UPDATE: 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:
Mark Halliday, Ohio University
Albert Rouzie, Ohio University
Matthew Wikander, University of Toledo
Graduate Student Presentations Encouraged
Send 250 word abstract with SASE to:
Ohio University
English Department
360 Ellis Hall, Conference Box A
Athens, OH 45701
OR Submit electronically
c/o Michael Drew
Acceptances by July 30, 2006
$25.00 registration feeincluldes a copy of
Quarter after Eight: A Journal of Experimental Prose and Commentary
For More Information and Updates:
http://www.english.ohiou.edu/conference/ or call 740-593-2837

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