We invite contributions for a curated panel to be held at the 26th International James Joyce Symposium
The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference
on Contemporary Literature and Culture, June 7-9, 2018
The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference on Contemporary Literature and Culture will be held at Illinois State University, June 7-9, 2018. The conference invites both critical scholarship and creative writing. Papers and panels should focus on literary works published since the 1950s and/or in the works of David Foster Wallace. Creative writing proposals in all genres are welcome.
Proposals are due by December 11, 2017.
Critical Papers and Panels
This is an open call for papers for the 8th International Ted Hughes Conference. This conference seeks to explore new ways of reading Hughes’s work as well as delving deeper into rich established veins of scholarly research. The conference welcomes abstracts on any Hughes topic. Please send an abstract of 300 words with a short bio to Carrie Smith at Hughesconference@cardiff.ac.uk by March 31st 2018.
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
The literary afterlives of Hughes
Birthday Letters 20 years on
Dialogues with Hughes: literary friendships
Hughes and folklore
Hughes and medievalism
Contributions are sought for a prospective peer-reviewed cluster for Talisman on Poetics and Materialism.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM
2017-2018 Tau Deadline: February 15, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–February 15
Submissions to the Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.
Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:
CALL FOR PAPERS
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
28th Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2018
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than
250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature
Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited
CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS:
In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis, Lucy Pevensie reads a lovely narrative spell in the Magician’s Book. It lifts her out of a petty state of jealousy, soothing her loneliness and easing her disappointment. In the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith, humans and hobbits find healing for both body and spirit, including recovery from trauma and heartbreak. We are looking for proposals for flash-paper presentations (up to 10 minutes each) that rigorously investigate either depictions of healing in literature (especially speculative fiction) or applications of literature to real-life recovery. Questions and topics that may be considered include the following:
Palimpsest is a biannual print publication run by graduate and professional students at Yale University, featuring fiction, poetry, visual art, nonfiction, and media related to architecture and music.
We are pleased to announce the call for submissions for our upcoming issue, Volume IX: TRANS [ ].
The Emily Dickinson International Society seeks submissions to a panel at the annual American Literature Association Conference (ALA), which will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on May 24-27, 2018 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).
"Dickinson: Out of Context"