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The New Williams

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:06pm
Special Issue, The William Carlos Williams Review

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams's early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921), Spring and All (1923), and In the American Grain (1925) will reach their centennial anniversary. And since these milestones also coincide with a resurgent scholarly interest in lyric studies and modernist literature in general, the William Carlos Williams Review is soliciting articles for a special, double issue on "The New Williams" (forthcoming in 2015). The coeditors of the project are especially looking for innovative research that brings contemporary critical practices and methodologies to bear on Williams's life and work.

Flannery O'Connor and Other Souther Women Writers: CFP for Conference September 17-19, 2015

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 11:44am
Dr. Bruce Gnetry, Georgia College, Department of English and Rhetoric

Proposals for twenty-minute academic papers or twenty-minute creative presentations are due to by 31 Mar. 2015. Proposals may also be mailed to Bruce Gentry, English and Rhetoric, Campus Box 44, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA 31061. Please visit our (in progress) website, for more information.

Decisions will be announced by 21 Apr. 2015.

The Science Probe: Call for paper for February 2015 Issue

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 9:11am
The Science Probe Journal

The Science Probe
----A Quarterly Refereed Online Research Journal (ISSN: 2277 -9566)

Call for Papers:

The Science Probe invites research papers/reviews/articles on all aspects of science on or before 25th January 2015 for the forthcoming February 2015 issue of the journal.

The Quarterly Refereed Online Research Journal 'The Science Probe' aims to publish original and unpublished research papers/reviews/articles on all aspects of science, which will be processed through a blind referral system by experts of relevant field. The Journal is published in the month of May, August, November, and February every year.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to December 12 for ASLE Biennial Conference

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:45am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)

The Deadline has been extended to Friday, December 12 for panel and paper submissions to the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Eleventh Biennial Conference, entitled "Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice."

Conference dates: June 23-27, 2015
Location: University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Conference website:

[UPDATE] Crime and Concealment (Jan 2015)

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:44am
HARTS & Minds

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of 'Crime/Concealment' for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for postgraduates, early career researchers (including EC independent researchers) of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published in early 2015.

Our previous editions, 'Against the Grain', 'Space and Place' 'Death and Decay' and 'Sound and Silence' can be found at and updates and review suggestions at

We accept:

Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: General Call for Papers, 2014-2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: The Journal of the Graduate Theological Union

The Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology (BJRT) is a new, peer-reviewed journal of the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley that is managed by GTU doctoral students under the supervision of the GTU consortial faculty. The mission of the BJRT is to be an international and diverse forum for original, cutting-edge scholarship in religious studies, philosophy, and theology that reflects the GTU's endeavor to be a nexus for "where religion meets the world."

Digital Emerson

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 4:54pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society

Digital Emerson, I and II

South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative; Abstract submission: 20 December 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:23pm
Khan Touseef Osman, Editor

Dear all,

It is my pleasure to announce that we are editing a book entitled South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative. The book will be published with an ISBN and hopefully from a reputed publishing house. We are asking for articles that explore the following themes:

a. Partition trauma and fictional representation
b. The crisis of representation/Capturing the unrepresentable
c. Post-memory and fiction
d. Narrative technique (Realistic, postmodernist, etc.)
e. Autobiographical fiction
f. Bildungsroman
g. The genre of trauma fiction
h. Movie adaptations of partition fictions

These themes are expected to be explored with reference to the following novels:

The "readable"/Le "lisible"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:58am
Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

Call For Papers!
Journal number 12 Formes Poétiques Contemporaines – proposed subject « Le lisible » ("The readable")
New York – Paris

Technical Supervisors: editors of the revue and scientific council

- Nous approchons ici, dis-je au maître, d'une grosse objection que j'avais à vous faire…. L'obscurité !
- C'est, en effet, également dangereux, me répond-il, soit que l'obscurité vienne de l'insuffisance du lecteur, ou celle du poète… mais c'est tricher que l'éluder ce travail.
Stéphane Mallarmé, « Entretien avec Jules Huret », 1891

ASA 2015 (Oct 8-11): "Blackness and the Miseries of Law"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:32am
American Studies Association

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provide something resembling "justice" in the aftermath of these deaths by police violence, it is impossible not to consider the implications of a legally imposed condition of misery on Black bodies in the U.S. This panel takes up the meeting's call to consider a "long and changing past" of misery by asking how the historical imbrication of U.S. law and race - most obvious and yet still most crucial to analyze in slavery - further structures conditions of misery for Black Americans.

Food and Communication 3-5 July 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:12am
Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery

Paper-proposers are asked to consider methods of transmitting information about all aspects of food production, preparation, presentation and consumption from the earliest times to the latest – from painted prey-animals on the walls of the Lascaux caves to the byways of Wikipedia.
While the subject is open to wide interpretation, themes that might be addressed include the extent to which society is influenced or/and altered by information passed on by electronic means – food-related websites and bloggers, Facebook, Twitter, image-sharing media – as well as messages delivered in traditional format by recipe-writers, restaurant-reviewers, nutritionists, sociologists, food-historians, and through conferences such as our own.