[Update] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30, 2010

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Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

Dates: March 26 & 27, 2010

Registration Fee: $25

The Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students (AEGIS) will be holding its 4th annual AEGIS conference at the SIUC Student Center. Please join us as a first-time or returning panel participant, speaker, or chair for conference experience and conversation within our discipline.

Proposals are being accepted in the theme of community and conflict. Possible paper topics can include, but are certainly not limited to:

Revolution – Immigrant Literature – Civil Rights – Communities of Female Writers – Secret Lives – Race & Ethnicity – Trauma Theory – PTSD – War – Subcultures & Subversions – Sexuality – World Literatures – Multiliteracies – Living in Hypertext – Alienation – Academic Gate Keeping – Emerging Literacies – Collaboration – Shifting Grammars – Technology in the Classroom – Wireless Writing Communities – Online Publishing – Regionalism – Religion – Genre Theory – Rehabilitation

We welcome all forms of scholarship and creative writing that fits into this year's theme. Abstracts and proposals limited to 250 words should be sent to Richard Angle at either the email or physical address listed below by January 2, 2010.

Richard Angle

Mail Code 4503

Department of English

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

1000 Faner Drive

Carbondale, IL 62901

Email: richang@siu.edu

Office Phone: (618) 453-6812