category: poetry

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/31/09; 03/04/10-03/06/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

11th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 4-6, 2010
Isleta Casino & Resort
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: October 31, 2009

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

Dualing Couplets: Form & Meaning in C18 Poetry / ASECS 2010 (deadline: 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Dustin D. Stewart (U. of Texas at Austin) and Yaser Amad (Stanford U.)
contact email: 
dustin.stewart@mail.utexas.edu; yamad@stanford.edu

We are seeking proposals for a poetry session at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) annual conference, to be held 18-21 March 2010 in Albuquerque. The panel, "Dualing Couplets: Form and Meaning in Eighteenth-Century Poetry," considers the twoness of the couplet form and asks what, if any, implications this formal fact has had on eighteenth-century poetry, from conception to reception.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

Poetry, Politics, and Pictures in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
poetrypoliticspictures@sheffield.ac.uk

From ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ to ‘The White Man’s Burden’, from Honoré Daumier’s lithographs to the Chartist poetry of the Northern Star

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

[UPDATE] There’s nothing so sensible as sensual inundation”: Mary Oliver’s Search for Transcendence (NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Mo

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
j1riley@umassd.edu

Poet Mary Oliver has often been criticized by feminist critics for her close association of women with nature, an association some believe put the woman poet in danger of losing her identity and abili

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

[UPDATE] Writing Faculties: Intersections of Creativity and Pedagogy (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

The purpose of this panel is to mark intersections between creativity and pedagogy, focusing on teacher-poets.

How does working in a classroom inform the making of poetry?

[UPDATE] CFP: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933; NeMLA, 4/7-4/11/2010, Montreal; Deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Session: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933

[UPDATE] Poetics Colloquium: Emergent Trends in Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Centenary College of New Jersey
contact email: 
newellm@centenarycollege.edu, cc harelj@centenarycollege.edu.

Acclaimed poet Mark Doty, winner of the 2008 National Book Award, is the 2009-2010 Gates Ferry Lecturer at Centenary College of New Jersey.

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

Call for Papers

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/theoret

Creative Writing Conference - UK (6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Phil Heldrich, Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Phil Heldrich, CW Pedagogy Area Chair
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

Precipitate Literary and Visual Arts Journal Seeking Submissions for Winter Issue: October 31st deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Precipitate Journal
contact email: 
info@precipitatejournal.com
  • As a literary and visual arts journal, Precipitate aims to better understand how language and art act as interpretive devices for an external world that is simultaneously present and absent, rivet
  • The Beat Goes On: The Music of American Literature, History, and Culture (Nov. 12-14) Deadline Sept. 20

    full name / name of organization: 
    American Studies Association of Texas
    contact email: 
    john.wegner@angelo.edu

    We are looking for scholarly essays, nonfiction, essays, or creative works that explore the rhythm and beat of literature, history, and culture.

    [UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

    full name / name of organization: 
    Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento
    contact email: 
    allegoria.trento@gmail.com

    --English version below --
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    Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità
    Per comprendere la letteratura occidentale quello di allegoria è un concetto cardine, si

    MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

    full name / name of organization: 
    MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
    contact email: 
    Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

    Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

    Intentionality and Poetics (MLA 3/1/09; 1/6-9/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Patrick F. Durgin / School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    contact email: 
    kenningedition@gmail.com

    Long discredited as an evaluative criterion, intentionality continues to be explored as a critical value, especially in avant-garde poetics from mid-20th century.

    Whitman and the Beats March 26-28 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    Scott Weiss/ St. Francis College
    contact email: 
    sweiss@stfranciscollege.edu

    Whitman & The Beats

    March 26-28 2010

    St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

    Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
    contact email: 
    hetrick2@illinois.edu

    The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

    Creative Writing Sessions at CEA, San Antonio, TX, March 25-27, 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    College English Association
    contact email: 
    bwiedema@aum.edu

    Call for Papers: Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) at CEA 2010

    Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

    [UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

    full name / name of organization: 
    amy parziale
    contact email: 
    parziale@email.arizona.edu

    European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
    April 8-10, 2010
    Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Abstracts DUE: September 7th, 2009

    Victorian Forms and Formation: British Association for Victorian Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, September 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    British Association for Victorian Studies
    contact email: 
    bavs@arts.gla.ac.uk

    CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies 2010 Conference : ‘Victorian Forms and Formations’

    [UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
    contact email: 
    benjamin.carson@gmail.com

    Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

    Call for Fiction, Poetry, Translations, Book Reviews, Art, Photography

    full name / name of organization: 
    Black Market Review, Edge Hill University
    contact email: 
    blackmarketreview@googlemail.com

    The Black Market Review, Edge Hill University’s international literary e-journal, invites submissions of poetry (3-5 poems), fiction, creative nonfiction and essays (up to 6000 words), art, photogra

    Non-Western Literatures In Translation

    full name / name of organization: 
    Richard Jeffrey Newman/Northeast Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    richard.newman@ncc.edu

    Non-Western Literatures in Translation

    Proposals are invited on for this panel, which will be part of the Northeast Modern Language Association's annual conference, April 7-11, 2010, in Montreal. Here is the description:

    The act of literary translation raises by definition the question of how the target culture frames the language and culture of the text to be translated. This issue, often unexamined, can determine not only which texts from which languages are chosen for translation, but also what the relationship between the translation and the original text is understood to be.

    SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
    contact email: 
    curleys@tamug.edu

    SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
    Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

    National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
    2010 Conference
    March 31-April 3, 2010

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