CFP: Literacy and Performance (7/30/07; EAPSU, 10/26/07-10/28/07)

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Cheryl A Wilson
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EAPSU 2007
Call for Papers

Literacy & Performance

The 2007 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State
Universities) Conference will be held at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania (IUP) October 26-28, 2007.

We invite abstracts for papers or panels from all disciplines of
English study—-literature, composition, TESOL, education, and creative
writing—-that interrogate issues of literacy and performance. Possible
topics may include (but are not limited to):

Rhetoric and language as performance
Performance in the classroom
Acts of performance in literature
Oral performance of literary works
Performance as pedagogical strategy
Authorship as performance
Performance in theory and practice
Intersections between literature and the performing arts
Gender, race, class, and sexuality as performance
Performance and/in politics
Performance in film and popular culture
Performance in translation/across borders
Performing democracy and citizenship
Performance and the New Global Order

Paper or panel abstracts of about 250 words should be submitted via
post or email to:

Dr. Cheryl A. Wilson
110 Leonard Hall
English Department
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 15701

Deadline: July 30, 2007

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