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American Elegy, Now

updated: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 5:52pm
ALA American Poetry Symposium (Washington DC, February 20-22, 2020)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers:

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 13, 2019

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa February 28th- March 1st 2020

 

 

We are most interested in thinking about how ruins might be figured not only as the ending of something, but also as the beginning of something else.

Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, & Erin Wunker, Refuse: CanLit in Ruins

And on the Pedestal, these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works ye Mighty and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Ozymandias”

Diviners and Doomsdayers: The Poet as Prophet (ALA American Poetry Symposium 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:29pm
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 4, 2019

Diviners and Doomsdayers: The Poet as Prophet

Prophecy and poetry share a long history in American literature. Since Emerson argued for poets as America’s sacred seers, the term “prophet” has been variously applied in criticism of American poetry, to suggest poets who have startling foresight (for example, Robinson Jeffers or W.S. Merwin); to highlight social and political investments (in Muriel Rukeyser or Adrienne Rich); to align human utterances with divinely inspired truths (in Allen Ginsberg or Nathaniel Mackey); or to suggest a trans-historical lineage of prophet-poets, from Jeremiah to Blake to Whitman and beyond.

Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association 2020 Conference CFPs

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:28pm
Postwar Area Literature Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Postwar Area Literature Group

CFPs for the 2020 American Literature Association Conference

 

Please consider submitting an abstract to one of our panels at the 2020 meeting of the American Literature Association! The conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020. We will host two panels this year; please see the full CFPs below.

Bob Dylan and American Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:28pm
ALA Symposium: "American Poetry"
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 25, 2019

Call For Papers

Bob Dylan and American Poetry

 

American Literature Association Symposium

“American Poetry”

February 20-22, 2020

Washington, DC

 

synchronous

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:39pm
pacificREVIEW A West Coast Arts Review Annual - 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

 

Despite our constant unraveling, humans are bound to each other and are continually finding ways of becoming entangled with one another. Our platonic, romantic, and paternal bonds of love cause us to belong to each other. This fierce intimacy has the potential to stretch physical, emotional, and spiritual boundaries.

 

How do humans currently become entangled with each other? How do we love each other? Hate each other? Cooperate with one another? What connections are condemned and stigmatized? Should they be? How do our shared experiences enhance our individual perceptions? 

 

What We Talk About When We Talk About The New York School

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:37pm
Yasmine Shamma / University of Reading
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Call for Papers:

 

What We Talk About When We Talk About The New York School 

 

We welcome short papers addressing any aspect of New York School poetry, art, and writing for the inaugural meeting of the New York School Studies Association (NYSSA). This event builds on the research network scholars and poets began to form during the illuminating New Work on the New York School symposium and poetry evening held at the University of Birmingham in 2018. We hope it will be the second international meeting of many.

 

What We Talk About When We Talk About The New York School

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:37pm
New York School Studies Association (NYSSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

We welcome short papers addressing any aspect of New York School poetry, art, and writing for the inaugural meeting of the New York School Studies Association (NYSSA). This event builds on the research network scholars and poets began to form during the illuminating New Work on the New York School symposium and poetry evening held at the University of Birmingham in 2018. We hope it will be the second international meeting of many.

 

We are particularly interested in presentations that deal with the place of New York School poetry, both in its emergent moment, and since:

 

×          how did New York School poetry and art define itself in its moment?

Dylan Review

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:28pm
Raphael Falco / Co-editor, Dylan Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

For the Articles section of future issues of Dylan Review, the Editors invite submissions of full-length critical articles (not to exceed 7000 words) on any aspect of Bob Dylan’s oeuvre from, for example, music and performance to painting and sculpture. All submissions, with the occasional exception of invited authors, will undergo a standard peer-review process.

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