CFP: [Graduate] Southwest English Graduate Symposium

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Geoffrey Way
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Transform, Transmute, Transgress: Blurring the Boundaries of Material Culture
March 27th and 28th, 2009
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

The Graduate Student English Association of Arizona State University is
currently soliciting panel and paper abstracts for the 14th annual
Southwest Graduate English Symposium. This year’s theme is Transform,
Transmute, Transgress: Blurring the Boundaries of Material Culture. We
welcome undergraduate and graduate submissions on a variety of topics,
including but not limited to:

Literature and the “canon” - Linguistics and languages - Rhetoric and
Composition - ESL - Philosophy - Psychology and Sociology - New History -
Pedagogy - Literacy - Religion - Feminism - Queer Theory - Transgender
Studies - Disability Studies - Performance Studies - Body Politics - Ethnic
Studies - CRT - Multi-culturalism - Post/Colonialism - Border Studies -
Issues of Aging - Film Studies - Visual Arts - The Avant-garde (theater,
film, etc.) - Technology Issues

The conference will take place March 27th and 28th, 2009, at Arizona State
University in Tempe, Arizona.

The deadline for panel proposals is December 15th, 2008. Proposals should
be no more than 500 words.
The deadline for paper abstracts is December 15th, 2008. Abstracts should
be between 250-500 words.

The conference also annually awards the Sonoran prize for an outstanding
creative writing piece and the Doebler award for an outstanding Renaissance
studies paper. If you would like your paper to be considered for either
award, indicate so in your submission and more information will be provided
to you.

Please include home and office numbers, complete mailing address, e-mail
address, professional affiliation, and AV requirements with your submission.

Please direct questions and submit all proposals and abstracts to

-Geoff Way
Conference Director

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