category: poetry

Children's Media

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
Dr. Wynn Yarbrough - wynnyarbrough@hotmail.com or Dr. Michael Howarth - howarth-m@mssu.edu

The spring 2012 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on children’s media.

"Time after Time" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2, September 2012
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

On Violence - Journal Issue, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue, May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the May 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are pa

Ideas of Place and Particularity Conference, October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

[UPDATE] Imagining Gender in 19th-Century American Women’s Poetry-SAMLA (7/15/11 abstracts, 11/4-6/11 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE I (PRE-1900)

Imagining Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry

Outlaw!: Law and (Dis)Order in the American West (9/01/11; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 10/27/11-10/29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 27-29, 2011, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Muriel Rukeyser Centenary Issue (July 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
Eisabeth Daumer (edaumer@emich.edu) and Christine Hume (chume@emich.edu)

JNT will mark the 2013 Centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a special issue devoted to her stunningly varied and provocative work.

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Call for Articles African American Poetry and Ecocriticism for Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Hayes
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Seeking article submissions that discuss the relationship between African American poetry and ecocriticism for a scholarly anthology.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

A(r)mor amoris: Modernist Cummings, Sex(t)uality, and Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/20/11; Louisville, 2/23/12-2/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

Call For Submissions: Literary Journal Accepting Short Stories, Poetry, Flash Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction for Publication

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

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com) is now accepting general submissions under the categories of Short Stories, Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

update

full name / name of organization: 
Ogaga Okuyade, College of Education Warri, Nigeria
contact email: 
gagokus@yahoo.com

Call for papers on African literature, world literature, postcolonial literature, popular culture, popular music, cultural studies, African American literature and culture, carrebian literature and fi

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

GOODENOUGH COLLEGE :: LONDON
THE BRITISH LIBRARY :: LONDON

Call for Creative Submission for SAMLA (November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Komal Patel (Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
kpatel42@kennesaw.edu

This panel will highlight 21st century confessional responses in the following genres: memoir, nonfiction, and poetry. Participants will read their creative work in the aforementioned genres.

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.

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

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

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

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