CFP: Confronting Taboos in Literature (grad) (3/16/07; AGSE, 4/28/07)

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Cynthia A Glucksman
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Call for Papers

The Associated Graduate Students in English (AGSE) at CSUN will hold its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, April 28th, 2007 in Jerome Richfield
Hall Room 319. This year's conference title is "Red Light Literature: Confronting Taboos.” We are looking for papers that explore the theme of taboos and their incarnations and transformations including, but not limited to: dissections,
deconstructions, blurrings, violations, regulations, disruptions, and/or transgressions. Papers may or may not consider taboos in terms of genre, culture, gender, geography, sexuality, disability, race, class, religion and/or politics. Creative writing, Literature, and Rhetoric & Composition submissions related to this theme are all welcome. You may also submit papers individually or as a panel. Please send your drafts or abstracts to by March 16th.

The conference will go from 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM. Each presenter will have approximately 10 minutes of speaking time, so please plan your submissions and proposals accordingly. The full conference registration fee is $20.00, and includes a copy of the published proceedings for presenters, a continental breakfast, and a delicious lunch. Admission is $5.00 for those who wish to attend the keynote address only.

Please feel free to contact or with any questions. You can also visit us at for information and updates. We look forward to receiving your submissions and
seeing you at the conference.

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