UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

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University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016. The GSEA welcomes submissions on a variety of topics related to literary criticism, literary theory, cultural studies, material criticism, rhetoric and composition, English pedagogy, technical communication, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Papers/presentations should last no more than 20 minutes.

We encourage authors to submit abstracts for individual papers as well as proposals for panels of three related presentations. Abstracts should be 200-500 words (for a piece of literary/cultural criticism) or an excerpt (for a creative piece). Please submit your abstract by using our online form.

The deadline for submissions is March 1st. The conference committee will notify applicants by March 7th. Authors accepted to the conference can register online and receive additional information about payment and travel plans through our website:


No registration fee will be required for UNT GSEA members who are in good standing. All other participants must pay a $35 registration fee. A $45 fee will be charged for late registration, which begins March 14th. Late registration fees can be paid online or at the conference.

For questions about the conference, please contact our conference coordinators Cole Jeffrey (AnthonyColeJeffrey@gmail.com) and Andrew Ross (AndrewRoss@my.unt.edu).