UPDATE: DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines (9/22/06; 10/20/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Miller
contact email: 
egad06@yahoo.com

UPDATED CFP: Change of Conference DATE and Submission Deadline Extension

 CALL FOR PAPERS
 DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines ***Open to faculty,
 graduates, and undergraduates
 
Texas A&M University - Commerce will hold the 15th Annual English Graduates
 for Academic Development (EGAD) conference on October 20, 2006. Submissions should be made by September 22, 2006. Registration materials will be sent upon acceptance to the conference.
 
This year's keynote speaker is George Getschow, Mayborn
 Writer-in-Residence at the University of North Texas. He is also former
 bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal for Dallas and Houston. In 1983, he
 was runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize in the national reporting category for
 a series of stories about labor camps of the Southwest.
 
Now accepting proposals for papers and panels dealing with contemporary
 issues in academia. We welcome submissions from all areas of academic
 discourse including, but not limited to: English, History, Journalism,
 Political Science, Education, Psychology, and Sociology.
 
Suggested areas of interest:
 Panels will be organized by topic.
 
Critical Theory
 Academia/Professional Issues
 Pedagogy
 Graduate Student Issues
 Technology in the Classroom
 Foreign Language Studies
 Composition & Rhetoric
 Pop Culture
 Creative Writing
 Film Studies
 Science Fiction
 Linguistics/ESL
 Writing Center Theory & Practice
 Literary Studies
 
To apply, send an abstract of 250-500 words. Electronic submissions encouraged. Panel proposals and workshops are welcome. Notification of acceptance and conference registration materials will be mailed electronically upon acceptance. Conference registration is $20. If you wish to attend the conference luncheon, the cost is an additional $15.
 
Please send inquiries and abstracts to:
 EGAD
 c/o Andrea Miller
 Department of Literature and Languages
 PO Box 3011
 Texas A&M University-Commerce
 Commerce, TX 75429-3011
 egad06_at_yahoo.com
                 
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