Issue (Due March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Gordon-Zolov
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

WSQ Call for Papers: Special Issue
AT SEA

Guest editor: Terri Gordon-Zolov, The New School

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

EXPERIMENT. An International Literary and Theatrical Festival/Conference. 19-21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
BETWEEN.POMIĘDZY 2016
contact email: 
between@ug.edu.pl

Experiment and issues connected with it have long been part of the literary landscape. “The majority of the following poems are to be considered as experiments,” wrote Wordsworth in 1798.

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

CFP: Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Proposed panel session at Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium. Submission deadline is Feb 1st, 2016 to eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres. / Ethics of diversion. Materials, techniques, genres. (15-16 April 2016)

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

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres.

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

Public/Private: Navigating the Materiality of Home Economics (proposal due on Jan. 8)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in Denver 2016
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

I am proposing a panel that centers on the material realities of the flows, negotiations, and exchanges between the “public” space of political economies/markets and the “private” space of dom

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

CFP: Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect: Indigenous, Canadian, and Québécois Writings in the Crossfire of a New Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Banff Centre, 22-25 September 2016

A Conference Organized by the Canadian Literature Centre at the University of Alberta and the Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Innsbruck

"Making a Scene" in the Classroom: Best Practices for Fostering Discussion when Students are Resistant to a Text

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

This pedagogical panel—to be held at the BWWC annual conference June 2-5 2016 in Athens, GA—will address the conference theme of “Making a Scene” as it explores why students are resistant to p

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 15 November 2015 for SWPACA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

Romanticism and the Question Concerning Technology (NASSR 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Ortiz
contact email: 
iortiz@sandiego.edu

I'm soliciting paper proposals for panel I'd like to plan for our next conference in Berkeley.

Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Amiri Baraka Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ISSN / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
tmacdonald@uidaho.edu

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

[Update] CFP: Beats, Counterculture, & Hipsters area, SWPACA Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
christophercarmona@icloud.com

Deadline Extended to November 15th…

CFP: Beats, Counterculture, & Hipsters area, SWPACA (11/15/2015; 2/10-2/13/2016)

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

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

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

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

April 1-2, 2016

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