category: poetry

Spaces of Work 1770–1830: A one-day interdisciplinary conference on 28 April 2012; proposal deadline 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre/University of Warwick
contact email: 
j.morrissey@live.co.uk

Spaces of Work 1770-1830 will address the relationships between workers and spaces in Britain.

The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation (Proposals due: Feb 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Dickens’s birth, the editors of a special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies on ‘The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation’ invite cont

CFP Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012 EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
c.weidner@roac.nl

**The formal deadline for proposals was 1 November - but we'll accept an expression of interest during November, so long as further details follow soon.**

Early Modern Social Neworks, 1500-1800 (abstracts due January 6, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, University of California at Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The word “network” is more likely to call to mind computer connection than the “glittering net-work” of a spider-web (E.

Audience in the Middle Ages // Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
audience.yale@gmail.com

Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted for the 29th annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, to be held at Yale University on Saturday, March 31st,

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

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.

“Langston Hughes and Literary Radicalism” at ALA 2012 May 24-27

full name / name of organization: 
Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
nathaniel.mills@csun.edu

The Langston Hughes Society will sponsor a panel at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference that reexamines the vexed relationship between political and aesthetic radicalism in Hughes’s

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Reading the Unsaid of Women Writing War

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
info@acla.org

"We might say that to speak the age, it would be enough for such a man to stammer-stutter; the age belongs to stammering, to stuttering. Or rather, stuttering is the only 'language' of the age."

A Scranton Party: History, Humor and the Spark of Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pceascranton2012@gmail.com

A Scranton Party: History, Humor, and the Spark of Imagination
April 12-14, 2012
Hilton Scranton Hotel and Conference Center
100 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

Broken Voices, Broken Ears — ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Serena Le (UC Berkeley) and Giffen Maupin (Cornell University)
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

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What is the sound of crisis? Is it a human voice made inhuman? A whisper, a cry, a moan, a scream? Is it a staggering cacophony or a stunned silence, a static shock or a stutter? And what is its relationship to the listening ear, the trapped ear, the ear whose hearing falters?

ACLA 2012: Accidents in Literature and Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Sang Wu / Cornell University
contact email: 
syw22@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI. March 29 - April 1, 2012.

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

Frontiers and Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

[UPDATED} Geographies of Desire: A Medieval and Early Modern Interdisciplinary Conference April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Field Committee of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
fieldcommittee.umd@gmail.com

The University of Maryland, College Park -- April 27-28, 2012

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

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

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

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literatures March 24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
jkourtidis@stfrancis.edu

From Love & Theft to Modern Times: Bob Dylan and the Twenty First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

Sentimental Geographies: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice. 24 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, PhD in French
contact email: 
gcfrenchconference@gmail.com

SENTIMENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice

ACLA Seminar: Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

[UPDATE] 20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary in Boulder, Colorado, by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

Popular Fiction and the English Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Katherine Heavey, Newcastle University
contact email: 
katherine.heavey@ncl.ac.uk

Abstracts are invited for a conference on "Popular Fiction and the English Renaissance", to take place at Newcastle University 14-15 April 2012.

Year Round Call for Submissions Rougarou and Online Literary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Teutsch/ Rougarou
contact email: 
jxt0090@louisiana.edu

Rougarou is the online literary magazine edited by graduate students of the Department of English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

H.D. International Society -- CFP for the American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
adebo@wcu.edu

The H.D. International Society invites papers to be delivered in a panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

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