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CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: Three Faces of Poetry: Focusing on the Works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni (12/15/06; 2/16/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Andre Hoyrd

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be
presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
University's
main campus Friday, February 16, 2007. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work
of African American and Diasporic writers and supports the endowment of the
Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates the achievement of African American
Poetry
through the works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni. We
invite abstracts
for papers which consider the works of these poets and the development of
African American
Poetry from 1746 to the present.

CFP: Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court"

CFP: George Herbert Conferences (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07); (US) (2/22/08; 10/10/08-10/11/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:13pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF

CALL FOR PAPERS
GEORGE HERBERT'S LIVING LEGACIES: TWO CONFERENCES, 2007-2008

George Herbert?s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
Sarum College, Salisbury, England, October 5-6, 2007
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
              We are pleased to announce an international and=20
interdisciplinary conference on George Herbert?s pastoral and poetic life=20
in Wiltshire. The conference will meet October 5-6, 2007 at Sarum College=20
in Salisbury, England. The conference features plenary addresses by=20
distinguished British and American scholars Helen Wilcox of the University =

CFP: Charles Olson (12/15/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
Grieve-Carlson, Gary

CFP: Charles Olson: The End of the Maximus and the Late Prose

American Literature Association, Boston, May 24-27, 2007

The Charles Olson Society invites proposals that focus on any aspect of the
end of "The Maximus Poems" or Olson's late prose (published or unpublished).

250-word proposals should be sent to Don Byrd at dbyrd_at_nycap.rr.com by
December 15, 2006. Please include your name, institutional affiliation (if
any), e-mail address, and AV needs (if any).

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE, 6/26/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
Jason Camlot

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE 06/26/07-06/29/07)

This call is for papers to be delivered at the 2007 ACCUTE (Association of
Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference which will
be held at the University of Saskatchewan, May 26-29, 2007.

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC, 3/8/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:08pm
maltzahn_at_uottawa.ca

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC 3/8/2007 – 3/10/2007)

Call for Papers

Andrew Marvell Society at South-Central Renaissance Conference (8-10 March
2007)

Deadline: 1 December 2006

The Andrew Marvell Society welcomes paper proposals by 1 December 2006 for
its annual sessions at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, San
Antonio, 8-10 March 2007.

Please consult our call for papers at the SCRC website, through which
submissions are to be made:

http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~nydam/scrc/cfp_marvell2007.shtml

Proposals are especially encouraged on the following topics:

CFP: A New Global Poetics? (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:07pm
Jacob Edmond

Call for seminar papers for the American Comparative Literature Association
Annual Conference 2007, "Trans, Pan, Inter: Cultures in Contact"
Puebla, Mexico
April 19-22, 2007

Deadline: 1 November 2006

Seminar Title: A New Global Poetics?

CFP: T. S. Eliot (1/1/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:57am
wharmon03_at_mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society invites proposals for papers to be delivered at two sessions during the ALA meeting in Boston, MA, May 24-27 2007. Although any topic related to Eliot will be considered, a special session may be devoted to Eliot and Auden (2007 being his centennial) if interest warrants.

Papers should be about 10 pp. long, delivered in about 20 minutes, which will leave 10 minutes for discussion. By 1/1/2007 please send abstract (no longer than 300 words) to wharmon03_at_mindspring.com.

William Harmon, T. S. Eliot Society

CFP: Teaching Native American Poetry (10/25/07; 4/5/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:53am
Dean Rader

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
Native American Literature Symposium, April 5-7, 2007

Roundtable on Teaching American Indian Poetry

This is one of two panels at the Native American Literature Symposium--the
premiere Native Literature gathering--sponsored by the ASAIL Committee on
Pedagogy and Teaching. This particular roundtable will feature individual
scholars giving mini-presentations on teaching Native American poems.
Presentations can range from topics of courses to the use of secondary
sources to innovative approaches. I am especially interested in proposals
that pair two poems by different poets and/or that offer an actual hands-on
"lesson" for use in the classroom.

CFP: Larkin's Elsewheres (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Martyn J Colebrook

The Philip Larkin Society in association with

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PHILIP LARKIN CENTRE

 FOR POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING

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FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

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THIRD HULL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

THE WORK OF PHILIP LARKIN

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LARKIN'S ELSEWHERES

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CFP: New Sholarship on Beat Writers (12/1/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/2707)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Skerl, Jennie

Call for Proposals by the Beat Studies Association for a panel on new
scholarship on the Beats at the American Literature Association Annual
Conference to be held in Boston, May 24-27, 2007. Proposals are
requested reflecting new research or forthcoming publications on
individual writers or a broader historical/cultural analysis of the Beat
Generation. Send brief proposals (1-3 pages) by December 1, 2006, to
Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone Dr., Paoli, PA, 19301 or
jskerl_at_wcupa.edu.

CFP: Contemporary American Poetry (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
George Moore

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY AND POLITICS

SPECIAL SESSION FOR LITERATURE & POLITICS
AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2007 NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS=92 =20
JOINT CONFERENCE
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts
April 4 - 7, 2007

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: NOV. 1st, 2006.

The 2007 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association =20
National Meeting will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, =20
110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116; phone 1-617-236-5800

CFP: Ivor Gurney: Poetry and Music (UK) (2/1/07; 9/9/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Dr T. Tate

This conference explores both the poetry and the music of Ivor Gurney.
Papers are invited on either aspect of his work, and we particularly
welcome papers which look at both his writing and his composition. We are
also interested in papers which look at the context within which Gurney was
writing -- music history, literary history, medical history, his literary
and musical circles or influences, etc.

The conference will be held in Cambridge, England, 9 to 10 September 2007.
We hope to include a concert of Gurney's songs by tenor Andrew Kennedy.

CFP: Byron and Modernity (1/30/07; 10/26/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Hallie Rebecca Marshall

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

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

in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites October 26-28, 2007 . =20=

We welcome papers that explore the way Byron and Byronism have been=20
interpreted since the Romantic period, in Byron=92s reception through =
the=20
nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the place of Byronism in=20
fashion, popular, and print culture. But we are especially interested=20=

CFP: Tennessee Williams: The Poet Playwright (10/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:18am
Humanities Review

The St. John's University Humanities Review is seeking submissions to
this semesters journal. Papers should be 8-15 pages double spaced and
should discuss the role of Tennessee Williams as a critical and
innovative playwright.

Submissions can be emailed to SJUHumanities_at_gmail.com

CFP: Wallace Stevens (10/5/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Phoebe Putnam

CFP: The Wallace Stevens Society Panel, University of Louisville
Thirty-Fifth Annual Twentieth Century Literature Conference, February
22-24, 2007.

The Wallace Stevens Society is pleased to host a panel this February at
the University of Louisville's Twentieth Century Literature Conference.
We invite proposals for critical papers on any topic concerning Stevens's
work. A specific panel theme may be decided upon depending on the
proposals received.

CFP: A Discussion of the Humanities within American Modern Poetry (10/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Humanities Review

The St. John's University Humanities Review is seeking well written
articles between 8-15 double spaced pages for publication in the
journal. We are seeking papers with a wide range of topics and are
especially looking for very specific topics that have not been written
about extensively already. Contemporary allusions appreciated.

Please email submissions to SJUHumanities_at_Gmail.com.

CFP: T. S. Eliot (10/7/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
wharmon03_at_mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers for presentation at the Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture meeting in Louisville, KY, February 22-24, 2007. If response warrants, the society will arrange a special session on Eliot and Auden (who was born in February 1907).

Proposals should include presenter’s name, home address, E-mail address, telephone number, academic affiliation (if applicable), title of paper, and personal biographical note (100-50 words).

Please send proposals and questions to William Harmon (wharmon03_at_mindspring.com).

UPDATE: T.S. Eliot Peer Seminars (8/11/06; 10/22/06-10/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
June Cummins

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 11

Peer Seminars on T. S. Eliot

1. Eliot and the London Scene, 1914-1939
2. Eliot in the Theatre

The 27th Annual Meeting of The T. S. Eliot Society
St. Louis, MO
September 22-24, 2006

CFP: Spenser at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
David Wilson-Okamura

Call For Papers: Spenser at Kalamazoo

Three sessions on Edmund Spenser
42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

10-13 May 2007

Abstracts may be submitted on any topic dealing with Spenser. Especially
welcome this year are papers on Spenser's shorter poems and papers on
Spenser and periodization (e.g., Spenser and Elizabethan medievalism,
Spenser and the 1590s, etc.). As always, we encourage submissions by
newcomers and by established scholars of all ranks.

CFP: Bristol's Robert Southey (11/17/06; NASSR, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Elisa Beshero-Bondar

Bristol's Robert Southey

The 2007 NASSR meeting in Robert Southey's native Bristol provides a perfect
opportunity to introduce fresh perspectives on his work and its increasing
importance to Romantic studies. Papers are invited on any aspect of
Southey's prodigious output during the Romantic era--as poet, prototype
anthropologist, historian, and political thinker. Papers addressing
Bristol's significance to Southey are especially welcome.
Send 300-word abstracts by e-mail to Elisa Beshero-Bondar (University of
Pittsburgh at Greensburg) at: ebb8_at_pitt.edu by November 17, 2006.

CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

The John Donne Society welcomes papers for a sponsored session at the ICMS, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2007. Please send hard copy of (300 word) abstract and cover sheet as per ICMS form ( http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/42cfp/forms.html <https://webmail.kctcs.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/42cfp/forms.html> ) by/before September 15, 2006 to Scott Vander Ploeg at the address below. Submissions should also be sent by email attachment (MS Word preferred) to Scott's email address.

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