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Prisons and Prison Writing in Early Modern Britain

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
International John Bunyan Society, Northumbria University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

PRISONS AND PRISON WRITING IN EARLY MODERN BRITAIN

Northumbria University, Newcastle, Monday 10 April 2017

A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, organized in association with the University of Bedfordshire, Keele University, and Northumbria University

Plenary speakers include Dr Jerome de Groot, University of Manchester and Professor Molly Murray, Columbia University, New York.

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:42pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Pre-1900 American Literature Panel, titled

“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”

The Tau Journal of Literary and Visual Arts

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Lourdes University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM

2016-2017 Tau Deadline: January 30, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–January 30

Submissions to The Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.

Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:

http://www.lourdes.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/publicatio...

Written entries:

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society ALA Boston May 25-28, 2017

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 25-28, 2017. Papers on any aspect of Dunbar’s career, or that focus on any part of his literary output: poetry, novels, short stories, musical theater, correspondence, or essays. Proposals on teaching Dunbar and on Dunbar’s relationships—both personal and professional—with other authors, editors, critics, or related historical figures are especially welcome.

Please e-mail abstracts by January 25, 2016 to tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Sherley Anne Williams: A Special Issue of Callaloo

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 8:40am
Wendy W. Walters/ Emerson College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

 

A Callaloo Call for Papers

Sherley Anne Williams: A Special Issue

Callaloo invites papers for a special issue devoted to the life and work of the late poet, fiction writer, playwright, and scholar, Sherley Anne Williams, guest edited by Wendy W. Walters (Emerson College).

 Project Description:

Modernist Prolepsis, Productive Irreconcilability, and the Thingly Lyric Object

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Amsterdam, August 10-13, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This panel seeks papers on American modernist poetry that address the current debate among new materialist/speculative realist scholars on the ontological status of the thing itself by considering modernism’s approach to a thing's multiplicity—specifically, its irreducibility to a single set of definitions or characteristics that ground it ontologically. 

Non-Literary Influences on Charles Olson's Poetics and Poetry

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:09pm
Charles Olson Society - American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Non-Literary Influences on Olson's Poetics and Poetry
Organized by the Charles Olson Society

American Literature Association
28th Annual Conference
May 25-28, 2017
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02116-5798

The Charles Olson Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/).

Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Prize

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Prize

The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

www.townsendwarner.com

invites essays on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner.

 

Aim: to encourage further study of the writings of Sylvia Townsend Warner, in honour of the distinguished work of Dr. Mary Jacobs.

[UPDATE] American Documentary Poetics--American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:55pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

American Documentary Poetics

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Call for papers on any topic related to American docupoetics/investigative poetics. Part documentary, part imagination, investigative poetry incorporates a variety of data and reportage into the poem—including photos and images, testimonials, interviews, facts and figures—in order to explore the historical and political conditions of contemporary culture.

Submit 250 to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by January 15, 2017, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University, at tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

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