Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

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CSULB Graduate English Department

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our third volume to be published in May 2010. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as papers representing current issues in the fields of rhetoric and composition. As this
journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.

Possible essay topics may include, but are not limited to:
- Gendered, cultural, racial, and economic borders and transitions - Digital rhetoric in the media age
- Reconsidering regional and/or sentimental literature
- The construction of minimalism
- (Re)configuring the colonial experience
- Dissident ideas and official voices
- Issues of identity, discipline, and excess
- The ethnicity of pastiche
- "Green" aesthetics and artistic forms
- Critical perspectives on contemporary popular culture

The deadline for submissions is January 8, 2010.

All submissions should include a cover letter that includes your name, phone number, email address, and the title of your essay or book review. All submissions should be approximately 10-15 pages and must be typed in MLA format with a standard 12 pt font. Please do not include your name on the essay itself as it will
be reviewed by a blind peer-review panel. Submissions will not be returned.

Email papers and cover letters as separate Word attachments to: editor@watermarkjournal.com.

You may mail or hand-deliver submissions to the Watermark mailbox:
CSULB Department of English
Attn: Watermark
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840

Please direct all questions to: editor@watermarkjournal.com