Re/Inventions: Trauma - Graduate Student Conference - CSU, Long Beach

deadline for submissions: 
February 16, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (California State University of Long Beach)
contact email: 

ATTENTION! EXTENDED DEADLINE

ABSTRACTS DUE: February 16, 2018

 

 

CONFERENCE DATE: April 5, 2018

 

KEYNOTE LECTURER: DR. MITCHUM HUEHLS 

 

Re/inventions is the annual conference organized by the English Graduate Student Association of California State University, Long Beach. Our goal is to provide a forum in which graduate students and advanced undergraduates may present their academic research in a conference setting. Re/Inventions promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement among students from Southern California and around the globe. 

 

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO VIEW OUR CFP http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/english/reinventions/

 

As we solicit papers which explore the theme Trauma, we ask scholars to consider the various aspects of trauma, including (but not limited to) the following:



  • War Trauma

  • Violence

  • Refugee and Migratory Narratives

  • Ecological Trauma

  • Industrial Trauma

  • Politics/Political

  • Collective Trauma

  • Individual Trauma

  • (Un)acknowledged Trauma

  • Gender Trauma

  • Historical and Cultural Trauma

  • Cyber Trauma

  • Pedagogy

  • Artistic Representations of Trauma

  • Trauma in the Media

  • Medical Trauma

  • Spiritual Trauma

  • Issues of Identity

  • Racial Trauma

  • Liminal Trauma

  • Trauma in Memory

  • Trauma of Aesthetic

  • Bodily Trauma

  • Nonhuman Trauma

  • Power Trauma

  • Anomic Trauma


This forum is intended for the presentation of academic papers and/or projects, including multimedia presentations. A limited number of creative submissions will also be considered.

 

SUBMIT ABSTRACTS OF 250-300 WORDS ALONG WITH A CURRENT CV TO: EGSA.CSULB@GMAIL.COM.

Presentations should run for approximately 12 to 15 minutes.