Dear Poundians,


This e-mail concerns three things:


First, the Ezra Pound Society has organized the following sessions for the
ALA taking place right now (May 23-26) in Boston:


Friday May 24, 2013                        11:10 – 12:30

Session 9-F                        Ezra Pound & Marianne Moore

Organized by the Ezra Pound Society

Chair, Trevor Sawler, Saint Thomas University, Canada

1.            “The Ezra Pound-Marianne Moore Early Correspondence: Gender
and Prosody in Marianne Moore’s ‘Marriage,’” Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos,
University of New Brunswick, Canada

2.            “Marianne Moore’s ‘Marriage’ through Ezra Pound’s Eyes,” David
Roessel, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

3.            “Performing Marianne Moore’s ‘Marriage,’” Taylor Cawley, The
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Audio visual required: None



Friday May 24, 2013                        2:10 –3:30

Session 11-H            Ezra Pound & H.D.

Organized by the Ezra Pound Society Chair, Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos,
University of New Brunswick, Canada

1.            “The Rose Turns: Feminine/Feminist Imagery in H.D.'s Hermetic
Definition,” Sara Dunton, University of New Brunswick, Canada

2.            “Through the worm-cycle: animals, trees, lovers, and gods in
H.D.'s polymorphic machine,” Matte Robinson, St. Thomas University, Canada

3.            “Adams and/or Mussolini: The Polymorphic Transformation of
Good Government in The Cantos,” Trevor Sawler, St. Thomas University, Canada

Audio visual required: None


Second (and thinking ahead to next year’s ALA conference in San Francisco in
late May 2014), I am asking anyone who wishes to organize a panel on any
topic pertaining to the work and life of EP to let me know. We have the
option of offering two sessions at next year’s ALA.



And third, it would be nice if one of you organized a panel on EP’s
“treatment of warfare and its consequence. Please see the following call for

[Marker]Call for Papers

American Literature Association Symposium


“War and American Literature”

October 10 – 12, 2013


Keynote Speakers:

Donald Anderson, United States Air Force Academy

James Nagel, University of Georgia and Dartmouth College


ALA symposia provide opportunities for scholars to meet in pleasant
settings, present papers, and share ideas and resources.  The October 2013
symposium will focus on war and American literature, exploring the literary
treatment of warfare and its consequences in both prose and poetry from the
colonial times through the present. We welcome proposals for presentations
on the place of war in the writings of both popular and canonical American
authors (Cooper, Twain, Crane, Hemingway, Heller, Vonnegut, McCarthy,
O’Brien, and others). Proposals for panels and roundtable discussions are
also encouraged. 

Location:  Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal Street

New Orleans, Louisiana


Hotel Rate: The Hotel Monteleone is offering a special rate of $169 (plus
tax) per night for a single or double room.


Conference Directors: 

Dustin Anderson, Georgia Southern University

Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern University


Conference Fee:  $150


Please email all proposals to Dustin Anderson 

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before July 20, 2013



Demetrios P. Tryphonopoulos

University Research Professor

A/Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Professor, Department of English

Associate Editor, Paideuma: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Poetry and

Secretary, Ezra Pound Society

University of New Brunswick

Sir Howard Douglas Hall, Room 317

3 Bailey Drive

Fredericton, N.B.

Canada E3B 5A3

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