> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
> 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: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets
This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
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
Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.
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
Department of English
University of Redlands
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
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
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: 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
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
* Please distribute widely *
Call for Papers
The H.D. International Society is calling for papers to be delivered at =
its panel =93Approaches to Teaching H.D.=94 at the American Literature =
Association Conference in San Francisco, May 25-28.
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
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:
You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.
CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
Milton, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association, October 12-14, 2006, Tuscon, AZ. Papers on any
aspect of Milton are welcome.
You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must
become a member by April 1, 2006 to be listed in the program.
Email one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 to daniel_at_panam.edu
IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES
SPECIAL ISSUE: POETRIES
Guest Edited by Adalaide Morris, Mike Chasar, and Heidi Bean
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 1, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 15, 2006.
Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) Deadline 3/1/06;
Conference dates 9/6-7/06
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, UK
Keynote Address: Medbh McGuckian
Participating speakers: Deryn Rees-Jones, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy
Call for Papers for the University of Dayton LitFest, February 17 and 18,
You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Daytonâ€™s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, February 17 and
18, 2006. Organized by Department of English graduate students, the UD
LitFest has brought academic and creative submissions together since 2001.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend a reading by
award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni (who is appearing in Dayton as part of a
celebration of the life of Daytonian Paul Laurence Dunbar) as part of the
conference registration fee of $30. Transportation to and from the reading
will be provided.
CFP: Writing Design: Pictographic Strategies in Literature (collection;
Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 2/1/06
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"
A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to ganesanbalan_at_yahoo.com before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit www.worldlitonline.com
PG & Research Dept. of English
T. S. Eliot Society, Call for Papers
ALA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 2006
The T. S. Eliot Society will organize two sessions at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Members wishing to read papers are invited to send proposals or abstracts (between 300 and 500 words long), along with a curriculum vitae, to the President, Professor Benjamin Lockerd, Department of English, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to him at lockerdb_at_gvsu.edu. Submissions must be received no later than January 15, 2006.
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 by
January 15, 2006.
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 by=20
January 15, 2006.
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2005
Seminar: "Poetry is what is lost in translation":
Translating the Poetry of Other
The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays or poetry (including performance-based
criticism) for an open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention
(scheduled for New Orleans) in Dec. 2006. Send detailed abstracts or
papers of 15-minute reading length by e-mail, e-mail attachment, or hard
copy to Bruce Brandt, (Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu
<mailto:Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu> ) President, Marlowe Society of
America, English Dept., Box 504, South Dakota State University,
Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2006.
There are still open slots on a panel whose title is "Poetry as Theory,
Theory as Poetry," which will be a part of the annual conference of the New
Jersey College English Association, to be held at Seton Hall University in
South Orange, NJ on March 18, 2006 (see entire conference Call for Papers
here: http://faculty.ucc.edu/english-chewning/cfp.htm). Abstracts for the
"Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry" panel should be e-mailed to Burt
Kimmelman at kimmelman_at_njit.edu, by December 1, 2005. To learn more about
the New Jersey College English Association go to: http://njcea.org.
Who speaks in Melville's poems?
Herman Melville Society Session
American Literature Association, San Francisco
May 25-28, 2006
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero
_Versification: An Electronic Journal of Literary Prosody_ (ISSN 1546-0401),
http://oregonstate.edu/versif, is seeking submissions for its Winter
re-inaugural issue. The editors--Steven J. Willett at the University of
Shizuoka, Hamamatsu Campus and Joseph Tate at Oregon State
University--invite essays on a wide range of topics and poetries--from
classical to contemporary--that draw on diverse approaches.
_Versification_ has published essays and reviews and hosted papers by
important scholars in the field including Derek Attridge, Terry V. F.
Brogan, Richard Cureton, Annie Finch, H. T. Kirby-Smith and Reuven Tsur. The
Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature.
The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged.
Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.
The deadline for receipt of abstracts is November 14, 2005. Completed essays are due April 30, 2006.
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing Texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking
papers for our 2006 conference to be held February 17th and 18th,
2006. We are interested papers/presentations for the following
REVISITING THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT
Department of English
March 23-24, 2006
Final deadline for submission of papers for the 2006 edition of New Nigerian Poetry Journal (NNP) has been reviewed to January 2006 to enable contributors who have recently been sent the E-books of featured poets to complete their reviews.
Current E-copies available on request include the poetry of:
CHIN CE: Full Moon, An African Eclipse and other Poems;
OSSIE ENEKWE: Broken Pots, Marching to Kilimanjaro and other Poems,
PETER ONWUDINJO: Women of Biafra and other Poems;
TOYIN ADEWALE: Naked Testimonies,
The Beat Generation and Counterculture
The 27th Annual Conference of the Southwest / Texas
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2006
It's time to submit ideas for papers to present
Beat and Counterculture Literature!
I have a new e-mail address since I mailed last
call for papers--so if you have sent me questions
about the conference and I haven't responded,
know why. The address I'm now using is
As in the past, suggested topics for papers include
(but are no means limited to) the following: