category: poetry

CFP 100+ Years of W. S. Gilbert MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the death of W. S.

CFP The Opera Libretto MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

Seeking proposals that examine how scripts are prepared to be set to music. Among the areas to be explored: How do sung texts differ from spoken ones?

Baudelaire: Translation, Criticism, Reception

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center "Littérature française XIXe-XXIe siècles" (University of Paris-Sorbonne) and the W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies (Vanderbilt University)
contact email: 
colloque.baudelaire@gmail.com

After 150 years of translation and criticism, Charles Baudelaire's work is no longer simply a classic in French literature but a monument of world literature.

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

"Repetition and Revolt" - Cornell University - April 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Theory Reading Group at Cornell University
contact email: 
repetitionrevolt@gmail.com

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its seventh annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

Repetition and Revolt

Seeking Articles for an Edited Volume on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Press
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking article submissions for a volume of critical essays, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press.

[UPDATE] CFP NASSR 2011: "Romanticism and Independence" (1/31/11; 8/11-14/11)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
nassr.utah@gmail.com

With the new year and, for many, the start of a new term, several people have reported inadvertently missing the original January 15 proposal deadline for the 2011 conference of the North American Soc

Call for submissions - Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
david.miller2@stir.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Negation and Negativity (6.3.2011, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA English Department
contact email: 
southland.ucla@gmail.com

Negation and Negativity: Theory, Form, and Representation
June 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA

Keynote Speakers:
Sianne Ngai, UCLA Department of English
Joseph Bristow, UCLA Department of English

[UPDATE] Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011. Abstracts due: Jan. 31st

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

International Conference on Dialect and Literature 11th-13th July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
j.hodson@sheffield.ac.uk

When an author writes a literary text either wholly or partly in dialect, he or she is making a conscious choice to represent something other than the standard language.

Afroeuropeans III: Cultures and Identities - Europe: Out of Many, One People CADIZ, 28-30 SEPT 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeuropes
contact email: 
congreso.afroeuropa3@uca.es

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish MINSTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACIÓN, FFI2009-08948.

"Discovering the Fantastic": A creative writing component of "Curious, if True: The Fantastic in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

"Discovering the Fantastic": A creative writing component of "Curious, if True: The Fantastic in Literature" Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia

Modes of Love and Reason: A Bernadette Mayer Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University at Buffalo Poetics Program
contact email: 
jfyearousalg@gmail.com

The University at Buffalo Poetics Program invites scholarly submissions for a critical panel to take place as part of a one-day symposium on the work of Bernadette Mayer.

William Carlos Williams’s A Voyage to Pagany and Pagany (1930-1933)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Richards / William Carlos Williams Society, Seattle MLA, Jan 5-8 2012
contact email: 
JillRichards@Berkeley.edu

This panel invites papers for a session dedicated to both William Carlos Williams’s A Voyage to Pagany and Williams’s association with the little magazine, Pagany (1930-1933).

Reading Nature: Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Imagery (Dec, 14-16 - 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid - Friends of Thoreau / Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

SUR/versión: investigación y creación de América Latina y el Caribe - Call For Papers/Convocatoria para publicación periódica

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

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SUR/versión: investigación y creación de América Latina y el Caribe es una revista semestral, arbitrada, dedicada a la investigación y la creación, latinoamericanas y caribeñas.

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs, 10th – 11th May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs

Conference and Training Day, Northumbria University, 10th – 11th May 2011

REMINDER - Composing Live(s) Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

Anaphora - Call for Books and Articles

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press, www.anaphoraliterary.wordpress.com, is looking for single-author critical books (edited dissertation and seasoned projects), and multi-author collections.

[NEW DEADLINE] Impersonality beyond "Tradition" (MSA, Oct. 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Laville/Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
clavill@emory.edu

Impersonality is usually linked to “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” in which T.S.

[Update] Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, Abstract Deadline Extended, New School, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 31, 2011

Critical Themes in Media Studies

A Graduate Student Conference at The New School in New York

[UPDATE] NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE, February 15th.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming's annual Conference on Criticism and Appreciation in the Academy
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Jan 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

Lost & Found in Translation: Indian Writers, Translators, Texts, and Contexts [10 April 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Jafri S. Abbas and Shafiqul Alam
contact email: 
alamsaficool@gmail.com

Lost & Found in Translation:
Indian Writers, Translators, Texts, and Contexts

Edited by Jafri S. Abbas and Shafiqul Alam

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

"International Conference on Chinese Literature in Global Contexts" Beijing, April 28-30

full name / name of organization: 
Beijing Normal University, Oklahoma University, World Literature Today, and Chinese Literature Today
contact email: 
stalling@ou.edu

Beijing Normal University’s College of Chinese Language and Literature, the University of Oklahoma, and Chinese Literature Today (and its parent journal World Literature Today) are pleased to invite

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

[UPDATE] James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
James Agee Society
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connect

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE UK) Postgraduate Conference 2011
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UK) www.asle.org.uk ) invites proposals for its Postgraduate Conference to be held from 9 to 10 September 2011 at the Centre for C

Alvarez Collection (Reminder of Upcoming Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

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