CFP: [General] Watermark CSULB Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Drawbond

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in
the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is
now seeking papers for the third volume to be published in May 2009.
Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical
papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as
papers representing current issues in the fields of rhetoric and
composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging
voices, only student work will be considered.

Possible essay topics may include, but are not limited to:

- Gender, cultural, racial, and economic borders and transitions
- Digital rhetoric in the media age
- Reconsidering regional and/or sentimental literature
- The construction of minimalism
- (Re)configuring the colonial experience
- Dissident ideas and official voices
- Issues of identity, discipline, and excess
- The new ethnicity of pastiche

The deadline for submissions is February 13, 2009.

All submissions should include a cover letter that includes your name,
phone number, email address, and the title of your essay or book review.
All submissions should be approximately 10-15 pages and must be typed in
MLA format with a standard 12 pt font. Please do not include your name on
the essay itself as it will be reviewed by a blind peer-review panel.
Submissions will not be returned.

Mail or hand-deliver submissions to the Watermark mailbox:

CSULB Department of English Attn: Watermark
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840

Please direct all questions to:

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