category: poetry

City Science and City Craft -- MMLA 2014 (Nov. 13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
jlwall@umich.edu

Finding a coin in a street gutter, the protagonist of Charles Reznikoff’s 1930 novel "By the Waters of Manhattan" concludes, “If there was woodcraft . . .

CALL FOR PAPERS: ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
guenglishjournal@gmail.com

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University
CALL FOR PAPERS.

49th Annual Conference of the Two-Year College Association of the Northeast 23-25 October 2014 Embassy Suites Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association of the Northeast
contact email: 
tyca2014@gmail.com

FINDING SAFE HARBOR: CREATING PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION AND STUDENT SUCCESS

Hosts: Community College of Baltimore County
Howard Community College
Montgomery Community College

The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples / MMLA
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
For queries : fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com; For submissions: submissionsFQM@gmail.com

“For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour.

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright (June 22, 2014 Deadline) [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays examining the works of Australia's leading Aboriginal authors, Kim Scott and Alexis Wright.

American Humor Studies Association Conference (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

The American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference 2014 seeks additional papers for the following panels:

-- Hollywood cinema and American humor

Seeking Poetry, Prose, and Visual Art Submissions for Viscera, Volume 2

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
editor@tcjww.org

Viscera, an online chapbook from The California Journal of Women Writers, accepts submissions of poetry, prose, and visual art biannually.

ASLE Panel at MMLA (Nov 13-16); Abstracts due June 20

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Ecocritical Perspectives on Cities [Deadline Extended]

Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers.

UPDATE Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference
full name / name of organization:
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education
contact email:

“Scriptile” Objects and the Making of Metaphors - Renaissance Society of America in Berlin - 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
A Panel sponsored by Epistémè (Research Group on Early Modern England - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
contact email: 
anne-marie.miller-blaise@univ-paris3.fr

This panel invites papers dealing with the interactions between material culture and the coining of metaphors in early modern European literature.

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. III Issue III (July 2014)

Minds on Fire: Academic Crossroads--ICEA Conference Oct. 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu

Indiana College English Association 2014 Conference
October 24, 2014 at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana
Conference Theme: Minds on Fire: Academic Crossroads

CFP: PAMLA Conference, Riverside, CA, 10/31/14-11/2/14 (Extended Deadline May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

Over thirty approved sessions are still in search of high quality paper proposals for this year's PAMLA Conference in Riverside, CA (October 31-November 2, 2014).

Poetic Sustainability at SAMLA, Nov. 7-9, 2014 / Abstracts Due: June 20th

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
trisha.kannan@sfcollege.edu

The Emily Dickinson International Society invites creative and scholarly presentations investigating how the work of Emily Dickinson explores, accepts, and rejects the ideas of ecocriticism and radica

CFP REMINDER: Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise, DEADLINE 30 May 2014 [28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

[REPOST] Edited Collection on the Aesthetics and Politics of Hunger (15 June, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Manisha Basu and Anastasia Ulanowicz
contact email: 
mbasu@illinois.edu, aulanow@ufl.edu

Within the past 50 years, practitioners of cultural studies and the humanities more generally have addressed the question of hunger in terms of the immediate, individual body.

LITCRI14 - Literary Criticism Conference on World Literature - 3-5 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@litcriconference.org

The concept of “world literature” which was first suggested by Goethe while he was talking with his friend and student Johann Peter Eckermann on the 31th of January, 1827, started to be discussed

“April in Paris”: African American Expatriate Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tiffanyuaustin@gmail.com or andre.johnson@asurams.edu.

African Literature
African American Literature
Co-chairs: Tiffany Austin, André S. Johnson

“April in Paris”: African American Expatriate Writers

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices,” January 29-February 1, 2015, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
The Foundry Inn
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

Eco-Imaginaries: 4th Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas/ Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

As humans, we are continually examining how to position ourselves spatially, aesthetically, emotionally, intellectually, and practically in our environments.

Sustainable Conversations on 16th c. Lit and Culture / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9, 2014, Atlanta / Abstracts Due June 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Donna Wroble / Georgia State University
contact email: 
dwroble1@student.gsu.edu

What aspects of sixteenth-century literature and culture continue to fascinate to this day?

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, Feminist Spaces is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sched

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Explore the Significance/Identity of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); 5/31 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

[UPDATE] [Deadline extended] “The Affects of Cities” Special Session of the MMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2014 || E. Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

The theme of the 2014 MMLA is "The Lives of Cities." http://www.luc.edu/mmla/callforpapers.html
The conference will take place in Detroit, November 13-16, 2014.

CFP (SAMLA 2014, Atlanta 11/7-11/9): Alcohol in Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
David Pratt, The College of William & Mary
contact email: 
dcpratt@wm.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of alcohol in literature and popular culture. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme (Sustainability and the Humanities) are especially welcome.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines and Around the World

New Waves and Different Lights: Approaches to Derek Mahon, Durham UK, 18-19 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University, UK
contact email: 
paul.batchelor@durham.ac.uk

St John’s College, Durham University, UK, 18-19 September 2014.
Contact: paul.batchelor@durham.ac.uk
Submission deadline: 30 June 2014

August 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mhobson@irsc.edu

Florida College English Association 2014 Conference
October 8th - 10th
Marriott Hutchinson Island
555 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Call for Papers:

Elizabeth Bishop's Questions of Travel: 50 Years Later, 25-27 June, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

Reconstruction, Restoration, Conservation: Reconciling the Past through word and image - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

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