[UPDATE] More than Writing Graduate Conference [now with keynote speaker]

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Graduate Scholars of English Association, Minnesota State University Mankato

The Third Annual English Department Graduate Student Conference is a collaborative symposium focused on the written word across all English-focused academic disciplines. This conference will also include Q&A sessions with working professionals from the community who have professional experiences to share both inside and outside of academia. The conference committee requests presentations from scholars across all English programs including Creative Writing, English Studies, Teaching English as a Second Language, Teaching Writing, and Technical Communication.

We invite papers analyzing all periods and genres of literary, linguistic, and visual culture; investigations of cultural studies, critical theory, and film; creative works, including, but not limited to, fiction and poetry; papers on pedagogy; presentations on Teaching English as a Second Language; and presentations on technical and professional writing.

Please send abstracts of 200-250 words and a short bio by Saturday, March 14th. morethanwritingconference@gmail.com