"Seeking Commonalities: Writing, Literature, and Criticism" Abstract deadline: January 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wiregrass Conference in English Studies
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

The conference is sponsored by Valdosta State University's English Graduate Student Association.

The complexities of literature and language studies can fragment graduate students to the degree that they lose sight of the commonalities among the components of their discipline. This conference seeks to reconnect us to the common allure of language, literature, and the contingent sub-disciplines that likely drew us to this multi-faceted field. We encourage submissions, especially from graduate students, on topics related to the conference theme.

Send your 300-word abstracts to Kristy Singletary at kmurphy@valdosta.edu by Friday, January 30, 2010. Selections will be announced via e-mail by Monday, February 15, 2010. Direct other inquiries to Darcy Fallon, Conference Coordinator, by contacting VSU's English Department at 229-333-5946.

Access the conference website at www.valdosta.edu/english.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
film_and_television
medieval
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian