category: poetry

[UPDATE] Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016 [Abstract due 3/25/16]

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words

Call for Papers

Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearl

Call for Submissions: Travel Writing (March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Magic and Literature: May 27-28, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

Call for Papers
International Conference
Magic and Literature

May 27-28, 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof. Subir Dhar, Rabindra Bharati University

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

[Extended Deadline] "Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Graduate Conference
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

Sharing What Matters (Most) in a Turbulent World

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The times they are a changing. Students have questions. Do we have answers? Does academic freedom give us the right to .... ?

William Carlos Williams and San Francisco Poets panel. ALA 2016. Deadline: March 12th.

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

This panel sposored by the Williams Society is open to work which situates Williams in relation to figures or movements associated with the Bay Area, be they contemporary to Williams or subsequently i

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

Special Issue (2017) of 'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (periodical culture)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Wyndham Lewis's centrality in the 'little magazine' and periodical cultures of the early twentieth century is well established.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

[UPDATE] 'Failure' - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 1st April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the new deadline for submissions is 1st April 2016.

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

Discourses of Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Convention
contact email: 
banerjeerupsa07@gmail.com

This panel proposes to study the shifting registers of geographic identity post-1960s. Submissions for any language dealing with post-1960s literature are welcome. Panelists may consider-

Science Vs. Spirituality in 21st Century Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Science Vs. Spirituality
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality.

Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning Science Vs. Spirituality in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, etc.

Midwest Modern Language Association, English After 1900 Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
richard.eichman@svcc.edu

CFP: Midwest Modern Language Association, English III: English after 1900

'Byron and the Romantic World' Postgraduate Conference at the Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University. 30th September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University and Edge Hill University
contact email: 
byronromanticworld@gmail.com

One of the most celebrated and recognisable figures of
the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
stands at the centre of our current debates about

Waste and the Archive, MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
laura.james@stonybrook.edu

Waste and the Archive

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

On-going CFP Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
hjeas@unideb.hu

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world

Utopia Vs. Dystopia

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Fawaz/ University of Florida
contact email: 
mariamfawaz94@ufl.edu

Few of us are actually able to empathize with the hardships of war. War brings on hatred, anger, and murder.

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

MLA special session: Epic Theory and Medieval Literature (deadline: 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Gazzoni/University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
gazzoni@sas.upenn.edu

Dear Colleagues,
Please consider submitting an abstract for this special session at the next MLA Annual Convention (Philadelphia, January 5-8 2017).

Epic Theory and Medieval Literature

Collectives, Communities, and American Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

'What are we reading?'

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse (www.thinkingverse.com) is now inviting contributions for its sixth issue, a special issue entitled 'What are we reading?' We will be publishing essay-reviews on works in poetics publis

MLA 2017- CFP- The Poetry of Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Hoffman / Bryn Mawr College
contact email: 
jhoffman2@brynmawr.edu

“The Poetry of Photography”
Special Session
MLA 2017 Philadelphia

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

"The readerly" / FPC 12 / 25 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Formes Poetiques Contemporaines
contact email: 
claireel@buffalo.edu

Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

FPC 12 THE READERLY

Recently we have talked a great deal of unreadability, it seemed time to revisit the optimistic side of the question…

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

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