category: poetry

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

[UPDATE] Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trandell@sandiego.edu

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

Wallace Stevens: Cognitive Approaches to his Poetry and Prose (deadline for proposals 10-1-13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
gerber@fredonia.edu; nmyklebust@utexas.edu

Call for papers:

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Gay and Lesbian Studies, PAMLA Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.bundy@ucr.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals ASAP on various topics in the area of LGBTQ Studies in any academic discipline for the 2013 PAMLA Conference: Friday November 1-Sunday November 3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

Fall Stories Conference — 18th-19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadroi-Allouche / University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk

A Call For Papers

Fall narratives: an interdisciplinary perspective

18th-19th June 2014, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

[UPDATE] Adam's Dream: Imaginative Incarnations in the Long Eighteenth Century, 13th-14th April 2013, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge, Faculty of English
contact email: 
cambridgegradconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: 15th March 2013

Call for panelists: Choreographing Shakespeare for April 2014 French Shakespeare Society Conference in Paris

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Call for Panelists Moving Shakespeare: Approaches to Choreographing the Works of William Shakespeare in Dance Performance
DEADLINE June 8, 2013

Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES Volume 56 (2013) CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES (Zagadnienia Rodzajow Literackich)
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl; wrooble@wp.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

Some Strange Elsewheres: Travel Poetry from the Beats on - University of Bedfordshire, 4th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael Faherty / University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
travelpoetry@beds.ac.uk

Beginning with and following on from the examples of Ginsberg and the other Beat poets, we welcome papers that explore as many poetic responses to travel as possible.

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

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

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

Congress -- 100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013), August 25-29 2013, MOSCOW

full name / name of organization: 
100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013)
contact email: 
ru.formalism@rggu.ru

Hosted by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics
Russian State University for the Humanities

Organized by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics

[UPDATE] Zionisms Past, Present, and Future (MLA Chicago, January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
gbe2@nyu.edu

The Zionist imagination in global literatures and cultures. Potential topics: pre- or proto-Zionist texts, Christian Zionism, post-Zionism, Israel and its others.

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

Transnational America(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities

[UPDATE] We Speak a Different Tongue: Maverick Voices and Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
maverick.voices@durham.ac.uk.

This is to announce that the Call for Papers for the conference on “Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890 – 1939” is EXTENDED until Sunday 31st of March.

Future Directions in Byron Studies (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
halinaad@udel.edu

The Byron Society of America solicits paper proposals featuring new research and fresh methodologies applied to any aspect of Byron’s life or works for the 2014 MLA.

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

Lyric Theory in the 21st Century - PAMLA 2013 San Diego Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan, UC Riverside
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

In the last decade, scholars have been increasingly critical of “lyric.” Now, as well as Virginia Jackson and Yopie Prins’s upcoming publication of The Lyric Theory Reader, we are in an importan

FINAL CFP Summer Issue of Luvah

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

Deadlines
Abstracts: March 30
Final paper: May 2

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn
contact email: 
silberg1@msu.edu & quynn@colostate.edu

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500.

Examining Authorship in English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference (SAMLA)
contact email: 
Jessica.R.Jorgenson@my.ndsu.edu

The diverse fields within English studies often create boundaries that few cross, but this proposal aims to bridge those established boundaries.

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