Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

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Centenary College of New Jersey
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newellm@centenarycollege.edu

Emergent Trends in Poetics: Colloquium at Centenary College of New Jersey, October 19-20, 2009

Mark Doty, winner of the National Book Award, is the 2009-2010 Gates Ferry Lecturer at Centenary College of New Jersey. He will read his poetry on Monday, October 19 at 8 pm and will be on campus on Tuesday, October 20 to participate in our Poetics Colloquium.
We invite poets and scholars from the NJ- NY- PA tri-state area to propose a panel on a topic related to contemporary poetry. Please send a one-page proposal by September 15.
We welcome a variety of topics, including the following:
Poetry of place; regionalism and/or multi-cultural trends
Should poetry be Political?
Sources for contemporary poetry
Poetic forms: the prose poem; performance poetry, etc.
Publication options
How to develop a creative writing program

Please send a brief abstract to Mary Newell at newellm@centenarycollege.edu, cc harelj@centenarycollege.edu.

Indicate your possible time availability on Tuesday October 20:

9:30-11:30; 11:30-12:30 for a round table with Mark Doty as respondent; 2:30 - 4:30
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american
poetry
theory