The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0617 Sunday, 2 November 2008
Date: Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 19:30:24 -0600
Subject: Call for Abstracts & Articles; APPOSITIONS: Dialogues & Exchanges
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture
Volume Two: Dialogues & Exchanges (writers/readers/texts/fields)
*Call for Abstracts & Articles: APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early
Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/, seeks new work
addressing the theme of dialogues & exchanges (writers/readers/texts/fields).
How and why do literary texts emerge and change within and against fields of
cultural production? Or, alternately: how and why do social forces or
technologies shape distinctive modes and forms of literary art? Or,
antithetically: how and why do literary works celebrate or challenge cultural
narratives? Beyond such chiastic formulations, what other factors (e.g.
audience, gender, identity, occasion, politics) also contribute to the dialogues
& exchanges that literary texts invite and receive? Comparative,
interdisciplinary, and trans-historical approaches are encouraged. APPOSITIONS
is an electronic, peer-reviewed, international, annual conference and consequent
digital journal for studies in Renaissance/early modern literature and culture.
APPOSITIONS is an open-access, independently managed conference and journal.
*Conference Abstracts (200-words): November, 2008.
*Conference Proposals (500-words): January, 2009.
*E-Conference: February, 2009.
*Manuscripts (articles): November, 2008-March, 2009.
*Journal Publication: May, 2009.
*Guidelines: APPOSITIONS seeks submissions simultaneously on both tracks:
abstracts and proposals for the e-conference; and articles for Volume Two of the
journal. Selected proposals/presentations from the e-conference will be
solicited as completed articles for submission and review. Article manuscripts
may also be submitted separately from the e-conference.
single .doc, .rtf, .pdf or .txt file. Visuals should be attached individually as
.jpg, .gif or .bmp files. Please include the words "Appositions Submission" in
the subject line of your message.
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