NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference. Paper proposals are now being accepted for the following panels (contact session convener listed below).
Extended Deadline January 16, 2011
1."Literature of Africa and the African Diaspora," Daniel Gover, Convenor, Kean University dgover@kean.edu
2."John Milton and the Prophetic,” Dan O'Day, Convenor, Kean University doday@kean.edu
3."Current Issues in Second Language Writing," Gita Das Bender, Convenor, Gitanjali.DasBender@shu.edu
4.“New Approaches to Medieval Literature,” Angela Weisl, Convenor, Angela.Weisl@shu.edu
5."American Writing in the Wake of the 1960 Anthology The New American Poetry,” Burt Kimmelman, Convenor, kimmelman@njit.edu
6."Reimagining the Literary Text in Contemporary Society, On and Off the Page,” Burt Kimmelman, Convenor, kimmelman@njit.edu
7."Women's Voices and Feminine/Feminist Aspirations in American/ British Literature” Arundhati Sanyal, Convenor, Arundhati.Sanyal@shu.edu
8."The Graphic Narrative as Literature." Pamela Rader, Convenor, raderp@georgian.edu
9."Creative Non-Fiction" Kelly A. Shea, Convenor, Kelly.Shea@shu.edu
10."Writing Center Theory and Practice" Kelly A. Shea, Convenor, Kelly.Shea@shu.edu
11."Teaching with Technology" Kelly A. Shea, Convenor, Kelly.Shea@shu.edu
12."Creative Fiction" John Wargacki, John Wargacki, Convenor, John.Wargacki@shu.edu
13."Chaucer to Twitter: The Affects of the Vernacular on Language and Literature," Rachael K. Warmington, Convenor, Rachael.Warmington@shu.edu
14."The Revitalization of Literacy through the Accessibility of EBooks," Rachael K. Warmington, Convenor, Rachael.Warmington@shu.edu
Anyone with an interest in other topics – in literature, composition, pedagogy – is encouraged to propose a paper.
Full-time and Adjunct college instructors, graduate students, and other professionals within the field of English are invited to send 250 word abstracts for papers on any topic related to college English to:
David L. McClure, NJCEA Conference Organizer, Department of English, Union County College 1330 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016; or electronically as an attachment to McCLURE@ucc.edu
Individual proposals should be two pages: a cover sheet including name, presentation title, affiliation, address, e-mail address, phone number & brief biographical paragraph; and a 250-word abstract.

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