category: poetry

Revisiting "The Red Record": Black Women's Lynching Texts-March 15-18, 2012

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

This seminar seeks papers exploring African-American women’s lynching narratives.

Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Don Tresca
contact email: 
dontresca@yahoo.com

Rodopi Press Amsterdam / Atlanta announces a new series of literary studies entitled Dialogue under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer.

MACOMÈRE: Special issue on Dionne Brand

full name / name of organization: 
MACOMÈRE (THE JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS & SCHOLARS)
contact email: 
leslie@yorku.ca

This special issue of MaComère is focused on Caribbean Canadian writer Dionne Brand.

Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies (NVSA): Columbia University: April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
david.kurnick@rutgers.edu

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies.

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; Thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde
Marc Thackray and Adam Beardsworth, Editors

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions for IMC 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Eden
contact email: 
brad.eden@valpo.edu

This is a call for papers for the 5 sessions and 1 roundtable recently approved for the 2012 International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, MI in May 2012. These sessions are:

NeMLA March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY:

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

Materializing Verse: ASECS 2012 (San Antonio)

full name / name of organization: 
Dustin D. Stewart / U of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
dustin.stewart@mail.utexas.edu

How did verse materialize in the long eighteenth century? This ASECS session will explore questions about the material contexts and conditions of British poetry between the Restoration and early Romanticism. Material should be construed broadly, as indeed should poetry. How was verse produced? What unexpected shapes did it assume? In what surprising and complicated ways was it embodied and performed?

The Public Life of Literature: April 18-20, 2012 (proposals due November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature: Midwest Regional Meeting
contact email: 
cclconference@calvin.edu

The Public Life of Literature
April 18-20, 2012, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Midwest Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature:

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

University of British Columbia, Canada, October 3rd 2011

Call for Papers: closing date July 15th, 2011.

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Cohn
contact email: 
jcohn@pnc.edu

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

[UPDATE] The translucent : between transparency and lucidity - June 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal / Comparative Literature / Post-Scriptum : Interdisciplinary Journal for Texts and Medias
contact email: 
post.scriptum.org@gmail.com

he translucent : between transparency and lucidity

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling (9/30/2011; NeMLA 3/15-18/2012, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[AT]bsc[DOT]edu



43rd Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York



(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling


Open Call For Papers - This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic - A Peer-Reviewed, Academic, Online Journal Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
contact email: 
Bente.Videbaek@Stonybrook.edu; boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

The Beautiful Eater

full name / name of organization: 
The Beautiful Eater
contact email: 
beautifuleater@gmail.com

The Beautiful Eater is accepting personal essays, poetry and recipes from women who seek authenticity, liberation, and purpose through food.

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL (MARCH 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Orléans, FRANCE, Faculté des Lettres, langues et sciences humaines
contact email: 
thomas.pughe@univ-orleans.fr or bfryd@univ-poitiers.fr

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL

International Conference, Université d’Orléans (FRANCE), March 29-31, 2012

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

About the Journal:

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley, Early Modern Working Group
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the ODES OF JOHN KEATS with a view to providing postgraduate sc

NeMLA Rochester (March 15-18, 2012): The Poetry of John Ashbery

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Fischer/NeMLA
contact email: 
bkfischer@yahoo.com

‘Sifting the April sunlight for clues’: The Poetry of John Ashbery

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu or leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement.

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

The Notion of Friendship in Dante and Medieval Italian Writers.

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Rochester, NY March 15-18, 2012)
contact email: 
fc237@georgetown.edu

The Notion of Friendship in Dante and Medieval Italian
Writers.

The representation of friendship and its theoretical
background (as found in works by Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

What Ever Happened to Irish Modernism? (Abstract Due 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2012
contact email: 
reginio@alfred.edu

This session will explore the work of modernist, experimental, or ‘innovative’ Irish poetry from any angle: critical, theoretical, pedagogical, etc.

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