The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
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August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

· Media Studies

· Popular Culture

· World Literature

· Genre Literature

· British Literature

· American Literature

· Pedagogy

· Composition and Rhetoric

and (writing about) Creative Writing

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference welcomes all graduate students in English Studies to participate and share their current research, creative writings, and insightful perspectives. The conference is designed to bridge relationships between graduate students from universities around the country. Additionally, students will be able to present their work in an environment that fosters professional and intellectual growth through the exchange of diverse scholastic ideas. We look forward to learning more about your scholarship and appreciate your interest in our conference.

Please note the new submission deadline and conference date. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and submitted to Kristy Singletary at by Friday, August 6, 2010. Those selected to present at the conference will be notified via email by Friday, August 13, 2010. The Wiregrass Graduate Conference in English Studies will be held Saturday, September 4, 2010 at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia.

For more information about the conference visit our website at