Undergraduate students who are interested in submitting their writing for publication or for presenting at a conference can find information here on Calls for Submissions that have been sent to the Department of English. Questions regarding calls for submissions should be addressed to the publication or to Bryn Thompson at email@example.com.
Vassar Critical Journal: Call for Submissions
The Vassar College English Majors’ Committee is excited to be composing the Vassar Critical Journal for our fourth year. The VCJ is a student-run publication sponsored by the English Department that has historically published critical works on literary topics from undergraduate students at Vassar College. This year, we are expanding our range of submissions to include critical works from students attending the Seven Sisters.
All papers must focus on a work or works of literature or engage theoretical approaches to literature, and should be literary/critical in content, form, and style.
All essays must be submitted in English, and any essays that analyze a text in a language other than English should provide translations for quoted material.
• MLA style, 3000 words or 12 pages limit (excluding Works Cited)
• Each student may submit up to two papers for consideration.
• No identifying information should appear on your document.
Submission deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. Submit via this form.
UC Berkeley Undergraduate Comp Lit Symposium: Call for Submissions
The UC Berkeley’s Comparative Literature department is proud to announce that we are holding our ninth annual undergraduate research symposium. This year’s theme will be Resistance in Literature Across Borders, and we will be accepting submissions from now until March 15. The event will take place on April 4, 2020, at the Comparative Literature Library in 4337 Dwinelle. Through the symposium, we aim to provide a forum for undergraduate students of comparative literature and related fields to present and discuss their research among peers, graduate students, professors, and the public. Past symposia have featured keynote speakers Karl Britto, Judith Butler, Timothy Hampton, and Eric Falci, as well as undergraduate participation from universities around the world. If you have done relevant research, are working on a critical project, or would like to start something new, we encourage you to apply.
Submission (abstract) deadline: March 15, 2020. Submit via this form.