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Update: Creative Writing Education Today - Illinois

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:12pm
Creative Writing Education Today
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Creative Writing Education Today

A national nomadic symposium


Following the successful launch of the nomadic symposium at the University of South Florida (with host Dr. Dianne Donnelly) on October 5, “Creative Writing Education Today”, next appears at:

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Illinois

Friday, February 1 2019

You are invited to propose a short paper (15 minutes) and to engage in discussions in this unique nomadic symposium. Papers can explore any topic in such areas of interest as:

- New ideas in Creative Writing Teaching and Learning

GENESIS – CRACOW 2019 Genetic Criticism: from Theory to Practice

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:03pm
Jagiellonian University (Cracow), Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes (Paris)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow
Institut des Textes & Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM) in Paris
are pleased to invite you to participate in the international conference

GENESIS  –  CRACOW 2019   

Genetic Criticism: from Theory to Practice
12 - 14 June 2019

Location: Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Poland)
Language: English

Proposal (title and abstract) submission is now open:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: American Genocide: Indians & Other Animals (essays & poetry; edited volume)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Dr. Thomas C. Gannon and Matt Guzman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Critical scholarship on the indigenous humans of North America and scholarship in Critical Animal Studies often remain separate and rarely appear in dialogue with one another. And yet, both fields of study can benefit greatly from being placed in conversation. There has not been a volume to date that adequately grapples with the similar exploitation and extinction of these two marginalized “Others.” The crucial intersection of the human indigenous and other non-human species entails both trope and reality, as both a longtime ideological comedy of errors and misprisions—and a longtime material tragedy of genocide and extinction.

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations and Discontinuties (ASCA 2019)

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:44am
ASCA International Workshop 2019, University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) Workshop 2019:

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities


10-12 April 2018, University of Amsterdam

Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries


Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell), Annabelle Dufourcq (Radboud University) Nkiru Nzegwu (SUNY Binghamton), Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku), more TBA


“Fantasy is precisely what reality can be confused with. It is through fantasy that our conviction of the worth of reality is established; to forgo our fantasies would be to forgo our touch with the world.” (Stanley Cavell)

CFP: The Rule(s) of Exception(s) in Early Modern Culture (16th-17thc.): Literary and Historical Perspectives on Exception and Exceptionality

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:54am
ociété Française Shakespeare et de la Société d'Études Anglo-Américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018


 CFP Early Modern Studies Seminar, "The Rule(s) of Exception(s) in Early Modern Culture (16th-17thc.): Literary and Historical Perspectives on Exception and Exceptionality", SAES Congress, 6-8 June 2019, Aix-en-Provence, France.


CEA 2019: New Orleans / Special Topic: Old Dogs, New Tricks

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:24am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CEA 2019: New Orleans

Call for Papers
Closing date: November 1, 2018

Special Topic: Old Dogs, New Tricks

50th Annual Conference | March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans

“If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.” —George Eliot

“And time yet for a hundred indecisions/And for a hundred visions and revisions/Before the taking of a toast and tea.” —T. S. Eliot

Poetry & Poetics (Critical) Panels for SWPACA

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:56pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

Postwar Area Studies Group ALA 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 12:23pm
Postwar Area Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Calls for Papers: Postwar Area Studies Group 2019 ALA

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Postwar Area Studies Group is issuing three Calls for Papers for this year's meeting:


1. Memoir and Recovery Narratives, 1945-1980

American Literature Association 2019 – Boston, May 23-26 / Postwar Area Literature Group

Memoirs and autobiographies; lost and found objects, persons, and selfhoods in literatures of the postwar period.  Abstracts by January 15 to


2. Samples and Fragments, 1945-1980