CFP: UD Litfest 2007 - The Digital Revolution in Poetry and Prose (2/1/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

full name / name of organization:

“LitFest 2007: The Digital Revolution in Poetry and Prose.”

Call for Papers for the University of Dayton’s LitFest, April 13th and
14th, 2007

You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Dayton’s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, April 13th and
14th, 2007. Organized by Department of English graduate students, the UD
LitFest has brought academic and creative submissions together since 2001.

We seek papers on the following:

• Poetry as a reaction to modern technology
• Individual poets and authors, both historical and contemporary, who have
  addressed this theme
• The literariness of the web: blogs, e-zines, youtube etc.
• Technology and its ever-present influence on Sci-fi
• Technology’s role in literature and the fantastic
• The use of modern technology in teaching both historical and
  contemporary texts
• The influence of modern technology on contemporary children’s and young
  adult literature

In addition to the academic papers, poetry submissions are welcomed; we
would like to have a mix of academic and creative presentations.

The submission requirements are as follows:
1) For academic papers, proposals of 500 words or less must be post-marked
   or e-mailed by February 1, 2007 to Bridget Cruttenden at the contact
   information below.
2) For poetry submissions, send poetry portfolios to Bridget Cruttenden at
   the address below by February 1, 2007.

Submissions should include:
1) Phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and mailing address;
2) Your name and university affiliation as you would like it to appear in
   the event program;
3) The title of your presentation, as you would like it to appear in the
4) A-V needs, if any;
5) Special needs, if any.

Graduate student submissions are highly encouraged.

Send proposals to:

Bridget Cruttenden
Department of English
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469
Phone: 937-229-3426
Fax: 937-229-3563E-mail:

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