category: poetry

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.

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal (Deadline 1 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: An Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal invites submissions for the Spring 2012 edition.

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone - (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
nadra.hebouche@fandm.edu

NeMLA 2012
Boston, MA
March 21-24, 2013

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone

[UPDATE] FRENZY! November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium:

FRENZY
November 9-10, 2012

The Works. Of the (Im)Possible: Speaking, Thinking and Writing the (Im)Possible, Graduate Conference, LMU Munich, 8-10 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Languagetalks 2012, LMU Munich
contact email: 
languagetalks12@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Languagetalks 2012: Graduate Conference at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, 8-10 November 2012

Journal: The Shakespeare Institute Review. Issue 1: Death and Mortality in Shakespeare. Deadline 20/05/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Institute Review
contact email: 
shakesreview@gmail.com

The Shakespeare Institute Review is a new online academic journal, which is funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law.

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:” September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or

CFP: "Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in European Culture (University of Salzburg, Austria; July 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College/University of Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

Much like Italian premier Mario Monti did at the beginning of December, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

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