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Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 11:39pm
Wormwood Chapbooks

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts. We have two different types of chapbooks: poetry books and prose-poetry/flash fiction collections.

For poetry chapbooks, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 10 to 20 poems, previously published or unpublished. For prose-poetry/flash fiction collections, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 8 to 15 pieces, previous published or unpublished.

For full details, please carefully read the instructions listed on this link:

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 11:38pm
A Few Lines Magazine

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.

We accept submissions of poetry, flash fiction, fiction, and creative non-fiction. We read on a daily basis, so please feel free to submit at any time.

We're in the process of printing our second issue, and the electronic edition of our third issue is scheduled to release on the 7th of December. Please feel free to flip through the pages of our past publications to get a sense of what we publish. We are not partial to any sort of aesthetic per se; we simply aim to publish literature.

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 10:12pm
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-time compression, and mapping. We encourage submissions from graduate students and professors from all fields, especially geography; sociology; literature; rhetoric and composition; gender, race, and sexuality studies; disability studies; history; political science; and globalization studies. We invite proposals for complete panels of three or four papers, round table sessions of up to five speakers, as well as individual papers.

Women and Work

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 5:03pm
Society for the study of American Women Writers

Call for papers: Women and Work: panel proposed for Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference, October 10-13, 2012, Denver

Latin American and Caribbean Popular Culture

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 4:21pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association




(Boston, Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012)
Note: This is a week later than we have traditionally held it in the past.

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 4:16pm
Common Ground Publishing

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
14-17 June 2012
Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that make up the humanities today. Plenary speakers will include some of the world's leading thinkers in the humanities, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by teachers and researchers.

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 4:04pm
Southern Cultures

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

We are a multidisciplinary journal, interested in all approaches and types of scholarship, and we pay our contributors. The deadline is March 5, 2012.

Call for Presenters: Collaborative Student Learning Workshop

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 3:53pm
Plymouth State University Medieval & Renaissance Forum

This teachers' workshop will focus on collaborative, student-driven learning and ways that we can get the students in our classes connected with one another to improve their learning experiences. We encourage proposals that make use of medieval and/or Renaissance texts as the focal point of the lessons presented. In place of "papers" to present, we are looking to solicit 3 or 4 mini-teaching demonstrations where presenters would provide a 10-15 minute mini-lesson on one collaborative learning approach that audience members and other participants could take back to use in their own classrooms. Additionally, these lesson plans may be considered for publication in the Forum journal or The Once and Future Classroom.

Robert Frost: Sentimentality and Being Versed in Country Things

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 3:46pm
Robert Frost Society Session at the American LIterature Association conference May 24-27, 2012, San Francisco

While this panel welcomes proposals related to any element of Robert Frost's career and poetry, it especially invites submissions addressing the ways in which Frost both invites and prevents sentimental responses to his works and life.

Deadline for 250 word proposals and brief C.V by January 15, 2012.

6th Conference on the Fantastic & the Miraculous - "Mythic Models of Identity" March 27-28, 2012

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 3:07pm
University of Zielona Góra, Poland


The contemporary culture draws on the mythic on various levels in a variety of aspects. The multiformity of myth and its resistance to being defined make myth-related references both attractive and troublesome for researchers. Mythic elements in literary works and cultural artefacts often get degraded or trivialised; sometimes they are simply problematic. In modern culture and literature, myth seems to some extent to be living a life of its own. Avoiding ultimate interpretation and analysis and hiding in even the most obvious references, myth remains a realm open to explore.

African American Literature and Culture Society-San Francisco ALA-Due Jan 8, 2012

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 1:57pm
African American Literature and Culture Society

African American Literature and Culture Society at the American Literature Association 23nd Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2012, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/index.html).


Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 12:41pm
Department of Languages and Cultures, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birth, the Mount Royal University Department of Languages and Cultures invites communications in French and in English to be presented at a one-day pluridisciplinary colloquium on Saturday, April 14, 2012.
Papers from various disciplines and fields are welcome, whether from 18th, 19th or 20th century perspectives.
Abstracts of 200 to 300 words should be sent to the organizers no later than December 31, 2011.
The organizers will respond by mid-January 2012.
A maximum of 10 papers will be chosen.