category: poetry

ACLA Panel, 17-20 March 2016: Toward the Empirical Study of Poetic Form

full name / name of organization: 
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
contact email: 
christine.knoop@aesthetics.mpg.de

Poetic form is marked by regularities, such as metre, rhyme, verse length, the structure and interdependence of stanzas, and myriad other features.

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016: The House in Literature: practices of commemoration, consumption, display and self-fashioning.

full name / name of organization: 
Diviani Chaudhuri / State University of New York at Binghamton
contact email: 
dchaudh1@binghamton.edu

There's only one more week left to submit paper proposals for the American Comparative Literature Association's 2016 Annual Meeting to be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 1

[UPDATE] "«Le carte» ... «Quali carte»". La Lett. Ita. Cont. tra Filologia e Critica. Hartford, Connecticut. March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 47th Annual Convention
contact email: 
caterinamarras@hotmail.com

La tavola rotonda si propone di discutere il processo che dalla Filologia può portare alla Critica letteraria, con particolare attenzione alla metodologia e ai “nuovi” strumenti di lavoro (intern

[UPDATE] DEADLINE to submit abstracts: SEPTEMBER 30, Reading Terror: Representations and Resistance. Dates: November 5-6, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfallconference2015@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY, present the annual interdisciplinary conference, this year titled Reading Terror:

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Crossroads of Otherness: Medievalism and Orientalism in Nineteenth Century France - 2016 NeMLA Convention, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
New England Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smgilson@bu.edu

Call for Papers for the 2016 NeMLA Convention, March 17-20 in Hartford, CT

Emily Dickinson International Society at ALA 2016--1/1/2016 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Kohler / Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
mkohler@tulane.edu

The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2016 American Literature Association Annual Conference. ALA conference will be held in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

[REMINDER] American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of th

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: “To Die Content”: Death, Writing, and Creativity (Harvard, March 17-20, 2016 abstract due September 23rd)

full name / name of organization: 
Mavis Tseng/ Taipei Medical University/ ACLA 2016
contact email: 
maviszizek@gmail.com

Contact: Mavis Tseng
Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University
maviszizek@gmail.com

CFP: Second Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 2-4, 2016. Madrid, Spain)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Eason and Rosa Bautista / The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com 

Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: June 2-4, 2016
Abstracts Due: January 15, 2016

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference.

Franciscan Connections Seeks Franciscan Focused Articles

full name / name of organization: 
Franciscan Connections: The Cord - A Spiritual Review
contact email: 
thecord@sbu.edu

Franciscan Connections: The Cord - A Spiritual Review seeks Franciscan focused articles, poetry, original artwork, and photography for its winter issue.

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
tswl@utulsa.edu

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

Canadian Writers' Summit/CCWWP Toronto, June 15-19, 2016/ deadline Nov 2/15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs
contact email: 
shenstra@ryerson.ca

See our Call for Papers/Panels online http://www.ccwwp.ca/conference/2016/cfp

William Gilmore Simms Society Biennial Conference [Simms and the City], September 22-24, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
Dr. Jeffery Rogers, jrogers@gordonstate.edu

The William Gilmore Simms Society invites all interested scholars to a conference exploring the future of Simms studies and the literature and intellectual history of the nineteenth-century American S

Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Sept. 30)
contact email: 
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

Submissions Invited to The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University Press
contact email: 
tseannual@clemson.edu

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to the T. S. Eliot Studies Annual.

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline: 11/01/15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Call for Papers: European Popular Culture and Literature
37th Annual Conference February 10 – 13, 2016
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

CFP Books of Blood - Funding bid and collaborative project

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Books of Blood: a cross-disciplinary investigation into blood as representation, symbol, and text in modern culture

[UPDATE] CFP: 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

“Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage” (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)
Organizer: Angela Heetderks
Presider: Joel Benabu

Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.1 (November 2015)
“Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

CFP--Transnational Cityscapes--Edited Collection (Abstracts due December 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Pattison, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
dale.pattison@tamucc.edu

Call for Papers
Transnational Cityscapes

ALCA 2016 - Serial Forms Seminar (March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Gibson, Duquesne University / American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Global Avant-Gardes: Visual and Verbal

full name / name of organization: 
Barrett Watten / Wayne State University
contact email: 
b.watten@wayne.edu

Global Avant-Gardes: Visual and Verbal
ACLA, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University
Submission deadline: September 23
Submission portal: http://www.acla.org/node/add/paper

redyns GREEN: Spatial Relationships e-Journal

full name / name of organization: 
redyns GREEN
contact email: 
robin.e.s.carter@gmail.com

Call for content: As a multi-disciplinary and multi-medium e-Journal, we invite traditional and non-traditional content such as: narratives, articles, letters, proposals, research, literature reviews

ACLA 2016 - "Networking Modernisms"

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Dinsman
contact email: 
mdinsman@nd.edu

This seminar invites scholars to mine the convergences of “networks”--a multifaceted conceptual, historical, and methodological term--and “modernisms”--a spectrum of aesthetic engagement with

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

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