CFP: [Poetry] Lifting Belly High: Women's Poetry Since 1900

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Linda Kinnahan
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Conference: Lifting Belly High: Women’s Poetry Since 1900

Lifting Belly High: Women’s Poetry Since 1900 will be held at Duquesne
University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 11, 12, & 13, 2008.
Featured poets and scholars will include Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Kathleen
Fraser, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Lisa Samuels, Cristanne Miller, Arielle
Greenberg, Alan Golding, Susan Stanford Friedman, Debbie Mix, Roma Huk, Dee
Morris, Lynn Keller, Leslie Wheeler, Elizabeth Frost, and Cynthia Hogue.

We invite panel, paper, and seminar topic proposals on women’s poetry since
1900, including but not limited to the direction of scholarship about
women’s poetry; producing, accessing, and editing texts; pedagogical
approaches to experimental writing; neglected issues in women’s poetry;
spirituality and religion, and the separatist anthology. Panel proposals
should include rationale as well as paper abstracts of no more than 300
words each. Seminar proposals should state the panel organizer(s),
rationale for the topic, discussion format plans, and ideal number of
participants. Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2008. Questions and
inquiries may be directed to Dr. Elisabeth Joyce, Dr. Linda Kinnahan, Dr.
Elizabeth Savage, or Dr. Ellen McGrath Smith at

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