UPDATE: [General] NJCEA Conference Call for Panels and Papers

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 Balkun,
balkunma_at_shu.edu
• Spirituality and Women Writers. Conveners: 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
• The Androgynous Imagination in Modernist Literary Thought.
Convener: Elizabeth Primamore, Primamore_at_aol.com

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, along with that of the first runner-up. 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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