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>From: "Joseph Slaughter" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Human Rights issue of Comparative Literature Studies 
>(2/15/08; journal issue)
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>CFP Special issue of Comparative Literature Studies
>Literary Forms and Human Rights
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>Guest Editors: Sophia A. McClennen and Joseph R. Slaughter
>"Literary Forms and Human Rights": This thematic issue of Comparative =20=
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>Literature Studies < http://www.cl-studies.org/ > guest edited by =20
>Sophia A. McClennen <[log in to unmask]> and Joseph R. Slaughter =20
><[log in to unmask]> explores the relationship between literary =20
>forms and human rights.  The editors seek essays that offer =20
>comparative perspectives on how human rights discourse and literary =20
>forms are interrelated.  Recent literary criticism has begun to =20
>underscore some of the historical, formal, and ideological =20
>intersections of human rights and the humanities. For this special =20
>issue of Comparative Literature Studies, we seek innovative essays =20
>that explore the relationships between forms of storytelling, =20
>literary representation, cultural narratives, and human rights =20
>(understood as law, discourse, and/or practice). Submissions are due =20
>to the editors 15 February 2008. Issue to appear Fall 2008. Please =20
>send inquiries, questions or comments at any time to either of the =20
>editors.
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>Manuscript specifics: Articles should not exceed 9,000 words. All =20
>manuscripts should follow the guidelines for scholarly writing set =20
>forth in the Chicago Manual of Style, especially chapter two, =20
>"Manuscript Preparation and Manuscript Editing," sections 2.1=962.46. =20=
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>In preparing notes, authors should use "endnote style"=97CLS does not =20=
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>use the "Works Cited" style. All quotes should be in both the =20
>original language and in English translation, and for the sake of =20
>readability we request that you use a 12-point font, double-spaced. =20
>CLS does not publish discursive footnotes or general acknowledgement =20
>footnotes. For the former, authors should either place the argument =20
>in the text of the piece, or eliminate it.  For more on CLS=92s style =20=
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>please see: http://www.cl-studies.org/Submissions.html
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>Joseph Slaughter
>Associate Professor
>Dept. of English and Comparative Literature
>602 Philosophy Hall
>Columbia University
>New York, NY 10027
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>212-854-6433
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