category: poetry

Ut Pictura Poesis: Thinking about Representation in Late Medieval and Renaissance England, 1-2 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University, Kingston
contact email: 
queensrencon@gmail.com

In his Apology for Poetry, Sir Philip Sidney defines poetry as “an art of imitation”, a form of “mimesis”; he describes it as not only a “representing, counterfeiting, or figuring f

Archives, Texts, and Memory (Re)Connecting Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Aalexander. Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
Benjamin.Alexander@qc.cuny.edu

Archives, Texts, and Memory
(Re)Connecting Modernism

SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez, Area Chair Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] CFP: New German Review (New Deadline 5/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New German Review: A Germanic Studies Journal
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

Celebrating 25 years in academic publishing, New German Review has been a medium for
graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty to share their ideas with the academic
community worldwide.

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] "Multilingual Realities in Translation"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

Images of Islands in German Literature and Film for the PAMLA conference at Chaminade U., Honolulu, Hawaii, November 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
frenchl@pacificu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rethinking Poetics, Columbia University, NYC, June 11-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative
contact email: 
rethinkingpoetics@gmail.com

Rethinking Poetics

Columbia University, NYC
June 11-13, 2010

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative.

World Literary Review Issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Premiere issue of World Literary Review: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

Call for papers: Reading Marechera (Abstracts - May 21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Hamilton
contact email: 
marecheracollection@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of new research on the work of Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

2010 PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM, 13 - 18 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CHARLES UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ARTS
contact email: 
jamesjoyce2010@gmail.com

PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM: REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 10 MAY

Poetry and the Real

full name / name of organization: 
Rupert Loydell and Mereidth Miller
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Essays and creative work are solicited for a collection entitled Poetry and the Real.

[UPDATE] Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance RSAA Conference, Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

Inspired by the host university’s setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme “A River Runs through Us” invites explo

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Popular Architecture and the Built Environment, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Loretta Lorance / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net

Popular Architecture and Built Environment
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30, 2009

T. S. Eliot Summer School, Univ. of London, 10-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot International Summer School
contact email: 
cmps@sas.ac.uk

The program for the second annual T. S. Eliot International Summer School at the University of London (July 10-17) is now online (http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/TSE/index.htm).

Modernism and the New Persuasions [4/30/10; 11/11-14/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Panel
contact email: 
faragher@buffalo.edu

Modernism and the New Persuasions

Women and Poetry: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing by Successful Women Poets

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen S. Harris and Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
warmaiden@gmail.com

Women and Poetry: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing by Successful Women Poets

Women Writing on Today’s American Family (Topics by April 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen S. Harris
contact email: 
warmaiden@gmail.com

Women Writing on Today’s American Family

CFP UPDATE Interceptions: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
interceptions@googlegroups.com

Sponsored by the AHRC and run in association with the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and British Association of Modernist Studies, this one-day postgraduate-led symposium aims to provide a foru

Transgendered Oceania and Asia (Deadline: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
tomokosnyder@gmail.com

PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Transgendered Oceania and Asia
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

PANEL SESSION: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

“Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry”

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoretic

@nd Annual Reviewing Black Mountain College Conference

full name / name of organization: 
BMC Museum + Arts Center and UNC-Asheville
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

2nd Annual Re-Viewing Black Mountain College Conference
October 8-10, 2010

essay on Gertrude Stein and French literature (abstract 10 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Posman
contact email: 
Sarah.Posman@UGent.be

Volume on Gertrude Stein and Europe – Gertrude Stein and French literature

T. S. Eliot Society: St. Louis, MO, Sept. 24-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

The 31st Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society

Keynote speaker: Michael Levenson, University of Virginia

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference,11th-13th November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
irelandandmodernity@qub.ac.uk

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11th-13th November 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

MAPACA -- War Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com (Matthew B. Hill)

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons--some valid and noble, some questionable.

The Fatal Woman & the Long Eighteenth-Century

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2010
contact email: 
braunhe@gmail.com

“The Long Eighteenth Century” panel, SAMLA 2010 is seeking papers that focus on the figure of the eighteenth-century fatal woman.

MAPACA -- Popular Literary Landscapes Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wxm3@psu.edu (Bill Mistichelli)

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks abstracts of
papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition.

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