category: poetry

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Stephen M. Fallon)
contact email: 
sfallon@nd.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full 18-minute papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 9 March 2015 to Stephen M. Fallon (sfallon@nd.edu).

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

full name / name of organization: 
Pôle Irlande, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université Paris 3
contact email: 
currentsconference@gmail.com

Currents
‘Still waters running deep
Along the embankment walk’
(Seamus Heaney)

Call for Papers: Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Call for Book Chapters: Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia Perimeter College
contact email: 
lauren.curtright@gpc.edu

Conventional deployments of the term “sustainability” emphasize “avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines this word.

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Merwin and the Anthropocene, Deadline August 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

At the turn of the century, the term Anthropocene began gaining traction.

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Place and Space in Scottish Literature and Culture 8-10 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Scottish Studies Research Group at the University of Gdańsk and the Society for Scottish Studies in Europe
contact email: 
monika.szuba@ug.edu.pl; agnieszka.sienkiewicz@ug.edu.pl

The conference will address the subject of place and space in all forms of Scottish literature and culture. Any text constructs a place, permitting for a (re-)imagining of that locale.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Update! We are very happy with the responses to our CFP, but have had requests to allow some additional time for submissions.

SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

The Lion and the Unicorn Special Edition: Children's Literature and WWI

full name / name of organization: 
The Lion and the Unicorn
contact email: 
weeksj@iupui.edu

Call for Submissions

WRITING HOME: BATTLEFRONT AND HOMEFRONT, CHILDREN’S LITERATURE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

Update: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015 In the memory of the late Najib Fathlaoui

full name / name of organization: 
the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
contact email: 
sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

[UPDATE] Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015 (02.13.15; 11.4.15 - 11.8.15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
SSAWW2015.submit@gmail.com

SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Due Date: Friday, February 13, 2015 for all proposals. Send proposals to: ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Call for Papers for Vol. II Issue 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

CFP: The Verse Novel for Young Readers (Deadline: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (Austin, TX; January 7th - 10th, 2016)
contact email: 
abate.30@osu.edu

Call for Papers
Modern Language Association Conference
Austin, Texas
January 7th – 10th, 2016

The Verse Novel for Young Readers

SCMLA Irish Literature Panel (10/31-11/03), due 3/31/2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlongac1@utm.edu

"Sounds and Stories of Easter, 1916"

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 22, 2015

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CROSSOVERS: GENDER, GENRE, GEOGRAPHY

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Sahoo and Ramit Samaddar (Centre for Advanced Study in English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
contact email: 
soniasahoo25@gmail.com; ramitsamaddar@gmail.com

Our proposed collection aims to explore the meanings of crossover in the eighteenth century.

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey.
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

This International Conference is an annual academic event organized by Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey.

The Tau literary and visual arts journal

full name / name of organization: 
Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

Submission accepted NOW through January 30, 2015.

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

Update-Global Positioning Systems-Mapping Beings Being Mapped Abstracts by 4/1

full name / name of organization: 
William Thomas McBride
contact email: 
wmcbrid@ilstu.edu

This is a re-post in search of additional essays.

"Jargon of Men and Things": Production and Consumption in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge: the Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
ces88@cam.ac.uk; english18.graduateconference@gmail.com

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**Call for Papers**
The Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies Graduate Conference 2015
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

GCWS Symposium: Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

Robinson Jeffers: Religious and Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
brettc@uchicago.edu

Many of the most important studies of Jeffers published over the years have treated the poet, in one way or another, as a religious figure: Robert Brophy (1973) investigated myth-ritual structures in

Teaching Non-Traditional Medieval and Renaissance Texts

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: After Extinction (Milwaukee, April 30-May 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies, UW-Milwaukee
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), UW-Milwaukee
April 30-May 2, 2015

Deadline extended to Friday, January 16, 2015

Unsettling endings in English-language fiction - June 20th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
OVALE research seminar - Paris-IV Sorbonne
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

UNSETTLING ENDINGS IN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FICTION

Annual one-day conference organized by OVALE in partnership with VALE EA4085
Paris-IV Sorbonne University

June 20th 2015

[UPDATE]"Freaks & Geeks” March 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
“Freaks & Geeks” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 6-8, 2015
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN. 16, 2015.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - 23/01/15. Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (19th June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham, UK
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org

http://49thparalleljournal.org/2015conference/

Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

-Wallace Stevens

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