Women have played a major role in the poetics and politics of the West Coast Language Poetry movement based in the San Francisco Bay area. This panel proposal, for the American Literature Association My 24-27 in San Francisco, would consider the important contributions of female poets both solo and in collaboration, including Lyn Hejinian, Carla Harryman, Erica Hunt, Rae Armantrout, Leslie Scalapino, Beverly Dahlen and many others in propelling and sustaining one of America’s most radical literary movements, both aesthetically and politically, since the early 1970s.
Please email, to Dr. Alice Rutkowski (email@example.com), by Fri Feb 9 an attached Word document that includes: 1) title of paper with 250-300 word abstract 2) contact information 3) a brief bio statement (no longer than 60 words) and 4) any a/v requirements. Decisions will be made by Mon Feb 12 in time for scholars to – if need be- submit to the general call deadline of Feb Feb 16.
Politics and Poetics in Contemporary Poetry: Visibility, Anger, Bodies and Resistance
Call for Papers
The Second CounterText Conference: The Post-Literary
University of Malta, Valletta Campus, 6-8 April 2018
The second CounterText conference will be held at the University of Malta, between the 6th and the 8th April 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘The Post-Literary’.
The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott (1893-1963) for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado on November 7-11, 2018.
Papers may focus on any of her works (novels, memoir, poetry, letters, young adult literature), and they may take any contemporary critical approach. Following from the conference theme of “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas,” we are especially interested in papers that explore those themes in Scott’s work and/ or that of her contemporaries. Conference themes include:
•Writing the fight: social justice, resistance, and protest in poetry and prose
As one of the most highly-regarded, well-published of the ground-breaking Bay Area Language Poets to emerge in the 1970s—and also as a theorist, translator, publisher, and in recent decades a UC Berkeley professor—Lyn Hejinian is one of the most accomplished innovative writers in contemporary America. This panel, which will be proposed for the American Literature Association meeting in San Francisco (May 24-27, 2018), will examine Hejinian’s stunning oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. Paper proposals should include a title, 500-word description, the potential presenter’s short professional bio (publications, awards, academic rank and affiliation). Query ASAP for more information. Polished proposal DEADLINE: Jan.
Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature (including Restoration), for the annual meeting of the 2018 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Oct 4-6, 2018. Email 200-300 word proposals, by March 1, to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member by April 1 to be listed in the program.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Frontiers, Encounters: Celan and Philosophy
Forty-Second Annual Conference of the German Studies Association
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 27th-30th, 2018
The poem must clear a way between silence and discourse. Lacoue-Labarthe
Republic of Tunisia
Ministry of Higher Education
University of Kairouan
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Call for Papers
International Multi-Disciplinary Conference
April, 23, 24, 25, 2018
The English Department at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Kairouan announces a multi-disciplinary international conference on “Flight”.
Proposed panel for the Electronic Literature Organization 2018 Conference, August 13-17, Montreal, Quebec, CA.
Mining the Gaps: Twitter Literature, Audience, and Authorship
A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, organized in association with the University of Bedfordshire, Keele University, and Northumbria University
Keele University, Staffordshire, Friday 13 April 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS