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

full name / name of organization: 
Kacy Tillman
contact email: 
southernwriters@gmail.com

*Please Note Extended Deadline

                                    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 MARCH 1ST, 2007 .

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