category: poetry

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies and British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

IAAS and BAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 15-16 2012
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Transgressive and Transgression

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA at LSU--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-Chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Call for Papers - Limina Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Call for Submissions, Volume 18
Submissions Deadline: 17 October 2011

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and

Money Talks: Personification and the Dan Denier Tradition ICMS 2012; proposals 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Sheridan
contact email: 
csherida@bridgewater.edu

Poems satirizing the abuses of money appeared in all languages during the medieval period, but have received little scholarly commentary in recent years. What commentary has appeared has treated them in the larger context of venality or estates satire, and not as a discrete genre or as specific texts. Among the most interesting of these poems are those that personify money. Situated as they are at a nexus between language and money, art and commerce, the poems invite analysis from a wide variety of critical positions. Thus, this panel seeks papers that analyze these poems not only from a variety of linguistic traditions but also from different theoretical perspectives and aims to foster discussion among medievalists working in different fields as well as of varying critical persuasions.

[UPDATE]Simon Critchley / Tom McCarthy Panels, University of Louisville, Literature and Culture Since 1900, February 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Morton / Rice University
contact email: 
seth.a.morton@rice.edu

Simon Critchley and Tom McCarthy will be presenting at the University of Louisville's 40th annual Literature and Culture Since 1900 Conference.

[UPDATE] Materializing Verse at ASECS 2012 (22-25 March; San Antonio)

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

I still have a bit of room left in the Materializing Verse panel scheduled for ASECS 2012 (description below). If you'd like the opportunity to join in, please e-mail me a brief proposal by 15 September.

How did verse materialize in the long eighteenth century? This session will explore questions about the material contexts and conditions of British poetry between the Restoration and early Romanticism.

The Windhover Journal and the Writers' Festival, February 9-11

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

Each year The Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature publishes a collection of fiction and poetry.

Panels on Simon Critchley and Tom McCarthy for the U of Louisville Literature and Culture Conference Since 1900, February 23-5

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Morton / Rice University
contact email: 
seth.a.morton@rice.edu

Simon Critchley and Tom McCarthy will be presenting at the University of Louisville's 40th annual Literature and Culture Since 1900 Conference.

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Tribbey/Southwest_Texas Popular Culture Association_American Culture Association
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 33rd Annual Conference

(An)Aesthetic of Absence - Une esthétique de l'absence

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
absenceconference@gmail.com

Text in French to follow/Texte en français à suivre:

(An)Aesthetic of Absence
University of Toronto, March 8-10, 2012
Keynote Addresses by J. Hillis Miller (University of California, Irvine)

Undressing the Bawdy - Submission Deadline: November 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies & Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Derived from "bawd," a word of uncertain etymology associated with practices of female prostitution, "bawdy" describes something that is boisterously or humorously indecent.

Children's Media

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
wynnyarbrough@gmail.com

This special issue of the peer-reviewed journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" will consider articles, essays, interviews, and creative works by authors who write or produce works for children.

[UPDATE] - Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012 (deadline Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15 - 18, 2012

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

UPDATE- Savagism and Civilization- Submissions Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies Department
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

*Deadline extended to September 16, 2011*
Savagism and Civilization

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry 2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma

full name / name of organization: 
Student Association of Graduate English Studies (SAGES)
contact email: 
l.rain.c.gomez@ou.edu; sages@ou.edu

Deadline Extended

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry

2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma SAGES

Conference Date: Friday October 14, 2011

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

"The Lamp of Psyche: Nudity and Discovery in the Mythology of the Mediterranean". 43rd Annual Convention Northeast Modern Lang

full name / name of organization: 
NeMla
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This panel will address the relationships between nudity and the obeserver in the Greek mythology.

Comparative Caribbeans, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University, Atlanta GA

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Caribbeans: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18 2012 Panel: Feminist Revisions of the Sacred (DEADLINE Sept. 30th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Neziri/ Fordham University
contact email: 
jill.neziri@gmail.com

As Alicia Ostriker demonstrates in her final chapter of Stealing the Language, revisionist mythology is a practice that extends across cultures and centuries.

[UPDATE] Espionage: Love and War. Aphra Behn Society. ASECS March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2012/ Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Caribbean Literature (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond,Virginia

OmniRichmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Literary Magazine Accepting Poetry, Short Stories, and Creative Non-fiction for Upcoming Publication

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Website: www.afewlinesmagazine.com

“Langston Hughes and the U.S. South” (03/28/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore the connections between Langston Hughes and the U.S. South.

Thomas Merton: Living on the Edge; Crossing Boundaries (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Weis SSJ/ International Thomas Merton Society at CEA
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

International Thomas Merton Society
at the
College English Association

Richmond, VA—March 29-31, 2012
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th St
(804) 344-7000

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

[Update-Deadline Extended]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors
Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Editorial)
Reynaldo Thompson (Latin American Section and Creative Section)

Colloqiuium in American Literature and Culture -- due 9/16/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

New York University

CALL FOR PAPERS

Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly C. MacPhail
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mcgill.ca

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Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Across the Straits: New Visions of Africa in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Fazer-McMahon
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu and mcmahon@setonhill.edu

Abstracts and articles are sought for an edited collection to be entitled Across the Straits that will examine the different permutations of African immigration in contemporary Spain.

ESSAYS / PAPERS FOR JOURNAL; 30 November 2011

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

Essays, Papers, Translations, Interviews, Paintings, Photographs and Book Reviews (along with a copy of the book) on folk traditions across the world are invited for the Journal of Folklore and Oral t

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