Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

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The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their fifth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) taking place on March 29, 2014. Undergraduate students from all colleges and universities are encouraged to submit 8-10 page papers in English on any linguistic or literary topic. Please provide a 100-200 word summary (abstract) of your essay in addition to your completed paper. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes.

Keynote Speaker: Sue Weaver Schopf, Harvard University
"The Vampire in Literature: A Very Strange Love Affair"

Dr. Schopf is Associate Dean and Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, Research Advisor in the Humanities, and Lecturer at the Harvard Extension School. Her 2010 course on "The Vampire in Literature and Film" at the Harvard Extension School garnered national attention, leading to interviews with the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, MTV.com, NPR's "Here and Now," and WGBH's "Callie Crossley Show."

Gordon College is located in Wenham, MA on Boston's historic North Shore, just 25 miles north of the city.

Please send an electronic copy of your paper and your abstract toLLUC@gordon.edu.

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2014.

For inquiries or for more information, please contact:

Moises Park
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Gordon College
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984
moises.park@gordon.edu

Chad P. Stutz
Assistant Professor of English
Gordon College
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984
chad.stutz@gordon.edu