category: poetry

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Kimberley, University of Leicester
contact email: 
ek36@le.ac.uk

Call for papers
Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture
A one-day conference at the University of Leicester
Friday 18 June 2010

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

[UPDATE] 75 Years of Penguin Books: International Conference (29 June - 1 July 2010); CFP DEADLINE: 1 FEB 2010

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Penguin Project, University of Bristol
contact email: 
penguin-project@bristol.ac.uk

This conference seeks to cover the diversity of Penguin’s publication history. In 2010, Penguin Books will be 75 years old and Puffin Books will be 70 years old.

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

[UPDATE] Psychopathology in American Literature (Deadline now January 22; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This call invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

CFP: Literature and Psychology: Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto and the Poetics of Psychoanalysis (3/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Becky McLaughlin
contact email: 
bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and Psychology Session of the 67th Annual Meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association, October 28-30, 2010, in Fort Worth, TX.

Journal of Bisexuality

full name / name of organization: 
American Institute of Bisexuality/Taylor & Francis
contact email: 
jfalexan@uci.edu

Colleagues--

PLEASE FORWARD..

The Hybrid Text [or: Trans-genre Writing] in 21st c. American Poetry, Proposed roundtable, ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Simpson, Penn State Altoona / Merle Bachman, Spalding University
contact email: 
mbs12@psu.edu

Seeking participants for a proposed roundtable to explore the significance of contemporary poetic texts that question the conventions/boundaries of genre.

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey--34th International American Studies Conference
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

UPDATE: Gertrude Stein at the ALA (New Deadline 1/29/10; Conference May 27th-30th San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy. Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

In anticipation of the founding of the Gertrude Stein Society at the next conference of the ALA, papers which consider Gertrude Stein’s work in various contexts are invited. In particular,

[UPDATE] Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Deadline Extended: 300 word abstracts due to disagreement.NYU@gmail.com by Monday, 01/18/2010!

Charting the 18th Century: Encircling Land & Sea, 14-16 October, 2010, St. John's NL (Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies / La Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle (CSECS/SCEDHS)
contact email: 
csecs.2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies invites proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the long 18th century for its 36th annual conference

[UPDATE-REMINDER] Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
contact email: 
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk; adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

A two day conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 June 2010

Keynote Speakers
Professor Linda Peterson (Yale University)

"Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 - Submissions due by January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
ewarren@csun.edu

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Sessions at MLA 2011 (Jan. 6-9, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australian Literary Studies
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu

Proposals are invited for the American Association of Australian Literary Studies sessions at the 2011 MLA Convention, to be held January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA.

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapt4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

Theorising Wales: Gender, Culture and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
k.bohata@swansea.ac.uk

International conference, 12-14 July 2010

http://www.swan.ac.uk/CREW/Conferences/TheorisingWales/

CREW (Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales)

New Online Magazine for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

full name / name of organization: 
Subarnarekha: Bhatter College Online Magazine for Students
contact email: 
sub@bhattercollege.org.in

Creative, critical and reflective writings and campus reports are being invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students from any part of the world for the inaugural issue.

CFP: "Byron and the Book," International Byron Conference, Boston, MA (July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
amstauff@gmail.com


SAVE THE DATE and CALL FOR PAPERS

BYRON AND THE BOOK
The 36th International Byron Society Conference
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
26-31 July 2010

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com


“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island

[Update] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31ST

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announces the annual University of Louisville Graduate Conf

The Literary Organ, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
cecire@berkeley.edu and hillary.gravendyk@pomona.edu

“I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore. My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion. The question is, what and where is the skin of the whale?”

--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

An organ is, among other things, a part of a human or animal body; a site of sensation;

Literature and the Mass-Produced Image, NYU, April 2, 2010 (deadline for abstracts: February 1)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
nyugeo.conference@gmail.com

The New York University Graduate English Organization's Conference on Literature and the Mass-Produced Image

April 2, 2010
Deadline for Abstracts: February 1, 2010

"The Drawn Map" Graduate Student Conference--Jan 15th Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

"The Drawn Map":
Northeastern English Graduate Student Association's graduate student conference
March 13-14, 2010

Key note Speaker (see further speaker info below):

"Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 - Submissions due by January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
Arthur.case.38@my.csun.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different--Extended Proposal Deadline 1/29/09

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

ANZAMEMS 2011 8th Biennial International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
anzamems2011@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers and Panels

The Australian and New Zealand Association
for
Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Inc.

Eighth Biennial International
Conference
2-5 February 2011

Wallace Stevens Among Others (American Literature Assoc., May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Goldstone
contact email: 
andrew.goldstone@stanford.edu

The Wallace Stevens Society calls for submissions for a panel on "Wallace Stevens Among Others," to take place at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010.

Real Light: A Festival of Home Movies (CALL FOR ENTRIES)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Turner/Real Light
contact email: 
myreallight@gmail.com

REAL LIGHT 2010
A FESTIVAL OF HOME MOVIES
http://myreallight.blogspot.com

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Queer Ecology (ASLE panel at MLA, 6-9 January 2011 in L.A.)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) panel at MLA (6-9 Jan. 2011 in L.A.)
contact email: 
sknickerbocker@collegeofidaho.edu

Queer Ecology
ASLE panel at MLA (6-9 Jan. 2011 in L.A.)

[UPDATE] CFP Geography and Twentieth Century British Poetry, London, 1-3rd September 201

full name / name of organization: 
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference
contact email: 
amycutler1985@googlemail.com

http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/ConferencesAndSeminars/Annual+International+C...

Convenor:

Amy Cutler (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Research Group Affiliations:

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