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

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 12:33pm
Linda Kinnahan

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.

CFP: [Poetry] Montana State University's Literary Arts Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 1:52am
Cheryl Knoble

Montana State University's Literature and Arts Publication is now
accepting papers for its inaugural undergraduate academic conference. We
are accepting critical essays, creative non-fiction, original poetry,
fiction, drama/screenplays, or panel proposals. The theme for our
conference is "Germinate and Cultivate," a conference of origins and
developments.
       

CFP: [Poetry] Critically Forgotten (grad) (2/15/08; (dis)junctions, 4/11/08-4/12/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 5:16am
Susana Brower

CFP: Critically Forgotten (grad) (2/15/08; (dis)junctions, 4/11/08-
4/12/08)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)
junctions, the University of California, Riverside's 15th Annual
Humanities Conference, which will be on April 11-12, 2008. This year's
theme is “Where the Streets are Re-Named.”

CFP: [Poetry] Panel: Robert Frost; Disjunctions Conference (Grad); 2/16/08; 4/11-12/08

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 8:28pm
Michael Podolny

Robert Frost

This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the 15th
annual humanities conference at University of California Riverside on April
11-12, 2008. Contributors are invited to submit critical works that examine
any aspect of the work of Robert Frost. These papers can examine the poetry
of Frost and/or any relevant critical and biographical works.
 
Abstracts of 250-300 words should be submitted by email to
michael.podolny_at_email.ucr.edu by the deadline of February 16, 2008 (text in
the body of the message; please no attachments). Please include all contact
information and institution affiliation.

UPDATE: [Poetry] UPDATE (corrected version of CFP)

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 3:33am
zack finch

“George Oppen: A Centennial Conversation”

Featuring invited guests:
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
John Wilkinson
Stephen Cope

April 24-25, 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

CFP: [Poetry] CFP

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:47am
zack finch

“George Oppen: A Centennial Conversation”

Featuring invited guests:
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
John Wilkinson
Norma Cole
Stephen Cope

April 24-25, 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

CFP: [Poetry] CFP: "Keeping the Ability to Respond": Panel for Free Exchange Graduate Conferece

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 1:51am
Mike Roberson

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for a panel entitled “Keeping the Ability to Respond: Ethics
and the Creative Act” as part of the annual Free Exchange Graduate Conference to be held March
28-30, 2008 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this year’s conference is “Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines.”

CFP: [Poetry] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 6:35am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Lowell Gallagher, UCLA Department of English

CFP: [Poetry] Poetics of Conflict and Reconciliation

updated: 
Monday, January 14, 2008 - 5:18pm
Stanley A Galloway

We are accepting proposals for papers in English with a reading time of
15-20 minutes on the role/use of literature in mediating conflict and/or
its relationship to Christianity.

Conflict can occur at international, national, regional, local, domestic
and personal levels. Poetics may be broadly defined to include literary,
musical, and artistic works. The scope is not limited to a particular
place or time.

CFP: [Poetry] CFP

updated: 
Sunday, January 13, 2008 - 2:38pm
Michael Kindellan

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Sussex’s School of Humanities, in conjunction with the Centre for Modernist
Studies, invites submissions for papers to be given at the following conference, scheduled for
Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th of May 2008:

Long Poems ::: Major Forms

CFP: [Poetry] Poetry of the 1970s

updated: 
Friday, January 11, 2008 - 8:13pm
Steve Evans

The National Poetry Foundation takes pleasure in announcing the next in our sequence of
"decades" conferences, to be devoted to the poetry of the 1970s, American and international,
and to be held from Wednesday to Sunday, June 11-15, 2008, on the flagship campus of the
University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

CFP: [Poetry] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 4:16pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th, 2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

CFP: [Poetry] Geoffrey Hill and His Contexts

updated: 
Saturday, January 5, 2008 - 6:19pm
Matthew Sperling

CALL FOR PAPERS: Geoffrey Hill and His Contexts

This two-day conference will be held on 2 and 3 July, 2008, at Keble College,
Oxford â€" Geoffrey Hill’s alma mater, and the college of which he is an
Honorary Fellow. Kenneth Haynes, John Lyon, and Peter McDonald are confirmed
as speakers, and Geoffrey Hill will give a reading from his work, on 3 July.

CFP: [Poetry]

updated: 
Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:40pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

CFP: [Poetry] MLA San Francisco 2008: Oppositional Politics, Avant-Garde Poetics, Canada

updated: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 8:39pm
Susan Rudy

The MLA Discussion Group “Canadian Literature in English” invites paper
proposals that address the connections and/or disjunctions among
oppositional politics, avant-garde poetics, and Canada. 500-word abstract
and 1-page CV by March 14, 2008 to Susan Rudy (SRudy_at_ucalgary.ca).
Presenters must be members in good standing of the MLA by 7 April 2008 to
be listed in the Program issue of PMLA.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Self and Audience in Womenâs Poetry Since 1945

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 10:06pm
Lisa Sperber

Call For Papers: “Self and Audience in Women’s Poetry Since 1945” (ALA;
5/22-5/25/08)

The American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2008
San Francisco

Paper proposals are invited on the relationship between self and audience
in any American woman poet/s since 1945. Topics might include, but are not
limited to:

UPDATE: [Poetry] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:14pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

CFP: [Poetry] Self and Audience in American Women Poets

updated: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 9:28pm
Lisa Sperber

Call For Papers: “Self and Audience in American Women Poets” (ALA;
5/22-5/25/08)

The American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2008
San Francisco

Paper proposals are invited on the relationship between self and audience
in any American Women poet/s. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: [Poetry] Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2007 - 7:20am
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
Fairy Tale and Myth in Film, Revisionist Myth and Fairy Tale, The Works
of Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Fairytale, Fairy Tale in
Contemporary Poetry, Myth in Contemporary Poetry, Fairy Tale and the

UPDATE: [Poetry] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:05am
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Literature
Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetry and Education Conference, Dublin, Ireland

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 9:40am
Kit Fryatt

POETRY AND EDUCATION

Mater Dei Institute of Education (Dublin City University)

22nd-23rd February 2008

Poetry has always played an important role in education: the didactic and
mnemonic potential of verse has long been recognised; certain poems have
been regarded as essential to a good education. Recently, however, the
relationship between poetry and education has changed. The rise of creative
writing programmes in universities, increasing numbers of poets pursuing
academic careers, and a growth in writing workshop culture has altered the
way we see poetry in education and education in poetry.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetry and Translation

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 - 2:14pm
Adrian Hunter

Poetry and Translation, 17-20 July 2008
University of Stirling, UK

A major international conference. See our website www.poetryandtranslation.stir.ac.uk

Papers are invited on the subject of poetry and translation from classical antiquity to the
contemporary.

Topics might include:

CFP: [Poetry] Poetry and the Trace Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 - 2:31am
John Hawke

Poetry and the Trace: An International Conference
Monash University, Australia July 12-14 2008
Venue: State Library of Victoria

Confirmed Keynote speakers: Susan Stewart, Joan Retallack, Rachel Blau
DuPlessis, Lionel Fogarty.

Convenors: Ann Vickery, Rose Lucas, John Hawke

Poetic language speaks of the elusivity, the impossible seductions of the
trace â€" trace of memory, desire, the dreams of an impossible language
which encompasses, of a presence which underpins…

CFP: [Poetry] CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 10:53am
Adrian Hunter

Poetry and Translation, 17-20 July 2008
University of Stirling, UK

A major international conference. See our website www.poetryandtranslation.stir.ac.uk

Papers are invited on the subject of poetry and translation from classical antiquity to the
contemporary.

Topics might include:

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