[UPDATE] The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, Explication [12/11/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Natures 2010
A Graduate Student Humanities Conference
Held at La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)
February 19, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, literature, music, and religion are encouraged to submit abstracts. Papers on a wide variety of subjects will be considered. Topics may include, but not be limited to:

The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication
(how texts are produced, read, or investigated)
Creation: conditions of composition and inspiration
Reception: seeing the text/reading the text
Explication: practices and examples of scholarship on texts
Visual texts/auditory texts/tactile texts
Children as producers or consumers of texts
Film as/and text: the intertextuality between film and other disciplines
History as art/Art as history
Textual lives: biography and bibliography
Ecocriticism: ‘Natural’ explication

Paper titles, 50 word abstract, and 250 word paper summaries should be submitted to gradengl@lasierra.edu with the subject line “Natures Conference” by December 11, 2009. A $35 registration fee will be due by January 20, 2010.

NATURES 2010 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER—Professor Char Miller
Director, Environmental Analysis Program—Pomona College
W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis

Plenary address: “Streetscape Environmentalism:
Flood Control and Social Justice in the American Southwest”

Seminar on Academic Writing and Publishing: “Making Book:
Gifford Pinchot and the Historian’s Craft”

cfp categories: 
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
film_and_television
general_announcements
graduate_conferences