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CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

CFP: Lorna Dee Cervantes (1/16/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Rodriguezygibson, Eliza

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature=20
Hyatt Regency San Francisco=20
May 25-28, 2006=20
Lorna Dee Cervantes
The Latina/o Literature and Culture society is seeking papers on any
aspects of the work of poet Lorna Dee Cervantes. Please submit a
one-page abstract and short vita with contact information and
affiliation to the session chair, Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at by January 16, 2006.=20

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Redlands

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (1/15/06; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:02pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

Extended deadline:

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

Abstracts of 200-250 words of papers not lasting longer than twenty
minutes in delivery should reach the organisers by our extended deadline
of January 15, 2006. Many thanks to all those who have already
responded. Everyone concerned will receive a formal decision on their
submission by mid January as previously advertised.

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
(all confirmed).=20

CFP: Milton and Paradise Lost (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Donna M. Souder

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Milton's Paradise Lost"

Open to Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars


The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area


Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006


We are seeking proposals for papers addressing the scholarship and life of
John Milton, specifically his epic poem, Paradise Lost and its applications
to today's world. In what ways is Paradise Lost beneficial to today's
scholar? What current issues can benefit from the study of PL or Milton? How
could Milton's work be taught to the modern student? Issues could include:

UPDATE: Robinson Jeffers and Change (1/15/06; 2/17/06-2/19/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:14pm
Kafka, Rob

Update: Proposal Deadline Extended to 1/15/2006

CFP: Robinson Jeffers and Change (1/15/06; 2/17/06-2/19/06)


Evolution, Revolution and Change: Social and Natural Forces in Jeffers's


Brazil Ranch, Big Sur, California, Friday-Sunday, February 17-19, 2006

Jeffers was interested in timeless forces at work in the individual, in
nature, the cosmos, in cultures. One might say that Jeffers's poetic career
was inspired and in fact turned on his attempt to deal with, understand, and

CFP: Poets & Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.


Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Dr. Clay Daniel

CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Milton, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association, October 12-14, 2006, Tuscon, AZ. Papers on any
aspect of Milton are welcome.

You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must
become a member by April 1, 2006 to be listed in the program.

Email one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 to