category: poetry

CFP: Fools on the Medieval Page and Stage, Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 12–15, 2016
contact email: 
aheetder@oberlin.edu

Near the end of the Middle English romance Robert of Cisyle, the eponymous king—who has been punished for his pride by being made to serve as his own court’s fool—acknowledges the error of his f

CFP for NeMLA: Disability and Poetry: “Writing” the (Dis)abled Body in Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Pearl Chaozon Bauer, Notre Dame de Namur University
contact email: 
pchaozonbauer@ndnu.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
Hartford, Connecticut

Call for Papers:
Disability and Poetry: “Writing” the (Dis)abled Body in Poetry
March 17 to 20, 2016

[UPDATE] UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference: Mad Love

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
Mad Love
February 19-20, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Lynn Enterline (Vanderbilt University)

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

[UPDATE] CFP: What Devils Say, Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

CONTEMPORARY POETRY: THINKING AND FEELING MAY 20th-22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth University, UK
contact email: 
mandy.bloomfield@plymouth.ac.uk; Anthony.caleshu@plymouth.ac.uk

This conference is dedicated to exploring the interplay and divide between thinking and feeling in poetry. In what ways might poetry embody a process of thinking?

ACLA Seminar: “To Die Content”: Death, Writing, and Creativity (Harvard, March 17-20, 2016 abstract due September 23rd, 2015)

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

CFP: ACLA 2016
Seminar: “To Die Content”: Death, Writing, and Creativity
Location: Harvard University
Time: March 17-20, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 23rd, 2015

Bakhtin for Tomorrow! - April 9-10, 2016 @ SUNY Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
donatoma@gmail.com

Bakhtin For Tomorrow!

Wordsworth Among The Naturalists – Panel for NeMLA in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

British Romanticism and American Literary Naturalism might seem an unlikely pairing.

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

ACLA 2016 "Performance, Poetics, and Publics"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jhyland@haverford.edu

This seminar seeks papers that interrogate, trouble, and (re)articulate the interrelations of performance, poetics, and community within a critical hemispheric lens.

Method and the Middle English Text (UVA, April 8-9 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Medieval Colloquium at the University of Virginia
contact email: 
methodandme@gmail.com

The Graduate Medieval Colloquium at the University of Virginia, along with organizers from the University of Pennsylvania and UC Berkeley, invites submissions for a graduate student conference and col

CFP: NEMLA 2016 Hartford What does Digital Humanities Enable Today?

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

In their 1999 essay “Deformance and Interpretation," Lisa Samuels and Jerome McGann propose deformative criticism against a rigid, theoretical, informative mode of reading in humanities.

[UPDATE DEADLINE EXTENDED] Expanding the Field: Rethinking Projective Verse and Mid-Century American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2016.

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference Update

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for the Twelfth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference has been extended to Thursday, September 10:

The Oswald Review: Undergraduate Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina, Aiken, English Dept
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[REMINDER] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IASEMS http://www.maldura.unipd.it/iasems/index.html
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence

Call for Papers

ACLA 2016 Seminar - Poetry as Practice; Practice as Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
nate.mickelson@guttman.cuny.edu

Submissions accepted September 1 – 23, 2015. Submit abstracts through the ACLA website: http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-practice-practice-poetry

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (10/1 Abstract; 1/15/16 Draft Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
cpollard@wcupa.edu

PLEASE SHARE:

CALL FOR PAPERS: Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (Poetry and Fiction).

"Making Sense(s) in the Eighteenth Century"

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2016
contact email: 
raseiler@indiana.edu

Below, please find a cfp for a panel to be held at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

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.

Feminist Singularities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Feminist Singularities

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

Literatures of Development

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association -- Harvard University -- March 17 - 20, 2016
contact email: 
cfan@berkeley.edu

LITERATURES OF DEVELOPMENT

Organizers: Sunny Xiang (sunny.xiang@yale.edu) and Christopher Fan (cfan@berkeley.edu)

“The Many Tongues of Talk and Tale” to be held February 12-13, 2016 at The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Languages Conference
contact email: 
ualanguagesconference@gmail.com

The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of English and the TESOL program, invite

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

Where the World Ends (ACLA2016 3/17-3/20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Wijaya / Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Orient in Literature - Literature of the Orient : Sources & Inspirations (OLLO 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University / Polish Oriental Society
contact email: 
konferencjaollo2016@gmail.com


http://www.home.umk.pl/~pjkj_umk/Orient3en.html

https://twitter.com/OLLO2016

Epic as World Genre (ACLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Singer / University of Houston
contact email: 
ecsinger@uh.edu

Seeking proposals for the seminar "Epic as World Genre" for the upcoming ACLA conference (Harvard University, March 17-20, 2016).

LURKING ANONYMITY

full name / name of organization: 
pacificREVIEW: A West Coast Arts Review Annual
contact email: 
pacrevjournal@gmail.com

On the surface, notoriety, visuality and celebrity culture oversaturate the information age. But what insidious formations lurk beneath the glossy surface?

Making Common Causes Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

Global climate change, soil depletion, the enclosure of the commons, the acidification of the oceans, ground water contamination, mass extinctions: in a context in which the environmental crises of t

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Ridge, Michael O'Sullivan, Robert Kiely
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

Date and Location: 27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

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