University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

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University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd. This year's theme is "The Literary and the Critical: Poetics and the Politics of Writing in the 21st Century." The GSEA welcomes submissions on a variety of topics related to literary criticism, theory, material criticism, cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, pedagogy, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Papers/readings should last no more than 15 minutes.

Authors may submit individual paper proposals, but they are also encouraged to submit proposals for panels of 3-4 related presentations.

Submit an abstract (for literary critical essays) or an excerpt (for creative works) to The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 1st. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Monday, March 4th. Authors accepted to the conference will receive further information about payment and travel arrangements. For UNT GSEA members in good standing – no registration fee will be required All other participants - $15 registration fee (early registration)/$20 registration at conference.

Send all questions and submissions to