CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] St. John's University Literary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain
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This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes for the Spring edition are:

Relocating the Avant Garde: The Relationship between Historical Facts and
a Language State. In the wake of President Obama's historic
campaign, "Hope" is the avant garde. This raises questions about the
impact of the literariness of "Hope." How does it operate as a literary
theme? What are its effects, long and short term, and its risks? "Hope"
is likewise changing the political landscape; how is political language

Submission deadline for the journal is the 15th of March 2009.

Please submit all papers electronically to:

or via snail mail:

The Humanities Review
c/a The Writing Center
8000 Utopia pkwy
Jamaica, NY

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