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Call for Papers, Medieval Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219;
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English
studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on medieval literature for
our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organizationâ€™s 70th anniversary.
We invite submissions for a panel on medieval manuscripts. Papers are also
welcome on any of the aspects of medieval literature, especially varying
genres and audiences.
General Conference Theme: Design
In addition, CEA welcomes proposals for presentations on the general
conference theme, Design. We live in a world atomized into text messages
and jump cuts, socially constructed snippets on networking sites,
fragmented blogs and news bites, ones and zeroes. In such a context, is
there still a role for conscious design - of literature, of art, of
rhetoric, of learning? After the death of the author, who designs the texts
we love to see, read, and study? Or do we make our own designations,
sketching out the plot, shading in the design, creating meaning as we find it?
General Call for Papers
CEA also welcomes proposals for presentations in any of the areas English
departments typically encompass, including literature, creative writing,
composition, technical communication, linguistics, and film. We also
welcome papers on areas that influence our work as academics, including
student demographics, student/instructor accountability and assessment,
student advising, academic leadership in departments and programs, and the
place of the English department in the university.
Submission: August 31-November 1, 2008
For more information on how to submit, please see the full CFP at
All presenters at the 2009 CEA conference must become members of CEA by
January 1, 2009. To join CEA, please go to
â€¢ Find out more about the College English Association:
â€¢ Find out more about lodging and registration:
â€¢ Contact CEA officers: http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/officers.htm
Other questions? Please email cea.english_at_gmail.com.
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