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

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

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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"

This panel invites papers especially but not exclusively relating the
sonnet sequence to the English court. Typically lyric poetry is not
considered in the realm of political writings, so the purpose of this panel
is participate in a fruitful reconsideration of lyrical genre as a
political tool.

A detailed 250-word abstract should be submitted by November 30, 2006,
to Sharon Higby, Papers should be 15
minutes in length.

In case you were wondering, the Mardi Gras conference takes place
during the weekend of Mardi Gras. Baton Rouge is 50 minutes from New
Orleans, by car.

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