CFP: Multimedia and Early Modern Literary Studies (9/31/05; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McMurry

For a special issue of Early Modern Literary Studies, guest editors
Katherine Acheson and Andrew McMurry invite submissions that practise and/or
theorize the use of multimedia in pedagogical and scholarly communication in
early modern studies. Topics to be considered: the perils and opportunities
of new media scholarship; the role of the scholar-designer; the
representation of historicity in multimedia; the transformation of the
rhetoric of scholarly argument in multimedia; the constraints and
affordances of multimodal communication in humanities scholarship, including
those that pertain to the materiality of the technology; any other topic
appropriate for the audience of EMLS but that is presented through or deals
with multimedia.
Submissions can take the form of standard articles, or they may be written
as multimedia essays using slideware (such as PowerPoint), web-design
software, or other programs that can integrate text and image. Deadline for
abstracts: September 2005. Publication date: March 2006. EMLS is a refereed
journal that publishes electronically; please view current and past issues
of the journal at

Enquiries about submissions, including questions about presentation formats
and mechanics, may be directed to Andrew McMurry, Associate Professor and
Associate Chair,, and Katherine Acheson,
Associate Professor and Associate Chair,,
Department of English, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

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