UPDATE: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Geoffrey B Hill
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In honor of J. Hillis Miller recently being awarded the fourth-ever Lifetime
Achievement Award for Scholarship by the MLA, the UNH English Graduate
Organization has decided to extend the deadline submission for its graduate
student conference, "Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions" to
January 1, 2006. Keynote speakers, in addition to J. Hillis Miller,
are Donald E. Pease, Jr., and Janet Aikins Yount.

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Graduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers: J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English
and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English and Avalon Chair of the
Humanities at Dartmouth College Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair
of the Department of English, University of New Hampshire

A two-day graduate conference at the University of New Hampshire aims
to explore the theoretical and practical implications of border
crossings and boundary definitions. We invite considerations of, and
variations on, this theme from multi- and interdisciplinary
backgrounds, from all fields and disciplines. Proposals for papers or
panels that deal with any aspect of the topic of border crossings and
boundary definitions are welcome. We especially encourage panels
organized around a theme that cuts across disciplinary perspectives.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- Racial Performance
- Landscape
- City/Country
- National Borders
- Critical Theory
- Gender
- Transnational texts
- Postcolonial Narratives
- Memory
- Domestic space
- Border pedagogy

Visit our web site at www.unh.edu/ego/conference/

Abstracts (max 250 words) for 20 min papers (or panels of three 20 min
papers) should be sent to: bordercrossings.ego_at_unh.edu

The deadline for receipt of proposals is January 1, 2006.
Decisions sent by February 1, 2006.

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