category: poetry

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

Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

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

Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

2nd Global Conference: Digital Memories (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
digmem2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Digital Memories

Tuesday 16th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Frontier Technology/Techno-Frontiers: Technology and the American West

full name / name of organization: 
John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

CFP (Deadline Extended): Frontier Technology/Techno-Frontiers: Technology and the American West (9/7/09; The University of South Dakota, 10/29/09-10/31/09)

[UPDATE] Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09 EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

CFP: “Approaches to the Late Medieval City,” 10/30/09

[UPDATE] Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2009; Kalamazoo, 5/13-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbrandnerd@gmail.com

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Illness and death's scenography in french litterature (XIX-XXcentury), writting illness and death, deadline 30 sept 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, april 2010, Montréal
contact email: 
garciaclarisse@yahoo.fr

Scénographie de la maladie et de la mort au XIXe et XXe siècle.
Écrire son mal, écrire sa mort

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
Keynote: Carol Adams

1st Global Conference: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2010; Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
magsup@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Magic and the Supernatural

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

CFP- "Johnny Got His Pen" submissions - 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Students of the Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, CSULB
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

Johnny Got His Pen: Artists involvement in peace and war.

New Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
SouthTexasEnglishStudies@gmail.com

The Journal for South Texas English Studies, a blind-peer-reviewed publication, is seeking submissions for its inaugural edition, which has been aptly themed “New Beginnings.” The first edition wi

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

new CFP: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Call for Papers, "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" at CEA 2010

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

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

Call for Papers on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Jounal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975 – 2935) invites critical writings and book reviews from writers for the S

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular (4-7 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Franca BELLARSI/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

‘Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular:
Awakening, Epiphany, Apocalypse and Doubt in
Contemporary English-Language Verse’

Université Libre de Bruxelles

First Call for Papers

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/Poetics, Geography and Geography and Location Deadline: 9/25/09

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Antonucci, Keene State College
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/ Poetics, Geography & Location

2010 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
April 7-11 2010, Montreal PQ, CANADA (Seminar Session)

[ONE MONTH REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

A TWO DAY INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
THURSDAY 28TH - FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

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