category: poetry

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA ) 4 January 2013 Deadline

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

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 23-26, Boston, MA).

Update: Barzakh's Upcoming Issue on Ecopoetics

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance.

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

Parental Guidance Advised: The Mother as GPS (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bhere001@umn.edu, mcwho004@umn.edu

Presenters sought for a panel on mothers or discourses on motherhood as guides. Submit paper proposals to http://acla.org/submit/index.php by 1 November 2012.

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    @Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

    full name / name of organization: 
    CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
    contact email: 
    chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

    Counterfeit Realities (ACLA--University of Toronto)

    full name / name of organization: 
    American Comparative Literature Association
    contact email: 
    burd0083@umn.edu

    Organization: American Comparative Literature Association (http://www.acla.org/acla2013/propose-a-paper-or-seminar/); please be sure to mark your submission for this particular seminar: Counterfeit Re

    Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, Lincoln, UK, 15-17 June 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Lincoln, UK
    contact email: 
    dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

    The Lincoln School of Performing Arts, University of Lincoln, UK, is pleased to host the Fifth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts.

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
    contact email: 
    Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

    As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

    [UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

    full name / name of organization: 
    T.J. Welch, Florida State University
    contact email: 
    tjwelch@fsu.edu

    Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    [UPDATE] CFP Alternative Modernisms - Deadline 31 October

    full name / name of organization: 
    Emma West, Cardiff University
    contact email: 
    modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

    The Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory and English Literature, Cardiff University, present

    Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

    UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    The Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

    4th Global Conference
    Making Sense of: Pain

    Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES 5-7 September 2013 Viterbo (Italy)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia, Italy)
    contact email: 
    fsaggini@unitus.it

    FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
    5-7 September 2013

    [UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Utah Department of English
    contact email: 
    ryan.siemers@utah.edu


    University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
    University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
    Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

    New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity

    full name / name of organization: 
    Irene Morra
    contact email: 
    newelizabethanconference@hotmail.com

    New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity
    13-15 June 2013

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities [February 15-17, 2013]

    full name / name of organization: 
    McGill University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    labyrinths2013@gmail.com

    From ancient Greek mythology to cubism, jazz music, and the contemporary puzzle film, labyrinths serve as images for exploring intellectual, affective, and material complexity.

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

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

    (anti) Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
    contact email: 
    afoundconference@gmail.com

    With traditionalists hearkening for a return to founding principles while protestors of various stripes look forward to dismantling the very notion of norms themselves, questions about the foundations

    MCLLM CFP due 01/30/13 for 03/22/12 Conference in IL

    full name / name of organization: 
    Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
    contact email: 
    mcllm@niu.edu

    All graduate students and faculty are invited to submit proposals to Northern Illinois University's Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media: Visualizing English and Media Studies in t

    Writing into Art 18/19 June, 2013

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

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    “We Speak a Different Tongue”: Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890–1939. 5-6 July 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of English Studies / Durham University
    contact email: 
    maverick.voices@durham.ac.uk

    “We Speak a Different Tongue”
    Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890–1939

    International Conference, St. John’s College, Durham University, UK, 5-6 July 2013

    [UPDATE] The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference (UK) /Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations/ 6/27 - 6/30 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Symbiosis / Brunel University (UK)
    contact email: 
    philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

    PLEASE NOTE THE AMENDED DATES & ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ADDED!

    The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference:
    Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

    2013 Conference on Global Modernities (May 3-4), Abstracts due 1/31/13

    full name / name of organization: 
    California State University, Los Angeles
    contact email: 
    rcantu@calstatela.edu

    The organizers of this conference propose to continue the dialogue and productive exchange that took place at Cal State L.A.

    Ecopoetics

    full name / name of organization: 
    Barzakh magazine
    contact email: 
    barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

    Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance.

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