category: poetry

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

[UPDATE] CFP - This Rough Magic - Short Essays

full name / name of organization: 
thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
bente.videbaek@stonybrook.edu / boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

"Organic Forms" at MLA 2013 (abstracts due 3/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Niemann
contact email: 
mniemann@wisc.edu

How have poets revised organic metaphors for poetic form since Coleridge? Papers on organic form and ecocriticism, biopolitics, or experimental poetics welcome.

[UPDATE] Studia austrica - 26/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Studia austrica - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia austriaca
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
ISSN 1593-2508

2012 James Hogg Conference: "James Hog and the Romantics"

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
Kirsteen.McCue@glasgow.ac.uk

James Hogg and the Romantics
full name / name of organization:
James Hogg Society / University of Glasgow School of Critical Studies
contact email:
Kirsteen.McCue@glasgow.ac.uk

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

full name / name of organization: 
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

UNC Wilmington Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association
Call for Papers: "Great Textations: Celebrating English Scholarship”
Date: April 21, 2012 from 10 AM – 6 PM

Call For Submissions: Chapbook Publishers Looking for Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

CFP for NANO: New American Notes Online. Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com

Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

Literary London 2012: Representations of London in Literature (4-6 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London; Organised by: The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban

[Extended Deadline 16 February] Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality.

MSA 14 (Oct. 18-21, 2012)--Proposed Panel on Modernism and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Spitzer and Meg Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
jms783@nyu.edu, mmh340@nyu.edu

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on modernism and psychology for the 2012 Modernist Studies Association conference in Las Vegas.

DASH Literary Journal 2012 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Dash, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2012 issue.

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature

full name / name of organization: 
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia austriaca
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
ISSN 1593-2508

The Body Electric, March 3rd, 2012; Graduate Conference, University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Body Electric
March 3, 2012

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth.
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference, University of Portsmouth, 14th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke, University of Swansea

“Freedom, Come All Ye…” Conference for Scottish Studies

full name / name of organization: 
SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE D’ETUDES ECOSSAISES and the ASSOCIATION FOR SCOTTISH LITERARY STUDIES and THE UNIVERSITY OF A CORUÑA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
rjarazo@udc.es

“Fredome all solace to man giffis, He levys at es that frely levys!”*:

CWWA-FWSA conference: Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012, The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Service Learning in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Fall 2012 issue of the journal Interdisciplinary Humanities will be a special issue on service-learning in the humanities.

Call for Submissions: Writer's Bloc Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Writer's Bloc
contact email: 
octavio.quintanilla@tamuk.edu

Writer’s Bloc. Postmark deadline: February 29, 2012

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis - University of British Columbia Graduate Conference in English

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

Working the Frame: Comparative Approaches to Asian Canadian Literature & Culture, October 25-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Donald Goellnicht, Lisa Kabesh, Farah Moosa, Vinh Nguyen, Malissa Phung, and Y-Dang Troeung (Organizers).
contact email: 
asiancan@mcmaster.ca

John Douglas Taylor Conference 2012
Department of English and Cultural Studies
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada

CFP Deadline: February 15, 2012

[UPDATE] Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

Final Call for Papers (due January 31, 2012):

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics. His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have directly influenced two later generations of critics, including Hayden White, Fredric Jameson, and Franco Moretti. In order to celebrate this ongoing legacy, the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, Frye's home throughout his career, have organized a three-day symposium in his honour.

The Male Body in Medicine and Literature - Deadline 1 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
depledgeg@aol.com, a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/24/11] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
zlabekkm@mail.uc.edu

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on May 31, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

Woody @ 100: Woody Guthrie's Legacy to Working Men and Women

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
woodyguthrie.psu.conference@gmail.com

Call for papers
Woody Guthrie at 100: Woody’s Legacy to Working Men and Women
A Conference and Concerts at Penn State
The GRAMMY Museum is partnering with the Guthrie Family and

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching (proposals due 4/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen S. Harris
contact email: 
poetryandmyth@gmail.com

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching

Book Publisher: Pending [Proposal under consideration]

“Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes” (November 9-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (Special Session at South Atlantic Modern Language Associaton Convention-Durham, NC)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers for a special session on “Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes.” We are seeking papers that exami

Philologist: Journal for Language, Literary and Cultural Studies (Issue No 5)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Philologist: Journal for Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice - March 23rd-25th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference - Ottawa, ON, Canada

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Poetics/Ethics MSA 14 Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Volpicelli/ Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

In his 1913 essay, "The Serious Artist," Ezra Pound suggests that writing "good" poetry is as much a matter of aesthetics as it is ethics.

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