category: poetry

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University
contact email: 
lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction?

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis--Call for Video and Short Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis / Ohio University
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

At Parlour, we accept Growl Posts, video lectures, and video presentations on a rolling basis. These types of content need not relate to the theme of an upcoming issue.

Outside-In/ Inside-Out: Symposium on Outside and Subterranean Poetry. 5-7 October 2016; deadline 15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
outsidepoetry@gmail.com

Inspired by the recently published fifth volume of Poems for the Millennium, Barbaric Vast & Wild: A Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present, this symposium will open up vie

3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

Global Socialty and Modernist Poetics (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 18/ 17 -20 November, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Siobhan Phillips/Clemson U and Dickinson C
contact email: 
hunter1@clemson.edu, phillisi@dickinson.edu

Recently, Anthony Reed has described “the paradigmatic gesture of the lyric mode” as “claiming the solidity of presence through the act of offering it to another.” This panel seeks to examine

MSA 18: Modernism in an Age of Transpacific Reproduction

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo
contact email: 
tteo2@uoregon.edu

This panel invites papers that redefine modernist strategies, gestures, performances, objects, texts, and archives by situating them in and across the Pacific.

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

"Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms" (proposed panel or roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA 18: Nov. 17-20, 2016--Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
ekeenaghan@albany.edu

Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms
Organizer: Eric Keenaghan (University at Albany, SUNY)
MSA 18 Pasadena, CA

ASLE Panel at MMLA 11/10-11/13 (due 4/5/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in St. Louis, MO November 10th-13th. Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

CFP- Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 9th issue Fall 2016, Deadline 31st May

full name / name of organization: 
Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities
contact email: 
estrema.cec@gmail.com

estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

Capital in Contemporary British and American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Arul Benito Gerard
contact email: 
la14resch01002@iith.ac.in

Inviting papers for a panel on capital in contemporary British and American poetry. Possible concerns might include: financial crisis, utopianism and form.

- ROUNDTABLE - Teaching World Literature at the Borders

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016 St. Louis, MO
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Lit Crit from a Left Perspective - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Fourteen, Issue 1/Spring 2016)
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow (essay abstracts due 15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky
contact email: 
sommerseveleth@gmail.com

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present A Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel May and Anna Brecke
contact email: 
DomesticityReader@gmail.com

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present
A Reader

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

NANO: Economies of the Gift in an Age of Austerity (10/1)

full name / name of organization: 
New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jcraig@alas.edu

NANO: New American Notes Online

Call for Papers: Issue 11

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Special Issue: Economies of the Gift in an Age of Austerity

Modernisms and Modernities East, West and South: Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Shanghai, 19.-22. July 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Convened by Fudan University (China), Macquarie University (Australia), Universität Hamburg (Germany)
contact email: 
jiansuns@aliyun.com or cliang@fudan.edu.cn

Modernism has often been critiqued for being homogenising and Eurocentric.

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Book chapters for Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics by April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia State University
contact email: 
lcurtright@gsu.edu

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CITY: URBAN POETICS AND POLITICS

Romantic Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
earn.nccu@gmail.com

Romantic Legacies, 18-19 November 2016
Conference Website: http://rl2016.com/

Keynote Speakers:

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88 panel CFP
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

Tolkien and the Classics 2

full name / name of organization: 
AIST - Associazione Italiana Studi Tolkieniani
contact email: 
info@jrrtolkien.it

Tolkien and the Classics 2

CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
falevat@ilstu.edu

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 bo

CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
falevat@ilstu.edu

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 bo

[UPDATE] Milton Special Session / RMMLA Convention Oct 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu

Deadline extended to April 1. Papers on any aspect of Milton for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Oct 6-8, 2016.

trauma and traumatic memory

full name / name of organization: 
A monographic volume
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

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