>Call for Papers
>Portals: A Journal in Comparative Literature is a graduate student
>run journal coordinated by the Comparative Literature Student
>Association at San Francisco State University.
>We invite original, critical essay submissions that take a
>comparative approach to the topic: (Dis)Integration
>This topic could include (but is not limited to) the following
>- Deconstructionist readings
>- Literature dealing with the Disintegration of:
>o The Family
>o The Individual
>o The Community
>o The tearing or falling apart of most any entity
>- Literature and Interpretations dealing with Integration:
>o Bildungs (Developmental) Novels
>o Nation Formation
>o Character Formation
>o The formation of most any entity
>We encourage submissions to interpret our topic in the broadest
>All essays should be in English and all citations in foreign
>languages must be clearly translated and cited. Papers should be no
>longer than 20 pages in 12 point font, and should include a works
>cited page and parenthetical references formatted according to
>current MLA style.
>Papers must be submitted via e-mail as an MSWord attachment. Your
>paper should include a cover sheet with paper title, name and e-mail
>address. Along with the paper please include a 250-word abstract,
>and a short bio including name, address, telephone and e-mail address
>and school affiliation.
>We are also accepting submissions short poetry translations.
>Translations of poetry should be no longer than 2 MLA pages and
>should include a brief (2-5 page) explication of the poem, including
>its relation to the theme. Poetry will be published in tandem with
>the original. Please submit the original with complete citation.
>Creative/artistic visual interpretations of our theme are also being
>accepted for consideration as cover art/supplementation to the
>Contributions accepted for this project will be reviewed by at least
>two reviewers with the understanding that the materials have not been
>submitted to another journal.
>Due Date: December 31. 2003
>Please direct all submissions and inquiries to: [log in to unmask]
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor: Karen Eng
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
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