2011 Hwa Kang Conference on
English Language & Literature
Deadline Extended to March 15, 2011
Theme: 20th Century English Poetry
Organizers: Graduate Institute of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University
Date: June 4, 2011
Venue: Chinese Culture University, Hwa Kang, Yangmingshan, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
We invite papers focusing on any aspect of poetry, or the teaching of poetry, published in English and in predominantly English-speaking countries in the 20th century. Papers may discuss methods of teaching poetry and/or the benefits for children, students or adults of reading (reciting, writing, discussing) poetry—for example, the use of simple poetic forms (nursery rhymes, jazz chants) to teach practical English to children—or they may present original interpretations of individual poems of groups of poems. Such interpretations might use approaches based on historical periods and movements (e.g. imagism, modernism, postmodernism), types or styles of poetry (e.g. nature poetry, confessional poetry, language poetry, protest poetry, women’s poetry, African-American poetry, eco- poetry, cyber-poetry), and literary theories (e.g. formalist, semiotic, structuralist, deconstructive, gender, ethnic-socio-political, postcolonial, psychoanalytic and gender theories). Discussions of the above contexts in relation to poetry in more general terms, and also of theories of poetry, poetics, poiesis, metaphorical and figurative language, would also be welcome.
◎ We accept papers written either in English or in Chinese. No full-paper submission is required.
Conference Date: June 4, 2011
Submission of abstracts: March 15, 2011
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: April 5, 2011
1. Each submission should include the following information and items:
(a) Name of the contributor in both Chinese and English, professional affiliation, current position, mailing address, office and home phone numbers, and email address. List the above items in Contributor Data Form that can be downloaded from the conference website.
(b) An abstract of 250-300 words in English, along with a list of keywords (no more than six) for abstracts in English. An additional English abstract with English keywords for abstracts written in Chinese.
2. Submissions must be sent electronically as e-mail attachments
to the following email address: email@example.com
3. All abstracts will be subject to a blind review process by two reviewers.
4. Hwa Kang English Journal welcomes submissions of full papers from conference presenters for the issue (Vol. 17, No. 2) in Oct. 2011. Please visit the journal website for further information: https://sites.google.com/a/pccu.edu.tw/hkej/
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Ms. Theresa Bi at 02-28610511 ext. 23805 for further information.
Please send post mails to the following address:
The Committee of 2011 Hwa Kang English Conference
Department of English Language and Literature
Chinese Culture University
55 Hwakang Rd., Yangmingshan
Taipei, 11114, Taiwan, R. O. C.