CFP: Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies (6/15/06; 10/14/06)

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Call for Papers

"Don't You Have Anything Better To Do?":
Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies

The Department of English at Ohio University invites writers, teachers, and
scholars in English Studies to Athens, Ohio, Saturday, October 14, 2006 for a
one-day conference on the negotiation between work and play in our professional
and public lives. We are interested in how this space is mediated in
classrooms, literature, theory, and art. We encourage the submission of papers,
presentations, creative writings, and panels from all aspects of the discipline-
creative writing, critical theory, cultural studies, literature, rhetoric and
composition, linguisitics, etc.

Keynote Speakers: To Be Announced

Graduate Student Presentations Encouraged


Send 250 word abstract with SASE to:
English Department, Conference Box A
Ellis Hall, Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

OR Submit electronically
c/o Michael Drew

Acceptances by July 30, 2006

$25.00 registration fee
incluldes a copy of Quarter after Eight:
A Journal of Experimental Prose and Commentary

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