CFP: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (1/3/07; 7/19/07-7/21/07)

full name / name of organization: 
ktillman
contact email: 
ktillman@olemiss.edu

                              13th Annual
                            Southern Writers,
                            Southern Writing
  
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference
held in
conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha
Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and
Southern
Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern
culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July
19th – 21st, 2007.
  
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to
literature. They may
include:

* Ecocriticism, travel narratives, nature writing, and
the Southern
        landscape
* Religion , gothic, and the grotesque
* Folklore, material culture, and community
* Letters, diaries, and cookbooks
* Oral culture, music, and food representation in Southern
culture and
        literature
* The South in global contexts
* Race, gender, class, and identity

We also invite creative writers to submit poetry, short
stories, or novel excerpts that deal with Southern themes

Please send 200 – 300 word abstracts of critical work or
entire creative
works to: southernwriters_at_gmail.com
 

Reading limit is 15 minutes. Please include your summer
address with your submission.

The deadline for submissions is January 3rd, 2007.

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond