MPA Conference (12/1/10; 2/18-19/11)

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Mississippi Philological Association

Call for Papers
Mississippi Philological Association Conference
February 18-19, 2011
Jackson State University
Jackson, Mississippi

Abstracts due December 1, 2010

The Mississippi Philological Association and Jackson State University invite submissions of poetry, fiction, and critical or pedagogical essays from lovers of learning, literature, and history, academicians, students, and writers. Please submit a proposal for papers and academic or creative writing panels for presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the Mississippi Philological Association to be held on February 18 and 19 on the campus of Jackson State University. Submit 150-300 word abstracts by December 1, 2010 to conference organizers: Dr. Patsy J. Daniels, English and Modern Foreign Languages,, or Dr. Elizabeth S. Overman, History and Philosophy,

There will be one session devoted to the presentation of papers by undergraduate students.

Since 1877, Jackson State University, a Historically Black Carnegie Doctoral-Research Intensive public institution of higher learning, has been providing young men and women opportunities that will empower them to succeed in an increasingly complex world. As the Urban University of Mississippi, Jackson State emphasizes public service programs designed to enhance quality of life and seek solutions to urban problems in physical, social, intellectual, and economic environments. Located in Jackson, the capital city and the cultural, political, geographic, and business center of Mississippi, the campus sits on a scenic 125-acre tract only five minutes from downtown and less than twenty minutes from Jackson International Airport. Tree-lined walkways and a large central plaza add to the atmosphere of a major university in a bustling capital city.