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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.

UPDATE: American Poets and Childhood (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

CFP Update: American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2-3, 2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour
north of Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: American Women Poets and Nineteenth-century Religion (3/18/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Mark McCullough

Proposed Panel for the 2007 Modern Language Association

Chicago, IL.

American Women Poets and Nineteenth-century Religion

Papers are sought for a proposed special session on nineteenth-
century American women poets and religion. We especially welcome
papers on the work of unrepresented women poets for whom religion,
Christian or otherwise, was a positive influence.

Please submit half-page abstract and c.v. electronically by March 18,
2007 to:

Mark McCullough
The Graduate Center at the City University of New York
mccullough_at_mindspring.com

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

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:58pm
Leni Marshall

Aging Poetically: a proposed special session topic for the 2007 MLA
in Chicago, IL.

Seeking examinations of poems about age, aging, and old age, in the
writing of late-twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century poets of
all ages worldwide. How is old age, aging, ageism, and age difference
depicted poetically? (How) does the poet's age vary the depictions of
aged speakers' or other aged characters' identities? What ties the
poets' depictions of aging and old age to their individual cultures?
How do ideas of and responses to aging reflect or resist their
cultural contexts? Explorations of all aspects of aging and old age
in poetry are welcome.

CFP: William Blake and Authority (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
jeffrey-longacre_at_utulsa.edu

Now Accepting submissions for a Special Session on ?William Blake and
Authority? for the Modern Language Association?s (MLA) convention in
Chicago, December 2007.

Seeking submissions for a proposed panel on the topic of William Blake
and how he and his work engages with and/or confronts authority.
?Authority? can be interpreted in a variety of ways:

CFP: Poetry and Translation (6/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 2:49am
Tony & Katherine Williams

Working Papers on the Web

Poetry and Translation Issue

Call for Papers, Reviews and Creative Work

Abstracts of circa 300 words are invited on the theme of 'Poetry and
Translation' for a special issue of Working Papers on the Web,
scheduled to be published in June 2008.

UPDATE: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America still has openings for quality papers on
any aspect of Christopher Marlowe's plays, poetry, or biography
(including performance-based criticism and theater history, ) for an
open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention in Chicago on
Dec.27-30, 2007. Send detailed abstracts or papers of 15-minute reading
length by e-mail, e-mail attachment, or hard copy to Bruce Brandt,
(Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu <mailto:Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu> )
President, Marlowe Society of America, English Dept., Box 504, South
Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2007.

CFP: John Milton: Land, Space, &amp; Place (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Mimi Fenton

The Milton Society of America is sponsoring a session at MLA 07 in
Chicago, "John Milton: Land, Space, and Place," and invites topics that
include topography, exterior and interior space, visibilia and
invisibilia, spiritual space, etc. Send 1-page detailed proposal by 15
March to Mary Fenton (mfenton_at_email.wcu.edu).

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (3/1/07; 10/26/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been=20
extended to March 1, 2007.

Keynote speakers: Professor Christopher Ricks, Professor Jerome McGann,=20=

and Professor Tilottama Rajan

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

CFP: William Carlos Williams Review&ndash;&ndash;Call for Book Reviewers (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
Todd Giles

CFP: William Carlos Williams Review--Call for Book Reviewers (ongoing; journal issue)
   
  The William Carlos Williams Review is currently soliciting authors interested in writing book reviews on new publications on Williams and his contemporaries, at home and abroad, as well as texts addressing Modernism and poetics.
   
  The Williams Review has two special issues scheduled for the near future:
  Williams and the Avant-Garde [Futurism, Cubism, Dada] (Spring 2008) and Williams and the Beats (Spring 2009).
   
  If you are interested in being a potential reviewer, please email Todd Giles (gileswcwr_at_yahoo.com) with either an attached CV or a brief list of your areas of interest.
   

UPDATE: William Carlos Williams Review special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism (9/1/

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
Todd Giles

UPDATE: William Carlos Williams Review special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism (9/1/07; journal issue)
   
   
  The William Carlos Williams Review is actively seeking submissions for an upcoming special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism. While essays exploring the ways in which Williams's work responds to and explores the avant-garde are preferred, we also encourage related essays on Williams's American contemporaries.
  Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2007
  (Spring 2008, vol. 28, no. 1)
   
  Authors may submit manuscripts (12-36 pages in length) as Word files or in hard copy to:
   
  bryce.conrad_at_ttu.edu

CFP: Lyric in the Transatlantic 18th c. (3/1/07; NEASECS, 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:55pm
Joanne van der Woude

CFP for the 2007 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: Lyric in the Transatlantic Eighteenth Century_

CFP: William Carlos Williams (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Erin Templeton

The William Carlos Williams Society would like to invite proposals for
two sessions at the 2007 Modern Language Association's annual meeting
to be held in Chicago, December 27-30. Both panels are sponsored by
the WCW Society.

  1. "Poetry, The Little Review, and Others." This panel seeks
papers exploring WCW's relationship to Little Magazines and Chicago.
Send abstracts (500 words) by March 15, 2007 to Eric White at email:
eric.b.white_at_gmail.com

CFP: Completed essays on Kerouac's On the Road (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Hilary Holladay

SEEKING ESSAYS ON KEROUAC'S ON THE ROAD

For a forthcoming collection of scholarly essays on Jack Kerouac's On the
Road, my co-editor (Robert Holton of Carleton University) and I are seeking
completed essays that examine the 1957 novel's gender dynamics or its
portrayals of race and ethnicity.

The collection is under advance contract with a university publisher and
will likely be printed within the next year. Two or possibly three
additional essays are needed to round out the volume. Suggested length for
submissions is 25 pp., in MLA style.

CFP: 7th Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference: Homecomings (4/2/07; 9/27/07-9/29/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Bucher, Christina

Call for Papers and Creative Submissions
Seventh Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
September 27-29, 2007
 
Conference speakers to include: Barbara C. Ewell, Kaye Gibbons, Vertamae
Grosvenor, Minrose Gwin, Lorraine Lopez, Jill McCorkle, Harryette
Mullen, Brenda Marie Osbey, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Minton Sparks,
and
a special evening with Dr. Maya Angelou
(in conjunction with One Book, Many Voices Rome Community Read)
                
Since its inception in 1994, the Southern Women Writers Conference has
been devoted to showcasing the works of well known and emerging southern

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
ivanchikova_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
    
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
    
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
    
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

UPDATE: Ivor Gurney: Composer, Poet (UK) (3/1/07; 9/8/07-9/9/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
James Allum

Conference=20

Cambridge University, 8 and 9 September 2007

Ivor Gurney: Composer, Poet

Gurney was almost unique in writing both poetry and music, and thus =
provides a rich opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion. This =
conference aims to examine both sides of his output in equal measure, =
establishing a dialogue between the two, whilst placing his work against =
the backdrop of the early twentieth century, war and the asylum.

We welcome papers on any aspect of Gurney's life and work, including but =
not limited to:

UPDATE: George Herbert and Dissent (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
Sarum College, Salisbury, England
5-6 October, 2007

Panel Topic: George Herbert and Dissent

Plenary Speakers:
Helen Wilcox of the University of Wales, Bangor, Cristina Malcolmson of
Bates College, and David Jasper of the University of Glasgow.

Two University Presses have expressed interest in publication of conference
proceedings.

UPDATE: George Herbert and Bishop John Davenant (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
Sarum College, Salisbury, England
5-6 October, 2007

Panel Topic: George Herbert and Bishop John Davenant

Plenary Speakers:
Helen Wilcox of the University of Wales, Bangor, Cristina Malcolmson of
Bates College, and David Jasper of the University of Glasgow.

Two University Presses have expressed interest in publication of conference
proceedings.

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