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CFP: Exile and the Narrative/Poetic Imagination (10/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:05pm
agutthy_at_selu.edu

Contributions are solicited for inclusion in a book on Exile and Narrative/Poetic Imagination. Papers may examine texts by any exiled writer from any country, dealing with the literary representation of exile. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to: women and exile; creativity and exile; personal/cultural memory; remembering, longing, and forgetting; language and identity; (re)contruction of identity.
Submissions and Inquires: Dr. Agnieszka Gutthy - agutthy_at_selu.edu
Send a 15-20 page paper along with a copy of your CV
Essays should be documented in MLA style and should be in Word format, 12 point typeface, Times New Roman
Deadline for submission: October 31, 2007

UDPATE: American Regional Hip Hop (rolling deadline, collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 7:35pm
mickey hess

Call for Contributors: I am seeking contributors for Represent Where
I'm 
From: The Greenwood Guide to American Regional Hip Hop, a
two-volume 
reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will 
consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important
regional hip hop 
scenes in the US. I have signed several contributors
for the project, but the following regions are still available:

CFP: 2007 Conference on John Milton (6/30/07; 10/25/07-10/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 7:35pm
Kevin Donovan

Please click on the link below for a PDF image of the Call for Papers for the
2007 Conference on John Milton, meeting in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Oct. 25-27.
I'd encourage you to forward it to any interested parties.

Kevin Donovan <kdonovan_at_mtsu.edu> 615-898-5898
English Department, Middle Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 401, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

<http://www.mtsu.edu/~english2/milton/2007_MiltonCallForPapers.pdf>

CFP: Shakespeare and Modern Poetry (UK) (5/7/07; 6/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 6:50pm
JM Lyon, English

SHAKESPEARE AND MODERN POETRY
Half day conference at Bristol University

Wednesday 27th June 2007

PLENARY SPEAKER:

NEIL CORCORAN
KING ALFRED PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

Topics for any aspect of the relation between Shakespeare and 20th and 21st
century poetry might include Shakespeare and Modernist Poetics; Shakespeare
and the poetry of war; Shakespeare and women's verse; the Shakespearean
colonial and postcolonial; Shakespeare and modern formalism; and the nature
of Shakespearean influence.

CFP: Traveling with HD (5/1/07; MSA, 11/1/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 13, 2007 - 9:31pm
Delia Fisher

CFP Modernist Studies Association Conference, November 1-3, 2007:=20

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Call for Papers: Traveling with H.D.: Women Writers and the Modernist
Voyage Out

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This proposed panel for the Modernist Studies Association annual
conference in Long Beach (Nov 1-4, 2007) seeks papers on H.D. and other
modernist women writers who "traveled" literary culture with her, or who
later used H.D. as a site of embarkation for their modernist projects.
Modernism was a literary "voyage out" from the literary limitations of
the past, but for women writers the voyage was, and continues to be, one
through stormy seas. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Poetry &amp; Politics-1930s (4/30/07; ALSC, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2007 ALSC Conference, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2007

 

April 3, 2007

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) is re-issuing the
call for papers for its panel on "Poetry and Politics in the 1930s," which
is part of the 2007 ALSC Conference Program.

 

The submissions deadline for this panel has been extended to April 30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are strongly
encouraged to apply.

 

Please see below for details.

 

 

CFP: Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetic Contingency, Practice &amp; Theory (7/4/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
SCOTT HOWARD

Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetic Contingency, Practice & Theory
Volume 1: Manifestos

Submission Deadline: July 4, 2007
Publication Date: October 11, 2007

Call for Work: Abstracts, dialogues, essays, fictions, interviews, poems,
statements, vectors & whatnots.

Limitations: No image or sound files. 2,000 words maximum. New work. No
simultaneous submissions.

For more information, see: http://reconfigurations.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Poetry, Phil, Transl: Lucretius &amp; After (4/30/07; ALSC, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:57pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2007 ALSC Conference, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2007

 

April 3, 2007

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) is re-issuing the
call for papers for its panel on "Poetry, Philosophy, Translation: Lucretius
and After," which is part of the 2007 ALSC Conference Program.

 

The submissions deadline for this panel has been extended to April 30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are strongly
encouraged to apply.

 

Please see below for details.

 

 

CFP: Poetics and Poetry (7/4/07); journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:20pm
SCOTT HOWARD

Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetics and Poetry

Volume 1: Contingency

Submission Deadline: July 4, 2007

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Call for Work: Abstracts, dialogues, essays, fictions, interviews,
manifestos, poems, statements, translations, vectors & whatnots.

Limitations: No image or sound files. 2,000 words maximum. New work. No
simultaneous submissions.

CFP: AWP Herb Scott Tribute (4/17/07; 1/30/08-2/2/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 8:53pm
Lydia Melvin

Call for Papers: AWP Panel, Tribute of Herb Scott, poet, editor,
teacher, mentor, friend

This panel will be a tribute to visionary teacher, leader, organizer,
editor,
mentor, friend, & poet Herb Scott, founder and editor of New Issues
Press,
author of _Groceries_, _Disguises_, and _Sleeping Woman_,and professor
at Western Michigan University. The panel will be 2-fold, 1-part essay/
reflections on your personal intersection with Herb, and 1-part reading
of Herb's
poems. Your paper (in its final stage) should be no more than 5 minutes
long,
and you will have 8 minutes to read poems of Herb Scotts that you have
chosen.

CFP: T.S. Eliot (Italy) (10/15/07; 1/19/08-26/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 8:53pm
Paul Douglass

Call for Papers:

T.S. Eliot, Dante, and the European Tradition: An International Symposium
Florence, Italy, January 19th – 26th, 2008

Participants will experience the pleasures of intellectual exchange in the
environs of Florence, staying at a three star hotel and enjoying daily
excursions and activities, as well as free time to explore the city.
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS OR COMPLETED PAPERS: OCTOBER 15, 2007.

Visit the Symposium website to see the entire plan of the programme:
http://www.fondazione-delbianco.org/seminari/progetti_prof/progview_PL.asp?start=1&idprog=52

CFP: Modern/Contemporary Poetry, Performance: audibleword.org (no deadline; scholarly website)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:49pm
Kenneth Sherwood

Audibleword.org, seeks critical essays, commentaries, and reviews on
oral and aural poetries with an emphasis on the 20th- and 21st
centuries. Contributions related to American Modernist poetry,
Ethnopoetics, the Black Mountain School, New York School, and more
recent experimental poetry are particularly welcome. Featured authors
at Audibleword include: Cecilia Vicuna, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau
DuPlessis, John Taggart, and Martin Espada.

CFP: Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (grad) (5/10/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:47pm
Michelle K Parke

Atlantikos seeks short position papers for a special edition that will
examine the benefits and impact of transatlantic scholarship on current
trends/theories in literary and cultural studies. The essays should be
approximately 2,000 â€" 3,000 words in length and address one of the
following questions:

UPDATE: Poetry and Poetics (3/29/07; SAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:36pm
Hadbawnik, David C

Based on the papers I've accepted so far, I'd like to invite proposals =
that focus on modern/early postmodern female poets -- e.g. lorine =
niedecker? -- and i'm extending the deadline to march 29. I still need =
at least two more papers, so please, if you have something along this =
line you'd like to present, send it along.

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, =
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WA.

Send a 500 word proposal (double spaced) and a CV to David =3D
Hadbawnik (dh1184_at_txstate.edu) by March 29, 2007.=20

CFP: Writing Macao: Poetry and Translation (6/30/07, journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:36pm
KitKelen_at_umac.mo

Writing Macao:
creative text and teaching

Call for Fifth Number:
Submissions are now sought for the fifth number of Writing Macao: creative
text and teaching, a special issue on Poetry and Translation, to appear
later in 2007 and already under construction.

CFP: Poets &amp; Theory (France) (6/30/07; 1/22/08-1/23/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:35pm
Guillaume Cingal

Conference: =93Poets and Theory=94
organized by the GRAAT Research Centre
Universit=E9 Fran=E7ois Rabelais
Tours, France
January 22-23, 2008
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       This conference aims to explore the relationship between
English-language poets and theory. Many openly address technical matters
in the course of their poems=97Pope, Bishop, Ferlinghetti, Marechera=97, =
in
their letters=97Sydney, Keats, Dickinson, Hopkins, Lowell=97in =
theoretical
and polemical texts=97Coleridge, Whitman, Stevens, Auden, O=92Hara =
Olson,
Ashbery, Howe, Taban lo Liyong, Hejinian=97when they do not adopt =
several,
if not all, of the above strategies to question their own artistic

CFP: Poetics of Globalisation (UK) (3/26/07; 5/2/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Nicky Marsh

Workshop: The Poetics of Globalisation=20

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May 2, Centre for Contemporary Writing, University of Southampton

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The implications of the ubiquitous languages of 'globalization' for literar=
y and cultural critique are far from clear. The term is deeply ambivalent, =
suggesting both a political critique of the neo-liberal agenda and an acces=
sion to the universalizing assumptions of its corporate entities. This work=
shop offers literary critics the opportunity to assess and openly debate th=
e significance of the theoretical and political frameworks of globalization=
 for the study of literature.=20

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Specific issues to be addressed include:=20=20

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Ed Madden

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)
Proposal for Special Session
Tiresian Poetics: Modernism and Sex Change.
Narratives of sexual or gender metamorphosis; sexual dissonance and
artistic power; sexual difference and voice. Sexology and myth.
Transgender rhetorics, poetics, narrative structures.
Abstracts by March 16 (extended deadline); Ed Madden
(edward.madden_at_gmail.com).
Ed Madden

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Dr. Ed Madden
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208

emadden_at_sc.edu
803.777.2171
(fax: 803.777.9064

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

updated: 
Saturday, March 10, 2007 - 10:03am
Leni Marshall

<dd>The text of the CFP incorrectly listed the submissions date. It
should be 15 March 2007.<br><br>
<br><br>

<dd>Aging Poetically:&nbsp;&nbsp; a proposed special session topic for
the 2007 MLA <br>

<dd>in Chicago, IL.<br><br>

<dd>Seeking examinations of poems about age, aging, and old age, in
the<br>

<dd>writing of late-twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century poets
of<br>

<dd>all ages worldwide. How is old age, aging, ageism, and age difference
<br>

<dd>depicted poetically? (How) does the poet's age vary the depictions
of<br>

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