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[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 "Boundaries" Deadline: 3 March 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 7:16am
University of Sussex

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 "Boundaries"

'To be inside and outside a position at the same time – to occupy a territory while loitering sceptically on the boundary – is often where the most intensely creative ideas stem from. It is a resourceful place to be, if not always a painless one.' - Terry Eagleton

Ireland and the Popular, May 7-9 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 4:10am
Nordic Irish Studies Network

The territory of 'the popular' is a contested one, not least in an Irish context. While discourses, ranging from politics to aesthetics, regularly claim to know what is popular and why, there is no consensus as to what defines the popular: is it a function of mass and majority, or is it rather an essentialist category springing from the folk tradition of a given region or site?

This problem of definition and delimitation has etymological roots. Popular literally means 'of the people', but what of the Germanic alternative to the Latin root 'populus': the folk?

DASH Literary Journal Poetry Contest (Deadline March 1, 2014)

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:17pm
DASH Literary Journal

Call for Submissions:

DASH Journal welcomes submissions to its second annual poetry contest. To celebrate our love of competition, we're handing out a $1,000 prize for best poem.

Send up to 3 unpublished poems per entry (max 33 lines each). Include name and contact information on coversheet only.

Fee: $10
...or $15 for contest plus one-year subscription.
Check payable to DASH Journal.

Deadline: March 1
All poems blind-reviewed by a panel of editors. Finalists will be published in our 2014 issue.
Contests are hard copy only. Submit to:

DASH Literary Journal 2014 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2014)

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:01pm
DASH Literary Journal

Dash, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2014 issue. It is our mission to publish works of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, criticism, and art (as well as hybrid texts) that push the boundaries of short, emphatic expression. We aim to communicate more with less.
Waste not, want not. Submit.

DASH is a journal that emphasizes artistic and editorial integrity throughout the production process. All entries are 100% blind, peer-reviewed (No favors for friends).

Boundaries (push at your own risk):

Limit 1 submission per category.