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CFP: The Politics of Poetry: Words and Movement (11/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm

Call for Papers for the University of Dayton LitFest, February 17 and 18,

You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Dayton?s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, February 17 and
18, 2006. LitFest is a graduate-student organized literature conference,
which this year celebrates its fifth anniversary.

The theme for this year?s event is ?The Politics of Poetry: Words and

We seek papers about the following:

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to

CFP: Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry (12/15/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Burt Kimmelman

Call for Papers for the
New Jersey College English Association Spring Conference to be held on
March 18, 2006 in
Jubilee Hall, on the Seton Hall University campus in
South Orange, NJ 07079

Papers are being accepted for a panel titled "Poetry as Theory, Theory as

Please send proposals, which must include all contact information,
especially an e-mail address, and institutional affiliation if there is one,

Burt Kimmelman
Humanities Department
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (12/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

New Plenary Speakers & Call for Creative Submissions

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.=20

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Marilyn Hacker, Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn
Rees-Jones, Jo Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich.=20

Papers are invited which consider the theme of politics in relation to
poetry from classical antiquity to the contemporary. The following list
suggests some possible areas for development, but proposals in any area
relating to the conference theme of poetry and politics will be welcome:

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry

I am organizing a panel on "Confessional and Postconfessional
American Poetry" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University
Cultural Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11,
2006, in Manhattan, Kansas).

The panel seeks papers on poets who explore the psyche and the self,
childhood and adult traumas, experience and autobiography. I am also
interested in papers about poets who contest or mimic the concerns of
confessional poets.

CFP: Neoliberalization/Poetry (10/30/05; journal issue)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm

XCP: CROSS CULTURAL POETICS, an interdisciplinary journal, seeks essays
addressing poetry/poetics of the Western hemisphere in the era of
neoliberalization. Essays addressing the interaction of economic forces of
production, exchange, redistribution, empire, et al, as (simultaneously)
categories, modes, and methodologies of examining literary works (and the
literary world)--as well as the work of scholars outside the U.S.
institutional structure--are most actively sought. For an outline of our
recent publishing activities (including our co-publication of Kamau
Brathwaite’s book, â€"Conversations-), please see <>.

UPDATE: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800 (10/15/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Simone R. Chess

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for CFP! Many thanks to those of you who've already
submitted; due to popular demand, all proposals to the UCSB "Straws in the
Wind" Condference are now due by OCTOBER 15th (see below for submission

The Early Modern Center at UCSB invites paper proposals for "Straws in the
Wind: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800," an interdisciplinary conference to
be held at UC Santa Barbara on February 24 and 25, 2006.

CFP: Blake's Visionary London (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
James Rovira

The 37th Annual College English Association Conference, San Antonio, TX,
April 6-8, 2006. "Reading the Regions/Writing the Regions/Teaching the

Panel: Blake's Visionary London

Keeping with the conference theme of "Reading the Regions/Writing the
Regions/Teaching the Regions," this panel, "Blake's Visionary London,"
will focus upon Blake's imaginative reconstruction, critique, and
interpretation of the London of his times in his mythological works.
Papers reflecting a rigorous and critical historical methodology will be
given special consideration.

Please submit your proposal to by October 15th,
2005. Word, WordPerfect, and .rtf formats accepted.

CFP: Rita Dove (8/7/06; journal issue)

Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about


as poet, fiction writer, playwright, and essayist for publication
consideration in a Special Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, August 7, 2006,

The Editor
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at with the heading
Rita Dove manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Beat and Counterculture Literature (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Thom Young

The Beat Generation and Counterculture
The 27th Annual Conference of the Southwest / Texas
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
February 8-11, 2006

It's time to submit ideas for papers to present on
Beat and Counterculture Literature!

I have a new e-mail address since I mailed last year's
call for papers--so if you have sent me questions
about the conference and I haven't responded, now you
know why. The address I'm now using is

As in the past, suggested topics for papers include
(but are no means limited to) the following: