category: poetry

William Gilmore Simms Society Conference September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
jrogers@gordonstate.edu

The William Gilmore Simms Society invites all interested scholars to a conference exploring the future of Simms studies and the literature and intellectual history of the Old South.

[UPDATE] Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, Oct. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

Reminder: Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Fiction Association
and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

CFP: The 51th International Conference on "The United States in Change," ASAK, Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
ASAKConference2016@gmail.com

"The United States in Change"

The 51st International Conference
Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Yongin, South Korea
September 30–October 1, 2016

[UPDATE] Forms of Feeling - Extended Deadline: 12 Feb, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(Extended) Submission Deadline: February 12, 2016
Email: ​umassegoconference@gmail.com

St John's Humanities Review Spring 2016 Issue: Change and Interpretation or, a Marxist Approach to Art and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
St John's Humanities Review
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

African American Literature Regular Session SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

This regular session welcomes 300-500 word abstracts on any aspect of African American Literature and Culture for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

Early Modern Prophetic Traditions

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at MLA 2017
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu; bowling@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Inviting papers that consider vatic traditions, the figure of the prophet, or the poetics of prophetic language in literature from 1500-1650.

[UPDATE] Studia theodisca - Deadline: 30th September of each year

full name / name of organization: 
Studia theodisca - An international journal devoted to the study of German culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaTheodisca/
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia theodisca
An international journal devoted to the study of German culture and literature
Published annually in the autumn
p-ISSN 1593-2478 | e-ISSN 2385-2917

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - Deadline: 31st March of each year

full name / name of organization: 
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia austriaca
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
p-ISSN 1593-2508 | e-ISSN 2385-2925

Translation Theory Today 5/5-5/6 Abstracts due 3/1

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Translation Theory Today
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Update: Deadline Feb 15th for CFP for MLA Teaching Options in Jewish American literature volume

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a proposed MLA in the Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Jewish American Literature, to be edited by Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein.

24th Annual Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
MCLLM/Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM Conference
Date: April 1-2, 2016
Deadline for Proposals: February 19, 2016
Theme: “Keep the Change”

HARTS & Minds Issue 8 (2016): Science, Society, and Civilisation (Deadline 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

MLA 2017 Early Modern British Literature in Translation (Abstract and CV by 3/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Zhelezcheva
contact email: 
tzhelezcheva@qcc.cuny.edu

Presentations on aspects of translations of British literature into other languages. Papers may focus on national identity, propaganda, adaptation, censorship, audience, appropriation.

MLA 2017 Special Session: Early Modern British Literature in Translation (Abstract/ CV by 3/1/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya K. Zhelezcheva
contact email: 
tzhelezcheva @ qcc . cuny . edu

Presentations on aspects of translations of early modern British literature into other languages considering national identity, propaganda, adaptation, censorship, audience, appropriation.

MLA 2017 Special Session: Early Modern British Literature in Translation (Abstract/ CV by 3/1/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya K. Zhelezcheva
contact email: 
tzhelezcheva @ qcc . cuny . edu

Presentations on aspects of translations of early modern British literature into other languages considering national identity, propaganda, adaptation, censorship, audience, appropriation.

Extended Deadline -- Call for Book Chapters. The Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Aesthetics of Absence - June 10th 2016 - Paris-Sorbonne University

full name / name of organization: 
OVALE
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Annual one-day conference organized by the seminar for doctoral students OVALE, as part of VALE EA4085
Paris-Sorbonne University

Aesthetics of Absence - June 10th 2016 - Paris-Sorbonne University

full name / name of organization: 
OVALE
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Annual one-day conference organized by the seminar for doctoral students OVALE, as part of VALE EA4085
Paris-Sorbonne University

Protean Desires Symposium, 22nd April 2016, CFP Deadline 15 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
GENCAS, Swansea University
contact email: 
837501@swansea.ac.uk

Protean Desires:
Queering the Body, Transforming the Text
April 22nd 2016
Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Registration open: 'We All Have These Thoughts Sometimes': A conference on Stevie Smith

full name / name of organization: 
Jesus College, Oxford
contact email: 
steviesmithconference@gmail.com

We're pleased to announce that registration for the first one-day conference on poet and novelist Stevie Smith (1902-1971) is now open.

Pennsylvania and Romanticism

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson
contact email: 
darobinson@mail.widener.edu

Since MLA is in Philly next year, I thought I might put together and propose a session on Pennsylvania and Romanticism.

Go East! Ecocriticism in Central and Eastern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Literary Theory, Dept. of Romantic Literature, University of Wrocław, and the Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory
contact email: 
dkntlconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Go East! Ecocriticism in Central and Eastern Europe

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Scott Slovic (University of Idaho)

IASA: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, & Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media" Nov. 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
Alan.Gravano@outlook.com

Conference Theme: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, and Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media"

Date: November 3rd to November 5th, 2016

AATI @ Naples June 22-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
contact email: 
ryancm@indiana.edu

NOTIFICATION OF EXTENDED DEADLINES

Session/Roundtable proposals with calls for abstracts: February 20, 2016.
Individual paper proposals: February 20, 2016.

La producción cultural ecuatoriana desde 1980

full name / name of organization: 
Asociación de Ecuatorianistas
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

El comité de selección recibirá electrónicamente resúmenes de 250 palabras de los trabajos individuales o de las mesas propuestas (con nombres de los participantes) hasta el 30 de marzo de 2016.

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

General Submissions for College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2016 and 2017 (volumes 43 and 44).

[UPDATE] Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 8.1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Adam Sills / The Defoe Society
contact email: 
Adam.G.Sills@hofstra.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is seeking papers for its next issue of the journal (Issue 8.1, Fall 2016). Please direct queries or submissions to Dr.

[UPDATE] 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 FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry (MLA, Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
mattcnickel@gmail.com

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry

Contagion: 2016 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts October 13th-15th 2016 Columbia SC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconf@mailbox.sc.edu

“It is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another, as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not.” (Daniel Defoe, epigraph to Camus, La Peste)

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