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Creative and Critical Works at MMLA

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
Festival of Language at MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Midwest Modern Language Association

Cincinnati, Ohio. November 9-12, 2017

 

Festival of Language CFP

(permanent session)

 

Topic: Art as Activism

 

Poetry & Poetics of the 1990s: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the last in our sequence of "decade" conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s, American and international, and to be held from Wednesday to Sunday, June 28 - July 1, 2017, on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

War Studies Area - MAPACA 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 11:57am
MAPACA / Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, War Studies Area
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

2017 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 9 -- Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 30, 2017

 

Creative Writing II Poetry, MMLA 2017 - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.

Please send a 200-300-word abstract and a brief bio to the section chair, Francesco Levato (falevat@ilstu.edu), by April 15th, 2017. Include in your abstract your name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and paper title.

DEADLINE APPROACHING—CFP for ALA panel—Sense of Place in American Modernist Poetry and Visual Art

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

This panel explores the sense of place as part of the indigenous language of American artistic production of Modernism in the context of the European avant-garde. Though U.S. poets and artists were influenced by the formal techniques of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, they were also determined to search for the essence of an expressive language that defined its authenticity as opposed to European foreignness. One of their avenues of research was the exploration of the distinctive features of the American soil as a means of contributing novel aspects to modern aesthetics. The genuine character of the environment is closely linked to the strong attachment to rural or urban spaces and the value they acquire for the observer.

Lucerne Master Class for PhD Students, 2017

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Christina Cavedon, Universität Luzern
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Histories of Global Capitalism with Prof. Dr. Sven Beckert (Harvard University)

 

When:                              9 – 13 October, 2017

Where:                             University of Lucerne, Switzerland | Hotel Seeburg

Language:                        English

All further information:       www.unilu.ch/masterclass

 

Fake News

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
Documenting the Media Revolution through Fake News
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Given the current developments in our society, Glendale Community College has decided to host their very first Call for Papers in a discussion of fake news. There is a prompt provided below, but you are not limited to the provided discussion points. This conference serves not only as a presentation of facts, but also a platform to express opinions and beliefs on the possible solutions to recognizing and avoiding fake news. Please submit a brief one paragraph summary of your essay describing the topics you will cover as well as an additional bit of background information about yourself. If your presentation requires any technological accommodations, please make note of it in your background information.