The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

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The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference. Undergraduate students are encouraged to submit work for inclusion in conference presentations.

The conference will take place on campus in Joliet, Illinois on March 23rd, 2012. Susanna Childress, an award winning poet, and Alicia, a short story writer and novelist whose book Towelhead was turned into a major motion picture by director Alan Ball, will be key note speakers at the conference.

That night of the conference the student thespians at the University of St. Francis will perform the spring musical.

ELL at the University of St. Francis is a wonderful opportunity for students to build their resume, share their work, meet students with similar interests, and enjoy a rich literary and cultural education.

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Deadline: December 15, 2012