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“George Oppen: A Centennial Conversation”

Featuring invited guests:
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
John Wilkinson
Norma Cole
Stephen Cope

April 24-25, 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

On the occasion of George Oppen’s 100th birthday, the Poetics Program at SUNY Buffalo will be
hosting a two-day event, involving scholarly panels, round table talks, keynote addresses by
invited guests, and evening poetry readings. We are currently welcoming submissions of papers
/ presentations on any aspect of George Oppen’s life and work. We are especially interested in
work being produced by younger poets and scholars who are currently engaged with Oppen’s
contributions. In keeping with the spirit of this eventâ€"our invited guests are both poets and
scholarsâ€"we gladly welcome writing about Oppen that crosses the boundary between prose
scholarship and poetic criticism.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 15, 2008. Abstracts should be no more than
250 words; presenters will have 15-20 minutes each for their presentations with time for
discussion afterward. Please send abstracts to Notices of acceptance
will be sent by March 1, 2008.

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