category: poetry

MLA Session: Literature, Place, and the Material World

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Bordwin
contact email: 
jeb2sm@virginia.edu

New practices towards understanding the intersection of the material world and place; how do things locate, disorient, ground, etc., locally and globally.

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Violent Feeling

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
asi7h@virginia.edu

How might the study of violence shape debates in affect theory? Can affects be violent?

SAMLA Conference (Nov. 13-15, 2015) Durham, NC-Slavic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

SAMLA 2015 convention 13-15 Nov. Durham, NC (Regular Slavic Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature, or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

Our first round of Regular and Affiliated Group CFPs are now live on our website! Please visit https://samla.memberclicks.net/samla-87-cfps to look through our weekly updated list of panel proposals.

T.S. Eliot and the Arts

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

The T. S. Eliot Society will once again sponsor a panel at the annual South Atlantic Modern Languages Association conference (SAMLA), to be held in Durham, NC, November 13 - 15, 2015.

Literature and Politics (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This is an open topic session, but we especially seek papers that explore the intersections of literature and politics in the Medieval and early modern periods.

[UPDATE] Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th c. to the present. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th Century to the Present,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Beyond the Word: Textual Images and Imagination in American Literature of the Late 18th through 19th Centuries (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87
contact email: 
bcrawford@crimson.ua.edu

American Literature (Pre-1900) Session A
Beyond the Word: Textual Images and Imagination in American Literature of the Late 18th through 19th Centuries.

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
vsmith@usna.edu

MLA 2016 Call for Papers: Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

UPDATE call for papers and creative writing the quint Deadline 25/2/15

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

MLA Austin 2016 Special Session: More-Than-Human Publics in Nineteenth-Century English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Yin Kiang/ Northeastern University
contact email: 
s.kiang@northeastern.edu

Possible topics: animal-human encounters, pastoral or colonial representations of ecologies/life words, and narratives and poetics of living in common(s).

[MLA 2016, Austin] Special Session "Translation, Genre, Politics"

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine Hardman / UMass Amherst
contact email: 
jhardman@english.umass.edu

MLA special session will investigate the influence of literary translation and adaptation on the development of new genres, forms, and modes of literature.

The Politics of Art and Art Scenes in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Call for papers: The politics of art and art scenes in Latin America

Theory and Practice, Society of Fellows, Univ. of Chicago May 8-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
theoryand practice15@gmail.com

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts will host a two-day conference addressing the theme of Theory and Practice.

English Language Conference

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills, English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONFERENCE
“Bridging: Past & Present”

Literature, Rhetoric & Composition, TESL, Creative Writing and Education

[UPDATE] LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF PHILOSOPHY conference, deadline for submissions extended to March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Fourth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on May 22 and 23, 2015.

Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling, Scotland
contact email: 
architecture@stir.ac.uk

Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities
An AHRC-Funded Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Stirling
Saturday 5th December 2015
First Call for Papers

Literature in Large Classes - MLA 2016 (Austin,Texas) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Murchison, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
kmurchis@uottawa.ca

Inviting abstracts for an MLA special session proposal on teaching large classes.

Visualising the Animal

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cumbria
contact email: 
visualising@cumbria.ac.uk

Visualising the Animal

CALL FOR PAPERS: 15th March
A conference bringing together theorists and practitioners
in the field of photography rethinking visualisations of animals

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “The American Artist: Convergence as Process”

full name / name of organization: 
Nathalie Fouyer
contact email: 
nathalie.fouyer@qc.cuny.edu

This panel explores the rise of Surrealism in America and Eastern philosophies in California (mid-20th century), highlighting the process of creating impersonal art.

November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

Digital Milton (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
David Ainsworth
contact email: 
dainsworth@ua.edu

Special Session

Hawthorne and Milton (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
annbaynes.coiro@gmail.com

HAWTHORNE AND MILTON

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
sfallon@nd.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full 18-minute papers or 500-word abstracts by March 9, 2015 to Stephen M. Fallon. Session sponsored by the Milton Society of America.

CfP: The Robert Frost Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

Call for papers: The Robert Frost Review is currently accepting article submissions. Articles should address some aspect of Frost poems, history, or reception.

After John Clare (Session for MLA Convention in Austin, TX, Jan 7-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
John Clare Society of North America
contact email: 
erica.mcalpine@keble.ox.ac.uk

Scholarship on any aspect of Clare's influence on 19th, 20th, or 21st century poets and/or his poetry's continuing relevance to the field of lyric studies.

[UPDATE] CFP (MLA 2016) Syntax and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Linguistic Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
donhardy@unr.edu

CFP (MLA 2016) Syntax and Poetry

Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issue 4: Asian Empires & Imperialism), due Aug. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias is a new journal that includes scholarship from scholars in both Asian and Asian American Studies.

Through Opposition and Commonality: The Role and Depiction of the Arts and Sciences in Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association /Columbus, OH/ 12-15 Nov. 2015
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature
Permanent Section
Session Coordinator: Dr. Amberyl Malkovich
Dept. of English, Concord University
amalkovich@concord.edu

[Update/extended deadline (15 March)] The Waggle magazine - creative submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Waggle magazine
contact email: 
thewaggleeditor@gmail.com

We are presently seeking submissions of art, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction for our third issue! We will also consider reviews of non-mainstream books and music.

Silence and Documentation - July 10-11

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

“In a world where language and naming are power, silence is oppression, is violence.”
― Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978

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