UPDATE: [General] Spring Conference of the New Jersey College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Burt Kimmelman
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31st Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Keynote Speaker: Edward Halsey Foster

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting papers
considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its
annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in
language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and
study of literature and writing.

Paper proposals are now being accepted for the following panels (contact
session convener listed below):
• Microfiction. Convener: John Wargacki, wargacjo_at_shu.edu
• Humor and the American Novel. Convener: Edward Shannon,
• Teaching Gen 1.5 Students: Writing and Identity. Convener: Gita
Das Bender, dasbengi_at_shu.edu
• New Approaches to Medieval Literature. Convener: Angela Jane
Weisl, weislang_at_shu.edu
• New Jersey Writers. Convener: Mary Ann Miller Convener:
• “NJCEA Poets” Convener: Maxine Susman, msusman_at_caldwell.edu
• Literature and the Law. Convener: Rolanne Henry,
• Travel Writing. Convener: Loren Hoekzema, lhoekzema_at_hotmail.com
• Transnational Forces in American Hemispheric Literature.
Convener: John Gruesser, jgruesse_at_cougar.kean.edu
• Material Culture in American Literature. Convener: Mary Balkun,
• Spirituality and Women Writers. Conveners: Dolores DeLuise and
Joyce Zonana, DDeluise_at_bmcc.cuny.edu; JZonana_at_bmcc.cuny.edu
• Writing and the New Media: Composition in a Digital Age.
Convener: Norbert Elliot, elliot_at_njit.edu
• Twentieth-Century American Literature. Convener: Shamika
Mitchell, Shamika.Mitchell_at_temple.edu
• Myth and Literature. Convener: Richard Marranca,
• Creative Non-Fiction. Convener: Kelly Shea, sheakell_at_shu.edu
• Perspectives on Ethnic-American Fiction. Convener: Mia Zamora,
• Joyce’s The Dead Revisited. Convener: Ted Price,
• South American / Teaching South American Literature. Convener:
Douglas Rosentrater, rosenstra_at_bucks.edu
• The Androgynous Imagination in Modernist Literary Thought.
Convener: Elizabeth Primamore, Primamore_at_aol.com
• Creative Teaching in Composition. Convener: John Cartier,

GRADUATE STUDENTS: You are cordially invited to submit papers for the
NJCEA's annual Graduate Student Award. The winner of this award will
receive a $50.00 Barnes & Noble gift certificate and have her or his
paper published in College English Notes, the official publication of the
NJCEA, along with that of the first runner-up. Send complete paper and
paper abstract IN ELECTRONIC FORM only to the conference organizer, Burt
Kimmelman, at kimmelman_at_njit.edu by January 2, 2008. Papers should be 8-
10 pages in length. N.B.: In order to be eligible to win the graduate
student award, students must present their paper at the conference.


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