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CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: Three Faces of Poetry: Focusing on the Works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni (12/15/06; 2/16/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Andre Hoyrd

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be
presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
main campus Friday, February 16, 2007. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work
of African American and Diasporic writers and supports the endowment of the
Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates the achievement of African American
through the works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni. We
invite abstracts
for papers which consider the works of these poets and the development of
African American
Poetry from 1746 to the present.

CFP: Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court"

CFP: George Herbert Conferences (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07); (US) (2/22/08; 10/10/08-10/11/08)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:13pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF


George Herbert?s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
Sarum College, Salisbury, England, October 5-6, 2007
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
              We are pleased to announce an international and=20
interdisciplinary conference on George Herbert?s pastoral and poetic life=20
in Wiltshire. The conference will meet October 5-6, 2007 at Sarum College=20
in Salisbury, England. The conference features plenary addresses by=20
distinguished British and American scholars Helen Wilcox of the University =

CFP: Charles Olson (12/15/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
Grieve-Carlson, Gary

CFP: Charles Olson: The End of the Maximus and the Late Prose

American Literature Association, Boston, May 24-27, 2007

The Charles Olson Society invites proposals that focus on any aspect of the
end of "The Maximus Poems" or Olson's late prose (published or unpublished).

250-word proposals should be sent to Don Byrd at by
December 15, 2006. Please include your name, institutional affiliation (if
any), e-mail address, and AV needs (if any).

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE, 6/26/07-6/29/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
Jason Camlot

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE 06/26/07-06/29/07)

This call is for papers to be delivered at the 2007 ACCUTE (Association of
Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference which will
be held at the University of Saskatchewan, May 26-29, 2007.

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC, 3/8/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:08pm

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC 3/8/2007 – 3/10/2007)

Call for Papers

Andrew Marvell Society at South-Central Renaissance Conference (8-10 March

Deadline: 1 December 2006

The Andrew Marvell Society welcomes paper proposals by 1 December 2006 for
its annual sessions at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, San
Antonio, 8-10 March 2007.

Please consult our call for papers at the SCRC website, through which
submissions are to be made:

Proposals are especially encouraged on the following topics:

CFP: A New Global Poetics? (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:07pm
Jacob Edmond

Call for seminar papers for the American Comparative Literature Association
Annual Conference 2007, "Trans, Pan, Inter: Cultures in Contact"
Puebla, Mexico
April 19-22, 2007

Deadline: 1 November 2006

Seminar Title: A New Global Poetics?

CFP: T. S. Eliot (1/1/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:57am

The T. S. Eliot Society invites proposals for papers to be delivered at two sessions during the ALA meeting in Boston, MA, May 24-27 2007. Although any topic related to Eliot will be considered, a special session may be devoted to Eliot and Auden (2007 being his centennial) if interest warrants.

Papers should be about 10 pp. long, delivered in about 20 minutes, which will leave 10 minutes for discussion. By 1/1/2007 please send abstract (no longer than 300 words) to

William Harmon, T. S. Eliot Society