category: poetry

[UPDATE] 2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
uiowarla@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa

Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynotes:
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Thomas A. Carlson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Evolving Motherhood Conference MAY 17, 18, 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Motherhood
contact email: 
http://www.mommuseum.org/apply/

Deadline for Submissions April 30

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2
contact email: 
stetjournal@kcl.ac.uk

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis.

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
contact email: 
cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

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!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

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

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Ways of Seeing John Berger 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College, London & The British Library
contact email: 
tom.overton@bl.uk

2012 marks the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger’s major works: the novel G., winner of the Booker and James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, and the collaborative, SFTA/BAFTA-winning BBC TV series

[UPDATE - REVISED DATES] David Jones: Culture & Artifice, March 29 & 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference on the work of the poet and artist David Jones (1895-1974) seeks to explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the concerns of modern cult

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

[UPDATE] 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

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

RMMLA: Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction" in Boulder, CO (October 11-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader (convener)/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com

Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction"

CFP: Inaugural Bangor Conference of Celtic Studies, 21-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Katharine Olson/ Bangor University
contact email: 
k.olson@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INAUGURAL BANGOR CONFERENCE OF CELTIC STUDIES
21 JULY — 23 JULY 2012
BANGOR UNIVERSITY, NORTH WALES

A book of collected essays on humour

full name / name of organization: 
Shun-liang Chao / National Chengchi University
contact email: 
sleon.chao@gmail.com

Call for Papers
A book of collected essays on humour
Edited by Dr Vivienne Westbrook (National Taiwan University, Taiwan) and Dr Shun-liang Chao (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Call for Ecocritical Essay, Poem, Fiction, & more!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is gathering materials for the Summer Solstice Issue: 1.2.

Renaissance Borders, Princeton University, April 13-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
renaissanceborders@gmail.com

From the beginning, conceptualizations of the Renaissance have been concerned with borders: between the classical past and the modern present; between pagan and Christian; between the civilized and th

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

TRUE LOVE IS FOR BELIEVERS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Richa Tripathi
contact email: 
richatripathi83@gmail.com

Who am I, Asking Why?
Living a life or a lie,
Who is mine?
Feeling gloomy, not fine.

God, my friend or my foe,
Prefer me in a beggar’s row,
Trapped in a reality show,

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Olson Society / ALA Boston, May 2012
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson taught at Black Mountain College from 1948 until 1956, during which time he wrote some of his most important essays and poems and formed some of his most influential engagements with oth

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Innovations and Anxieties - Saturday, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 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
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

UPDATE CFP deadline for 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' conference - 9th January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Peter Boxall, University of Sussex

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

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

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Ottawa English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

“Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is often crude and distorted.”
– Ellen Glasgow

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

SCCC Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing Seeks Proposals for Workshops and Panel Discussions

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments of the Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern campuses at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fifth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, April 28

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