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Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )
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College English Association
Call for Papers: Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature at CEA 2013
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 43rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
This is a special topics cfp sponsored by NYCEA at CEA. You do not have to be a member of NYCEA to present, but you do have to become a member of CEA as do all presenters once their proposals are accepted. Your paper proposal for this panel can explore any dimension of the treatment of the theme of violence in literature. We welcome any presentation that applies any form of theory to exploring this topic in literature. Any submissions that studies the cultural and/or historical (violent episodes or periods) behind the treatment of this topic in literature are also welcome, as are any extrinsic studies of the topic (i.e. the psychological theory of violence; new neurological science as it may unlock and explain the treatment of violence in a piece of literature or literature in general; the relationship between a piece of art or music’s treatment of violence and its literary antecedent, source, or progeny.)
Conference General Theme: Nature
We welcome presentations by experienced academics and graduate students on all areas of literature, languages, film, composition, pedagogy, creative writing, and professional writing. Proposals may interpret the CEA theme broadly.
General Call for Papers
All presenters at the 2013 CEA conference must become members of CEA by January 1, 2013. To join CEA, please go to http://www.cea-web.org
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