UPDATE: Texts, Translations, Traditions (2/1/06; MADLIT, 4/27/06-4/29/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Lynch
contact email: 

MADLIT has extended its abstract deadline to 2/1/06. The original
Call for Papers can be found below.

Please send abstracts to kelynch_at_wisc.edu, or visit http://
www.english.wisc.edu/gsa/GSAHome1.html for more information.

Texts, Translations, and Traditions
April 27-29, 2006 at the University of Madison, Wisconsin

MADLIT is pleased to announce its second annual graduate student
conference which seeks to bring together graduate students from
across the country as a community to share work, ideas, and insights
into professionalization. This year's theme invites a wide range of
papers from various literary periods that engage with some aspect of
texts, translations, and traditions. Some possible topics include:

New Traditions
Breaking tradition/Rebellion
Textual Politics
Generic Traditions
Translation as Metaphor

Historical, theoretical, formalist, rhetorical, and pollitical/
cultural methodologies are welcome, and papers focusing on medieval,
Renaissance, modern American, and compoistion/rhetoric are especially

In accordance with our goal of professionalizing graduate students,
we also encourage faculty proposals for panels on any aspect of
graduate student professionalization including how to prepare a
dissertation, publishing the dissertation, converting seminar papers
into articles, lectureing, teaching, and so on.

This year's feature speaker is Professor Mary Ann O'Farrell (Texas A&M)

Submission Guidelines
Proposals should be submitted electronically as an attachment and must
include name(s) and address(es); institutional affiliation; phone
title of individual paper(s) or panel and format, and a 250-word
abstract for
an individual paper or for EACH paper on a panel. Conference sessions
be 90 minutes.

Deadline (EXTENDED): February 2, 2006 (acceptance notices will follow
within a week)
Send proposals to: kelynch_at_wisc.edu

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