Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

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Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
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Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

Whether it is Iago, The Blob, or Joseph Stalin, representations and interpretations of evil thrive in literature, history, culture, art, and media. This year's conference will take a multi-disciplinary approach to these representations in order to explore the ways in which we understand, imagine, identify with, are repulsed by and subvert the concept of evil. Submissions that address the theme will be presented in a featured panel alongside many other panels covering a wide variety of topics from poetry to sustainability.
*Submissions from all disciplines are welcome.

Presented by the NAU's Organization of Graduate Students of English & History Department

February 25th and 26th
Kickoff on February 24th
NAU University Union

Please contact OGSE is you have any questions regarding your topic for submission.

English Department
PO Box 6032
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

The Organization for Graduate Students of English invites you to participate in the 2011 Peaks Conference, which will be held February 24th, 25th, and 26th at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. This year's theme is "Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil."

We welcome submissions for presentations, panels, roundtables, strands, and pedagogical demonstrations.


1. For individual papers, please submit an abstract (250 words maximum) along with your name, phone number, and email address.

a. Creative Writing submissions please include an abstract plus a 1-2 page excerpt.

2. For panels and roundtables, please submit

a. A proposal abstract for the panel/roundtable (250 words maximum)

b. An abstract for each individual panelist's paper (250 words maximum)

3. If your panel, roundtable, reading, and/or presentation requires any visual media, please note that a computer (not Apple Compatible) is available upon request.

4. Please submit email proposals as Microsoft Word attachment (.doc or .docx), and include the phrase "Peaks Conference abstract submission" in the subject line.

You may submit documents by:


Postal Mail:

OGSE, Attn: Jessica Clark
English Department
PO Box 6032
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

In Person:

Northern Arizona University
Liberal Arts Building (18)
Room 140, Attn: OGSE/Jessica Clark

Deadline for Submission:
January 10, 2011