CFP: [General] NYCEA conference 4/11-12/2008

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Housel
contact email: 

New York College English Association
Spring Conference
Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
April 11, 12, 2008


“RECONCILIATION: Word over all, beautiful as the sky”

We invite proposals for papers exploring aspects of reconciliation in the
literature of all periods, authors, genres, and countries. Not only
critical/theoretical approaches are welcomed, but also, pedagogical
This call is extended to instructors of literature, college students
majoring in this field and other scholars in other disciplines whose works
relate to the theme.

Suggested topics may be related to:
The process toward reconciliation
Reconciliation as a temporary measure
Reconciliation and denouement
Reconciliation and myth
Reconciliation and conflict
The narrative of reconciliation
Forgiveness, truth and reconciliation
Acceptance and reconciliation
Alienation/discomfiture, disclosure and reconciliation
Love and reconciliation

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is Wednesday, February 20, 2008.
Responses will be posted via e-mail on Wednesday, February 27, 2008.

Graduate students are encouraged to submit accepted papers for
consideration for the NYCEA Graduate Student Prize.

Send abstracts or inquiries to:
Dr. Juliet A. Emanuel
Room N434
Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
199 Chambers St. New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (212) 220-1406


NYCEA proudly offers a Graduate Student Prize twice a year. We offer one
cash prize for the best paper PRESENTED at the conference. Papers should
be NO MORE than 7-8 double-spaced, typed pages and should reflect the
conference theme. Please send via WORD file format attached to an email,
along with your affiliation, year, and projected graduation date to Dr.
Rebecca Housel, Abstracts of papers may be selected to
appear in the NYCEA e-zine, NYCEA NEWS. Please see our site:

Graduate students who submit entried for the Graduate Student Prize are
expected to attend the entire conference day on Saturday, April 12th.
Participants will learn of the winner at the Saturday luncheon. Any
participants who submitted to the Prize MUST be present at the luncheon to
be considered.

Feel free to contact Rebecca Housel with any questions. We look forward
to reading your work!

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