I would like to announce the details regarding two Ezra Pound
sessions the Ezra Pound Society has arranged for the 2009 MLA in
Philadelphia. As well we invite proposals and suggestions for topics
for the 2010 ALA conference.
With all best wishes,
Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos
A. The following 2009 MLA sessions have been organized by the Ezra
Session I: #581 (Tuesday, 29 December, 7:15-8:30 p.m., 304,
Ideograms, Luminous Details or the Limbs of Osiris: Teaching Pound´s
Poetry and Prose
Presiding Timothy Paul Redman, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
1. Ira B. Nadel, Univ. of British Columbia: "Teaching Ezra Pound´s
Jefferson: Poetry, Prose and Letters"
2. John R. O. Gery, Univ. of New Orleans: "´Out of Key with His
Time´: Pound as Writer in Exile"
3. Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick: "´Observing
the Elegance of Circe´s Hair´: Teaching Ezra Pounds Poetry of
Session II: # 687 (Wednesday, 30 December, 12:00 noon-1:15 p.m.,
Independence Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott)
The Road to St Elizabeths: Pound's Correspondence with Mencken and
Presiding Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick,
1. Christa Fratantoro, Stockton College: "´Pound and the Poet of the
New Deal´: Pound and MacLeish in the 1930s"
2. Angelina Marie Carione, Cumberland County College: "Ezra Pound and
H.L. Mencken: A Correspondence"
3. David Roessel, Stockton College: "Pound's Release from St.
Elizabeths: Pound and MacLeish, 1956-1958"
B. The Ezra Pound Society plans to participate in the American
Literature Association´s 21st Annual Conference (to take place in San
Francisco, May 27-30, 2010) with two sessions. Those interested in
suggesting topics and/or in presenting papers, should write to
Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos at [log in to unmask] Deadline for
submission is December 15, 2009. For more details on the conference
Dr. Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos
University Research Professor,
A/Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Professor, Dept. of English
Book Reviews Editor, Paideuma
Sir Howard Douglas Hall, Room 317, 3 Bailey Drive, Fredericton, NB,
Canada E3B 5A3
Tel: 506-453-4673; Fax: 506-453-4817; [log in to unmask];