category: poetry

"Singing Storytellers: The Lives, Musics and Verbal Artistry of Bards in our World", October 9th – 12th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Language and Letters, Cape Breton University
contact email: 
singingstorytellers@gmail.com

An International Interdisciplinary Symposium, in partnership with Celtic Colours International Festival

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature and Cinema (forthcoming, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Vieira, Georgetown University
contact email: 
pilmvieira@gmail.com

The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature and Cinema
(forthcoming, 2015)

Edited by Patricia Vieira, Monica Gagliano and John Ryan

Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS, Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Örebro, 26-27 September 2014
Call for Papers

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH: The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal 2014 March/April Issue, Deadline FEB 28th

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

Call for papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

MODERNISM NOW! The British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)
contact email: 
modernismnow@bams.ac.uk

The British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference 2014

MODERNISM NOW!

26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies
Senate House, London

Keynote Speakers:

[Update] Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University
contact email: 
eholliday.karre@qu.edu.qa

Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference
An international two-day conference (18-19 May 2014) at Qatar University

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Professor Terry Eagleton

Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience, U of Toronto, Oct. 17-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
gguida@citytech.cuny.edu

Call for Presentations and Panels
Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience

The University of Toronto
October 17-19th, 2014

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: MAY 1ST, 2014

Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education
contact email: 
rxk3@psu.edu and bac7@psu.edu

Proposals are invited for the Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference to be held in New York City, February 26-March 1, 2015.

First World War Conference: "Literature, Memory, and the First World War" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
http://author.westpoint.edu/dep/SitePages/WW1/CFP.aspx.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

[UPDATE] Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body (deadline for proposals 31/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
emwomen(at)lboro.ac.uk

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body

22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University, UK

CFP: ALA panel on Adrienne Rich

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

I invite proposals for the formation of a panel on Adrienne Rich for the upcoming American Literature Association (ALA) conference in May 2014 in Washington, D.C.

C.S. Lewis Oxbridge Summer Institute - July 21-31 2014; Proposal Deadline: February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
C.S. Lewis Foundation
contact email: 
roundtable@cslewis.org

Academics are invited to apply for participation in the Academic Roundtable, a program element of the C.S. Lewis Summer Institute - "Oxbridge 2014."

[UPDATE] Reading Then and Now, April 4-6

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesa2014@gmail.com

http://graduate.engl.virginia.edu/gesa/conference/CFP/

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference
April 4-6, 2014
Proposals due January 31

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, May 1-2, 2014, University College Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
englishgradsoc@ucd.ie

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference — 1-2 May 2014, at University College Dublin, Ireland.

[UPDATE] Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (Mar 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (due Mar 1, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email:

EDITED COLLECTION: Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

CFP: International Conference on "The American Dream Reconsidered," Sep. 26-27, 2014. Deadline: Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2014@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The American Dream Reconsidered,” to be held in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, during September 26

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibEuro2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

[UPDATE} Jim Harrison Panel (ALA May 22-25, 2014); due Jan 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2014 American Literature Association convention in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014.

[UPDATE - extended deadline] Modernism in the Magazines: 1945-Present | Proposals due 28 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Modernist Studies
contact email: 
kharris[at]sbu.edu; ss4459[at]columbia.edu

BAMS Conference ‘Modernism Now’
26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London
http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/ModernismNow

SWCCL "Has Literature Lost its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

In December 2012 Paul Elie wrote a New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?" which sparked conversation among many literati about the status of faith and literature.

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation, PSA Postgraduate Conference, 24-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
worldresources2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Resources of Resistance:
Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Towards a Postfeminist Eighteenth Century (DEADLINE: 4 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Brabon & Dr Steve Van-Hagen (Edge Hill University)
contact email: 
brabonb@edgehill.ac.uk and hagens@edgehill.ac.uk

Papers are invited for an edited collection of essays provisionally entitled *Towards a Postfeminist Eighteenth Century* for consideration by Palgrave Macmillan.

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of English Academy Review - Submissions due 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue (31.2) of The English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa)
SUBMISSIONS DUE 30 APRIL 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham University)

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
K.Spracklen@leedsmet.ac.uk

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics

Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
aug1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Jim Harrison Panel (ALA May 23-26, 2013); due Jan 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2014 American Literature Association convention in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014.

William Carlos Williams: The Poet-Doctor as Environmentalist (Abstracts Due 1/25)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Panel / American Literature Association (5/22-5/25)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In Writing for an Endangered World, Lawrence Buell lauds Williams's “Paterson” as an "experiment in urban ecopoetics" that "stands as a distinctive combination of attainments" (117).

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Featuring:

Artwork by Toni Simon

[UPDATE] Registration Form for "Exploring the Renaissance 2014"

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Faust / South-Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

The registration form for the South-Central Renaissance Conference "Exploring the Renaissance" is now posted at
http://scrc.us.com/archives/2014conference.shtml

Utopia, The 4th international conference of the EAM, University of Helsinki, Finland, 29.-31.8.2014

full name / name of organization: 
The European Network for Avant-garde and Modernism Studies
contact email: 
eam2014@meetingsmill.fi

UTOPIA

CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This proposed special session for MLA 2015 in Vancouver invites papers offering a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013).

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