Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (15 December 2011)
Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14
Deadline: 15 December 2011
The 2012 PCA/ACA Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area chair is seeking two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.
Creative Panels: Panelists will have 15-20 minutes to read their own work. Time will be reserved after the panelists' readings for questions from the audience. Those interested in participating should send five sample poems with a brief letter to the listed physical address or email address listed below. Please include ALL of your contact information as well as your university affiliation with your submission.
Poetry Studies Panels: This area concerns papers on American poets or poetry. Subject matter is open, though we are especially interested in discussions of poetry as it relates to popular culture. Panelists will be given 15-20 minutes, and each session will end with a brief question and answer period. Those interested in participating should send a letter of interest and a 250-word abstract to the physical address or email address listed below. Please include ALL of your contact information as well as your university affiliation with your submission.
You may submit your proposal online at http://ncp.pcaaca.org, or you may submit to the area chair at the physical or email addresses below. Please note that snail mail proposals submitted after December 1 might not be received before the deadline. Please contact:
Dr. Michael J. Alleman
Area Chair, Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Division of Liberal Arts
Louisiana State University, Eunice
P.O. Box 1129
Eunice, LA 70535