Ọyẹ: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its maiden edition which will be published in April 2017, Ọyẹ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of English language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.
Deadline: December 9, 2016
Contact: William Stroup
ASLE 2017 Panel CFP
Philip Levine: Poet of Detroit
This year’s ASLE conference is hosted by Wayne State University, the alma mater of one of America’s greatest poets: recently deceased Pulitzer Prize-winner Philip Levine (1928-2015). This panel welcomes 20 minute presentations on aspects of Levine and his work, seeking fresh perspectives on the many landscapes that animate his half century of poetry, including Detroit, Spain, California, and New York.
The Amiri Baraka Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).
We welcome submissions on any topic related to Amiri Baraka, his art, his politics, his life.
Barzakh Magazine is open for submissions from Nov. 15, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. EST on Feb. 15, 2017.
We define ourselves as an “isthmus,” a space of crossings and connectivity, between histories, articulations, and media—making of these frontiers a site of inquiry and revitalization. We want your fiction, poetry, criticism, personal essay, translation*, drawings, photographs—you name it—that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself forging new paths.
Abstracts are invited for papers addressing any aspect of Charles d'Orléans’s literary influences. Topics might include Charles’s use of particular sources, his complex engagement with French and English traditions, his formalism, his multilingualism, his relationship to prison writing, and his influence on later writers. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract for a 20-minute presentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
29 March 2017
This one-day event seeks to explore how the self is represented, reimagined and reconfigured in a range of practices across the arts, humanities and social sciences. We seek to engage academics, writers and artists as researchers of their own and/or others’ practices in ideas related to narratives of the self. We also welcome contributions that explore the articulation of self in relation to teaching and research in Higher Education.
The complicated politics of American modernism has been the subject of countless essays and monographs. From the groundbreaking works of Raymond Williams and Frederic Jameson to Alan Filreis’s studies of American modernism in Modernism from Left to Right and Counter-Revolution of the Word, the central contradictions between the radical poetics of American modernists and their sometimes profoundly conservative political views, have been a source of great critical productivity.
CFP for ALA 2017
The T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2017 annual conference of the American Literature Association, May 25-28, 2017, at the Westin Copley in Boston.
Please send proposals (up to 250 words), along with a brief biography or curriculum vitae, to Professor Emerita Nancy K. Gish (email@example.com.) Submissions must be received no later than January 15, 2017.
For information on the ALA and its 2017 meeting, please see the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org
The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the last in our sequence of “decade” conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s, American and international, and to be held June 28 – July 1, 2017 on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.
Call For Papers
EBSN 6th Annual Conference: Paris, 20-22 September 2017
Paris Interzone: The Transcultural Beat Generation
(Collaboration, Edition, Translation)
We invite proposals for the 6th Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network that will take place at the Chicago University Center in Paris on 20, 21 and 22 September 2017.