LINGUIST List 14.2918

Fri Oct 24 2003

Calls: Journal: College Literature (special issue)

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  1. gerbig, College Literature

Message 1: College Literature

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 14:45:14 +0000
From: gerbig <>
Subject: College Literature

College Literature	

Call Deadline: 01-FEB-2003 Call For Papers

We are currently soliciting submissions for a special issue of the journal
College Literature on:

Intersections of Literature and Linguistics

College Literature is a quarterly journal of scholarly criticism dedicated
to serving the needs of college/university teachers by providing them with
access to innovative ways of studying and teaching new bodies of literature
and experiencing old literatures in new ways. It encourages a variety of
approaches to textual analysis and criticism (including political,
feminist, and poststructuralist) on English, American, and European
literature in addition to Eastern literatures, minority and Third World
literatures, oral literature, and interdisciplinary/comparative studies
(such as anthropology and literature, computers and literature, literature
and film, and so on).

This special issue seeks to revaluate the co-operation of linguistics and
literature in light of its contribution to the current debate around the
future of English and the humanities in general. Our guiding questions are:
how and according to which methodological principles can literary scholars
and linguists work together and to what extent can their interdisciplinary
co-operation provide solutions to what cultural pessimists consider the
malaise of the traditional humanities? We are especially interested in
original, close readings of literature with the aid of linguistic
methodology such as text analysis/corpus linguistics as well as more
theoretical essays on, for instance, the possibilities and perils of
cross-disciplinary co-operation and the philosophy and pedagogy of
integrated approaches.

Submissions range from 8,000 - 10,000 words and must follow The Chicago
Manual of Style, 14th ed. (author-date citation). Please send essays as an
e-mail attachment (Word or RTF), along with a 100 word abstract, to Dr.
Andrea Gerbig, University of Trier (Germany),

Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2004
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