Paper proposals are invited for an H.D. International Society panel at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 18-20, 2016. This is a welcoming conference that is hosted each year by the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY and which typically features a healthy mix of academic and creative writing presentations. Keynote… Continue reading CFP: Louisville Conference on Lit and Culture since 1900 (abstracts due Sept 14–note extended deadline)
H.D. was awarded a posthumous honorary Doctor of Letters at the Lehigh University commencement ceremony on 18 May 2015. Beth Wolle McKay, H.D.’s relative and one of the first women students at Lehigh University, accepted the degree on H.D.’s behalf. Source: Honorary degree recipients named | News Article | Lehigh University
The complete program for the H.D. and Feminist Poetics Conference at Lehigh University from September 17-19, 2015, is available online at https://english.cas2.lehigh.edu/content/program. Highlights include opening speaker Nathaniel Mackey and plenaries Susan Stanford Friedman and Cynthia Hogue as well as a tour of historic Bethlehem.
We invite paper proposals for a panel called “H.D. and her Circle: New Directions” at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Durham, NC, November 13-15, 2015. Papers may focus on work by H.D. and/or those in her circle (Bryher, Kenneth MacPherson, Marianne Moore, Richard Aldington, John Cournos, Robert Herring, Ezra Pound, Paul and Eslanda Robeson,… Continue reading CFP: H.D. panel at the SAMLA conference, Nov 13-15, 2015 (abstracts due June 10)
Marsha Bryant (UF English) and Mary Ann Eaverly (UF Classics) will be co-presenting on H.D., Muriel Rukeyser, and Agnes Nemes Nagy at Poetry By The Sea: A Global Conference (May 26-29, 2015). Their slide talk “Beyond Isis: Women Poets, Ancient Egypt, and Social Crisis” takes place on Tuesday afternoon, May 26.
The study of H.D., the many other modernist figures in her orbit, and the many modes in which she worked has often focused on aesthetic revolution (language, form, genre) and cultural revolutions (gender/sexuality, and lately national identity). This panel seeks to build on and expand the revolutionary frame by inviting papers that either re-evaluate this… Continue reading CFP: The Modernist Rebellions of H.D. and/or Her Circle at Modernist Studies Association Conference, Nov. 19-22, 2015 (Abstract due 4/15/15)
Hear H.D. read Helen in Egypt while scholars and poets close read selections from the poem in the podcast from Poem Talk #84 “The I as Hieroglyph: H.D., Helen in Egypt” with Julia Bloch, Dee Morris, Annette Debo, and host Al Filreis (27 Jan. 2015). This podcast offers excellent background into H.D.’s sources for the poem as well as detailed pathways… Continue reading H.D.’s Helen in Egypt Featured in PoemTalk Podcast
“H.D. and Feminist Poetics” Conference: Call for Papers and Panels Department of English, Lehigh University in Bethelem, PA, September 17-19, 2015 To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary of Lehigh University, the Department of English will host a conference that celebrates the life, works, and legacies of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania’s own Hilda Doolittle. We invite proposals for individual… Continue reading CFP: H.D. & Feminist Poetics Conference
The H.D. International Society will again be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. The call for paper proposals is open ended, although projects working with some aspect of biography would be particularly welcome given the recent publications of H.D. editions and… Continue reading CFP: H.D. at the American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015
FROM THE WEB SITE: The 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, sponsored by Bloomsburg University, will take place in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, June 4-7, 2015. The topic, Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries, seeks to contextualize Virginia Woolf’s writing alongside the work of her contemporaries. This unprecedented number of women writers — experimentalists, middlebrow authors,… Continue reading CFP: Virginia Woolf and Her Contemporaries Conference, June 4-7, 2015