CFP: Agora: General issue (no deadline; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
James Gifford
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Contributions are invited for the next general issue of _Agora_.
(Please distribute)

Agora (ISSN 1496-9580 <>) is an
internationally refereed online graduate journal that provides a public
forum for dialogue and debate about literary criticism and pedagogy. The
journal is indexed in the MLA Bibliography and the Canadian Literary
Periodical Index; it is also archived in the National Library of Canada

Based in the Department of English at the University of Alberta in Canada
and published three times a year, Agora invites submissions by graduate
students and new scholars from around the world. The journal 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.

Agora welcomes submissions in electronic and/or multimedia formats (i.e.
images, audio files, etc) that examine issues or media in the Humanities,
literature, literary culture, and the history of communication from the
eighteenth century to present-day. Submissions on teaching in the
Humanities and scholarly research that use a multimedia format in its
exposition are especially welcome.

Manuscripts, with a 200-250 word abstract, are accepted in either hard-copy
or electronic format, although accepted papers must be submitted
electronically in accordance with current MLA guidelines and the Agora
on-line style sheet. The author's name should not appear on the manuscript,
but on a separate cover page, 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 MS Word, HTML, or Rich Text
Format. 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.

For more information, please contact the editors at:

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