category: poetry

Theory, Identity, and Subversion: CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Independent journal Lehigh Valley Vanguard seeks submissions to expand our ongoing narrative of subversion and resistance. Our suggested topics:
Updated September 27th, 2015

Evelyn Scott: Open Call for Papers, Evelyn Scott Society; American Literature Association 2016, CFP due January 9th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Evelyn Scott Society
contact email: 
caroline.maun@wayne edu

27th Annual American Literature Association
May 26-29, 2016

UPDATE - 25th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 26-27, 2016 - Savannah GA

full name / name of organization: 
BCPCS Conference
contact email: 
bcpcs2016@bcpcsconference.com

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

[UPDATE] Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Spring 2016 Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth Essays and Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com

Second and Final Call for articles
Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Spring 2016
Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

"Cities of the Future" - 2016 NeMLA - Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert / Carnegie Mellon University
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

This panel seeks to explore representations of futuristic cities from all periods in American literature, film, and other cultural mediums.

Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro (Brazil)
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

DEADLINE: 31 JANUARY 2016

KiSSiT: SHAKESPEARE AND THE STATE OF EXCEPTION, Kingston-upon-Thames, December 19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory
contact email: 
kingstonshakespeareintheory@gmail.com

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT), part of the London Graduate School, is a forum for research by postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early career scholars with an intere

Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoș Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2015.

Culture, the Arts, and Literature 25th to 27th February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
KTHM College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

CONCEPT NOTE:

The Canadian Postmodern Creative: Constructing Home and Identity in the City. [Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / March 17-20, 2016 - Hartford, CT
contact email: 
dutt.puneet@yahoo.com

The Canadian Postmodern Creative: Constructing Home and Identity in the City (Creative)

Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing / Canadian

Chair(s)
Kristen Smith (University of York)

MELUS Special Issue CFP: Pedagogy in Anxious Times

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US
contact email: 
cstanciu@vcu.edu; anastasia.lin@ung.edu

2017 Special Issue Call For Papers in MELUS

Teaching Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States: Pedagogy in Anxious Times
Guest Editors: Cristina Stanciu and Anastasia Lin

[UPDATE] Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Heetderks, Oberlin College
contact email: 
aheetder@oberlin.edu

Near the end of the Middle English romance Robert of Cisyle, the eponymous king—who has been punished for his pride by being made to serve as his own court’s fool—acknowledges the error of his f

CounterText Special Issue: Explorations in Electronic Literature (submissions by December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText (Edinburgh University Press)
contact email: 
mario.aquilina@um.edu.mt

CounterText
Call for Papers
Special Issue: Explorations in Electronic Literature
Edited by Mario Aquilina and Ivan Callus

CFP Queensland Modernism (abstract 20/11/15; article 20/5/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Gildersleeve / Queensland Review
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS
Queensland Review 23.2 (2016)
Special Issue, ‘Queensland Modernism’

Reading Literally: Allegory and New Materialism *NeMLA 2016 (ABSTRACTS DUE 9/30/15)*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
garner.sh@husky.neu.edu

In Material Ecocriticism, Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann suggest that all matter is storied matter.

[REMINDER] ACLA 2016 - "Literary (De)Formations"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
matthew.scully@tufts.edu and/or nell.wasserstrom@bc.edu

In her recent study, The Forms of the Affects (2014), Eugenie Brinkema announces, “We may well be at the beginning of what will eventually be called the twenty-first century ‘return to form’ in the humanities” (39).

Deadline extended to Nov.1st for special sessions: Med/Ren Conf. Apr 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Deadline for special session proposals/abstracts has been extended to Nov. 1st.

Deadline extended to Nov. 1st for special sessions for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The deadline for Special Sessions has been extended to November 1st for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Special Session: Creative Writing inspired by All Things Medieval DL: Nov 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
reinashay@yahoo.com; dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

CFP [UPDATE] - Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and reimagines the world.” — Malcolm Gladwell

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

ACLA 2016: The Poetics of Reflexivity: Image, Text, and the Reflexive Gesture

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Griffith and Avra Spector, Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
PLGriffith@gmail.com

This seminar uses the concept of reflexivity to explore interdisciplinary questions about the relationship of a self to the world by investigating various points along the reflexive route.

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts on Philosophy and Poetry, January 29-30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dallas
contact email: 
udbgsaconference@gmail.com

“‘Dear Homer, if you are not third from the truth about virtue, a craftsman of a phantom, just the one we defined as an imitator, but are also second and able to recognize what sorts of practices

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Transnational Lives CFP | disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory Volume 25

full name / name of organization: 
The Committee on Social Theory at The University of Kentucky
contact email: 
Cate Gooch & Ashley Ruderman, University of Kentucky, disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15 December 2015, by 5pm EST

Touching the Body in Pieces: Affective Ecologies of the Modern Body (NeMLA- March 2016, Hartford, CT) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu or kara_watts@my.uri.edu

The Wenshan Review (ISSN: 2077-1218): Launch of its new website & call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, issued both in print and online versions, is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.wreview.org .

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature & Literary Theory Print ISSN 2277-3967 E- ISSN: 2347-2073

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN: 2347-2073)

VOl. IV Issue IV OCT. 2015

"New and Novel Ways of Teaching the Nineteenth Century"

full name / name of organization: 
NSCA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
ncsagradcaucus@gmail.com

In the spirit of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association's conference theme, “The New and the Novel in the 19th Century/New Directions in 19th Century Studies," the NCSA Graduate Student Caucus i

[UPDATE] Proposed Panels for SCSECS (South Central SECS) Feb 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

The list of proposed panels for this year's meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SCSECS) is now available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2016/panels.html

Wreck Park Journal is Open for Submissions for Winter Issue

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

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

ACLA Seminar: Creative Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Poetic Word in Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ikressner@albany.edu, c.grabner@lancaster.ac.uk, ashea@cca.edu

Creative Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Poetic Word in Urban Spaces

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

POLITICS AND POETICS, 3rd symposium, Leverhulme Research Network ‘Imaginaries of the Future’, Belfast, 19-21 Jan. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Queens University Belfast; Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies Limerick; Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
s.mcmanus@qub.ac.uk; nathaniel.coleman@ncl.ac.uk

What does it mean to think of politics as a poetics, and to do so through the prism of the expectant, the anticipatory, the Not-Yet, and the futural?

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

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