UPDATE: Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (1/28/06; MCLLM, 3/31/06-4/1/06)

full name / name of organization: 
MCLLM
contact email: 
mcllm2006@gmail.com

Additional CFP's are solicited concerning Family Systems Theory for a
special track at MCLLM on March 31 - April 1, 2006.

Registrations are available at
http://registeruo.niu.edu/iebms/coe/coe_p2_details.aspx?eventid=7757&cc=COE&oc=40

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

The keynote speakers for this year's conference are Dr. Susan Gubar,
Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University and George
Hillocks, Professor Emeritus of the University of Chicago and
Consultant in Writing and Language Arts Education.

MCLLM invites 250-350 word abstract proposals for papers covering a
broad range of interests. Individual or panel (3-4 people) proposals
are welcome.

Papers addressing the work of either of our keynote speakers are encouraged.

Additionally, possible topics include, but are not limited to, the
following areas of interest:
Medieval Studies
Rhetoric
Pedagogy
Film and Literature
Renaissance/17th Century
Romantic
Victorian
Modern
American Lit Pre-WWII
American Lit Post-WWII
Linguistics/Stylistics
Media
Literature of the Fantastic
Theory/Criticism
Technology
20th C. British Lit
Games/Gaming
Women's Studies
Multidisciplinary Studies
African American Lit
Native American Lit
Latino/a Lit
Popular Culture
Multigenre
Hypertext
Bibliography/Criticism Analysis
Post-Modern Studies
Pop Culture
Technical Writing
Queer/Transgender Studies
Disability Studies
Other

Deadline for submissions is January 28, 2006. Please include a cover
page with your name, school affiliation, mailing address, email
address, and area of interest. Do not include any identifying
information on the abstract itself other than the area of interest.
Contributors will be notified via email regarding acceptance.

Please send your abstracts to:

MCLLM
Department of English
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

You may also submit your abstract as an attachment to mcllm2006_at_gmail.com

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the
conference.

Valerie Guyant and Lisa Pennie
Co-Chairs, 2006 MCLLM
Department of English
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-6617

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