CFP: Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing (grad) (12/1/05; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

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John Miles
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=93Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing=94=20

The Southwest Symposium: A Graduate Student Conference at the =
University of New Mexico March 3 and 4


Featuring Keynote Speaker Gerald Vizenor (UNM professor and acclaimed =
author of such works as Manifest Manners, Trickster of Liberty, and =
Griever: An American Monkey King in China) on Friday, March 3rd.

With Special Guest Jack Loeffler (author of Adventures With Ed: A =
Portrait of Abbey) on Saturday, March 4th.


The University of New Mexico=92s English Graduate Student Association =
welcomes submissions for the 2006 Southwest Symposium. New Mexico is a =
region where cultures intersect and at these intersections literature, =
rhetoric, theory and writing are created. We welcome individual paper =
submissions as well as panel proposals for work that discusses =
interdisciplinary themes in any interpretation, but the conference will =
highlight the intersections noted in the title. =20


Below is a list of possible areas for submission.=20



Pop Culture/Sub Cultures=20

Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

Nature Writing and Eco-Criticism

Feminism and the Borderlands

Global Theory

Regional Rhetorics

Southwest Studies

Chicano/a Literatures and Cultures

Creative Writing:


            Short Fiction

            Creative Non-Fiction



This list is meant to be suggestive rather than exhaustive. All work =
will be considered. Proceeds will be published following the event.


Send questions and 250 word abstracts to Scott Rogers [] =
or John D. Miles [] no later than December 1.


English Graduate Student Association

University of New Mexico

English Department

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

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