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CFP: Translating the Poetry of Other (11/30/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:37pm
K. Eaton

ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2005

Seminar: "Poetry is what is lost in translation":
Translating the Poetry of Other

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/06; MLA '06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:37pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays or poetry (including performance-based
criticism) for an open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention
(scheduled for New Orleans) in Dec. 2006. Send detailed abstracts or
papers of 15-minute reading length by e-mail, e-mail attachment, or hard
copy to Bruce Brandt, (
<> ) President, Marlowe Society of
America, English Dept., Box 504, South Dakota State University,
Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

UPDATE: Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry (12/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Burt Kimmelman

There are still open slots on a panel whose title is "Poetry as Theory,
Theory as Poetry," which will be a part of the annual conference of the New
Jersey College English Association, to be held at Seton Hall University in
South Orange, NJ on March 18, 2006 (see entire conference Call for Papers
here: Abstracts for the
"Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry" panel should be e-mailed to Burt
Kimmelman at, by December 1, 2005. To learn more about
the New Jersey College English Association go to:

CFP: Versification (no deadline; journal)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Joseph Tate

_Versification: An Electronic Journal of Literary Prosody_ (ISSN 1546-0401),, is seeking submissions for its Winter
re-inaugural issue. The editors--Steven J. Willett at the University of
Shizuoka, Hamamatsu Campus and Joseph Tate at Oregon State
University--invite essays on a wide range of topics and poetries--from
classical to contemporary--that draw on diverse approaches.
_Versification_ has published essays and reviews and hosted papers by
important scholars in the field including Derek Attridge, Terry V. F.
Brogan, Richard Cureton, Annie Finch, H. T. Kirby-Smith and Reuven Tsur. The

CFP: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (11/14/05; collection)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Middleton, Darren J.N.

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature.

The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is November 14, 2005. Completed essays are due April 30, 2006.

UPDATE: New Nigerian Poetry Journal (1/06; journal issue)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Gloria MT Emezue

Final deadline for submission of papers for the 2006 edition of New Nigerian Poetry Journal (NNP) has been reviewed to January 2006 to enable contributors who have recently been sent the E-books of featured poets to complete their reviews.

Current E-copies available on request include the poetry of:

CHIN CE: Full Moon, An African Eclipse and other Poems;

OSSIE ENEKWE: Broken Pots, Marching to Kilimanjaro and other Poems,

PETER ONWUDINJO: Women of Biafra and other Poems;

TOYIN ADEWALE: Naked Testimonies,

CFP: Beat Literature (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Thom Young

The Beat Generation and Counterculture
The 27th Annual Conference of the Southwest / Texas
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
February 8-11, 2006

It's time to submit ideas for papers to present
Beat and Counterculture Literature!

I have a new e-mail address since I mailed last
call for papers--so if you have sent me questions
about the conference and I haven't responded,
now you
know why. The address I'm now using is

As in the past, suggested topics for papers include
(but are no means limited to) the following: