category: poetry

CFP: Myth and Fairy Tales Area, SWPCA Conference, Feb 11-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
weeksj@iupui.edu

Abstract/Proposals Due: 1 November 2014

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 11-15, 2015
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras

New Contexts for American Poetry in the 1950’s and 1960’s at the Louisville Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26-28, 2015.

KULTUR-e invites contributions

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
info@kulturad.org

The Cultural Studies Association of Turkey is pleased to announce the launch of KULTUR-e, a refereed open access journal which will publish scholarly research on cultural studies, as well as work rela

[UPDATE] LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
The Language and English Societies at the University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

SPECIAL ISSUE: "Art and the Commons: Tract, Circuit, Sphere"

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/Journal: The Scholarly Journal of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
editors_asap@press.jhu.edu



This special issue of the new ASAP/Journal investigates how the notion of a “commons” has formed or is forming theories and production of post-1960s literary, performing, visual, and media art. Critical theory has addressed the notion of a commons through concepts such as “the multitude,” the “affectsphere,” “the ecosphere,” and “open source”--all having implications for how a commons may potentially be constructed or annihilated in various arenas of contemporary social life. Yet what other forms of theoretical and/or enacted contact with the commons do the literary, visual, and performing arts present? For example, in the visual arts, “relational aesthetics” and “participatory art” controversially align themselves with commons construction, while electronic literature often cites digital commons' relationality, queer aesthetics offers new conceptual commons, and hip hop remix challenges anti-commons aesthetics; likewise, various Occupy movements as well as international liberation movements find art performance central to enunciating commons politics. New definitions of contemporary art periodization—such as planetarity, cosmodernism, altermodernism, geoculture, info-aesthetics—often quote commons' logics. The question is, then, this: How do the post-1960s arts portray, or construct, or deconstruct, our notions about the commons and extend the commons beyond its earlier social territories and meanings?

This "Art and the Commons" issue, edited by Amy J. Elias, explores how the contemporary arts relate to, develop, contest, or modify conversations about "the commons." The issue title plays on various forms (prose tracts, sound tracks, media circuitry, sculpted spheres) and locations (plotted space, rhizomatic space, psychic space, planetary space) associated with art’s interplay with the commons.

Childhood and Pethood: Representation, Subjectivity, and the Cultural Politics of Power. November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
contact email: 
childhoodandpethood@gmail.com

Abstracts (500 words) due November 1, 2014
Articles (7,000 words) due July 1, 2015

Elizabeth I, Recalcitrant Wives, and Domestic Discord: Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Elizabeth I Society
contact email: 
ariehl@auburn.edu

This panel will consider Elizabeth and her ruling strategies in relation to the issues embedded in the domestic structures in early modern England.

Medieval Romance Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Romance Society
contact email: 
jb652@york.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Medieval Romance Society, Kalamazoo ICMS 2015

Information Overload - REMINDER - CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline 1st August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Information Overload : Hosted at University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
infoload2014@gmail.com

Popular Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling Journal
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture.

CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
World Journals of Academic Advances
contact email: 
contact@wjoaa.org

THINKING ITS PRESENCE: THE RACIAL IMAGINARY: A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY STUDY

full name / name of organization: 
Prageeta Sharma & Joanna Klink, The University of Montana
contact email: 
2014thinkingitspresence@gmail.com

THE RACIAL IMAGINARY
A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY
STUDY
DATES: March 12-14, 2015
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde - English Literature, Journalism and Creative Writing
contact email: 
a.campbell@strath.ac.uk // @_accampbell

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

@OscillateStrath

ASECS 2015: Minor Authors and Minor Genres: Re-examining the Creation of the Eighteenth-Century Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Annual Meeting
contact email: 
lindsaymoore@my.unt.edu

By the end of the eighteenth-century, thanks to literary histories such as Samuel Johnson’s Lives of the Poets and Thomas Warton’s The History of English Poetry, along with the beginning of litera

4th International Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Nonmonogamy

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Applied and Academic Research
contact email: 
dr_dave_doleshal@yahoo.com

Journal de la Langue et de la Littérature

full name / name of organization: 
Progress IPS
contact email: 
subijar@gmail.com

Dear colleagues

Wreck Park Journal is now accepting submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Arts in Literature: Interdisciplinarity and Ekphrasis in Luso-Hispanic Letters (April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Djuanmoreno@spanport.umass.edu

Abstract:

Digital Humanities for Medieval Italy (Toronto, Ontario, April 30 – May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

2015 NeMLA Call for Papers
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30 – May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Session Title: Digital Humanities for Medieval Italy

T. S. Eliot at the Louisville Conference

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
jmorgen@clemson.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will again sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26–28, 2015.

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

John Burnside Symposium – 15th November 2014, University of Portsmouth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
Ben.Davies@port.ac.uk

Speakers include:

John Burnside
Julian Wolfreys (University of Portsmouth)
Sebastian Groes (University of Roehampton)

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies

Los Angeles, CA

March 19-21, 2015

INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

“Gothic Migrations” will concern the origins, transits, and transformations of global gothic in its various modes and cultural manifestations.

[UPDATE] American Indian Quarterly--books reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American Indian Quarterly
contact email: 
aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ) is looking for established and new scholars of Native American studies who would like to write book reviews for AIQ.

Edited Collection - Convention and Contravention: Vexing Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com

Call for proposals for edited anthology

Convention and Contravention: Vexing Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing

Editor: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
CFP Deadline: 9/12/14

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

the quint’s twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

American Prose Poetry: A conference in honor of Mary Caponegro

full name / name of organization: 
University of Udine, Italy
contact email: 
danadaniele@libero.it

Please submit 300-word abstract for twenty-minute arguments. Send your proposals to danadaniele@libero.it by Sept. 30, 2014

Keynote Speakers:

Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 15 (1/2015): EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS

full name / name of organization: 
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
anamaria.stefan@uaic.ro

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Intertexts and Intersections: Charting Anne Carson’s Work (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Jensen / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Sarahj250@gmail.com

What does it mean to produce writing that is ‘arguably not poetry,’ but to be one of Canada’s preeminent poets? Can we situate Carson, who actively resists stable notions of place, space, and temporality, in a contemporary Canadian context?

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

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