CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Peace Panel (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Lentz Madison
contact email: 
klmadison@loyola.edu

College English Association National Conference
March 27-29, 2008
St. Louis, Missouri
  
We invite Peace Panel submissions for the 39th annual meeting of the CEA:

PAX Perfect

Many paths lead to war—
Others lead to peace.

The 2008 Peace Panel Committee requests conference presentations focusing
on peace passages—explored, discovered, research, forged—past, present, and
future.

Please keep in mind that to preserve time for discussion, CEA limits
presentations to 15 minutes. All Peace Panel abstracts must be submitted by
November 1st, 2007, via the CEA online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool.

When you submit your proposal, you may use a pull-down menu to indicate
your topic (Peace). Indicate at that pull-down menu that your submission
should be directed to Karen Madison, chair of the Peace Panels.

All presenters must become members of the College English Association by
January 1, 2008. For membership information, contact Joe Pestino at
jpestin5_at_naz.edu. For more information about CEA, the general conference
theme, or other special sessions, please consult the CEA web site –
http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/

The James R. Bennett Award for Literature and Peace

After you are notified of acceptance, you may send your project
documentation or conference paper to klmadison_at_loyola.edu by March 15 for
consideration for the James R. (Dick) Bennett Award for Literature and Peace.

A prize of $250 dollars may be awarded annually for a paper or project that
contributes significantly, through action or understanding, to the prospect
of living in harmony with the Earth and humankind.

Papers must conform to CEA submission deadlines. Submissions may be
nominated by the presenter in advance of the conference or by any session
chair at the conference itself by providing a copy of a previously
submitted paper to the CEA Peace Panel organizer.

Each submission will be read by a panel of three judges: the panel
organizer, the current CEA president, and the CEA Critic editor or one
representative selected by each. The prize winning entry will be considered
for publication in the CEA Critic, and self-nomination presumes submission.

If no entry is deemed exceptionally noteworthy, the judges may refrain from
naming a recipient. Although papers must be delivered at the CEA annual
conference, the recipients need not be present at the All-Conference
Luncheon to receive the award.

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches