CFP: Animals in Human Signification (7/15/07; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
College-English-Association Caribbean-Chapter Publications 2005-2007

The College English Association Caribbean Chapter is putting together a
collection of essays on the theme of its Spring 2007 conference, "Of Mice
and Men: Animals in Human Signification." To supplement the papers presented
at the conference we are seeking additional papers that address human views
of non-human animals in literature and the media as well as in other
channels and modes of human representation. We are particularly interested
in papers that address the following topics:

1. Gender and animals; animals and ecofeminism
2. Cultural and political views of animals (including culture-specific
analyses of animals)
3. Animal rights and speciesism.
4. Animal welfare and species protection
5. Food prohibitions, vegetarianism
6. Animals and the discourse of science
7. Domestic animals, Companion animals, pets

Papers should be between 3000 and 10,000 words (excluding Works Cited), use
the font Times Roman 12 cpi, follow MLA format, and be sent to in MS Word format by 15 July 2007 with the
subject line "Of Mice and Men."

Please note: Papers may focus on Caribbean issues but this is not a

For more information please contact Vartan Messier and Nandita Batra
(Editors) at


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