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CFP: Translations of Prose and Poetry (12/31/06; journal issue)

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Susan Rushing Adams

Sojourn, an interdisciplinary journal that fuses the literary and
fine arts, is accepting translations of poetry and prose for its 20th
anniversary issue. Please see our website,
<>, for
submission guidelines. Submissions are due December 31, 2006.

We will also consider work in other genres. Sojourn is published
through the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas
at Dallas.

Questions about Sojourn? Send inquiries to:

CFP: Poe and Periodical Culture (3/1/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:14am
Stephen Rachman

Poe and Periodical Culture. This panel is calling for papers having
to do with any aspect of Poe's work with newspapers and magazines,
esp. papers engaging with recent scholarship that has addressed such
areas as authorship, literary nationalism, the culture of reprints,
copyright, mass production, marginalia, etc.

Send 250-word abstracts to Stephen Rachman
<> or Marcy J. Dinius
<> by March 1, 2007.

CFP: &quot;Edgar Allan Poe &amp; The Juke-Box&quot;: Poe and Twentieth Century Poetry (3/1/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:13am
Stephen Rachman

"Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box": Poe and Twentieth Century Poetry.
Poe and his poetic theories have continued to be a point of
engagement for twentieth-century poets, as witnessed by the recent
publication of the posthumous Elizabeth Bishop poem from which the
title of this panel is taken. This panel is calling for papers that
engage with any aspect of Poe's relation to poets and poetry of the
last century.

Send 250-word abstracts to Stephen Rachman
<> or Marcy J. Dinius
<> by March 1, 2007.

CFP: War &amp; Poetry: Arabesques Review (11/30/06; journal special issue)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm

ARABESQUES REVIEW is seeking work for our November/December 2006 issue
focusing on writing inspired or informed by the experiences, observations,
and/or daily news and social possibilities of the following topic: "War &
Poetry" and for our January/February 2007 issue "Colors".

We are open to work that covers any of the multitude of ways that our world,
our media, and ourselves mark the public and private, political, and
individual decisions of passage we define and define ourselves around,
defining in the same time the destiny of other people, cultures and nations.

CFP: Poets &amp; Poetry Panel (France) (12/1/06; SAES, 5/11/07-5/13/06)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski



L'Envers du décor

47th Annual SAES (Société des Anglicistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)

Avignon, France : 11th, 12th and 13th May 2007

Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse.

What takes place centre-stage starts life behind the scenes. The chaotic
become disciplined, the underground overground, expressions of freedom are
constrained. What are we to make, however, of this flipside and of those
that choose to walk on the wild side?

CFP: William Carlos Williams Review (no deadline; journal issue)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm

The William Carlos Williams Review is actively seeking submissions. We
invite essays of varying length (12-36 pages) on any aspect of the life
and work of William Carlos Williams, and on his relationship to the
artistic, philosophical, social, and political movements of his day.
New theoretical approaches to Williams's work are particularly
encouraged. Authors may submit manuscripts as Word files or in hard
copy to:

CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: Three Faces of Poetry: Focusing on the Works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni (12/15/06; 2/16/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Andre Hoyrd

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be
presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
main campus Friday, February 16, 2007. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work
of African American and Diasporic writers and supports the endowment of the
Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates the achievement of African American
through the works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni. We
invite abstracts
for papers which consider the works of these poets and the development of
African American
Poetry from 1746 to the present.

CFP: Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court"

CFP: George Herbert Conferences (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07); (US) (2/22/08; 10/10/08-10/11/08)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:13pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF


George Herbert?s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
Sarum College, Salisbury, England, October 5-6, 2007
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
              We are pleased to announce an international and=20
interdisciplinary conference on George Herbert?s pastoral and poetic life=20
in Wiltshire. The conference will meet October 5-6, 2007 at Sarum College=20
in Salisbury, England. The conference features plenary addresses by=20
distinguished British and American scholars Helen Wilcox of the University =