category: poetry

[UPDATE] Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies: A Graduate Conference in Reno, 26-27 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2016@gmail.com

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies
The 6th annual College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2016

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 15 - articles and reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies is currently seeking submissions for Issue #15, to be published in late Summer 2016.

[UPDATE] Symposium Reading the Present through the Past

full name / name of organization: 
The Netherlands School for Literary Studies
contact email: 
vandamhd@cardiff.ac.uk

Reading the Present through the Past

Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction

Call for Papers

One-day symposium, 4 March 2016

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Charlotte Brontë: A Bicentennial Celebration of her Life and Works. 13-14th May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Chawton House Library, Chawton, Hampshire
contact email: 
sw17@soton.ac.uk

Charlotte Brontë: A Bicentennial Celebration of her Life and Works
Chawton House Library, Chawton, Hampshire. 13-14th May, 2016

http://www.chawtonhouse.org

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

HERA
Call for Papers
Humanities Education and Research Association
Annual Conference, 23-26 March
New Orleans, LA

The Nature of Our Humanity

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Issue 5 "Scum and Villainy"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard interdisciplinary graduate journal
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of “Scum and Villainy” for our fifth issue.

[UPDATE] CONTEMPORARY POETRY: THINKING AND FEELING, MAY 20th-22nd 2016: EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth University, UK
contact email: 
mandy.bloomfield@plymouth.ac.uk; Anthony.caleshu@plymouth.ac.uk

This conference is dedicated to exploring the interplay and divide between thinking and feeling in poetry. In what ways might poetry embody a process of thinking?

Call For Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review.

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University, York, UK
contact email: 
cityscapesconference2016@gmail.com

Saturday 23rd April 2016, York St John University
Organised by Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer

Mantis at Stanford: call for poetry reviews/criticism - January 5

full name / name of organization: 
Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation
contact email: 
armend@stanford.edu

Mantis is soliciting reviews and critical pieces.

European Beat Studies Network Annual Conference, Manchester 27-29 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
rsee11@elmira.edu

We invite proposals for the Fifth Annual Conference of the EBSN, which will take place in Manchester, UK, from 27‐29 June, at The Wonder Inn (http://www.thewonderinn.co.uk), in the heart of the city

International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts”

full name / name of organization: 
School of Languages and Literatures. Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
contact email: 
congresolitguerra@gmail.com

The International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts” sets out to study works of literature, cinema, music and the visual arts related to t

Call for culturally subversive writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Want to write for us?

We have a rolling submissions policy.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard was started to give a "voice to the voiceless."

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Transnational Studies Graduate Conference

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

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

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals - Due December 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Theme: IN PROCESS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

Kay Boyle and Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Kay Boyle Society at 2016 American Literature Annual Conference
contact email: 
homebase@u.washington.edu

Kay Boyle and Creative Writing

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Organised in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Confirmed Keynotes:

CFP: Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
scoursey@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Moder

"Narrative, Description, and Spatiality"-Call for Panelists-Narrative 2016 conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Rodriguez-Stony Brook University / Marlene Marcussen-University of Southern Denmark
contact email: 
david.m.rodriguez@stonybrook.edu marlene@sdu.dk

We seek to organize a panel at the Narrative 2016 conference in Amsterdam 16-18 June around innovative papers that engage with the different ways space, environment, and nature are both represented and perceived in literature through the experience of reading.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

The Waggle magazine - Call for Creative Submissions - closes 15 December 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the Waggle magazine
contact email: 
thewaggleeditor@gmail.com

We are presently seeking submissions of art, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction for our third issue! We will also consider reviews of non-mainstream books and music.

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

Charles Olson Society - ALA Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jeffreyjgardiner@gmail.com, grieveca@lvc.edu

Beyond Projective Verse: Olson's Developing Poetics from the Black Mountain College years to the late 1960s

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

The Spanish Civil War and World Literature, London, July 11-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, University of London
contact email: 
Catherine.davies@sas.ac.uk

July 2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the military revolt in Spain and the start of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Few 20th-century conflicts were as ideologically and emotionally charged.

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