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Wilfred Owen and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:41am
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday 26 October – Sunday 28 October 2018

WILFRED OWEN AND BEYOND

Conference at The Oxford Centre for Life Writing, Wolfson College, Oxford

Organiser: Dr Kate Kennedy

The Oxford Centre for Life Writing, in partnership with the Western Front Association and the Wilfred Owen Association, is pleased to be hosting a conference to mark the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death.

Reminder: Considering Modernist Confusion (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:52pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?

ACLA 2018 | Resistances in the Poetics of the Americas

updated: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:52am
Edgar Garcia, University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Resistances in the Poetrics of the Americas

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Meeting

Los Angeles | March 29-April 1, 2018

 

EXILE SURVIVAL DISSENT

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

 On Miracle Ground XX

          The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at a July 2018 conference in downtown Chicago. In a year marking the centenary of Solzhenitsyn’s birth and the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Durrell’s satirical dystopia Tunc, ILDS welcomes papers reflecting on modernist and postmodern writers or artists who challenged the political and cultural ideologies of their time and place. Interrogating conceptions of exile, survival, and dissent, we will explore how the work of these past intellectual dissidents has shaped our critiques of twenty-first century society.

Place, Displacement, and Memory in the Literature of Exile

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention 4/12-15/18
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In his 1988 lecture “The Condition We Call Exile,” Joseph Brodsky said: “Whatever the proper name for these people [refugees, exiles, émigrés], whatever their motives, origins, and destinations, whatever their impact on the societies which they abandon and to which they come may amount to—one thing is absolutely clear: they make it very difficult to talk about the plight of the writer in exile with a straight face. Yet talk we must; and not only because literature, like poverty, is known for taking care of its own kind, but more because of the ancient and perhaps as yet unfounded belief that should the masters of this world be better read, the mismanagement and grief that make millions take to the road could be somewhat reduced.”

The Forest Imagined – vol. 1, issue 2

updated: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:52pm
Artis Natura
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.

Legacies and Lifespans

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:32am
Contemporary Women's Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The field of Contemporary Women’s Writing focuses on women’s writing from 1970-present and is suggestive of continuity, while also indicating a distinction from the female authored works which came before.

Hölderliniana III

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:35am
UNIMI Journals - Università degli Studi di Milano - Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Studia theodisca
An international journal devoted to the study
of German culture and literature
Hosted by Università degli Studi di Milano under OJS
ISSN 2385-2917
http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaTheodisca/

Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani

Co-Editor: Marco Castellari

Special volume 2018
Hölderliniana III
Volume Editors: Marco Castellari and Elena Polledri

Call for Papers on
“Friedrich Hölderlin and translation”
“Hölderlins Übersetzungen / Hölderlin-Übersetzungen”

Transatlantic Gardens: Literary and Ecological Form in the Long 18th Century

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:33am
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (4/12-15/18)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Short form CFP:

This panel examines links between literary and ecological form across the Atlantic in the long eighteenth century. Formal experimentation is often taken as analogue for political critique, but in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, these critiques tend to be sited within specific locales.  What literary shifts are enabled or enforced by divergent ecological sites? What new perspectives on formal innovation become available when we view the plantation through the lens of the garden, and vice versa?

Send abstracts of 300 words to Kate McIntyre (krm2152@columbia.edu) and MC Hyland (mch454@nyu.edu) by September 30, 2017.

 

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