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Reminder: Considering Modernist Confusion (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:05pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?

TCEA: Bridging Realities

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
Texas College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Texas College English Association: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, TCEA: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations from the Texas College English Association for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Postwar Urban Poetry (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:13pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Postwar Urban Poetry: All readings of poetry (1945-1975) focused on the US cityscape, urban events, figures, and legends invited. Postwar urban poetry from various schools such
as Black Arts, Beats, and New York School welcome. Possible poets include Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and
ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 20 January 2018.

NeMLA Roundtable: Poetry in the Public Sphere

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing / Cultural Studies and Media StudiesChair(s)

Mary Buchinger Bodwell (MCPHS University)

Abstract

Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry (CEA 4/5-4/7/18)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on fiction and poetry for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

New Texas Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected 

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: December 1, 2017

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

Call for Hispanic/Latino Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:47pm
South Texas College - Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

South Texas College’s publication Interstice is looking for Hispanic and Latino book reviews to incorporate in their upcoming 14th volume. Submissions are accepted by January 15, 2018. 

The review must adhere to the following criteria.

ACLA 2018: Stepping Off the End

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:43pm
Anne McConnell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

In the Afterword to “Canicula di Anna” in Plainwater, Anne Carson asks the reader, “what is so terrible about stepping off the end of a story?” (88). “Stepping off the end of a story” might mean a variety of things; in this context, Carson points to a textual moment, the end, and our unwillingness to let it arrive and therefore accept our outsidership. We seek the end, the closure to the story, at the same time that we put it off, lingering along the edges of the cliff, knowing that the end means we will be cast out, dislocated at the moment of completion. We might seek other ways to fill the silence that follows the story, finding a means to perpetuate the story beyond its seeming departure: “Because you would always like to know a little more.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 'Contemporary Dramatic Monologues’

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:42pm
LITERATURE TODAY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 'Contemporary Dramatic Monologues’

(Dramatic monologue, also known as a persona poem, is a type of poetry
written in the form of a speech of an individual character. M.H.
Abrams notes the following three features of the dramatic monologue as
it applies to poetry

1.. A single person, who is patently not the poet, utters the speech
that makes up the whole of the poem, in a specific situation at a
critical moment

2. This person addresses and interacts with one or more other people;
but we know of the auditors' presence, and what they say and do, only
from clues in the discourse of the single speaker.

Call for submissions for December 2017 issue of LITERATURE TODAY

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:42pm
LITERATURE TODAY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017

We are inviting submissions for December 2017 issue
of 'Literature Today'.  Theme of our December 2017 issue is 'Escape'.

You can send us Poems, Short Stories, and One Act Plays on :

1. Escape from self.

2. Scape from society.

3. Escape from native place.

4. Escape from hope.

5. Escape from negative thoughts

6  Escape from values.
7. Any other relevant topic which explores the disassociation,
displacement, and angst of contemporary life

Submission Deadline: November 25, 2017

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