CFP: Undergraduates Unplugged: Literature Matters (3/15/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Theile, Verena
contact email: 
vtheile@wsu.edu

We are now accepting proposals for a special topic session at this =
year's Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) convention in =
Calgary, Alberta (October 4-6). The panel is entitled, "Undergraduates =
Unplugged: Literature Matters."=20
**Remember that all travelers, including US citizens (!), are now =
required to carry a passport to enter Canada.**

The deadline for submission of 500-word abstracts is March 15.

We are looking for undergaduate papers which explore works of =
literature. While this is an open topic session, embracing all =
literatures and all approaches, we are especially looking for papers =
that examine the historical/historiographical dimensions of literary =
texts.

Undergraduates Unplugged has been established to provide an opportunity =
for undergraduate English majors to practice and explore their =
interpretive and analytical skills before a forum of peers and =
professionals. RMMLA offers a friendly, collegial environment that =
allows undergraduates to observe and interact with professional in their =
field.

Please submit a 500-word abstract by March 15 to the panel organizer, =
Verena Theile, at vtheile_at_wsu.edu. Submissions should be sent via E-mail =
as attachments in WORD or RTF format and include a presentation title as =
well as short biographical sketch.

**Note that all accepted presenters need to join RMMLA by April 1. =
Please refer to the RMMLA website for information on membership =
requirements, travel arrangements/support, and detailed =
submission/presentation guidelines.**

Verena Theile, Ph.D.
Charles Blackburn Fellow
Department of English
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-5020

Phone: (509) 335-8752
E-mail: vtheile_at_aol.com
Homepage: www.wsu.edu/~vtheile

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cfp categories: 
professional_topics