Boundaries (Un)Defined

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The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space in world literatures, including, but not limited to:

• Public and Private Spaces
• Digital Space (including Computers)
• Ethnic, Language, or Literal Borders Websites, etc.
• The Space of Memory
• The Space of Genders and Sexualities
• Existential Boundaries
• Spiritual and Religious Spaces

We encourage papers that explore the linguistic and cultural significance of Space and Time that
transcend limitations across formal/generic cultural, ideological boundaries, and/or within varying
aesthetic approaches. Critical, analytic, and creative fiction pieces of all genres are welcome!
Abstract Deadline: November 19, 2010
Paper Abstract Guidelines: We are looking for 300 word abstract submissions. Please submit a
hard copy of your abstract to the CSUN English Department Office by November 19, 2010. Include
a cover sheet with your name, paper title, home address, email address, phone number, and
whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student. For more information email:

Colloquium Agenda: Students will submit their final 6-8 page analytic or creative piece for
publication in a volume of conference proceedings, which will be available to all presenters.
Participants will be given the opportunity to give a 15-20 minute presentation of their papers
followed by a short question and answer session. Following the presentations, participants and
members of the community are invited to a lecture by this year's keynote speaker, Dr. Helen Mugambi.

Send submissions to:

California State University Northridge
English Department Office, Sierra Tower 7th Floor
Attn: Sigma Tau Delta
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8248

This event is sponsored by the Iota Chi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the CSUN English Department and the Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program.