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Oceanic Modernism

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 5:47pm
The University of the South Pacific

Oceanic Modernism
Final Call for Papers

Oceanic Modernism
3rd-5th February, 2016
The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Keynote addresses from Prof. Susan Stanford Friedman (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Prof. Elizabeth DeLoughrey (University of California, Los Angeles)

Roundtable with Pacific writers, including Vanessa Griffen and Satendra Nandan.


Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 1:01pm
Harish Trivedi, director of the conference

Call for Papers


Conference to be held from

26 to 28 April 2016

at the

Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla,

in association with the Kipling Society UK.

Call for Papers

Syntax and Poetry: MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 27 Feb 2016

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 9:30pm
MLA Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature

The Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature is planning one of their 2017 sessions around syntax and poetry; look for the official MLA CFP following the 2106 MLA Convention. Following the successful session on syntax and poetry in 2016, we invite abstracts on how poets employ and challenge the conventions of syntax for poetic effect. 300-word abstract by 27 Feb 2016; Robert Troyer (

Energizing Communities: Congress 2016 (Deadline November 1, 2015)

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 8:47am
ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)

ACCUTE is excited to announce our call for papers for our 2016 conference, which will take place 28 May – 31 May, 2016, during the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, being held at the University of Calgary. In addition to ACCUTE's general call, our conference CFP includes member-organized sessions and joint sessions with other associations. For information about the conference, travel funding, and other FAQs, please go to Proposals are due by November 1, 2015.

Submit your poetry to These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 8:18pm
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal

Here is the link to our electronic journal page:

The deadine for submissions for second volume is December 10, 2015.


Send submissions to .

Please do *not* include any attachments; instead, paste the poems you would like to be submitted directly into your email. You may submit up to five poems per submission cycle.

Include a short (2 to 3 sentence) biography with your submission.

SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 4:50pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234 Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015

Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Oct. 5)

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 1:43pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy. Key areas of focus will be, among other things, the impact of the Italian Renaissance on England; early modern English translations of Italian works; Shakespeare's use of Italian texts for both direct source and indirect inspiration; Italian settings and characters in Shakespeare's plays; the influence of Italian genres, such as tragicomedy, in Shakespeare's drama; early modern English attitudes towards Italy in general and certain Italians (such as Machiavelli) in particular; and later Italian adaptations of Shakespeare, particularly for the opera and for the cinema.

Object Emotions: Polemics

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 1:20pm
University of Cambridge

Object Emotions: Polemics
(April 15-16, 2016, Cambridge University)

Organizing Committee: Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley); Christopher P. Miller (UC Berkeley); Marta Figlerowicz (Yale U); Hunter Dukes (U Cambridge); Hannah Rose Woods (U Cambridge).