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>Subject: CFP: Contemporary Poetry (grad) (9/15/05; 11/3/05-11/6/05)
>From: Noam Scheindlin <[log in to unmask]>
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>CUNY Conference on Contemporary Poetry
>Graduate Center, City University of New York
>November 3-6 2005
>www.beautifulnovember.com
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>The CUNY Conference on Contemporary Poetry, sponsored by the department of
>Comparative Literature, Graduate Center, City University of New York, will
>take place November 3-6, 2005. We are seeking papers on a variety of topics
>that address, and perform, the current state of poetry. (By "current" we
>understand the period from 1984 on, with an emphasis on the present day.) We
>encourage creative approaches to issues of poetics, criticism, and
>translation. We also plan for panels that showcase English translations of
>contemporary poetry. Some suggestions for topics are included below, but
>prospective participants should not feel in any way limited to these
>categories:
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>     ~ critical discussion of contemporary poets
>     ~ poetics/theory (vs. textual study)
>     ~ poetic knowledge: poetry vs. theory/philosophy
>     ~ poetry in translation
>     ~ polyglot poetry
>     ~ unreadable poetry
>     ~ dissemination & print culture / early vs. contemporary / online
>poetry: blogs, lists, etc.
>     ~ evaluating poetry: the role of the critic / self-critical movements /
>the new poet-critic
>     ~ roles of narrative
>     ~ new formalisms
>     ~ the contemporary lyric
>     ~ hybrid genres
>     ~ new media poetry
>     ~ poetry as a political gesture/activist poetry
>     ~ the relation of poetry to everyday life
>     ~ how the poem addresses/engages the reader
>     ~ influence/dissonance between poetic movements / evolution of poetic
>movements
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>
>Please submit a one-page abstract to [log in to unmask] If you are
>interested in forming a panel, please submit your proposal to the same
>address. For translations, please submit approximately two pages of
>translation work, as well as the poem(s) in the original language.
>
>Deadline for submissions: September 15, 2005.
>Conference website: www.beautifulnovember.com
>
>Conference coordinators:
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>Anna Moschovakis
>Noam Scheindlin
>Matvei Yankelevich

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