category: poetry

A Guide to Creative Writing Pedagogies (submit chapter proposals by 06/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alexandria Peary (Wentworth Institute of Technology) and Dr. Tom C. Hunley (Western Kentucky University)
contact email: 
pearya@wit.edu (cc: tom.hunley@wku.edu)

An invaluable resource to graduate students and instructors of composition, Tate, Rupiper, and Schick’s A Guide to Composition Pedagogies, points to the critical need in Creative Writing Studies for

[UPDATE]-- MPCA/ACA Southern Lit/ Culture Area, Oct 14-16, Milwaukee

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture and American Culture Conference
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Crossing Borders and Queer Styles (Abstracts due: 5/8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Session for 2011 UCLA Queer Studies Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: UCLA’s 13th Annual Queer Studies Conference
Panel Topic: Crossing Borders and Queer Styles
Location: University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011

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

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Emory University, Atlanta GA
November 3-5, 2011

Open Submissions (Poetry, Short Stories, Essays/Creative Non-Fiction, and Artwork) for New Literary Magazine

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

A Few Lines Magazine is a new literary magazine based in Southern California.

Journal Issue MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

[UPDATE] Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 7

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre@montgomerycollege.edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American literature or American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

Contemporary Poetry and the University [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Girton College
contact email: 
girton-contemporary-poetry@lists.cam.ac.uk

This symposium brings together poets, academics, and teachers of creative writing to discuss the status of poetry writing and the teaching of contemporary poetry in British universities.

Call For Submissions: Special Issue on Carnaval/Mardi Gras/Fastnacht

full name / name of organization: 
Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica
contact email: 
sirena@dickinson.edu

The editors of Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica, an international and multilingual journal published biannually by JHUP, are currently seeking poetry and essays for a special issue (March 2012) that w

Open Submissions - Poems, Short Fiction, and Dramatic Pieces (May 2011 - August 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ishaan Literary Review
contact email: 
ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

Ishaan Literary Review is a new online journal of poetry, short fiction and dramatic works (including plays and screen plays).

American Frontiers: British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

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

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

Gender and Punishment: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
gms.manchester.2012@gmail.com

Gender and Punishment: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2012

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics SAMLA (11/4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Luso-Brazilian Studies
contact email: 
ahicksba@berkeley.edu

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics

Covering & Exposing: Manipulation & Fragmentation of the Body

full name / name of organization: 
University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Surrey, UK
contact email: 
camillaseckin1987@hotmail.com

REMINDER OF CONFERENCE:

Covering & Exposing: Manipulation & Fragmentation of the Body

MA FPI Student Generated Seminar produced by Camilla Seckin

Imagining Gender in 19th-Century American Women’s Poetry-SAMLA (6/1/11 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

Call for Proposals (CFP): Technoculture (new issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

We seek papers from a broad a range of academic disciplines that focus on issues that could be briefly summed as “technology and society,” or, perhaps,“technologies and societies.”

Literary journal Movimiento Paroxista. May 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Movimiento Paroxista
contact email: 
movimientoparoxista.revista@gmail.com

Calling for literary work: poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, literary essays, translations, and reviews.

Literary journal Movimiento Paroxista. May 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Movimiento Paroxista
contact email: 
movimientoparoxista.revista@gmail.com

Calling for literary work: poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, literary essays, translations, and reviews.

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Time and Space in Contemporary Women's Writing, 8-9th September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PG CWWN
contact email: 
time-and-space@pgcwwn.org

Contemporary women’s writing continues to be preoccupied with and influenced by conceptualisations of time and space, both as separate and as inherently interconnected concepts.

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 4/30 for "Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism"-SAMLA-Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association-
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

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

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Call for Papers: Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

Call for Papers
Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
8-10 March 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana
Deadline: 15 December 2011

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

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

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

Call for Papers---Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

full name / name of organization: 
Hanetha Vete-COngolo, Bowdoin College
contact email: 
mvete@bowdoin.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Negritud: Revista de Estudios Afro-Latinoamericanos
Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

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