eSharp is an award-winning online journal for postgraduates in the fields of arts, humanities, social sciences and education. It is peer-reviewed, based at the University of Glasgow and aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into the world of academic publishing.
The first nine issues are currently online at www.sharp.arts.gla.ac.uk and we are now looking for submissions for the tenth edition to be launched in December 2007.
Issue 10: Orality and Literacy
Issue 10 will explore the evidential and cultural significance of orality and literacy. This follows the AHRC/GSAH funded international conference 'The Cultural Value of Oral History: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective', University of Glasgow, 24-26 July 2007, (www.gla.ac.uk/conferences/oralhistory).
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
? theory and practice of oral history
? history and significance of literacy
? relation of literacy to orality
? gender and literacy/orality
? disability and literacy/orality
? ethnicity and literacy/orality
? cultural and evidential values of the oral or written record
? education and research methods
? memory and literacy/orality
? the visual and literacy/orality
? political and ethical issues related to orality/literacy
? literary theory
? speech and language
We welcome papers from postgraduates working in all areas of the Arts & Humanities, the Social Sciences and Education.
Articles of between 4,000 and 6,000 words should be submitted by Friday 17 August 2007.
Please ensure that you accompany your submission with an abstract of 200-250 words and a list of 3-5 keywords to indicate the subject area of your article.
For a full list of guidelines and our style sheet please see www.sharp.arts.gla.ac.uk/styleguide.php
Call for papers......
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