category: poetry

‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies at the University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia
18th-19th June 2011

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
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:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

Edited Collection. Call For Submissions.

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk, Kim.Edwards@liverpool.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750 - Present Day (17 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature.
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature
Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Impersonality beyond "Tradition" (MSA, Oct. 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Laville/Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
clavill@emory.edu

Impersonality is usually linked to “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” in which T.S.

Ethnic and African American Writers, Readers, and the Literary Marketplace (ALA panel; abstract due 1/14/11)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, panel organized by Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
kimberly.davis@bridgew.edu

The Reception Study Society (RSS) is organizing a panel at the ALA in Boston focused on the reception of literature by ethnic American or African American writers.

Legacies of Modernism: The State of British Poetry Today. Paris, 9-11 June, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Institut Charles V, Université Paris-Diderot
contact email: 
legaciesofmodernism@gmail.com; david.nowell-smith@univ-paris-diderot.fr; abigail.lang@wanadoo.fr

Legacies of Modernism: The State of British Poetry Today

9-11 June, 2011, UFR Etudes-Anglophones Institut Charles-V, Université Paris Diderot

CFP - Graduate Conference "Print Modernities" - Deadline January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
printmodernities2011@gmail.com

“Print Modernities, 1845 – 1945”
A Graduate Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2-3 May 2011.

[UPDATE] Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (Extended Deadline: 12/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2011 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23
NEW DEADLINE: 31 December 2009

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

Composition and Decomposition, BAVS Annual Conference, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
British Asociation for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
k.newey@bham.ac.uk;

Call for Papers: BAVS Conference 2011, University of Birmingham

Composition and Decomposition

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

CFP Jim Harrison Society (American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna, July 24-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Werner Huber, Paul Fagan M.A., Dr. Ruben Borg / Department of English Studies, Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
wern.huber@univie.ac.at, paul.eamonn.fagan@gmail.com, rubenborg@mscc.huji.ac.il

Full CFP available at http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011/CFP.html

100 Myles:
The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference

University of Vienna, Austria, 24-26 July 2011

Colloquium on the 'Legacy of the Will'

full name / name of organization: 
Organised by The Early Modern Seminar in Scotland (EMSIS) in conjunction with the School of Humanities at Strathclyde University.
contact email: 
a.thorne@strath.ac.uk

Will's semantic slipperiness fascinated the Renaissance: in all manner of English and Scots texts of the period we find 'Will too boote, and Will in over-plus'. The structural conceit of the opening line of John Donne's poem, 'The Will' exemplifies a key thematic construct to be found in much early modern literature and a prevalent intellectual thread in the culture from which this

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

Scotland - SCOTTland, Schönburg, Germany 26-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
info@walterscott.de

The title slogan has been infused with a breath of fresh air by the publication of Stuart Kelly’s Scottland – The Man Who Invented A Nation (2010).

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Editors A. Burdge, J. Burke, K. Larsen: Kitsune Books
contact email: 
mythicdocwho@gmail.com

Submissions are sought for the forthcoming second volume of the critical essay series: The Mythological Dimensions to be published by Kitsune Books in 2012.

Literature and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Association for Literary Translation
contact email: 
arts-aalitra@monash.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

Asian American Studies Panels at ALA (1/10/11; 5/26-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tpyu@wisc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
American Literature Association Conference 2011

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

[Update]: CFP: Interdisciplinary Relationship between Science and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0675-2935
Vol 3, No 1, January 2011

THE THEME

Eighteenth-Century English Literature (3/1/11; RMMLA, 10/6-10/8)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Stephen Sweat (panel chair)
contact email: 
sweat@ucsc.edu

Announcing a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) at the 65th annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, Oct.

Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsagradconf2011@gmail.com

2011 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2011 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community”

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

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