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2018 War, Literature & the Arts Conference CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Lt Col Jesse Goolsby, PhD/US Air Force Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Call for Papers: An international conference investigating war, literature, and art at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado on September 20-21, 2018 solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on "Representing and Remembering War.” The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, theory, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film studies, photography, painting, and music.

Nationalism and Internationalism: Irish Modernist Poetry of the Interwar Years

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
NEMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The interwar years (1918-1939) were a turbulent time in Ireland. With the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish Civil War and the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, Ireland was a nation in upheaval and at war with itself. The symbiotic relationship between the formation of the Irish Free State and the poetry that was produced during the interwar period is of particular if sometimes neglected importance to the canon of Irish Modernism. This panel discussion invites participants to look more deeply at the body of work that came at the end of the Irish Literary Revival and led to the formation of Irish Modernism. 

Reminder: Considering Modernist Confusion (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:05pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?

TCEA: Bridging Realities

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
Texas College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Texas College English Association: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, TCEA: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations from the Texas College English Association for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Postwar Urban Poetry (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:13pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Postwar Urban Poetry: All readings of poetry (1945-1975) focused on the US cityscape, urban events, figures, and legends invited. Postwar urban poetry from various schools such
as Black Arts, Beats, and New York School welcome. Possible poets include Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and
ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 20 January 2018.

NeMLA Roundtable: Poetry in the Public Sphere

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing / Cultural Studies and Media StudiesChair(s)

Mary Buchinger Bodwell (MCPHS University)

Abstract

Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry (CEA 4/5-4/7/18)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on fiction and poetry for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

New Texas Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected 

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: December 1, 2017

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

Call for Hispanic/Latino Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:47pm
South Texas College - Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

South Texas College’s publication Interstice is looking for Hispanic and Latino book reviews to incorporate in their upcoming 14th volume. Submissions are accepted by January 15, 2018. 

The review must adhere to the following criteria.

ACLA 2018: Stepping Off the End

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:43pm
Anne McConnell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

In the Afterword to “Canicula di Anna” in Plainwater, Anne Carson asks the reader, “what is so terrible about stepping off the end of a story?” (88). “Stepping off the end of a story” might mean a variety of things; in this context, Carson points to a textual moment, the end, and our unwillingness to let it arrive and therefore accept our outsidership. We seek the end, the closure to the story, at the same time that we put it off, lingering along the edges of the cliff, knowing that the end means we will be cast out, dislocated at the moment of completion. We might seek other ways to fill the silence that follows the story, finding a means to perpetuate the story beyond its seeming departure: “Because you would always like to know a little more.

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