category: poetry

UPDATE: Poe & Capitals/Poe as Capital (ACLA at New York University, March 2014; abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin, Brigham Young University; Scott Peeples, College of Charleston
contact email: 
emron_esplin@byu.edu

Poe & Capitals/Poe as Capital

First Conference for the International Society for Heresy Studies - New York University, May 30-31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory Erickson (gtel@nyu.edu), Bernard Schweizer (schweizerb@yahoo.com)

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its inaugural conference at New York University, May 30-31, 2014.

CFP: 15th Native American Literature Symposium (11/25/13; 03/27/14-03/29/14)

full name / name of organization: 
The Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

15th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 27-29, 2014
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals

DEADLINE: November 25, 2013

Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Dept. of English Graduate Student Conference with keynote Dr. Rachel Adams
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Indiana University Graduate Conference: “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

[UPDATE] At the Edge of the Postmodern? American Poetry in the 1950s

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 2013, Washington DC
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson uses the contested term "postmodern" in a letter to Robert Creeley in August 1951, and the 1950s may be taken as a pivotal or liminal decade in American poetics.

Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers: Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is most recently the author of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove), and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Critical keynote TBA.

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

The idea of energy crosses disciplinary boundaries and historical periods, but holds a particular resonance for the questions engaged by the humanities. From the printing press to the camera to the Internet, technological and mechanical energy has long been integral to the way we communicate and create. Kinetic energy moves performing bodies across stages and screens; creative energy pushes the artist to new psychic spaces. Along with religion, art and literature have historically been primary catalysts for the exploration of the ways that vital emotional and spiritual energies surround and sustain — or destroy — us.

Privacy (Brandeis English Graduate Student Conference, April 4 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Graduate Program
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

In the era of Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks, and corporate data-mining, our privacy seems like an endangered resource.

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society” (Lisbon, 9-11 July, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CESNOVA, New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
youthconference2014@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)

Made in China: Poetics & Global Production (ACLA 2014, March 20-23)

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
tteo@emory.edu

This seminar invites reconsiderations of the ‘making’ and capital that bind China to the rest of the world.

Negotiating Aesthetic Hierarchies: the Creative Tension between High and Popular Culture April 11-12 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Association of French and Italian Students (GAFIS)
contact email: 
gafis2014@gmail.com

Throughout modern history, the labels “high” and “popular” culture have come to denote two categories which are most often hierarchical and polarized.

[UPDATE] At the Edge of the Postmodern? American Poetry in the 1950s

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 2013, Washington DC
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson was among the first American poets to use the contested term "postmodern" (in a letter to Robert Creeley, August 1951), and the 1950s may be taken as a pivotal or liminal decade in Ameri

Call for Contributors: Volume on Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Ariane Mildenberg, School of English, University of Kent
contact email: 
A.Mildenberg@kent.ac.uk

The goal of this collection of essays is to address critical questions regarding the relationship between modernism and the phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, who remains today one of the m

Bloosmbury C21 Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bloosmbury and Centre 21, University of Brighton UK
contact email: 
M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature

10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK

Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War, Sept 10-12, 2014 An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Wales-Ireland Research Network/Cardiff University
contact email: 
GramichK@cf.ac.uk

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War: History, Myth, and Cultural Memory

An Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the Wales-Ireland Research Network

September 10-12, 2014

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 15 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Muğla, Turkey
contact email: 
mcigdem@mu.edu.tr

The Conference will be jointly hosted by
The Department of English Language and Literature of
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, ELT Department of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and

Queer Québec Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
American Council for Québec Studies (ACQS)
contact email: 
provench@umbc.edu

In early 2013, forty years after Montreal’s Théâtre de Quat’Sous first staged the queer themes of Michel Tremblay’s ground-breaking Hosanna, Sans Tabou productions announced the creation of Co

Frank Speech in Tudor Literature and Culture (SCRC 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Kranzman / Michigan State University
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

South Central Renaissance Conference
April 3-5 2014, Tucson, Arizona

Poetry and Precarity in the 21st Century (ACLA 2014, 20-23 March, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Legere, Walt Hunter / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cdlegere@pitt.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

Our seminar stakes out a set of texts, terms, and questions for engaging how poems materialize experiences of precarity within the shifting, ubiquitous demands of capital.

[UPDATE] Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature? (deadline: 1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
contact email: 
robert.mcgill@utoronto.ca

"Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature?" session
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

ACLA CfP: Imagined Originals, Original Translations: Putting Pseudotranslation on the Map (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigitte Rath
contact email: 
brath@princeton.edu

Cervantes’ Don Quixote (1605/15), Montesquieu’s Lettres persanes (1721), MacPherson’s Ossian (1761), Mérimée’s La Guzla (1827), Louÿs’s Chansons de

Ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts : Scottish Network of Modernist Studies Special Edition - 25th Nov 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ecloga : University of Strathclyde : Scottish Network of Modernist Studies
contact email: 
eclogasnoms@gmail.com

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Call for Submissions

Ecloga : Journal of Literature and the Arts

Modernist Studies Special Edition. 2014.
Produced in collaboration with the

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

http://acla.org/acla2014/epistemes-and-economies-of-expertise/

Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945; July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London; abstract due December 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Robert Hemmings <roberthe@nipissingu.ca>

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

[Update] Special Issue: Teaching Creative Writing (Deadline: March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Lewis Land / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
lewis.land@bucknell.edu

The teaching of music, dance, painting and other arts is well-respected in the academy, but in creative writing a myth lingers in the minds of many: you either have “it” or you don’t.

Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference - 24th-25th July 2014 - deadline for proposals 28th March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
pgmedhums@exeter.ac.uk

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) University of Birmingham 10-13 April, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham / British Association of American Studies
contact email: 
baas2014@contacts.bham.ac.uk

The 59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) will be hosted by the School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham 10-13

Fractured Ecologies: Call for contributions to an edited collection on environmental criticism and radical experimental writing

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Weidner
contact email: 
c.weidner@ucr.nl

Since the 1990s, ecocriticism has influenced the ways we study literature, but fractures remain.

CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2014 (11/1/13; 3/27/13-3/29/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2014
March 27-29, 2014 | Baltimore, Maryland
CEA 2014 will be held at the Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Disability and James Joyce at the International James Joyce Symposium, Utrecht June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vaclav Paris / University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
vaclav@sas.upenn.edu

This panel will investigate connections between any aspect of James Joyce's works and any aspect of disability.

Anthropocene Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) at UW-Milwaukee
April 10-12, 2014

Death Sentence (ACLA 2014, March 20-23, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Wijaya/ David Coughlan/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu/ david.coughlan@ul.ie

With the 2013 publication in English of Volume 1 of Jacques Derrida’s The Death Penalty, this is an opportune time to discuss the death sentence, which demands thinking about the limits of punishment and pardon, of death and life, of human and non-human, of the self and State, of the body, and, it can be argued, the ends of philosophy itself.

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca
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