CFP: [Graduate] Boundaries Crossed: English in the Age of Interdisciplinary Studies (1/22; 3/7-8)

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Boundaries Crossed: English in the Age of Interdisciplinary Studies
The Third Annual English Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa, March 7-8, 2008

Call for papers and panels:

The Third Annual Graduate Student Conference at the University of Tulsa is
concerned with the ways in which scholars and teachers may use other
disciplines such as film, history, politics, philosophy, psychology,
education, religion, science, art, or law to examine literature and the
ways literature may be used in an interdisciplinary context to clarify
other ideas, topics, and/or subjects. We invite proposals for a broad
array of papers on the topic of literature and interdisciplinary studies
AND papers that take multidisciplinary approaches to texts.
Panels-in-formation are listed below:

History and Literature (historical perspectives on literature)
Psychoanalysis and Literature
Philosophy, Literature, and Literary Theory
New Formalism vs. Multidisciplinarity
Literature and the Sciences (for example, Medicine in/and Literature)
Film and Literature
Creative Writing: The Research and Writing Process
Periodical Studies
Women’s Studies and/or Gender Studies
Law and Literature
Teaching English and/or Teaching Literature, Professionalism and
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Teaching
Multidisciplinary approaches to Victorian, Romantic, or Modern Texts
Proposal submissions are not limited to the topics above. We are looking
for submissions from graduate students and advanced undergraduate students.
 Please send a 300-500 word abstract for a 20 minute presentation or a
300-500 word panel proposal to by January
22nd, 2008. The conference will take place at the University of Tulsa in
Tulsa, Oklahoma, from the afternoon of March 7th to the evening of March
8th. Registration information can be found on the conference website.
This year’s opening address will be delivered by KATE ADAMS, Assistant
Professor of English at the University of Tulsa. This year’s keynote
address will be delivered by M. KEITH BOOKER, James E. and Ellen Wadley
Roper Professor of English at the University of Arkansas.

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