CFP: Transgression (grad) (8/18/06 ; e-journal isue)

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brian gourley

Quest is the new e-journal edited and reviewed by postgraduate students in
the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the Queen's
University of Belfast. As a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary forum for the
publication of postgraduate research in the Arts, Humanities and Social
Sciences, Quest is now seeking submissions for the second edition, to be
published in Autumn 2006.The theme for this edition will be:


We invite proposals for papers from all subjects in the Arts, Humanities and
Social Sciences, at both Masters and Doctoral level, which interpret the
theme as widely as possible. We particularly welcome collaborative and
interdisciplinary efforts. The following list, which is neither prescriptive
nor exhaustive, may serve as inspiration:

o Temporal, Spatial and Relative
o Political, Religious and Imperial
o Legal, Moral, Medical and Ethical
o Liturgical, Canonical, Hierarchical and Heretical
o Sexual, Artistic, or 'Deviant' Subcultures
o Gender and Corporeal Transgression; Cross-dressing
o Theatre, Carnival and Festivity
o The Grotesque
o Death and Resurrection
o Symbolic Inversion
o Exceptions to Genre: Challenges to formal constraints and literary
conventions; The artist as 'deviant'
o Transgression of Linguistic, Visual and Textual Codes; Challenges to
normative models

Proposals (both abstract and full text) should be up to a maximum of 5000
words. All proposals should be sent to by Friday 18 August
2006. Potential contributors should refer to our Submission Guidelines at

Best regards,

Brian Gourley

Brian Gourley

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