category: poetry

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Appalachian Visions of China; SAMLA Convention; November 9-11, 2012; Durham, NC

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

Appalachian literature is known for its strong sense of place, emphasizing the local.

MMLA Convention, Nov 8-11, Cincinnati, Ohio: German Language Poetry, Section B: Post-Holocaust Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Wich-Schwarz / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jwichschwarz@maryville.edu

German Literature and Culture II: German Language Poetry - Section B

Topic: Post-Holocaust Poetry

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

SAMLA Durham NC Nov.9-11/2012: Bruce Springsteen and the American Soul: Songs of Conscience on His Three Albums The Rising, Magi

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

As a voice for his baby boom generation Bruce Springsteen has been the conscience of Rock n’ Roll for Forty Years, especially in three of his last four albums: The Rising (2002 is an expiatory refle

The Public Life of Poems - Society of Early Americanists, Savannah, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

The Public Life of Poems
Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
February 28 - March 2, 2013

Modernism and Affect essay collection -- deadline for abstracts 1 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor, University of Oxford
contact email: 
julie.taylor@lmh.ox.ac.uk

Modernism and Affect essay collection (Edinburgh University Press)

Polari Journal (queer writing)

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Call for Submission Extended AGAIN

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

Keeping Going: The Appeal of Seamus Heaney / SAMLA 9-11 November 2012 Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Allison / University of Kentucky
contact email: 
jalliso@uky.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the reasons for the endurance of Seamus Heaney’s importance as poet, critic and translator.

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures, Deadline 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu; pamela.longo@uconn.edu

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

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

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

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

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

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

November 15 – 16, 2012

Chicana/o Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mcmahonmr@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas

February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

"Shakespeare’s Blood"

Julius Caesar mocks his wife’s ominous dream:
“She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,
Which like a fountain with a hundred spouts

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas
February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Session on Canadian Literature -- MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3@luc.edu

This permanent section invites papers on any topic regarding Canadian Literature, but especially welcomes proposals addressing the conference theme of "debt," broadly understood.

The Aristocratic Imaginary of Modern Literature: 1900-1950 (21-23 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MDRN/KULeuven
contact email: 
ben.debruyn@arts.kuleuven.be

The Aristocratic Imaginary of Modern Literature: 1900-1950
International Conference Organized by MDRN/KULeuven
21-23 March 2013, Leuven, Belgium

Nobility, very well, but what is it?

Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

Rattle Journal vol.4, Call for Submissions - Deadline: 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
Rattle - A Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing is now accepting submissions for our fourth issue.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

Luvah Volume 1 No. 2 (Deadline June 1st 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

The editorial board of Luvah ( http://mimes.is ) is seeking strong submissions for the forthcoming August issue.

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

Edited Collection: Queer Landscapes: Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy [Proposals Due July 31, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McNeil and James Wermers / Arizona State University
contact email: 
mcneil@asu.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPERS

Engendering the Victorian Female Poet

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Lavin
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

There has been a historic tide of scholarship arguing the merits of Victorian poetry written by women.

Nineteenth-Century Eco-poetics, 2013 NeMLA, March 21-24, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Lavin
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How does nature operate in nineteenth-century poetry? From Arnold’s “Scholar-Gypsy” to Leopardi’s “La Ginestra,” nineteenth-century poets privileged the nature motif in their verse.

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies (9/30/2012; NeMLA 3/21-24/2013, Boston, MA)

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

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies
44th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, MA

Essay Collection Book Proposal: Disgust in Early Modern English Literature (abstracts due June 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Natalie Eschenbaum / University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
contact email: 
neschenbaum@uwlax.edu

Ashgate Press has expressed sincere interest in publishing this edited collection of essays on disgust in early modern English literature.

Examining Past and Defining Present - The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences

2012 SAMLA Session, Deadline June 15: The Fragmented Form(s) and Context(s) of Modernist Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Martin / University of Kentucky
contact email: 
travis.martin@uky.edu

This session will explore poetic Modernism in terms of form and context, examining its simultaneous subversion and incorporation of what came before.

The Fragmented Form(s) and Context(s) of Modernist Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Martin / SAMLA
contact email: 
travis.martin@uky.edu

This session will explore poetic Modernism in terms of form and context, examining its simultaneous subversion and incorporation of what came before.

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