Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro, English Graduate Student Association

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Identity and Culture
Saturday, March 1, 2014

For its sixth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, we at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association ask you to join us as we work to build a community of graduate scholars.

Our conference provides forums for ongoing research in a non-threatening and receptive academic environment. Additionally, the Identity and Culture conference brings graduate scholars into contact with established professionals who can answer questions about best practices and research methods for academic scholars. As you present your work and honestly engage your peers' work, you will participate in a comfortable, open forum on issues of culture and identity, which affect our scholarship, as well as our lives.

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences including, but not limited to, foreign languages; literature; theory; rhetoric and composition; creative writing; women's and gender studies; linguistics; anthropology; psychology; cultural studies; the visual arts; theater; music; philosophy; and history. Papers that address the conference theme are especially encouraged.

Abstracts submitted for consideration may include, but are not limited to the following topics: gender, nationalism, regionalism, folklore, customs, education, pedagogy, politics, religion, community, ethnicity, class structure, and popular culture

We invite the submission of papers to be considered for presentation. An abstract of no more than 300 words must be submitted in PDF or MSWord format by January 14. In your email submission, please include the presenter's name, institution of affiliation, email address, phone number, and any audio-visual requirements for the presentation. Please do not include any identifying information on the abstract itself.

Panel proposals should be submitted to the same email address by January 14 and should include the following: panel title, organizer/moderator's name and contact information, names and contact information for panelists, a short description of the panel topic, and abstracts of the papers included in the panel.

Registration Fee for presenters is $25.