Poetry and Beyond: 11th Literature in English Symposium

Країна: Польща

Місто: Poznan

Тези до: 15.01.2015

Дати: 15.05.15 — 16.05.15

Е-мейл Оргкомітету: ies2015poetry@gmail.com

Організатори: Adam Mickiewicz University


The Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, invites papers on all aspects of on all aspects of British, Northern Irish, Irish, Canadian and American poetry and poets. The topics include but are not limited to the following:

• Paul Muldoon and his poetry
• Irish and Northern Irish poetry
• British poetry
• Scottish poetry
• Canadian poetry
• American poetry
• Poems as cultural artefacts
• Poetry and tradition; poetry and theory
• Narrative poetry
• Poetry and the avant-garde
• The power of poetry: the ways and means of changing the world through poetry, etc.
• Poetry and revolution; poetry and social conformity
• The poet(ess) as the leader of nations; as a solitary figure; a prophet; etc.
• The poet(ess) or his/her poetry: the value of biography
• Poetry and individual/national/cultural identities
• Postcolonial poetry and “Othering” poetry
• Poetry and ethnicities
• (Auto)biographical poetry
• Masculine/feminine poetry; gender(ed) poetry

…and Beyond:
• Poets and poetry  in the 21st century
• New means of poetic expression: digitalization, hyperlinked poetry, kindle-version, etc.
• Visualising poetry: graphic novels, ekphrasis, word-image relations, painterly poets, etc
• Word-less poetry
• Teaching (about) poetry
• The struggle of poetic translation and/or untranslatability
• Slam poetry and amateurship
• Poetry and/for children
• Poetry and music
• Poetry and politics
• Poetry and the non-poetic
• Poetry and eroticism
• Poetry and war
• Poetry and healing: Working through trauma
• Poetry and religion; religious poetry
• Sound poetry
• Poetry and the reader
• Poetry and ideology

Веб-сторінка конференції: http://wa.amu.edu.pl/lies