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Amiri Baraka Society at American Literature Association Conference 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:38am
Amiri Baraka Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Amiri Baraka Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA ( We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

We welcome submissions on any topic related to Amiri Baraka, his art, his politics, his life.

Barzakh Seeks Work That Actively Engages with Global and Local Crises

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:15am
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2016

Barzakh Magazine is open for submissions from Nov. 15, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. EST on Feb. 15, 2017.


We define ourselves as an “isthmus,” a space of crossings and connectivity, between histories, articulations, and media—making of these frontiers a site of inquiry and revitalization. We want your fiction, poetry, criticism, personal essay, translation*, drawings, photographs—you name it—that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself forging new paths.

Charles d'Orléans’s Literary Influences

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
Sonya Lundblad and Holly Barbaccia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Abstracts are invited for papers addressing any aspect of Charles d'Orléans’s literary influences. Topics might include Charles’s use of particular sources, his complex engagement with French and English traditions, his formalism, his multilingualism, his relationship to prison writing, and his influence on later writers. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract for a 20-minute presentation to

Storying the Self: A Symposium

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:17am
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

29 March 2017

This one-day event seeks to explore how the self is represented, reimagined and reconfigured in a range of practices across the arts, humanities and social sciences. We seek to engage academics, writers and artists as researchers of their own and/or others’ practices in ideas related to narratives of the self. We also welcome contributions that explore the articulation of self in relation to teaching and research in Higher Education. 

MLA 2018 (New York City)--American Modernism Against Itself

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:19am
James Dennis Hoff BMCC, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The complicated politics of American modernism has been the subject of countless essays and monographs. From the groundbreaking works of Raymond Williams and Frederic Jameson to Alan Filreis’s studies of American modernism in Modernism from Left to Right and Counter-Revolution of the Word, the central contradictions between the radical poetics of American modernists and their sometimes profoundly conservative political views, have been a source of great critical productivity.

CFP for ALA 2017

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20am
T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CFP for ALA 2017


The T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2017 annual conference of the American Literature Association, May 25-28, 2017, at the Westin Copley in Boston.

 Please send proposals (up to 250 words), along with a brief biography or curriculum vitae, to Professor Emerita Nancy K. Gish ( Submissions must be received no later than January 15, 2017.

For information on the ALA and its 2017 meeting, please see the ALA website at

Poetry & Poetics of the 1990s

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:53pm
National Poetry Foundation / University of Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 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 June 28 – July 1, 2017 on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

EBSN 6th Annual Conference: Paris Interzone: The Transcultural Beat Generation (Collaboration, Edition, Translation)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:05am
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call For Papers

EBSN 6th Annual Conference: Paris, 20-22 September 2017

Paris Interzone: The Transcultural Beat Generation

(Collaboration, Edition, Translation)

We invite proposals for the 6th Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network that will take place at the Chicago University Center in Paris on 20, 21 and 22 September 2017.

DEADLINE APPROACHING--ASLE Panle: Critical Perspectives on Ecopoetics

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:09am
Sarah Nolan / University of Nevada, Reno
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Critical Perspectives on Ecopoetics


Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)

Detroit, Michigan

June 20-24, 2017