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That After Feeling: Contemporary Poetry, Affect, and Feminist Aesthetics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
The 45th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 3, 2016

                                      Call for Papers

                                     That After Feeling:

         Contemporary Poetry, Affect, and Feminist Aesthetics

The 45th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

ACLA 2017: The Pharmakon of Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

In Plato’s Phadrus, Socrates relates a myth of the invention of writing, presented to King Thamus by Theuth. While Theuth claims to have invented the means for increased wisdom and memory, Thamus disagrees: “this discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember themselves.” Writing involves an exteriorization of the faculties of both language and, significantly, memory.

NAVSA/AVSA 2017 Florence -- Victorian Squalor

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:14am
North American Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

This call is for participants in a panel on Victorian squalor at the NAVSA/AVSA conference in Florence, Italy, May 17-20th 2017

Just War Theory in an Age of Terror -- collection of essays

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:37pm
Ty Hawkins / Walsh University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

First call for propoals for essays to be included in a collection tentatively titled, Just War Theory in an Age of Terror

Literature and Social Justice: Borders and Violence

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
Lehigh University English Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Lehigh English Department's third annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, on March 10-11, 2017. This year’s conference theme is Borders and Violence. We invite diverse literary and pedagogical approaches to this theme, including papers that respond to the following questions: How do borders, whether physical, linguistic, economic, etc., signal or enact forms of violence? Conversely, how do borders function as sites of resistance? What forms can resistance to borders and/or violence take?  How does violence at sites of cultural difference affect communities and individuals? This violence might be physical, emotional, metaphorical, linguistic, cultural, judicial, etc.

Female Hagiography in Hispanic Literature

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2016

This table explores the different expressions of female hagiography whose main goal is to establish a map of the varied representations of female saints in different periods of Hispanic Literature.
In the twelfth century, Hildegard of Bingen uses the life of the Magdalene with the intention of creating her own model. This tradition is intensified among women in the Middle Ages with other European women such as Catherine of Siena or Margery Kempe among many others. 

Southern Studies Conference 10-11 Feb. 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:42pm
Auburn University at Montgomery
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Now in its ninth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 10-11 February 2017. Topics may include but are not limited to:

[Reminder] Pedagogy (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 6:48pm
Danielle Nielsen / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

 

Grammar/ Linguistics (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:43pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

College English Association

48th Annual Conference

Call for Papers in Grammar and Linguistics

 March 30-April 1, 2017  

 Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

 

Poetic Thinking (ACLA 2017)

updated: 
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 1:23pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Contemporary poets like J. H. Prynne, Denise Riley, and John Wilkinson have explored the nature and scope of an alternative mode of ‘thinking’ in poetry. Aided by late modernist reformulations of poetic difficulty, these poets continue the Romantic legacy by reconfiguring poetry as essentially theoretical. For the Cambridge school, ‘poetic thinking’ does not involve a simple rehashing of philosophical ideas in poetic diction, but as Simon Jarvis points out, these poems instead of accommodating philosophy within their formal structures are in themselves philosophic. Such a reconsideration of the poem as a cognitive product affords a metaphysical truth that is at once noble and transcendent.

Special Topic: Christianity and the Literature of the Vikings (Spring 2017)

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 6:41pm
Matthew Bardowell / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Intégrité is a scholarly journal published biannually by the Faith and Learning Committee and the Humanities Division at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri. Published both online (www.mobap.edu/integrite) and in print, it welcomes essays for a special issue (Spring 2017) on “Christianity and the Literature of the Vikings.” Essays may explore the intersection of the Christian faith and Old Norse literature. As a faith and learning journal, Intégrité also invites pedagogical essays that address teaching Old Norse literature at faith-based institutions of higher learning.

Some possible topics include:

Influence and Appropriation

updated: 
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 9:40pm
CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Influence and Appropriation

CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is seeking contributions for its upcoming volume on the theme of “Influence and Appropriation”, to be published in 2017. We are, additionally, delighted to announce a prize of $200 for the best article published in this volume by a graduate student or early career researcher (details below). 

SWPACA 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:53pm
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

Native American/Indigenous Studies

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:53pm
Amanda Brahlek / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

 

Biosemiotics: Discussions in the Margins

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
RS/SI Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

The journal of the Canadian semiotics association, Recherches sémiotiques • Semiotic Inquiry, is planning a special issue on biosemiotics and is actively looking for contributors.

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