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CFP: Traveling with HD (5/1/07; MSA, 11/1/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 13, 2007 - 9:31pm
Delia Fisher

CFP Modernist Studies Association Conference, November 1-3, 2007:=20

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Call for Papers: Traveling with H.D.: Women Writers and the Modernist
Voyage Out

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This proposed panel for the Modernist Studies Association annual
conference in Long Beach (Nov 1-4, 2007) seeks papers on H.D. and other
modernist women writers who "traveled" literary culture with her, or who
later used H.D. as a site of embarkation for their modernist projects.
Modernism was a literary "voyage out" from the literary limitations of
the past, but for women writers the voyage was, and continues to be, one
through stormy seas. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Poetry & Politics-1930s (4/30/07; ALSC, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2007 ALSC Conference, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2007

 

April 3, 2007

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) is re-issuing the
call for papers for its panel on "Poetry and Politics in the 1930s," which
is part of the 2007 ALSC Conference Program.

 

The submissions deadline for this panel has been extended to April 30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are strongly
encouraged to apply.

 

Please see below for details.

 

 

CFP: Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetic Contingency, Practice & Theory (7/4/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
SCOTT HOWARD

Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetic Contingency, Practice & Theory
Volume 1: Manifestos

Submission Deadline: July 4, 2007
Publication Date: October 11, 2007

Call for Work: Abstracts, dialogues, essays, fictions, interviews, poems,
statements, vectors & whatnots.

Limitations: No image or sound files. 2,000 words maximum. New work. No
simultaneous submissions.

For more information, see: http://reconfigurations.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Poetry, Phil, Transl: Lucretius & After (4/30/07; ALSC, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2007 ALSC Conference, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2007

 

April 3, 2007

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) is re-issuing the
call for papers for its panel on "Poetry, Philosophy, Translation: Lucretius
and After," which is part of the 2007 ALSC Conference Program.

 

The submissions deadline for this panel has been extended to April 30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are strongly
encouraged to apply.

 

Please see below for details.

 

 

CFP: Poetics and Poetry (7/4/07); journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:20pm
SCOTT HOWARD

Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetics and Poetry

Volume 1: Contingency

Submission Deadline: July 4, 2007

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Call for Work: Abstracts, dialogues, essays, fictions, interviews,
manifestos, poems, statements, translations, vectors & whatnots.

Limitations: No image or sound files. 2,000 words maximum. New work. No
simultaneous submissions.

CFP: AWP Herb Scott Tribute (4/17/07; 1/30/08-2/2/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 8:53pm
Lydia Melvin

Call for Papers: AWP Panel, Tribute of Herb Scott, poet, editor,
teacher, mentor, friend

This panel will be a tribute to visionary teacher, leader, organizer,
editor,
mentor, friend, & poet Herb Scott, founder and editor of New Issues
Press,
author of _Groceries_, _Disguises_, and _Sleeping Woman_,and professor
at Western Michigan University. The panel will be 2-fold, 1-part essay/
reflections on your personal intersection with Herb, and 1-part reading
of Herb's
poems. Your paper (in its final stage) should be no more than 5 minutes
long,
and you will have 8 minutes to read poems of Herb Scotts that you have
chosen.

CFP: T.S. Eliot (Italy) (10/15/07; 1/19/08-26/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 8:53pm
Paul Douglass

Call for Papers:

T.S. Eliot, Dante, and the European Tradition: An International Symposium
Florence, Italy, January 19th – 26th, 2008

Participants will experience the pleasures of intellectual exchange in the
environs of Florence, staying at a three star hotel and enjoying daily
excursions and activities, as well as free time to explore the city.
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS OR COMPLETED PAPERS: OCTOBER 15, 2007.

Visit the Symposium website to see the entire plan of the programme:
http://www.fondazione-delbianco.org/seminari/progetti_prof/progview_PL.asp?start=1&idprog=52

CFP: Modern/Contemporary Poetry, Performance: audibleword.org (no deadline; scholarly website)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:49pm
Kenneth Sherwood

Audibleword.org, seeks critical essays, commentaries, and reviews on
oral and aural poetries with an emphasis on the 20th- and 21st
centuries. Contributions related to American Modernist poetry,
Ethnopoetics, the Black Mountain School, New York School, and more
recent experimental poetry are particularly welcome. Featured authors
at Audibleword include: Cecilia Vicuna, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau
DuPlessis, John Taggart, and Martin Espada.

CFP: Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (grad) (5/10/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:47pm
Michelle K Parke

Atlantikos seeks short position papers for a special edition that will
examine the benefits and impact of transatlantic scholarship on current
trends/theories in literary and cultural studies. The essays should be
approximately 2,000 â€" 3,000 words in length and address one of the
following questions:

UPDATE: Poetry and Poetics (3/29/07; SAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:36pm
Hadbawnik, David C

Based on the papers I've accepted so far, I'd like to invite proposals =
that focus on modern/early postmodern female poets -- e.g. lorine =
niedecker? -- and i'm extending the deadline to march 29. I still need =
at least two more papers, so please, if you have something along this =
line you'd like to present, send it along.

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Poetry and Poetics session of
the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference,
meeting Nov 2-3, 2007 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, =
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WA.

Send a 500 word proposal (double spaced) and a CV to David =3D
Hadbawnik (dh1184_at_txstate.edu) by March 29, 2007.=20

CFP: Writing Macao: Poetry and Translation (6/30/07, journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:36pm
KitKelen_at_umac.mo

Writing Macao:
creative text and teaching

Call for Fifth Number:
Submissions are now sought for the fifth number of Writing Macao: creative
text and teaching, a special issue on Poetry and Translation, to appear
later in 2007 and already under construction.

CFP: Poets & Theory (France) (6/30/07; 1/22/08-1/23/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:35pm
Guillaume Cingal

Conference: =93Poets and Theory=94
organized by the GRAAT Research Centre
Universit=E9 Fran=E7ois Rabelais
Tours, France
January 22-23, 2008
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       This conference aims to explore the relationship between
English-language poets and theory. Many openly address technical matters
in the course of their poems=97Pope, Bishop, Ferlinghetti, Marechera=97, =
in
their letters=97Sydney, Keats, Dickinson, Hopkins, Lowell=97in =
theoretical
and polemical texts=97Coleridge, Whitman, Stevens, Auden, O=92Hara =
Olson,
Ashbery, Howe, Taban lo Liyong, Hejinian=97when they do not adopt =
several,
if not all, of the above strategies to question their own artistic

CFP: Poetics of Globalisation (UK) (3/26/07; 5/2/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Nicky Marsh

Workshop: The Poetics of Globalisation=20

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May 2, Centre for Contemporary Writing, University of Southampton

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The implications of the ubiquitous languages of 'globalization' for literar=
y and cultural critique are far from clear. The term is deeply ambivalent, =
suggesting both a political critique of the neo-liberal agenda and an acces=
sion to the universalizing assumptions of its corporate entities. This work=
shop offers literary critics the opportunity to assess and openly debate th=
e significance of the theoretical and political frameworks of globalization=
 for the study of literature.=20

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Specific issues to be addressed include:=20=20

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Ed Madden

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)
Proposal for Special Session
Tiresian Poetics: Modernism and Sex Change.
Narratives of sexual or gender metamorphosis; sexual dissonance and
artistic power; sexual difference and voice. Sexology and myth.
Transgender rhetorics, poetics, narrative structures.
Abstracts by March 16 (extended deadline); Ed Madden
(edward.madden_at_gmail.com).
Ed Madden

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Dr. Ed Madden
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208

emadden_at_sc.edu
803.777.2171
(fax: 803.777.9064

UPDATE: Aging Poetically (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 10, 2007 - 10:03am
Leni Marshall

<dd>The text of the CFP incorrectly listed the submissions date. It
should be 15 March 2007.<br><br>
<br><br>

<dd>Aging Poetically:&nbsp;&nbsp; a proposed special session topic for
the 2007 MLA <br>

<dd>in Chicago, IL.<br><br>

<dd>Seeking examinations of poems about age, aging, and old age, in
the<br>

<dd>writing of late-twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century poets
of<br>

<dd>all ages worldwide. How is old age, aging, ageism, and age difference
<br>

<dd>depicted poetically? (How) does the poet's age vary the depictions
of<br>

CFP: Versification (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:45am
Peter Groves

The refereed e-journal Versification (http://www.arsversificandi.net,
ISSN 1546-0401) is looking for essays and reviews on matters to do with
metre and literary prosody. Versification aims to provide an
interdisciplinary forum where scholars, students, critics, writers and
artists from many different fields can explore the role that sound plays
in the poetry of English and other languages. Our aim is to study both
the works of art which poets make out of language and the language out
of which they make such works.

CFP: Poetics of Architecture (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:43am
Daniel Purdy

2007 MLA in Chicago

The Poetics of Architecture

How do Germans writing around 1800 represent the experience of
constructed space? How is the perception of architecture related to
travel? What aesthetic aspirations do Goethe and his contemporaries
associate with idealized buildings? How does Goethe help construct a
history of architectural styles? What is the relationship between
Classicist aesthetics and German architectural histories written in
the nineteenth century? Please submit 200 word proposals to Daniel
Purdy (dlp14_at_psu.edu) by 15 March 2007.

CFP: Elizabethan Poetry and Prose, Open Session (4/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:43am
JBDavis

CALL FOR PAPERS: ELIZABETHAN POETRY AND PROSE

One open session on Elizabethan Poetry and Prose
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

9-11 November, 2007

250-word abstracts are invited on any topic related to Elizabethan
non-dramatic literature. Submissions by newcomers as well as by
established scholars are welcome. Deadline for submissions: Friday,
13 April, 2007. Early submissions are welcome and encouraged.

Please direct questions and abstracts (preferably via e-mail) to:

CFP: Poetry in the Transatlantic 18th c. (3/10/07; NEASECS, 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 9:01pm
Joanne van der Woude

Please note: the deadline for abstracts for this panel at NEASECS 2007
has been extended until MARCH 10, 2007.

CFP for the Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Conference to be held October 25-28, 2007 at Dartmouth College. The
conference theme is "Transatlantic Destinies: Connections and
Disconnections across the Atlantic Seaboard in the Eighteenth Century."

_Traveling Songs: Poetry in the Transatlantic Eighteenth Century_

CFP: Atwood as a Poet (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 8:57pm
Karma Waltonen

MLA 2007
December 27-30, Chicago

Atwood as a Poet
Please submit 400-500 word abstracts for papers that discuss Margaret
Atwood's poetic voice, exclusively or in comparison to her non-poetic
works, to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen_at_ucdavis.edu) and Debby Rosenthal
(debbyrosenthal_at_comcast.net) by March 15, 2007.

CFP: Asian American Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 8:57pm
Chen, Tina Y

The Division on Asian American Literature is sponsoring 3 panels for the
2007 MLA convention in Chicago. Please contact panel organizers listed
below with submission or queries.

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"Racial Allegory"
Narratives about Asian Americans that do not explicitly reference
racializedbodies/subjects. How does "Asianness" circulate symbolically? To
what end? Theorizing implications of invoking race metaphorically in
American literature and culture. 1-page abstract, c.v., 15 March; Leslie
Bow lbow_at_wisc.edu

CFP: German Poetry, including Translation (4/15/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/10/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:09pm
Vahlbusch, Jefford B.

German Literature and Culture II. "German Poetry, including translation." W=
e welcome 20-minute papers on any period and all aspects of German-language=
 poetry. Inquiries welcome. Send 200-word abstracts (as e-mail attachments=
) to Geoff Howes, Bowling Green State University (ghowes_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu) an=
d Jeff Vahlbusch, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (vahlbujb_at_uwec.edu) by=
 15 April 2007.
The conference is being held this year in Cleveland, Ohio. For more informa=
tion, see the M/MLA website.

Jefford Vahlbusch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of German
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
vahlbujb_at_uwec.edu
Phone: 715-836-4490

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Hadbawnik, David C

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Poetry and Poetics session of
the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference,
meeting Nov 2-3, 2007 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, =
WA.

Send a 500 word proposal (double spaced) and a 50-word abstract to David =
Hadbawnik (dh1184_at_txstate.edu) by March 15, 2007. Inquiries are
welcome.

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