UPDATE: [Graduate] Crossroads Conference––Extended Deadline to July 30

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Goodwin
contact email: 
matthewg@complit.umass.edu

Call for Papers
Deadline extended: July 30, 2008

The Organization of Graduate Students in Comparative Literature (OGSCL) is
welcoming papers for an interdisciplinary conference held at the University
of Massachusetts Amherst on October 11th and 12th.

The 2008 Crossroads Conference envisions a student dialogue on the
extraordinary outcomes of cultural encounters, national and ideological
borders, disciplines in interaction, the overlapping of distinct historical
periods, the interweaving of literary genres, the symbiosis between
academics and social change, and the foreplays between rhetorics of war,
freedom, memory, and silence.

Graduate students at any stage are welcome to participate. Your research
can be presented in the form of a paper, a research proposal, thesis and
dissertations chapters, or an outline. In addition, undergraduates from the
five-college consortium are encouraged to participate as well.

Please e-mail your 250 word abstract or any questions regarding the
conference to umasscrossroads_at_gmail.com Abstracts must be received by May
25, 2008 (Deadline extended to July 30, 2008). Abstracts must include the
participant’s name, institutional affiliation, email, and phone number.

Send Paper Abstracts to:

OGSCL, Program in Comparative Literature
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
University of Massachusetts
430 Herter Hall
161 Presidents Dr
Amherst, MA 01003-9312

Contacts:

Antonia Carcelén-Estrada: antoniac_at_acad.umass.edu

Matthew Goodwin: matthewg_at_complit.umass.edu

Rhona Trauvitch: rtrauvitch_at_complit.umass.edu

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