[UPDATE] Boundaries (Un)Defined
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, creative fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetic pieces of all
genres are welcome!
Paper Summary Guidelines: We are looking for 300 word summary submissions. Please email your
submission by December 16, 2011. You may also submit a hardcopy to the CSUN English
Department office, but electronic submissions are preferred. 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 visit: https://sites.google.com/site/csunstdelta/
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, Helen Mugambi.
Email summary submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send hardcopy summary 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.