CFP: Portals: A Journal in Comparative Literature (grad) (2/1/06; e-journal issue)

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Olga Zilberbourg
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Call for Papers

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature is a graduate student journal
published by the Comparative Literature Association of San Francisco State

Portals invites original, critical essay submissions that explore
comparative literary topics across cultural, regional, linguistic, and
temporal boundaries for the Spring 2006 issue.

Submission Guidelines

Comparative Essays:
-- Papers must be written in English.
-- In order to be considered for submission, essays must compare at least
two literary works from different linguistic traditions.
-- Citations should include both the original language and the English
-- Papers should be no longer than 25 pages in 12 point font, and should be
properly formatted and documented in MLA style

Poetry Translations:
Portals also invites short poetry translations. Submissions should include
a copy of the original and an additional 2-5 page explication of the
translation. Poetry translations will be published in tandem with the
original. Please submit the original with complete citation.

All submissions are to be sent via e-mail as an MS-Word attachment.
Submissions must include a 250-word abstract and a cover sheet including
name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, school affiliation, and
current academic standing; your name should not appear anywhere else in the
proposal, since this will be a blind selection process. (Only papers by
currently enrolled graduate students and doctoral candidates will be

Contributions for the journal are reviewed with the understanding that they
have not been submitted to another journal. Articles will be published
online in the Spring of 2006.

Due Date: February 1, 2006

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