California State University, Los Angeles - Significations Graduate Conference, May 3, 2014

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CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

Paper Topics
This year's theme is "Convergence." We invite submissions exploring the fields of literature, linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and creative writing. Areas of inquiry may also include cultural studies, critical theory, film, gender studies, philosophy, the social sciences, and visual and performing arts.

Submission Guidelines
Papers must be between 10 and 12 pages in length, including Works Cited and endnotes, and in strict accordance with MLA format. Anticipate 20 minutes for presentation of your paper.

Please submit via email attachment (MS Word only) with a cover sheet stating your name, paper title, street address, email address, phone number, and institutional affiliation. On an additional page, please include a maximum 250-word abstract of your paper and a one-sentence thesis statement typed in bold print. A short biographical summary of your interests (fewer than 100 words, please) should be included. Please delete your name or other identifying information from the header or body of your paper.

Graduate students may submit only one paper for consideration. The proceedings will be published by the CSULA English Graduate Student Association.

Questions and comments may be directed to the conference coordinators at