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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.

CFP: Luci Tapahonso: Land, Memory, and the Power of Words in Contemporary Diné (Navajo) Poetry (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Billy J Stratton

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.

Grounded in traditional Navajo oral tradition and storytelling, the
poetry of Luci Tapahonso celebrates the complex interrelationships
between words, memory and the vast and beautiful landscape of the
American Southwest. Through her work published in A Breeze Swept
Through (1987), Sáanii Dahataal: The Women Are Singing (1993) and Blue
Horses Rush In (1997) she has bridged the gap between traditional Diné
oral tradition and modern poetic form.

CFP: Latina/o Poetry (1/29/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

The Latina/o Literarature and Culture Society of the American =
Literarature
Association

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

May 25-28, 2006

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society is seeking papers on any =
aspects
of Latina/o poetry. Please submit a short abstract and short vita with
contact information and affiliation to the session chair, Eliza =
Rodriguez y
Gibson at eliza_rodriguezygibson_at_redlands.edu by January 29, 2006.

=20
------------------------------------
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Redlands
1200 E. Colton Blvd=20
Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 793-2121 x4342

CFP: Edward FitzGerald and the Rubaiyat (1/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Erik Gray

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special issue of Victorian Poetry:
"Edward FitzGerald and The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám"

Victorian Poetry announces a special issue to celebrate the bicentennial
of the birth of Edward FitzGerald (1809) and the sesquicentennial of the
publication of his masterpiece, The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).
Submissions are invited, particularly on the Rubáiyát, although articles
dealing with FitzGerald's other works, his life, his influence, or his
relationship to his contemporaries are also welcome.

CFP: Art Objects and Woman's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Jill R Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)

Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia

Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing

This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.

CFP: CUE: A Journal of Prose Poetry (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
mschuldt_at_email.arizona.edu

CUE: A Journal of Prose Poetry is now accepting submissions for its fifth
issue. To date, we have published original work by some of the most prominent
poets writing today, including James Tate, Michael Palmer, Ron Silliman, Rita
Dove, Russell Edson, David Lehman, Rosmarie Waldrop, Jane Miller, Mary Ruefle,
Andrew Zawacki, Tony Tost, Brian Clements, G.C. Waldrep, Lisa Jarnot, Barbara
Cully.

CFP: Appreciating (?) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (1/25/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Melissa White

Appreciating (?) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (01/25/06; ALA)

A number of recent works have aimed to recover nineteenth-century American
women's poetry; a few studies have also given renewed attention to male
poets of the period. Although these works have been informed by various
approaches (feminist, nationalist, print culture, and literary historical),
most grapple initially with a single question: how should one assign
literary value to this material? Each scholar ultimately either answers
this question for him- or herself, or chooses to set it aside.

CFP: Slyvia Plath (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 5:19pm
Elizabeth Spies

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006
University of California, Riverside

This panel is concerned with all things Sylvia Plath. We are searching for
papers covering a wide range of Slyvia-related topics, including but not
limited to
-Plath and mainstream media
-papers that question the purely biographical representations of Plath
within the literary community
-feminist dialogues within and around Plath's works
-examinations of the recent Hollywood film Sylvia

Please send 250-300 word abstracts to elizabethspies_at_hotmail.com by February
10, 2006. Please include any requests for media.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Emily Dickinson (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Marianne Noble

CFP: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Dickinson.?
This is one of two panels sponsored by the Emily Dickinson International=20
Society to be held at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference =

May 25-28, 2006 in San Francisco. Papers can address any aspect of Emily=20
Dickinson?s poetry from an interdisciplinary perspective. Among=20
possibilities: anthropology, psychology, mathematics, science, botany,=20
law, law. The other panel is "open topic."

Send a 1-2 page proposal to Marianne Noble at mnoble_at_american.edu and=20
Cindy Mackenzie at Cindy.MacKenzie_at_uregina.ca by January 15, 2006.

CFP: Emily Dickinson: Open Topic (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Marianne Noble

CFP: Emily Dickinson--Open Topic
This is one of two panels sponsored by the Emily Dickinson International
Society to be held at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference
May 25-28, 2006 in San Francisco. Papers can address any aspect of the
study of Emily Dickinson.

Send a 1-2 page proposal to Marianne Noble at mnoble_at_american.edu and
Cindy MacKenzie at Cindy.MacKenzie_at_uregina.ca by January 15, 2006.

CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
>=20
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
poetry.

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

CFP: Lorna Dee Cervantes (1/16/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Rodriguezygibson, Eliza

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature=20
Hyatt Regency San Francisco=20
May 25-28, 2006=20
Lorna Dee Cervantes
The Latina/o Literature and Culture society is seeking papers on any
aspects of the work of poet Lorna Dee Cervantes. Please submit a
one-page abstract and short vita with contact information and
affiliation to the session chair, Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at
eliza_rodriguezygibson_at_redlands.edu by January 16, 2006.=20

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Redlands

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (1/15/06; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:02pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

Extended deadline:

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.=20

Abstracts of 200-250 words of papers not lasting longer than twenty
minutes in delivery should reach the organisers by our extended deadline
of January 15, 2006. Many thanks to all those who have already
responded. Everyone concerned will receive a formal decision on their
submission by mid January as previously advertised.

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Marilyn Hacker, Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn
Rees-Jones, Jo Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich
(all confirmed).=20

CFP: Milton and Paradise Lost (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Donna M. Souder

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Milton's Paradise Lost"

Open to Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

 

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities

 

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006

 

We are seeking proposals for papers addressing the scholarship and life of
John Milton, specifically his epic poem, Paradise Lost and its applications
to today's world. In what ways is Paradise Lost beneficial to today's
scholar? What current issues can benefit from the study of PL or Milton? How
could Milton's work be taught to the modern student? Issues could include:

UPDATE: Robinson Jeffers and Change (1/15/06; 2/17/06-2/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:14pm
Kafka, Rob

Update: Proposal Deadline Extended to 1/15/2006

CFP: Robinson Jeffers and Change (1/15/06; 2/17/06-2/19/06)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Evolution, Revolution and Change: Social and Natural Forces in Jeffers's
Poetry

ROBINSON JEFFERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Brazil Ranch, Big Sur, California, Friday-Sunday, February 17-19, 2006

Jeffers was interested in timeless forces at work in the individual, in
nature, the cosmos, in cultures. One might say that Jeffers's poetic career
was inspired and in fact turned on his attempt to deal with, understand, and

CFP: Poets & Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

Strange/Stranger
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Congress
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.

POETS & POETRY PANEL
STRANGE/STRANGER: BEYOND THE PALE

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski
raphael.costambeys_at_univ-paris3.fr

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

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