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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 15:45:56 -0400
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Dear all,

First, as part of the 2008 MLA Congress to be held in San Francisco, 
26-31 December 2008, The Ezra Pound Society has organized two 
sessions. We invite those of you who will be attending this year's 
MLA to attend. I would also like to mention that at the conclusion of 
the second session those in attendance will be asked to suggest 
topics for the 2009 MLA Congress.

And second, we will be organizing two sessions at the ALA conference 
to be help in May in Boston-please see below for topics and deadline.

With season's wishes,

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos

I. MLA Congress

Saturday, 27 December 

48. Topos as Place and the Place of the Visual in Ezra Pound's Work

3:30-4:45 p.m., Union Square 9, Hilton

Program arranged by the Ezra Pound Society

Presiding: Timothy Paul Redman, Univ. of Texas, Dallas

1. "On the Road: Pound's 'Poetry' of Place," Ira Nadel, Univ. of 

2. "Signs of an Italian Awakening: Ezra Pound's Response to Fascist
Architectural Restoration," Catherine Paul, Clemson Univ.

3. "Visual Arrhythmia and Transcendental Aesthetics in Ezra Pound's 
Sources, Early Works, and Cantos," Robert Kibler, Minot State Univ.

4. "Real Property and Visual Poetics: Ezra Pound and Ecocriticism," 
James W.
Kraus, Chaminade Univ.

Monday, 29 December 

558. Ezra Pound and Music

1:45-3:00 p.m., Golden Gate 6, Hilton

Program arranged by the Ezra Pound Society

Presiding: Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick, 

1. "'The Beat of a Different Drummer': Ezra Pound in and out of 
Time," Rob
Wallace, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

2. "Do Re Mi of Reading: The Place of Music in the Oeuvre of Ezra 
Margaret Fisher, Second Evening Art Publishing

3. "Ezra Pound's Musical Aesthetic," Stephen J. Adams, Univ. of 

II. ALA Conference

The North American Ezra Pound Society invites papers to be delivered 
at two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in 
Boston, May 21-24, 2009.  Papers are sought that address the 
following two topics: (1) Teaching Ezra Pound's Poetry; and (2) Ezra 
Pound and the Archive: Poetry, Biography, Correspondence. 

Please send abstracts of 250 words by January 31 to Demetres P. 
Tryphonopoulos ([log in to unmask]).

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];