UPDATE: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (3/1/07; 7/19/07-7/21/07)
*Please Note Extended Deadline
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in
conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern
Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture.
Accepted submissions will be presented in Oxford , Mississippi, July
19th – 21st, 2007.
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:
¶ Ecocriticism, travel narratives, nature writing, and the Southern landscape
¶ Religion , gothic, and the grotesque
¶ Folklore, material culture, and community
¶ Letters, diaries, and cookbooks
¶ Oral culture, music, and food representation in Southern culture
¶ The South in global contexts
¶ Race, gender, class, and identity
We also invite creative writers to submit poetry, short stories, or
novel excerpts that deal with Southern themes
Please send 200 – 300 word abstracts of critical work or entire
creative works to : southernwriters_at_gmail.com
Reading limit is 15 minutes. Please include your summer address with
The deadline for submissions is MARCH 1ST, 2007 .
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Tue Jan 16 2007 - 17:19:26 EST