Call for Papers for the Selected Papers from the 26th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf and Heritage
Volume Editor: Jane de Gay with Tom Breckin and Anne Reus (Leeds Trinity University)
Series Editor: Wayne K. Chapman (Clemson University)
You are invited to submit your conference paper for consideration for the Selected Papers, which will be published by Clemson University Press/Liverpool University Press in time for the Woolf Conference of 2017.
Please submit your paper to Woolf2016@leedstrinity.ac.uk by Aug. 10, 2016.
Submissions should be 3,000-3,500 words, including Endnotes and Works Cited.
- Please present your paper in the using the latest MLA Style Sheet and use the standard abbreviations for Woolf’s works, as established by the Woolf Studies Annual.
- Please submit your paper in rich text format (preferred) or a Word docx file.
- If using illustrations, please send them and captions as separate files and indicate in the body of your paper where the illustrations should be placed. (See over for technical details.) Authors must secure permissions for quotations or images.
The Selected Papers will feature twenty-five papers from the panel sessions, alongside some of the plenary talks. The selection of papers will be based on the following criteria:
- recommendations by conference delegates
- the currency/relevance of the paper beyond the conference
- originality of contribution to Woolf Studies
- engagement with relevant scholarship
- the quality of writing and presentation.
Technical note on illustrations
Illustrations can be supplied as electronic files, of which TIFF files are best. Illustrations need to be at least 300dpi (dots per inch) at the size at which they are to be reproduced: i.e. a postage stamp image at 300 dpi is no good unless it is being reproduced at postage stamp size, as by the time it is blown up it will lose resolution. Images can be scaled down to fit, but not scaled up too much unless the resolution is very high.
Scans need to be gray scale or CMYK. If RGB scans are supplied we will convert them into CMYK for the printers, but the colour may alter a bit. So if the illustration needs to be accurate to an original photograph or painting, you must supply CMYK scans with the colour corrected to your satisfaction.
When submitting electronic files for your illustrations, please also submit a visual hard copy reference as well, clearly labelled with its figure number as well as a caption.
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