category: poetry

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Conference Conveners have decided to expand the event's capacity and accept more proposals for papers and panels.

The new deadline for submissions is 24 August 2012.

Call for Papers

Beat and Counterculture Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

CFP: Beat and Counterculture Literature SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/3-16/13)

The Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation"

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Fall 2012 Issue (November 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com


The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University: Washington Square.

"Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Lexington, KY)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes’s writings have influenced texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

VariAbilit(ies) - The History of Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Mounsey, University of WInchester
contact email: 
chris.mounsey@winchester.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Renaissance Que(e)ries: Un-disciplining the early modern body

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013

Host Institution: Tufts University

Update: Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Extended Deadlines: Special session Sept 1; Abstracts Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

International Conference: Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics (Jan. 24-26, 2013)

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

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

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

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

Temenos Journal Spec. Ed. Trap Doors and Little Triggers: An Anthology of Embarrassment, Innuendo, Rumor, and Shame *Oct. 5*

full name / name of organization: 
Temenos Journal
contact email: 
temenoscmu@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
TEMENOS SPECIAL PRINT EDITION

Modernist Intuitions (NEMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcwhortere@merrimack.edu

This panel seeks to explore representations of intuition in Modernist literature.

Willow Books Accepting Manuscripts from People of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Willow Books
contact email: 
reverie.journal@gmail.com

The Willow Books Literature Awards recognize literary excellence in prose and poetry by writers from culturally diverse backgrounds. The postmark deadline for entry forms is Monday, October 1, 2012.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

A COGNITIVE METAPHOR APPROACH IN ANALYSING SYLVIA PLATH'S 'LADY LAZARUS'

full name / name of organization: 
AMITA SANGHVI, SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY, OMAN
contact email: 
amita@squ.edu.om

In the present paper, I will examine the metaphors in Sylvia Plath’s poem ‘Lady Lazarus’.

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Call For Submissions: Poetry and Prose for International Literary Journal (print)

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
jfoster.editor@gmail.com

Hello,

poetry anthology on gender violence CFP: WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Madeline Wiseman/Blue Light Press
contact email: 
womenwriteresistance(at)gmail.com

WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE (Blue Light Press, 2013), a new anthology of American poets, seeks poetry submissions to round out the collection.

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

Dear Colleagues,

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.

CFP: Philologist, Journal of 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 sixth issue of our journal.

CFP Other Worlds 3rd December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network and King's College London
contact email: 
otherworldsconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr John Holmes (Reading) and Professor Cora Kaplan (KCL)

From other lands to other planets to other dimensions, the nineteenth-century imagination thrived on the idea of ‘elsewhere’. Alongside a developing rhetoric of geographically and intellectually bounded identities grew a fascination with alterity. Other Worlds seeks to explore the many ways in which Victorians looked beyond their quotidian spheres to imagined alternatives. We invite submissions which explore nineteenth-century modes of thought which position themselves as other, alternative, transcendent, secret or hidden.

Call for Submissions: The Journal of Military Experience, Vol. 3

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
travis.martin@eku.edu

Scholarship

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1874 (NVSA): Boston University, April 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
tmstolte@nmsu.edu

All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee:
—Robert Browning

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference. The topic this year is 1874.

ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts. Call For Papers 2013. Deadline 10th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
contact email: 
a.campbell@strath.ac.uk : levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga is a B-listed, peer-reviewed journal of literature and the arts published in print and online by postgraduate researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Theory as theater

full name / name of organization: 
Theorems, Proofs, Rebuttals, and Propositions: A Conference of Theoretical Theater
contact email: 
theatertheoryconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15 2012

Call For Papers: Ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts 2013. Deadline 10th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga

Journal of Literature and the Arts.
www.strath.ac.uk/ecloga/

Call For Papers 2013

[UPDATE] Reminder: Reframing Ekphrasis - Comparative Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Comparative Literature Programme
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

The Seventies, Now -- Abstracts September 30; manuscripts November 15; journal issue, December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Enthymema http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/enthymema/index
contact email: 
cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it; stsini@tin.it


In Western post-WW2 history, the Seventies marked a watershed between cultures and societies still defined by a large degree of consensus and societies marked by a high degree of conflict, crossed by political, social, demographic, economic, aesthetic and literary transformations, and characterized by ideological polarizations. From the vantage point of intellectual history, the Seventies registered a relentless questioning of modes of knowing and theoretical foundations, and generated a thorough revision of critical thinking, as the (mainly) French and German traditions of philosophical modernity

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