2016 Invitation and Call for Papers: ALSCW Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 ALSCW Conference will take place from Thursday, October 27th to October 30h at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. You can find the detailed call for papers by clicking here.

We have a tremendous event in the making.  The exceptional quality of the sessions, performances, and special events we are assembling will help us reach that goal.  If you have a university or another institutional affiliation, feel free to share the CFP with your colleagues, including people in the departments of English, Creative Writing, Classics, and Modern Languages.

Call for Papers: CERCOP-conference, Aalborg University, Denmark

Invitation and call for papers

Key note speakers:

Marjorie Perloff, University of Southern California
Peter Dayan, University of Edinburgh
Unni Langås, University of Agder
Mats Jansson, University of Gothenburg

The conference takes place in Aalborg, Denmark, December 3rd to December 5th 2015 and is arranged by Center for Research in Contemporary Poetry (research cooperation between University of Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark, and Hedmark University College, Norway).

Venue: Kroghstræde 3, Auditorium 1.104, Aalborg University

Extended Deadline for Seminars

The call for papers for the seminars has been extended until November 1. The seminars will be held in the special collections library at UGA, where participants are invited to consult the holdings. Proposals of 300 words should be sent as email attachments to Sarah Spence (sspence@uga.edu) on or before November 1, 2012. Click here for more information

Conference 2012 (Initial) Wrap-Up

Thank you to all who attended our annual conference last week and helped make it such a success! In the coming weeks we will be uploading photos of the different panels, seminars, and dinners. There will also be a conference reflection included in the upcoming issue of Literary Matters. We look forward to seeing you all again next year, if not much sooner!

Extension on Discount Rooms at the DoubleTree Hotel until March 3

The DoubleTree Hotel in Claremont has extended our special ALSCW conference discount until March 3, and opened up 10 other rooms – five with two doubles and 5 with a king bed. Call them at 1-909-626-2411 and tell them you are a member of the ALSCW, and that more rooms have just been opened up at the reduced rate of $109 plus tax. (Our contact there is Crystal.)

Hotel Lodging for 18th Annual Conference Attendees in Claremont

We have arranged hotel rooms at discount rates for those who wish to attend the convention at two beautiful Claremont area hotels. We have available 40 rooms at the Doubletree Hotel, which is walking distance from the convention, at $109/night, and another 40 rooms at $66.09/night at the Hotel Claremont, which is a longer walk to the convention but has a shuttle service to Claremont McKenna College. To get the convention rate you must reserve a room at these hotels by February 8. Be sure to ask for the ALSCW room block.


For information about the Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club visit http://www.myhotelclaremont.com/.