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CFP: Elizabeth Barrett Browning: History, Culture and Politics (6/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Lisa Surridge

CFP: "Elizabeth Barrett Browning: History, Culture and
Politics" (Submission date: June 16, 2006)

Victorian Review is publishing a special issue on interdisciplinary
approaches to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, to be published in the summer of
2007. The editor is seeking 5000-8000 word essays that introduce new
methodologies and approaches to the study of EBB's poetry, correspondence or
other writing. Topics might include political thought,
historiography, theology, science, psychology, legal theory, visual
culture, history of
sexuality, journalism, abolitionism, feminist activism, nationalism, etc.

UPDATE: Landscape & the Lyric (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

CFP: Poetry in the Cyber-Age (4/19/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:39pm
Jaena4_at_aol.com

MMLA '06, 11/09/06 - 11/12/06; Chicago

Call for abstracts on the relationship between poetry and the cyber-age.

Poets, professors, and lovers of poetry in general repeatedly assert that the
book as an aesthetic object has lasting value. But are we kidding ourselves?
 With a readership increasingly reliant on the computer, and a new generation
of students who have never known a time when the Internet was more than a
click away, is it only a matter of time before poetry is primarily an element of
cyberspace? Is this good or bad? With more than a hundred fonts, point
sizes, untold programs and graphic elements, how will the function of the computer
affect the actual forms of poetry?

UPDATE: Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in Contemporary Diné (Navajo) Poetry (4/17/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/1

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Billy J Stratton

Update: Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in
Contemporary Diné (Navajo) Poetry. (4/17/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Call For Papers:
Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in Contemporary
Diné (Navajo) Poetry.
October 12-14, 2006
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 60th Annual Convention,
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona.

CFP: Romantic Poets and the Language of Abolition (UK) (5/30/06; NASSR/BARS, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
tanter

Panel: Romantic Poets and the Language of Abolition

Abstracts welcome on any aspect of the writings of the British Romantic poets
and their abolitionist writings. This is for the joint NASSR/BARS conference
in England in 2007, celebrating the abolition of the slave trade in the UK.
Panelists must be members of NASSR/BARS in 2007.

Dr. Marcy L. Tanter
Associate Professor of English
Director of Sophomore Literature
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, TX 76402
254-968-9892

CFP: Panel Sessions, T. S. Eliot Society (6/1/06; 9/22/06-9/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
Ben Lockerd

Call for Papers The 27th Annual Meeting of The T. S. Eliot Society St. =
Louis, MO September 22-24, 2006 The Society invites proposals for papers =
to be presented in conference panels at the annual meeting in St. Louis. =
Papers on any topic related to Eliot are welcome. Proposals of approximate=
ly 500 words articulating clearly the central aim or direction of the =
paper or presentation should be forwarded to the President, Professor =
Benjamin Lockerd, Department of English, Grand Valley State University, =
Allendale, MI 49401, USA (or, preferably, by e-mail to lockerdb_at_gvsu.edu). =
 Please include a brief biographical sketch or short curriculum vitae as =

CFP: Peer Seminars, T. S. Eliot Society (7/1/06; 9/21/06-9/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
Ben Lockerd

Peer Seminars on T. S. Eliot 1. Eliot and the London Scene, 1914-19392. =
Eliot in the Theatre This year the T. S. Eliot Society is offering two =
peer seminars at its annual meeting in St. Louis, 21*24 September 2006. =
Vincent Sherry will lead a seminar on "Eliot and the London Scene, =
1914-1939," in which participants are invited to consider the manifold =
ways in which Eliot interacted with the various cultures of London between =
the outbreak of the First World War and the beginning of the Second. The =
aim of the seminar is to project a composite picture of Eliot coming into =
his several roles as poet, critic, editor, and public intellectual in =

CFP: Approaches to Teaching H.D. (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Vetter, Lara

The H.D. International Society has some exciting news about a project =
important to the study of H.D. The Co-Chairs of the H.D. Society, =
Annette Debo and Lara Vetter, have received approval from MLA to begin =
work on Approaches to Teaching H.D.'s Poetry and Prose, notice of which =
appeared in the latest MLA Newsletter. We are in the process of sending =
out questionnaires to teachers of H.D. that ask for information about =
how you teach H.D. and request abstracts for short essays to be =
considered for that volume. We would very much like you to participate. =
 Please email me your name and institutional address so that we can =

CFP: Blake and Conflict (UK) (5/1/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
David Fallon

BLAKE AND CONFLICT
A Two Day Conference at University College, Oxford
22-23 September, 2006
Call for Papers

For the majority of William Blake's life, Britain was a nation at war.
Countries, individuals, and ideologies clashed in the ferment of the
American, French, and Industrial Revolutions. Britain experienced
unprecedented levels of mobilisation, chronic food shortages, mass
demonstrations, and the repression of civil liberties.

UPDATE: Women and Poetry in the 21st C. Conference (UK) (3/31/06; 9/6/06-9/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Jo Gill

PLEASE POST REVISED CFP / DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 MARCH 2006

 

Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III

 

 

Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006, University of the West of
England, Bristol

 

F I N A L C A L L F O R P A P E R S

 

 

Keynote Speakers: Medbh McGuckian and Marion Wynne-Davies

 

Including contributions from: Elaine Feinstein, Deryn Rees-Jones, Diane
Middlebrook, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy, Michelene Wandor, Tracy Brain, Fiona
Sampson, Georgia Scott, Zina Rohan, Cheryl Malcolm.

 

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:

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

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

--Poetry and consumer culture

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