UPDATE: Work, Play, Comedy, and Humor in English Studies (6/30/06; 10/14/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Drew
contact email: 

We have extended the deadline for submissions until June 30, 2006.

Call for Papers


"Don't You Have Anything Better To Do?":

Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies


The Department of English at Ohio University invites writers, teachers, and
scholars in English Studies to Athens, Ohio, Saturday, October 14, 2006 for
a one-day conference on the negotiation between work and play in our
professional, public, and private lives. We are interested in how this space
is mediated in classrooms, literature, theory, and art. We encourage the
submission of papers, presentations, creative writings, and panelsfrom all
aspects of the discipline- creative writing, critical theory, cultural
studies, literature, rhetoric and composition, linguisitics, communications,


Keynote Speakers:


Mark Halliday, Ohio University

Albert Rouzie, Ohio University

Matthew Wikander, University of Toledo


Graduate Student Presentations Encouraged




Send 250 word abstract with SASE to:

Ohio University

English Department

360 Ellis Hall

Conference Box A

Athens, OH 45701


OR Submit electronically

c/o Michael Drew



Acceptances by July 30, 2006


$25.00 registration fee incluldes a copy of Quarter after Eight: A Journal
of Experimental Prose and Commentary


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