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CFP: John Betjeman (3/31/06; 6/25/06-6/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:04pm
James Gifford

CALL FOR PAPERS
(please forward)

2006 is the centenary of the birth of John Betjeman, Poet Laureate from
1972-84. To celebrate this event and to highlight the extensive holdings of
Betjeman's correspondence and manuscripts at the University of Victoria
(Canada), two panels on June 29th are dedicated to Betjeman and his milieu
in the "ON MIRACLE GROUND XIV" conference of the International Lawrence
Durrell Society (25-29 June 2006).

Papers that deal with any aspect of Betjeman's career or his engagement with
his contemporaries are welcome, though those with an archival or comparative
approach are particularly appropriate to the conference's general theme.

UPDATE: English Seventeenth-Century Lyric Poetry (3/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Eileen Abrahams

The deadline for submissions has been extended for the following CFP:

I am soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of English
Seventeenth-Century lyric poetry for a session at the Rocky Mountain Modern
Language Association (RMMLA).

The annual meetings of the RMMLA will take place from October 12 until
October 14, 2006 in Tucson, Arizona.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words either as WORD or RTF
attachments via e-mail or via regular mail. All submissions must be
received by midnight on March 15, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 20, 2006.

Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
or to

CFP: 2006 African Journal of New Poetry (4/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
IRCALC Editors

 Papers are invited for the 2006 edition of the journal of new poetry of African expressions NP Vol 1 No. 3 2006. The Journal of New Poetry (internationally refereed) is an online project of the International Research Confederacy on African Literature and Culture [IRCALC] which previously edited the New Nigerian Poetry Journal. The Journal of New Poetry of African expressions [NP] is an expansion of our editorial scope to reflect the global dimension of ircalc's efforts in African literary and cultural appreciation. By African expressions we refer to materials from both the geographical Africa and the island of Madagascar and the heritage that includes other members of the African Diaspora across the Americas, Europe, the Caribbean Islands, etc.

UPDATE: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Markus Zisselsberger

Due to a very unfortunate error, the original cfp (see below) mistakingly
stated that panel presenters must hold a Ph.D. Submissions are of course
invited from anyone interested in presenting on the panel, regardless of
educational or professional status. My sincere apologies for the error.

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

CFP: Poets on Appropriative Writing (4/15/06; AWP, 2/28/07-3/3/07)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Camille Martin

Raphael Rubinstein says "appropriative writing." Michael Davidson says "palimtexts." Gregory Betts says "plunderverse." Purists say "plagiarism." This panel of the AWP will feature poets whose writing incorporates source texts as a compositional process and perhaps also with the intention of challenging the idea of textual ownership. Poets in this panel will discuss methods of appropriation in their own work and suggest theoretical issues underlying their use of source texts. Please send abstracts (300-500 words) and a brief biographical statement by email to Camille Martin: <c8martin_at_ryerson.ca>. Deadline: April 15, 2006. The 2007 AWP will be in Atlanta, February 28 - March 3.

CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Re-thinking the Renaissance Lyric (4/10/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
D. K. Smith

 As Helen Vendler has written, the function of a lyric poem is to offer 'aesthetically convincing representations of feelings felt and thoughts thought.' In ways unavailable to other genres, the Renaissance lyric provides insights into the epistemological shifts and changing patterns of thought in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. This session will explore the way the Renaissance Lyric both reflected and inflected contemporary ways of thinking about issues of politics, nationalism, religion, sovereignty, and subjectivity in Early Modern England. For the Renaissance Literature and Culture panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.

CFP: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Markus Zisselsberger

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

CFP: Jazz Music in African-American Literature and Poetry (3/17/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Mr. David Ross Disarro

Jazz Music in African-American Literature and Poetry

Panel Chair: David R. DiSarro

Call for papers on jazz music in African-American literature and poetry
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
“Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing” at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. â€" 4:30 p.m.

CFP: Lowell's Letters &amp; Collected Poems (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:01pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Robert Lowell's Letters & Collected Poems

We seek papers that explore the implications, for teaching and for
American literary history, of the publication of The Letters of Robert
Lowell (2005) and The Collected Poems of Robert Lowell (2003). Papers
might explore these questions:

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Richard.Hishmeh_at_rcc.edu

Call for papers: Poetry and Poetics

  =20

  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
(PAMLA)

  Standing panel: Poetry and Poetics

  =20

  November 10-11, 2006

  =20

  University of California, Riverside

  Riverside, California

  =20

  Submission deadline: March 15, 2006

  =20

Paper proposals are requested for a panel that addresses any aspect of
poetry and/or poetics. Of particular interest are papers that address
any of the following:

=20

--The role of the poet/poetry in the 21st century

--Poetry and poetics in the era of multi-national capitalism.

--Poetry and consumer culture

UPDATE: Poesis in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   
    Poiesis

CFP: World Poetry in Translation (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/4/06-11/6/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Gordon McNeer

Samla members who are translators of poetry from any foreign language
into English are cordially invited to submit samples of their works for
consideration
to Dr. Gordon E. McNeer. The panel often is constructed around a
theme, but
this is not always the case so any type of work is welcome. Typically,
panalists
introduce their translation and then read from it. Discussion is at the
end. In most
cases, presentations are limited to fifteen minutes.
 
Gordon E. McNeer
gmcneer_at_ngcsu.edu
 
 
 
Dr. Gordon E. McNeer
Associate Professor of Spanish
Director of Santander Program
Department of Language and Literature
NGCSU
Dahlonega, GA 30597
 

CFP: First Books of Poetry (3/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
Boxcar Poetry

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Boxcar Poetry Review, a new online journal, is pleased to announce the call
for submissions for its March 2006 and future issues.

We are currently seeking reviews and critical writing on first books of
poetry published in the past five years (2001-2005). We also welcome
creative submissions of poetry and artwork on any theme.

CPF: British and Irish Contemporary Poetry (UK) (3/1/06; 9/22/06-9/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
editor_at_poetryconference.org.uk

Call for Papers - The Line of Contemporary Poetry

The British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference

22-24 September 2006

to be held as St Anne's College, Oxford, England

in association with the University of St Andrews, Seamus Heaney Centre
Queens University, Belfast, and Lancaster University

Speakers include Professor Jonathan Bate, Professor John Kerrigan,
Professor Robert Crawford, Dr Mark Ford and Dr Deryn Rees-Jones

CFP: Poet's Theater (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Heidi Bean

Proposed Special Session (and possible edited volume) on "Poet's Theater"
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
MLA Convention: Philadelphia, Dec. 27-30, 2006

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

CFP: Edgar Allan Poe Session (3/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 8:18pm
Cliff Toliver

The theme of the "SymPo(e)sium," a special session of the 60th Rocky
Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, to be held in
Tucson, Arizona, October 12-14, 2006, will be "Poe and . . . ." The
session organizer would welcome submissions of 250-500 word abstracts or
completed papers on topics relating to Edgar Allan Poe's literary
influence. Papers might explore topics relating to Poe's influence on
another writer or creative artist, Poe's influence on a contemporary
or on a writer or artist who flourished after Poe's time, Poe's
influence on an American or other-than-American writer or artist.
Please email proposals to toliver-c_at_mssu.edu or mail them to Cliff

CFP: Dismodernist Poetics / Post-Ableist Poetics (3/17/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 8:18pm
Patrick F. Durgin

CFP: Dismodernist Poetics / Post-Ableist Poetics (March 17; Modernist Studies Association
annual convention 06, October 19-22)

The purpose of this panel is to bring two interdisciplinary fields (Disability Studies
and Modern & Contemporary Poetics) into conversation, putting pressure on emerging
terminology in these fields, with a view toward imagining a "post-ableist poetics."

CFP: The New Elizabeth Bishop (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: The New Elizabeth Bishop

I am seeking papers that explore the implications, for scholarly research
and teaching, of the publication of previously uncollected work by
Elizabeth Bishop in _Edgar Allen Poe and the Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems,
Drafts and Fragments_, edited by Alice Quinn. (This volume will be
published in March of 2006 by Farrar Straus Giroux; proof and review
copies are available now from the publisher.) The publication makes
available a wealth of material from the Elizabeth Bishop papers at Vassar
College, among other archival resources. Papers might explore these
questions:

CFP: Medieval Lament and Elegy (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
Jane Tolmie

Paper proposals are invited for a volume of essays on medieval lament and elegy, specifically laments for dead sons. The deadline for proposals is March 30, 2006. Proposals may be from any area of medieval studies and should be one page in length. Please send your work to: Dr. Jane Tolmie, Department of English, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 3K7, Canada. Email is acceptable also at jtolmie2_at_uwo.ca. Please send any attachments as .rtf documents.

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