Call for Papers:
The Politics of Culture: E. E. Cummings and Other Modernists
Call for Papers:
Obsidian III is pleased to announce a special issue to celebrate the
work of poet and playwright Jay Wright.
The publication of Wright's Transfigurations: Collected Poems in 2000
makes possible a celebration and an assessment of Wright's ongoing
achievement as a poet. The special issue will also explore Wright's
work as a playwright. Therefore, we invite scholarly, previously
unpublished essays on any aspects of Wright's work. We are open to
creative work and essays that engage with any of the following, or with
other aspects of Wright's work:
Call for abstracts for a proposed panel on "Recovering Beat Women
Writers" for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Conference to be held in Philadelphia on November 8-11, 2006.
Proposals are requested for a panel on women writers affiliated with the
Beat Generation focusing on individual authors, feminist/cultural
studies considerations of women in this mid-20th-century bohemian
milieu, or issues in the ongoing recovery project. Send brief abstracts
(1-3 pages) by October 10, 2005, to Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone
Dr., Paoli, PA 19301. Note: This panel has not yet been approved by
the conference committee; however, SSAWW says that pre-organized
AL PURDY: THE IVORY THOUGHT
May 5-7 2006
CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited on any aspect of Purdy's writing and life: poetry,
essays, journalism, letters, fiction, critical reception, public persona, etc.
Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hard copies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio to:
Gerald Lynch, Symposium Chair
Department of English
70 Laurier Ave. East.
University of Ottawa
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
Phone: 613-562-5800; ext. 1150
Deadline for Proposals: 31 August 2005
Temple Poetics Group
Call for Papers
Unbinding the Book, Bound Edition
Soliciting essays, poems, short stories, and other written
and/or creative works
CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in
Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06)
Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.
We are currently editing a special issue of _Victorian Poetry_, scheduled for publication in 2006, on Tractarian poetry and poetics and its influence on Victorian literature and religion. Due to the unavoidable withdrawal of one of our contributors, we are interested in hearing from anyone who has material on this topic which could be quickly turned into a high-quality article. The article (c.6000 words) would have to be completed by the end of July at the latest, and preferably earlier.
For further information or to express interest, please contact us at the email addresses below.
Dr Kirstie Blair
University of Glasgow
Out of Line: Women Writers of Color Writing the Prose Poem
Deadline for abstracts of critical papers for a collection of essays titled Out of Line: Women Writers of Color Writing the Prose Poem has been extended to August 1, 2005.
Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell
Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.