[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

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Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
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(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies
Red River Graduate Student Conference
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
March 23-24, 2012

*Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gail Houston, University of New Mexico

The English Graduate Organization at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, invites you to consider issues of interdisciplinary scholarship grounded in literature, rhetoric, linguistics, writing studies, cultural studies, and communication studies at this year's Red River Graduate Student Conference. Other topics related to language, writing, and culture are also welcome.

The Red River Graduate Student Conference will be held Friday, March 23rd, and Saturday, March 24th, 2012, in Fargo at the NDSU Memorial Union. Panel submissions are encouraged but not necessary. More information may be found at http://english.ndsu.edu/rrgsc.

We welcome papers on topics including, but not limited to:

- Business & Technical Communication
- Comedy and Humor Studies
- Communication and Global Politics
- Comparative Literature
- Computers and Writing
- Creative Writing
- English Pedagogy
- Film and Television Studies
- Genre Fiction
- Genre Studies
- Horror Studies
- Intellectual Ownership
- New Media
- Scientific Rhetorics
- Sociolinguistics
- Sonic Rhetorics
- Video Game Studies

Send abstracts of 250-500 words via email attachment in a Microsoft Word file no later than February 23rd, 2012, to ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu. Please note any technology needs for your presentation.

There is a registration fee of $20.00 for conference participation. This registration fee includes conference materials and Saturday's lunch. Payment information will be communicated via email upon receipt of submission.

Important conference updates will be periodically sent to presenters via email. Any other questions (lodging, transportation, etc.) can be directed to ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu.