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Lyric Desire

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
American Comparative Literature Association(ACLA) 2017 (Utrecht, July 6-9 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Organizers: John Garrison, Carroll University, and Stephen Guy-Bray, University of British Columbia

ACLA 2017: A Poetics of Emergency

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 1:04pm
Melissa Parrish/Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016

This seminar proposal is for an ACLA 2017 seminar, which will be held in Utrecht from July 6-9, 2017. 

CFP NeMLA 2017: Economy of I's: Bartering Subjects & the Multiplied Self in the American Lyric

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:22am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This roundtable session is seeking papers that consider how first person pronouns and declarative clauses are used in the American lyric and how their use potentially highlights the ways in which place and nationality work to construct notions of the self in relation to the collective body—work to construct a political economy of empathetic identification.


To submit papers, go to:

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline November 15, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:12am
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration. This must be work that has not been published in print or online, including blog posts. Submit your work electronically, following the specific guidelines for the genre. 

Please submit the following: 

Cover sheet: e-mail document with this information: 

Subject line of e-mail: Mayo Review Submission 

Your name (as you wish to see it printed in the journal) 


Monday, August 15, 2016 - 1:32pm
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016


The International Conference on Current Issues of Literature, Translation and Teaching and Learning of Languages

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:40pm
Pazoheshgaran Andishmand Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dear Researcher,

 The International Conference on Current Issues of Literature, Translation and Teaching and Learning of Languages calls for papers (Ahwaz, Iran).

 Academics and university lecturers are cordially invited to present their research regarding current issues of literature, translation and teaching and learning of different languages and dialects in either English or Persian.

 For more details, please visit the conference website (WWW.LTLT.IR).

Please feel free to write if there is any query.

 The Conference Secretariat,
Pazhoheshgaran Andishmand Institute,
Ahwaz 61335-4619 Iran

(+98) 61-32931199

Poetry and Pedagogy - Update and extended deadline

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 9:42am
Sandra Lee Kleppe and Angela Sorby
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Brief abstracts are invited for a volume of essays about the uses of poetry in pedagogical contexts.  We are seeking essays that reflect innovative practices.  We are negotiating with a major academic publisher and there will be a peer review process.  At this point, we are just seeking 500 word abstracts for original scholarly essays.  Please email 500-word abstracts, with cv, to Sandra Lee Kleppe, Hamar University College,, by December 31, 2016.