category: poetry

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

American Prose Poetry: A conference in honor of Mary Caponegro

full name / name of organization: 
University of Udine, Italy
contact email: 
danadaniele@libero.it

Please submit 300-word abstract for twenty-minute arguments. Send your proposals to danadaniele@libero.it by Sept. 30, 2014

Keynote Speakers:

Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 15 (1/2015): EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS

full name / name of organization: 
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
anamaria.stefan@uaic.ro

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Intertexts and Intersections: Charting Anne Carson’s Work (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Jensen / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Sarahj250@gmail.com

What does it mean to produce writing that is ‘arguably not poetry,’ but to be one of Canada’s preeminent poets? Can we situate Carson, who actively resists stable notions of place, space, and temporality, in a contemporary Canadian context?

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Postgraduate English - Extended Deadline 15 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta and MacEwan University
contact email: 
digdiv2015@gmail.com

How have new technologies transformed literary and cultural histories? How do they enable critical practices of scholars working in and outside of digital humanities?

Modernist Personage: Lower Case “i,” Language, Race, and Cummings’ Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/10/14; Louisville 2/26-28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Genre-Bending in Lawman's Brut (9/15; Kalamazoo 5/14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Tiller / International Lawman's Brut Society
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

Since its publication in 1847 by Sir Frederic Madden, Lawman's Brut has challenged scholars with the question of genre, as various studies have tried to categorize it as a “chronicle,” “epic,”

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

2nd Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies - CFP ends: 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
SECOND BIENNIAL IRANIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

Hosted by the University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2015

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

Charles Causley: Influence and Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University, with Charles Causley Trust and Literature Works
contact email: 
kym.martindale@falmouth.ac.uk

One-day symposium to be held at Falmouth University, Saturday 6 December 2014 in conjunction with Charles Causley Trust and Literature Works (South West).

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

Imitatio Christi in Early Modern English Literature at Kzoo 2015 (Deadline 9/15/2014; Conference 5/14-17/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Taylor
contact email: 
patricia.taylor@lmc.gatech.edu



Session Title: Imitatio Christi in Early Modern English Literature
Session Organizers: Patricia Taylor and Nandra Perry

POETRY AND PUBLIC SPACES: FORMS, PLACES AND PRACTICES IN THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURIES

full name / name of organization: 
université catholique de Louvain
contact email: 
peps2015@uclouvain.be

This conference will explore the ways in which poetry has been increasingly present and inscribed in public spaces throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

CORRECTED CFP: PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Popular Cultural Association National Confernce
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (now the combined areas of Arthurian and Other Medievalism) accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcrib

SOCRATES EDITION-II VOL: III ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2014: ISSN 2347-2146 & ISSN 2347-6869

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges (November 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Contamination from Above (Submissions Due February 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
k.quinn@latrobe.edu.au

"What if there were, lodged within the heart of the law itself, a law of impurity or a principle of contamination?"
-Jacques Derrida, "The Law of Genre"

THE THEME

Call for Book Chapters: Authorship and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe/ Macquarie University
contact email: 
siobhan.lyons@mq.edu.au and joel.gilberthorpe@mq.edu.au

Authorship and Translation (edited collection)
Edited by Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe
Due date for abstracts (300 words): October 31, 2014

African Migrations: Transcultural Identities in the Making

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University, sweden and University of Botswana
contact email: 
ign@du.se

The phenomenon of migration is well-established in the history of human societies, where individuals or groups of people have moved from one place to another, either across international borders or in

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its twelfth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014 for SWPACA Conference, 11 - 14 February, 2015

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

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014

Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry at PCA/ACA in New Orleans - April 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
KatMann@gmail.com

PCA/ACA - Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

Literature and series, Lorient, France, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées (GUEST)
contact email: 
shannon.wellslassagne@gmail.com

Literature and TV series
Université de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, 26-28 March 2015
Annual conference for GUEST (Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées)

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