category: poetry

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction) at CEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bwiedema@aum.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) for our 44th annual conference.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Heroines and Whores: Women in Antiquity (NeMLA, March 21- 24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

Heroines and Whores: Women in Antiquity

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Papers are solicited for this one-day conference that either demonstrate critical identities in action (e.g. a feminist reading of Moby Dick) and/or interrogate the process by which critical identities are found (e.g. how I came to realize that I was a feminist while studying Moby Dick). While the organizers are particularly interested in papers with an environmental focus, submissions from any critical perspective and from any field in the humanities are encouraged. Interdisciplinary papers, hybrid criticism (e.g. ecofeminism), and pre-formed panels are welcomed.
Visit the Natures conference website: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/home

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

Victorian Poetry: Forms and Fashions

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Poery
contact email: 
John.Lamb@mail.wvu.edu

Papers on any aspect of Victorian Poetry and Poetics are invited, especially those devoted to: the reconsideration of poetic forms and formal innovations; fashions, trend, and modes in poetry; the pub

Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall / Northeast MLA (NEMLA) 2013 Conference
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

September 30, 2012 Deadline. Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age. Panel Session: NEMLA 2013 Conference, Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

Textobjectext: Writing the posthumanities: Exploring the potentialities of writing practice after the material turn

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
textobjectext@gmail.com

Wednesday 28 November, 2012

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

2012 Emerging Scholars Award

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Popular Culture
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor
contact email: 
julie.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for an essay collection on Modernism and Affect, commissioned by Edinburgh University Press.

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
ldong4@uis.edu

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, Friction (February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Dalhousie Review
contact email: 
dalhousie.review@dal.ca; carrie.dawson@dal.ca

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, and Friction

[UPDATE] Special Issue of South Atlantic Review: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

{Update} College Language Association Convention (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones!claflin.edu

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

International Symposium of Hispanic Literature and Writers' Round Tables

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills
contact email: 
bgomez@csudh.edu

California State University Dominguez Hills and
INSTITUTO LITERARIO Y CULTURAL HISPÁNICO

CALL FOR PAPERS
To be presented at the XXXVIII International Symposium of Hispanic Literature

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

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

*NEW DEADLINE 9/30*

[UPDATE] WSQ: Engage! Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEngageIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers

WSQ Special Issue: Engage!

Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

The Conversations Project: Interdisciplinary Conversations About Comics, Literacy, and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter, Ph.D.
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com

The Conversations Project: Interdisciplinary Conversations About Comics, Literacy, and Scholarship

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

"Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in American and European Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

As Italian premier Mario Monti recently did, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

UMHB Writers' Festival

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
contact email: 
writersfestival@umhb.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Annual Writers' Festival
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Windhover Writers’ Festival
Contact: Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, writersfestival@umhb.edu

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Dan Geffrey with the New Poete: Reading and Rereading Chaucer and Spenser (11-13 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
chaucerspenser@gmail.com

Dan Geffrey with the New Poete: Reading and Rereading Chaucer and Spenser

An international conference at the University of Bristol, Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July 2014.

NeMLA - 09/30 deadline - Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)
full name / name of organization:
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus

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