category: twentieth century and beyond

Literary Exteriors - February 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
ernstr@bc.edu

How do we understand exteriors in literature? With critical study often focused on interiority, subjectivity, and soul, the outside is often overlooked or put aside. But what happens when the focus is redirected to exteriors, physicality, materiality—the tangible, ready to be touched surfaces of objects meant to be read?

Singing the World: Song in/as Literature April 17-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Yale Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
sydney.mitsunaga-whitten@yale.edu

Singing the World: Song in/as Literature

A Graduate Conference
April 17-18, 2015

Time - Submission due January 31st 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape Journal University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Call for Papers 2015 – Time

TAU: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

Captivating Criminality 2: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgressions. 25- 27 June

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa,ac,uk

Crime fiction has traditionally been defined as a distinguishable literary form, but in what ways has this genre evolved?

[UPDATE] Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, Boston, May 2015
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" The Charles Olson Society invites pr

Violence Against Black and Brown Bodies - Jan 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra E. Weissinger
contact email: 
sweissi@siue.edu

More than physical assaults, violence can take the form of dilapidated neighborhoods, gentrification efforts, economic strangleholds, caste like education systems and other institutionally based inequ

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickety & Miranda Green-Barteet/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
RaceinYAlit@gmail.com

Panel Proposal for 2015 Children's Literature Association Conference: Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult
Dystopian and Science Fiction

[UPDATE] Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [January-March, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

Call for Papers
IJ-ELTS [January-March, 2015 Issue]

"It's Happening Again": Twenty-Five Years of Twin Peaks (submissions due April 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Call for Papers for "It's Happening Again": 25 Years of Twin Peaks, a proposed edited collection on the television show Twin Peaks.

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