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Call for Submissions
Call for submissions for genre, for an issue on Women, Sexuality and
Early Modern Studies. We welcome submissions of papers on a full range
of topics addressing writings by and about women and the feminine in
the Medieval and Renaissance periods throughout the world, including
interchanges between East and West. Papers can be devoted (but not
limited) to: Medieval and Early Modern female authors and/or figures,
depictions of the feminine in Medieval and Renaissance European and/ or
other literatures, contemporary invocations of Medieval femininity,
women and hagiography, religious education and women, women and the
arts, women in courtly poetry, in Sufi literature, or in Medieval
Islam. Papers with comparative topics and methodologies are especially
Send an explanatory email that includes your institutional affiliation
and your full correspondence mailing address to genrejournal_at_gmail.com
and attach the essay (word document or pdf file) you would like to
submit to that email. Deadline for receipt of papers is 15 June 2007.
MAKE sure you include a 200-word abstract of your submitted paper to be
published along with your paper.
genre is an international, interdisciplinary Journal of Literature and
the Arts affiliated to the Department of Comparative World Literature
and Classics at California State University, Long Beach, since the late
sixties. It publishes issues pertaining to the theme of the annual
departmental conference. For more details, please visit the genre
website at: http://www.csulb.edu/depts/complit/genre/
All papers should follow the MLA (Modern Language Association of
America) style and obey the following guidelines:
1- Include parenthetical sources and a works cited but no footnotes or
endnotes. IF YOU MUST use endnotes, keep those to a minimum, format
them like you do normal text, and place them after the paper and
immediately before the works cited.
2- Italicize titles of books and journals.
3- Articles should be between 4000 and 6000 words in length. They
should be double-spaced and use 12 point font throughout.
4- All passages not originally in English should be translated into
English [and put in square brackets] in the body of the article
immediately following the original citation in the language other than
5. Make sure you obtain reprint permissions of images you want to
include (keep those to a minimum). Otherwise, please do not send them.
Timelines: We want to publish the issue in January 2008. When we send
you the recommendations, please make sure to effect the changes and
return the paper as promptly as possible, within six weeks at the most.
Contributors will receive two free copies of the journal.
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Wed Apr 04 2007 - 17:24:25 EDT