category: poetry

Polari Journal of queer creative writing

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
dallas.baker@scu.edu.au

Polari Journal of queer creative writing is holding an open call for submissions for its next issue (published October 2014). There is no specific theme for this issue.

Special Sessions Proposals Sought for MMLA (due 4/21; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *Two Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

International Symposium "Time and Place in T. S. Eliot and His Contemporaries" Florenc,, Ital,, January 18-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation & Life Beyond tourism, Florence, Italy
contact email: 
temur.kobakhidze@cantab.net

The symposium topic is focused on, but not limited to, T.S. Eliot and Modernism, and may include such topics as:
- Evocations of time and place in Eliot’s writing or that of his contemporaries

International Conference: Language, Literature, and Ecoculture -- 23-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

Language, Literature and Ecoculture
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
23-25 July 2014

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

[UPDATE] Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline May 8

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
Second Call for Papers: Call for Contributions to Panels

CALL FOR PAPERS: NATIVE RESPONSES TO THE ‘SUBALTERN’: VOICES FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA (DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: APRIL 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Swami Department of English, Assam University:: Diphu Campus (A Central University), Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

The term “Subaltern” is related to the hegemonic power dynamics of the world.

Friday 23rd May - Annual American Studies Postgraduate Conference at University of Manchester, UK

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
americanstudiesconference2014@gmail.com

The Annual American Studies Postgraduate Conference
Graduate School, Ellen Wilkinson Building
The University of Manchester
Friday 23rd May

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

CFP Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Ioana Luca
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw

Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

Theorising the Popular fifth international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
millerj@hope.ac.uk

Liverpool Hope University,
July 30th-July 1st 2014

[UPDATE] (Post)Graduate Travel Grants available for DNS Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

The 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar organizing committee is pleased to announce that they will be able to offer a limited number of travel grants to expand postgraduate participation in the 2014 ‘Id

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 15; Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

Sea Narratives: call for essay contributions

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
C.E.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Set in the wider context of a turn towards space and mobility, studies of the sea have come to take increasing prominence in the humanities and social sciences.

Living Legacies: Literary Responses to the Civil Rights Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Dubek
contact email: 
laura.dubek@mtsu.edu

Fifty years after the March on Washington, student

The Provocateur - May 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

Double Helix invites submissions for The Provocateur section of its next issue, “Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines.” Of potentially any length and/or form, The Provocateur foc

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

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

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

MSA16: Modernism and Found Objects, (6-9 November 2014), Due April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association: MSA16 Pittsburgh
contact email: 
bfaulk@fsu.edu and amckee@fsu.edu

Found objects are a major feature of modernist art, whether the plastic arts or urban narratives.

Networks of Modernism MSA 16 Pittsburgh Nov 6-9 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew N. Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

In his essay “What is a City?” (1937) Lewis Mumford describes the metropolis as “a related collection of primary groups and purposive associations” (93).

Environment in English Romantic Writing Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

This announcement is a call for chapter proposals for a collection on representations of the environment in English Romantic writing. Proposals are 600 w plus a bibliography, due by August 15 2014.

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

UPDATED DEADLINE: Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

Written Song and Performed Text Conference Panel (Deadline June 17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVIII at UVA-Wise
contact email: 
ysgolheic@gmail.com or schott@erskine.edu

This panel centers on the subject of orality and the written record in the realm of music.

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY, 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

J.

Raymond Carver’s Life, Legacy, and Works 13/11-16/11/2014 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
International Raymond Carver Society
contact email: 
ircs@internationalraymondcarversociety.org

Call for Papers:
Raymond Carver’s Life, Legacy, and Works
2014 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
Detroit, November 13-16, 2014

UPDATE: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University, MI
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

The Literary Canon and Sociohistorical Performances

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Humanities and Sustainability Nov. 7 - 9 2014 Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Postcolonial Studies astutely points to Literature as a carrier of inscriptions that perpetuate race, gender, and class disparities.

Call for Creative Submissions: The Waggle Summer/Fall 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Waggle magazine
contact email: 
thewaggleeditor@gmail.com

Call for Submissions, Summer/Fall 2014

[UPDATE] Fluid Objects, Solid Texts: Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects (SLSA Conference Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Dodson / Oregon State University
contact email: 
dodsonm@onid.orst.edu

Fluid Objects, Solid Texts: Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Call for Monographs: Book Series on East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
ntup.buck@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East-West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re-create the sense of

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
contact email: 
philliphowerton@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its eighth annual symposium.

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgrad Blog

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
lrk207@lehigh.edu

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgraduate Blog

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