Misreadings, Misunderstandings, and Other Mis(sed) Communications 10/11/2013

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Indiana College English Association (ICEA)
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Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme or on related topics both within English and the humanitiesas well as other related fields of inquiry that allow 'misreadings' to be examined from a wide array of angles. The list below proposes a series of topics and themes that allow for theoretical, practical, pedagogical, and creative inquiries and is certainly not exhaustive:

program development
ways of reading
historical revisions
course design
social perceptions
class assignments
individual authors
linguistic issues
cultural transpositions
creative writing

All proposals must include your name, presentation title, college or university affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, and presentation technology you may require.

Individual paper proposals should include a 300-word abstract.
Creative submissions should include a 300-word excerpt.
Panel proposals should include the abstract for each individual presentation and a
rationale for the panel.

Graduate Students' Presentation Prize Competition: ICEA sponsors a competition with cash prizes for graduate students who compete and present at ICEA. Cash prizes will be awarded for best scholarly papers and for best creative readings. Graduate students who plan to compete for these prizes must submit complete papers along with the abstract. Please contact the conference coordinator for details.

Submit proposals via email by June 14, 2013.