CFP - Reading Bodies, Reflecting Theory Special Issue - Submission Date 1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory - Memorial University
contact email: 
postscript@mun.ca

Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory invites submissions for a special issue to be published Fall 2011. This issue, Reading Bodies, Reflecting Theory, welcomes papers from various and diverse perspectives on corporeality and embodiment as explored in the humanities. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

- bodies as text
- queer bodies
- disabled bodies
- bodies on screen and in print
- historical approaches to bodies
- gendered bodies
- blogged bodies
- fat positive bodies
- eco bodies
- colonialism and corporeality
- embodied ethics
- corporeal consumption
- theoretical bodies or bodies in theory
- inconvenient bodies

Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory is an interdisciplinary journal published biannually through the Department of English Language and Literature at Memorial University.

Submissions considered for publication will be adjudicated by a blind peer review process. Contributors in any field of the humanities who are currently enrolled in graduate or post-graduate programs or are recent graduates are eligible to submit. Papers should be in English, not under consideration in other publications, and adhering to MLA format. Please send an electronic copy with no identifying details to the editor at postscript@mun.ca to submit. Please also include on a separate document a brief (300 word) abstract, as well as your contact information.

Due date for submissions is 1 July 2011.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond