full name / name of organization:
â€œLitFest 2007: The Digital Revolution in Poetry and Prose.â€
Call for Papers for the University of Daytonâ€™s LitFest, April 13th and
You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Daytonâ€™s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, April 13th and
14th, 2007. Organized by Department of English graduate students, the UD
LitFest has brought academic and creative submissions together since 2001.
We seek papers on the following:
â€¢ Poetry as a reaction to modern technology
â€¢ Individual poets and authors, both historical and contemporary, who have
addressed this theme
â€¢ The literariness of the web: blogs, e-zines, youtube etc.
â€¢ Technology and its ever-present influence on Sci-fi
â€¢ Technologyâ€™s role in literature and the fantastic
â€¢ The use of modern technology in teaching both historical and
â€¢ The influence of modern technology on contemporary childrenâ€™s and young
In addition to the academic papers, poetry submissions are welcomed; we
would like to have a mix of academic and creative presentations.
The submission requirements are as follows:
1) For academic papers, proposals of 500 words or less must be post-marked
or e-mailed by February 1, 2007 to Bridget Cruttenden at the contact
2) For poetry submissions, send poetry portfolios to Bridget Cruttenden at
the address below by February 1, 2007.
Submissions should include:
1) Phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and mailing address;
2) Your name and university affiliation as you would like it to appear in
the event program;
3) The title of your presentation, as you would like it to appear in the
4) A-V needs, if any;
5) Special needs, if any.
Graduate student submissions are highly encouraged.
Send proposals to:
Department of English
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469
Fax: 937-229-3563E-mail: crutteba_at_notes.udayton.edu
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