category: poetry

Ishaan Literary Review - Submissions for Issue 3 (ends February 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ishaan Literary Review (an online journal of poetry and short fiction)
contact email: 
ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

Spring 2013 Call for Submissions

The submission period for Issue #3, Spring 2013 ends February 28, 2013 (extended from December 2012).

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] 26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

The Worlds of Thomas Pychon -- RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
(RMMLA) Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

Thomas Pynchon has codified himself in the Postmodern cannon as one of the most prolific and inspirational authors alive.

Science and Literature Panel-RMMLA 2013 Vancouver, Washington

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

Call for Submissions: Turkish Poetry Today, May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Turkish Poetry Today
contact email: 
turkishpoetrytoday@gmail.com

We are looking for outstanding Modern Turkish Poetry translated into English for Turkish Poetry Today, published annually in England and edited by poet-translator George Messo.

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

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

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Call for Submissions: Penumbra is currently accepting works of art, poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

full name / name of organization: 
Penumbra, Departement of English, California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
penumbra@csustan.edu

Penumbra, California State University, Stanislaus' art & literary journal is currently accepting submissions for our 2013 publication.

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2013.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

Sir Walter Scott and Music (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
contact email: 
DrJSDailey@aol.com

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of _Waverley_, the Lyrica Society is sponsoring a session on the interconnection between the works of Sir Walter Scott and music.

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

AFROEUROPE@NS IV:Black identities and cultures in Europe - 1st to 4th October 2013, London.

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s
contact email: 
sharmilla.beezmohun@speaking-volumes.org.uk

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

CFP: Queer Parents in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Ph.D.
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Conference: Cultural Studies Association at Chicago, IL

Conference Dates: Thursday May 23rd to Sunday the 26th 2013

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 1 2013

[UPDATE] Health, Mental Health and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] Marginalia: Life on the Edges, February 15 and 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
UNC MEMS, Duke MedRen, UNC Graduate School
contact email: 
nccolloquium2013@gmail.com

The 13th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of marginalia.

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

But is it art?

full name / name of organization: 
NYU French Dept.
contact email: 
butisitartconference@gmail.com

The Department of French at NYU
announces its annual Graduate Student Conference:

… but is it art?

March 8th and 9th, 2013

WSQ DEBT issue Call for Papers (Due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT

Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] WRITING INTO ART

full name / name of organization: 
David Kinloch, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
contact email: 
kinloch.david1@gmail.com

Only two weeks to go until the deadline (5 January, 2013) for call for papers for this international conference on ekphrasis. For full details please see http://writingintoart.wordpress.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Update: Online registration now open. Click here:http://www.shsu.edu/~hss001/medieval-conference/

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator: dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

We are announcing today our fully-functioning website with convenient online registration and online payment.

George Herbert Society Conference April 4-6, 2013 at Grove City College

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Harvey/ George Herbert Society
contact email: 
ajharvey@gcc.edu

GEORGE HERBERT SOCIETY
REGIONAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 4-6, 2013
GROVE CITY COLLEGE

CONFERENCE THEME:
“IS THERE IN TRUTH NO BEAUTY?”

Imagining Sound in the Early Nineteenth Century: April 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Department of Music at Cornell University
contact email: 
imaginingsound2013@gmail.com

The present conference seeks to think creatively about how traces of the nineteenth-century sonic imagination might be sought and in turn provide an opportunity to reassess the musical thought of that

[UPDATE] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in Houston, Texas, March 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND RELIGION, May 24 and 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
conf.alfa@gmail.com, fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

FACULTY OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, ALFA UNIVERSITY, BELGRADE
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND RELIGION
MAY 24 and 25, 2013

Grad journal special issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit MARCH 15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Issue 3.2 (Summer 2013) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Joint Special Issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit JUNE 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Peking U. Journal of Comparative Literature and World Literature
contact email: 
dfried@ualberta.ca

Recent understandings of world literature have moved away from a focus on delineating canons of geographically-distributed great works, and towards describing a complex process of influence and reacti

REMINDER - Feminism;Influence;Inheritance - Deadline 4 Jan '13

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

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