category: poetry

Shakespeare and the Contemporary Sonnet - 20 October 2012 London, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University, London
contact email: 
Julia.Noyce@roehampton.ac.uk

Shakespeare and the Contemporary Sonnet
Saturday, 20th October 2012, Roehampton University, London

TALKING BODIES: IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION 26-28 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

TALKING BODIES: IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION
An international, interdisciplinary conference

talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

Humor and Culture (submission deadline 12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

"Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference at The University of Texas at Brownsville

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

"Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies"

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to

FAILURE: call for creative submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

Deadline: December 1

[Update] Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800 / Conference Date: February 9, 2013 / Abstracts Due: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, “Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800.” This one-day conference will be

Literature and the Stars

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy
contact email: 
editors@cultureandcosmos.org

We are inviting submissions for Vol. 17 no 1 (Spring/Summer 2013) on Literature and the Stars.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis, Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged art

Call for Submissions: Issue 1, Wonder Voyages - December 1, 2012 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Unsettling Wonder
contact email: 
info@unsettlingwonder.com

Unsettling Wonder is a new literary journal that publishes both creative and academic work on fairy tales, folklore, and mythology.

CFP: (Re)creating Our Lived Realities

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

Call for proposals
26th annual meeting
Society for Disability Studies
Wednesday, June 19th – Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Double-by-Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida

2013 Conference on John Milton

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on John Milton
contact email: 
Kevin.Donovan@mtsu.edu

2013 Conference on John Milton
Sponsored by the English Department,
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Space and Place: Production and Transformation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices
February 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Charles Olson and Influence, 12/15/2012; ALA 5/23-26/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson's influence on avant-garde poetry began in the 1950s with the publication of "Projective Verse," the first volumes of "The Maximus Poems," and Don Allne's "The New American Poetry." One

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense Of: Play (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play2@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: 2nd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Play

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference:Childhood (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child3@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP:3rd Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] LIMINA - DEADLINE EXTENSION OCTOBER 19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
Call for Submissions, Volume 19, issue 1 of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ioana.luca25@gmail.com

Presenters sought for a panel on "Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities" at the 2013 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Toronto.

African American and Cognitive Studies from 1st September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jaya Shrivastava
contact email: 
jaya.hreem@gmail.com

African American Literature, Post Black Fiction and Cognitive Literature, Language and Literature, Linguistics, Stylistics, American Literature, Interdisciplinary Studies, Narratology, Literary Critic

Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800 / Conference Date: February 8, 2013 / Abstracts Due: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, “Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800.” This one-day conference will be

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2, 28 to 30 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2
contact email: 
thain@3rdcome.org

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2 solicits papers, paper proposals, and panel proposals from scholars interested in any aspect of The Worlds of J. R.R. Tolkien.

Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

April 5, 2013

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Complicity (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4/13–4/7/13; deadline: 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University / V. Joshua Adams, University of Chicago
contact email: 
jkotin@princeton.edu

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ACLA 2013, April 4–7, 2013, Toronto

Seminar: COMPLICITY

Organizers: V. Joshua Adams (University of Chicago), Joshua Kotin (Princeton University)

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

Locating Meaning in Early Modern Allegory - ACLA April 4-7, 2013 - University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle St. Hilaire and Jeffery Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
sthilaired@duq.edu, stoyanoffj@duq.edu

The early modern period in Europe saw a series of changes to the picture of the globe—both to its surface, with the “discoveries” of New World exploration, and to its place in the universe, with

AUTHENTICITY, March 15 2013, JLT 2013:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

Poems, Artworks (Photos, Paintings and Drawings) Invited for Harvests of New Millennium, Jan. 2013 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
editormuses@yahoo.com

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry.

call for papers and creative writing

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

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication.

Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder / Deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies in Canada (ESC)
contact email: 
derritt@ualberta.ca, przybylo@ualberta.ca

English Studies in Canada (ESC) invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder,” guest edited by Ela Przybylo and Derritt Mason.

SWTX PCA/ACA Conference celebrating “Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context, Area: Poetry (Critical)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

For the SWTX PCA/ACA 34th Annual Conference celebrating “Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context.”

Call for Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Photography, Art, Interviews, Book Reviews, etc.

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Market Review
contact email: 
blackmarketreview@googlemail.com

The Black Market Review, Edge Hill University’s international literary e-journal, invites submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, art, photography, translations, scripts and boo

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

This Rough Magic [UPDATE] - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. - 11/16/12

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

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