CFP: Agora: Online Graduate Humanities Journal (grad) (no deadline; e-journal)

full name / name of organization: 
James Gifford
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Agora announces the release of issue 1.1 and seeks submissions for future

See Agora at:

Call for Papers

Agora (ISSN 1496-9580) is a refereed electronic publication providing a
public forum for graduate dialogue and debate about literary criticism and
pedagogy. The name, Agora, invokes conceptions of the public sphere, on
which pivot the dual purpose of the journal to facilitate a critical debate
mediated in the open arena electronic media. Agora welcomes submissions in
electronic and/or multimedia formats (i.e. images, audio files etc) that
examine literature, literary culture, and the history of communication from
the eighteenth century to present-day; as well as submissions on the
teaching of English and scholarly research that use a multimedia format in
its exposition.

Based in the Department of English at the University of Alberta in Canada,
Agora invites the submission of work by graduate students and new scholars
from around the world. Agora is comprised of an international board of
Associate Editors interested in a wide variety of approaches and disciplines
ranging from English literature and cultural history to communication theory
and information technologies.

Manuscripts, with a 200-250 word abstract, will be accepted in either
hard-copy or electronic format, although accepted papers must be submitted
in electronic format in accordance with current MLA guidelines and the Agora
on-line stylesheet. The author's name should not appear on the manuscript,
but on a separate coverpage, or for e-mail submissions in the body of the
e-mail stating name, mailing address, e-mail address and the title of the
paper. Electronic submissions may be sent to Agora on a 3.5 diskette, or via
e-mail with the subject heading "Submission." Documents should be formatted
in ASCII, WordPerfect, HTML, Rich Text Format, or Microsoft Word. Print
submissions may be sent in duplicate to:

Agora: Online Graduate Humanities Journal
Department of English
3-5 Humanities Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta

Hard-copy submissions and diskettes will not be returned.

Please note that the journal enthusiastically supports the inclusion of
relevant multimedia materials. Images and photographs are accepted in either
.gif or .jpg format and audio files in RealAudio (.ram), MP3, or wavefile
(.wav) format and must be included with the submission of the electronic
copy. All contributors are requested to specify any applicable copyright
restrictions if multimedia material is not strictly the copyright of the
author or the public domain.

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