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CFP: Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in Contemporary Diné (Navajo) Poetry (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Billy J Stratton

Call For Papers
Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in Contemporary
Diné (Navajo) Poetry.
October 12-14, 2006
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 60th Annual Convention,
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona.

Grounded in traditional Navajo oral tradition and storytelling, the
poetry of Luci Tapahonso celebrates the complex interrelationships
between words, memory and the vast and beautiful landscape of the
American Southwest. Through her work published in A Breeze Swept
Through (1987), Sáanii Dahataal: The Women Are Singing (1993) and Blue
Horses Rush In (1997) she has bridged the gap between traditional Diné
oral tradition and modern poetic form.

CFP: Latina/o Poetry (1/29/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

The Latina/o Literarature and Culture Society of the American =

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

May 25-28, 2006

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society is seeking papers on any =
of Latina/o poetry. Please submit a short abstract and short vita with
contact information and affiliation to the session chair, Eliza =
Rodriguez y
Gibson at by January 29, 2006.

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Redlands
1200 E. Colton Blvd=20
Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 793-2121 x4342

CFP: Edward FitzGerald and the Rubaiyat (1/15/07; journal issue)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Erik Gray


Special issue of Victorian Poetry:
"Edward FitzGerald and The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám"

Victorian Poetry announces a special issue to celebrate the bicentennial
of the birth of Edward FitzGerald (1809) and the sesquicentennial of the
publication of his masterpiece, The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).
Submissions are invited, particularly on the Rubáiyát, although articles
dealing with FitzGerald's other works, his life, his influence, or his
relationship to his contemporaries are also welcome.

CFP: Art Objects and Woman's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Jill R Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)

Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia

Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing

This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.

CFP: CUE: A Journal of Prose Poetry (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm

CUE: A Journal of Prose Poetry is now accepting submissions for its fifth
issue. To date, we have published original work by some of the most prominent
poets writing today, including James Tate, Michael Palmer, Ron Silliman, Rita
Dove, Russell Edson, David Lehman, Rosmarie Waldrop, Jane Miller, Mary Ruefle,
Andrew Zawacki, Tony Tost, Brian Clements, G.C. Waldrep, Lisa Jarnot, Barbara

CFP: Appreciating (?) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (1/25/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Melissa White

Appreciating (?) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (01/25/06; ALA)

A number of recent works have aimed to recover nineteenth-century American
women's poetry; a few studies have also given renewed attention to male
poets of the period. Although these works have been informed by various
approaches (feminist, nationalist, print culture, and literary historical),
most grapple initially with a single question: how should one assign
literary value to this material? Each scholar ultimately either answers
this question for him- or herself, or chooses to set it aside.

CFP: Slyvia Plath (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 5:19pm
Elizabeth Spies

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006
University of California, Riverside

This panel is concerned with all things Sylvia Plath. We are searching for
papers covering a wide range of Slyvia-related topics, including but not
limited to
-Plath and mainstream media
-papers that question the purely biographical representations of Plath
within the literary community
-feminist dialogues within and around Plath's works
-examinations of the recent Hollywood film Sylvia

Please send 250-300 word abstracts to by February
10, 2006. Please include any requests for media.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Emily Dickinson (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Marianne Noble

CFP: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Dickinson.?
This is one of two panels sponsored by the Emily Dickinson International=20
Society to be held at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference =

May 25-28, 2006 in San Francisco. Papers can address any aspect of Emily=20
Dickinson?s poetry from an interdisciplinary perspective. Among=20
possibilities: anthropology, psychology, mathematics, science, botany,=20
law, law. The other panel is "open topic."

Send a 1-2 page proposal to Marianne Noble at and=20
Cindy Mackenzie at by January 15, 2006.