Special Issue of *Interdisciplinary Literary Studies* on the Literary and Moral Philosophy of Martha Nussbaum

full name / name of organization: 
David Gorman (Associate Professor of English, Northern Illinois University) and Kenneth Womack (Professor of English & Integrative Arts, Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
dgorman@niu.edu and womack@psu.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory (www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_ILS.html)
We invite essays that respond to Nussbaum’s proposal to consider literary works in the context of moral philosophy or that, in a literary context, consider the issues raised by Nussbaum’s reflections on the academic and indeed public significance of the humanities.
Accepted essays will be published in a Special Issue of the peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Literary Studies (Penn State University Press).
Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to David Gorman, Northern Illinois University (dgorman@niu.edu) and Kenneth Womack, Penn State Altoona (womack@psu.edu). Deadline for receipt of essays is September 1, 2012.

cfp categories: 
american
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond