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CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

The John Donne Society welcomes papers for a sponsored session at the ICMS, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2007. Please send hard copy of (300 word) abstract and cover sheet as per ICMS form ( <> ) by/before September 15, 2006 to Scott Vander Ploeg at the address below. Submissions should also be sent by email attachment (MS Word preferred) to Scott's email address.

CFP: Poe (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:29pm
Jason Haslam

New Approaches to Edgar Allan Poe
NeMLA Board-Sponsored Panel

38th Annual Northeast MLA Convention
Baltimore, Maryland
March 1-4, 2007

In honor of NeMLA's return to Baltimore, this board-sponsored panel
invites papers on any aspect of the works of Edgar Allan Poe,
especially (but not limited to) papers that situate his works within
the specificities of their historical and cultural context.

Send 500-word abstracts, in the body of an email (no attachments,
please), to Jason Haslam, Dalhousie University:

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2006.

CFP: Twentieth Century Poetics of Simplicity (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
Waddell, Bill

Northeast Modern Language Association March 1-4.
2007, Baltimore, MD =20


Call for papers: "Earth, Air, Water, Fire: Twentieth Century Poetics of


Much of the best known and most widely admired poetry of the last
hundred years displays, even flaunts, its bookishness, its elaborate and
often thrilling systems of allusion and symbology, its theoretical
sophistication. The best of this work, from the high modernists to the
language poets, is both dazzling and exhilarating. We love this stuff,
for itself no doubt, and rightly, but possibly also for the way the
arcana make us feel useful to our students.


CFP: Peer Seminars, T. S. Eliot Society (7/1/06; 9/22/06-9/24/06)

Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:27pm
June Cummins

Begin forwarded message:
> Peer Seminars on T. S. Eliot
> 1. Eliot and the London Scene, 1914-1939
> 2. Eliot in the Theatre
> The 27th Annual Meeting of The T. S. Eliot Society
> St. Louis, MO
> September 22-24, 2006
> This year the T. S. Eliot Society is offering two peer seminars at its
> annual meeting in St. Louis, 21-24 September 2006. VINCENT SHERRY will

CFP: William Carlos Williams and the American Avant-Garde (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Paul Cappucci

Call for Papers: William Carlos Williams and the American Avant-Garde
  38th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1 - 4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

  Scholars are invited to submit papers that examine William Carlos Williams's involvement in the formation of the early avant-garde movement in America, as well as papers that explore his influence on later poets and trends in American poetry. Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. Please submit your abstract as an attachment to by September 15, 2006.

CFP: Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities 1790-1945 (Netherlands) (7/1/06; 10/25/06-10/27/06)

Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Leeuwen, E.J. van

Leiden October Conference 2006: The Literary Utopias of Cultural =
Communities, 1790-1945

English Department University of Leiden The Netherlands=20

25 - 27 October 2006

Writing literature is often deemed a solitary enterprise. Literary =
history, however, has proven that, next to famous literary recluses such =
as Thomas Pynchon, there have always existed communities of writers, =
often joined by artists working in different media. From the =
Shelley-Circle to the Bloomsbury group, many of these cultural =
communities engaged with utopian schemes and philosophies in their work. =