CFP: The Child Archetype in America (12/15/04; collection)

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Polette, Keith
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Call for Papers--Essays Wanted for a Book on the Child Archetype
in America--Editors for a proposed collection of essays are
seeking works that are Jungian, Post-Jungian, or Archetypal in
orientation. The purpose and focus of the essays should be to ascertain
and describe the manifestations and underlying dynamics of the
constellation of energies and perspectives that are manifested in the
"Archetypes of the Child and/or the Puer/Puella Aeternus" that, it might
be argued, is currently informing the collective consciousness of the
United States. Topics for possible articulation may include, but are
not limited to, the media, politics, popular culture, education,
history, gender studies, and literature. Send a one to two page proposal
by December 15, 2004 to either:

Sally Porterfield
Hillyer Hall
University of Hartford
Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599

Keith Polette
Hudspeth Hall
Department of English
University of Texas at El Paso
Paso, Texas 79968

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