category: poetry

Defining Form, MLA 2012 (Proposals by 1 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Rosenfeld and Jacqueline Wernimont
contact email: 
colleen.rosenfeld@pomona.edu, jacqueline.wernimont@scrippscollege.edu

Defining Form: This round table will ask, what is form?

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Early Modern Possible Worlds (MLA 2012, Abstract Deadline 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention. Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to The Blazing World, engaged in acts of worldmaking by speculating on or inventing "possible worlds.” This panel will examine the scope and limitations of these early modern possible worlds, and more generally, the condition of the “possible,” which authors variously define through the terms “what may be,” “what should be,” or even “what if.”

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Modernization and Globalization: St. John's University Humanities Review: March 7th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review, St. John's University
contact email: 
anna.sicari09@stjohns.edu/ sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Call For Papers
The St. John’s Humanities Review

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

    Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
    contact email: 
    better@ivc.edu

    Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Miami 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

    DASH Literary Journal 2011 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    DASH Literary Journal
    contact email: 
    dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

    Call for Submissions:

    [UPDATE] Renaissance Verse [SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lynne M. Simpson, Southeastern Renaissance Conference
    contact email: 
    lsimpson@presby.edu

    Renaissance Verse

    [UPDATE] Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills [SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Daniel Mills, Southeastern Renaissance Conference
    contact email: 
    engsdm@langate.gsu.edu

    "Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills"

    Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
    contact email: 
    ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

    The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

    The Caterpillar Chronicles - Spring Issue - Call for Submissions

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Caterpillar Chronicles
    contact email: 
    editors@thecaterpillarchronicles.com

    We are currently accepting submissions for the Spring issue of our literary & arts magazine, which will be published on our website in April 2011.

    The deadline for these submissions is MARCH 25.

    New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
    contact email: 
    postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Joseph Rega
    contact email: 
    journaljml@gmail.com

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

    Practical Approaches to Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South [Deadline March 1, 2011]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Associaiton
    contact email: 
    tfpowell@gmail.com

    PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH
    A Society for the Study of Southern Literature Roundtable

    Rocky Mountain MLA 2011
    Scottsdale, AZ
    October 6-8

    [UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
    contact email: 
    pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

    Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

    Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Session-SCMLA-27-29 October 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    South Central Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    chappell@tarleton.edu

    Abstracts are invited for consideration in the Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Regular Session at the 68th Annual SCMLA convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 27-29 October 2011.

    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

    RUINs in Twentieth-Century British Art and Fiction

    full name / name of organization: 
    Society for Twentieth Century British Studies and the Society for Intersemiotic Text/Image Studies
    contact email: 
    Isabelle Gadoin <Isabeluis2@free.fr>, Catherine Lanone <catherine.lanone@univ-tlse2.fr>

    As opposed to the Gothic labyrinths of vaults and broken palaces or shattered abbeys, in the nineteenth century the picturesque legacy grew into a passion for sublime ruins as crystals of time, suffus

    June 1

    full name / name of organization: 
    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    contact email: 
    reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    Announces: Issue 10.4
    Featuring Special sections on:
    Outsider Criticism
    War Reporting
    Domestic Space
    Theoria
    Poetics
    Open Submissions: Ongoing

    MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

    full name / name of organization: 
    Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
    contact email: 
    helt0010@umn.edu

    This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

    Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

    full name / name of organization: 
    BemidjiState University British Studies
    contact email: 
    scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

    The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

    Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

    full name / name of organization: 
    2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
    contact email: 
    vuccl [at] ymail.com

    http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

    [UPDATE] Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna - NEW CFP, deadline extended to Feb 21

    full name / name of organization: 
    100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference
    contact email: 
    viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

    http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011

    CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

    3rd Global Conference
    Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

    Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
    Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

    Call for Papers

    CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

    5th Global Conference
    Fear, Horror and Terror

    Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
    Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

    A New Ireland? Representations of History Past and Present in Literature and Culture (DUCIS, Sweden 3-4 November 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, DUCIS - Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
    contact email: 
    cza@du.se

    History and the related memory processes of remembering and forgetting have been crucial concepts in the definition of communal belonging in Ireland, as especially underscored by the nation-building p

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