CFP: 7th Annual UNC-Charlotte English Graduate Conference (12/1/06; 1/19/07)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
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The English Graduate Student Association at the University of North =
Carolina at Charlotte invites you to attend the 2007 Graduate Student =
Conference to be held Friday, January 19, 2007.=20

Organized around the concept of the mask, the seventh annual English =
Graduate Student Association conference at UNC Charlotte seeks abstracts =
for presentations that consider the implications of masked agency in =
literature, language, film, theatre and pedagogy. This theme is meant =
to be construed broadly: we welcome studies that explore the masks that =
construct what readers know of authors, narrators, and characters; how =
techniques of concealment operate within literature; how literature can =
be thought of as a mask for the many authorial, cultural and =
philosophical forces that can be discerned beneath its surface and how =
various sorts of masks operate in rhetoric and pedagogy. =20

Presentations will be 15 minutes in length, followed by a discussion =
period. Please identify any special audiovisual needs with your =

For more information, access our website,, =
or contact us using the information below.

Please submit 150-300 word abstracts to in the body =
of the e-mail or as a Microsoft Word attachment by December 1, 2006. =
Please put "EGSA Conference" in the subject line of the e-mail. You may =
also mail your abstracts to:

Ashley Patriarca
UNCC Department of English
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28213

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