UPDATE: [General] New Jersey College English Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Burt Kimmelman
contact email: 
kimmelman@njit.edu

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS
31st Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Keynote Speaker: Edward Halsey Foster

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and
papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for
its annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in
language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and
study of literature and writing.

Paper proposals are now being accepted for the following panels (contact
session convener listed below):
• Microfiction. Convener: John Wargacki, wargacjo_at_shu.edu
• Humor and the American Novel. Convener: Edward Shannon,
eshannon_at_ramapo.edu
• Teaching Gen 1.5 Students: Writing and Identity. Convener: Gita
Das Bender, dasbengi_at_shu.edu
• New Approaches to Medieval Literature. Convener: Angela Jane
Weisl, weislang_at_shu.edu
• New Jersey Writers. Convener: Mary Ann Miller Convener:
MMiller_at_caldwell.edu
• “NJCEA Poets” Convener: Maxine Susman, msusman_at_caldwell.edu
• Literature and the Law. Convener: Rolanne Henry,
Rolanne.Henry_at_NJIT.EDU
• Travel Writing. Convener: Loren Hoekzema, lhoekzema_at_hotmail.com
• Transnational Forces in American Hemispheric Literature.
Convener: John Gruesser, jgruesse_at_cougar.kean.edu
• Material Culture in American Literature. Convener: Mary Dolores
DeLuise and Joyce Zonana, DDeluise_at_bmcc.cuny.edu; JZonana_at_bmcc.cuny.edu
• Writing and the New Media: Composition in a Digital Age.
Convener: Norbert Elliot, elliot_at_njit.edu
• Twentieth-Century American Literature. Convener: Shamika
Mitchell, Shamika.Mitchell_at_temple.edu
• Myth and Literature. Convener: Richard Marranca,
RMarranca_at_pccc.edu
• Creative Non-Fiction. Convener: Kelly Shea, sheakell_at_shu.edu
• Perspectives on Ethnic-American Fiction. Convener: Mia Zamora,
mzamora_at_kean.edu
• Joyce’s The Dead Revisited. Convener: Ted Price,
pricet_at_mail.montclair.edu
• South American / Teaching South American Literature. Convener:
Douglas Rosentrater, rosenstra_at_bucks.edu

Anyone with an interest in other topics--in literature or composition--is
encouraged to propose a panel or paper. Full and part-time college
instructors, graduate students, and other professionals within the field
of English are invited to send panel proposals and 250-word paper
abstracts on any topic related to college English to Burt Kimmelman,
Conference Organizer, Humanities Department, New Jersey Institute of
Technology, Newark, NJ 07102; kimmelman_at_njit.edu. E-Mail Submissions
Preferred! All submissions must contain your name, e-mail address, and
hardcopy address.

GRADUATE STUDENTS: You are cordially invited to submit papers for the
NJCEA's annual Graduate Student Award. The winner of this award will
receive a $50.00 Barnes & Noble gift certificate and have her or his
paper published in College English Notes, the official publication of the
NJCEA. Send complete paper and paper abstract IN ELECTRONIC FORM only to
the conference organizer at kimmelman_at_njit.edu by January 2, 2008. Papers
should be 8-10 pages in length. N.B.: In order to be eligible to win the
graduate student award, students must present their paper at the
conference.

DEADLINE FOR PANEL PROPOSALS: November 30, 2007.
DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED PANELS, PAPER ABSTRACTS, AND GRADUATE STUDENT
PAPERS: January 2, 2008.

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