category: poetry

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Celebrity Encounters: Transatlantic Fame in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

full name / name of organization: 
Páraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth) UK
contact email: 
Paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

Building on recent scholarship that has demonstrated that the discourses, practices and conditions associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century celebrity culture were already in place in Americ

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

A Fiend in the Furrows - Perspectives on 'Folk Horror' in Literature, Film & Music - 19-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
ebyers01@qub.ac.uk; folkhorror@qub.ac.uk

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring British and Irish 'folk horror' in literature, film, televis

[UPDATE] At the Edge of the Postmodern? American Poetry in the 1950s

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 2014, Washington DC
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson uses the contested term "postmodern" in a letter to Robert Creeley in August 1951, and the 1950s may be taken as a liminal decade in American poetics--perhaps the decade in which the mod

[UPDATE] - Mia Couto: A Critical Companion (Abstracts - 15 December, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Grant Hamilton & Dr David Huddart
contact email: 
coutocompanion@gmail.com

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CFP

Submissions are invited for an edited anthology of new and existing research on the work of Mozambican writer, Mia Couto.

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com) Call for Entries (Research Papers/ Poetry), deadline 6th December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

CALL FOR ENTRIES (RESEARCH PAPER ABSTRACTS AND POETRY)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

[UPDATE] Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

***Abstract deadline extended to Monday 18th November 2013***

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

CFP for Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal (24 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Journal
ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 26 January 2014

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Eighth Annual EGSA Graduate Student Conference: The Spectacular! March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

CFP: Cartographies of Dissent: Resistance and Revolution in the Transnational Imaginary ACLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah D'Adamo (McMaster University) & Karim Mattar (UC Boulder)
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca, karim.mattar@colorado.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Annual meeting: "Capitals"
March 20-23 2014, New York University

Intellectuals and the Great War. Dec. 17-19, 2014. Abstract Deadline: Feb. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University
contact email: 
intellectualsandthegreatwar@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE THINGS ITSELF LITERARY JOURNAL
contact email: 
oquintanilla@hotmail.com

The Thing Itself is the only literary journal at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio.

EXTENDED DEADLINE (December 15, 2013) The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

"Tudor Books and Readers" 2014 NEH summer seminar

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities
contact email: 
rankinmc@jmu.edu

John N.

American Indian Quarterly--books reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American Indian Quarterly
contact email: 
aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ) is looking for established and new scholars of Native American studies who would like to write book reviews for AIQ.

[UPDATE] Soil in Early Modern Literature (essay collection; abstracts by 12/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Eklund / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
hceklund@loyno.edu

Amidst changing patterns of land use, contested political ideologies, and shifting religious beliefs, early modern writers considered soil not just as a material resource but as a site for exploring q

Beats and Counterculture Literature area, SWPACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14) ***November 15th***

full name / name of organization: 
annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

CFP: Beats and Counterculture area, SWPACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

Extended Deadline: November, 15, 2013

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

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