UNC Charlotte 17th Annual EGSA Student Conference: Gender and Diversity Across Disciplines

deadline for submissions: 
December 5, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Charlotte
contact email: 


UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association



“Gender and Diversity Across Disciplines”

February 3, 2017



Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Joseph Winters

Assistant Professor

Duke University

Keynote Topic:  Engendered Violence: Hip Hop, Visual Culture, and the Rupture of the Diva

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte is hosting a graduate conference exploring current thinking about gender and diversity. We welcome scholarly and creative original papers, readings, and presentations that examine gender and diversity within general and children’s literature, creative writing, linguistics, rhetoric, composition, and technical writing.



These topics might include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultural Diversity
  • Racial Diversity
  • Sexuality
  • Masculinity
  • Feminism
  • Queer Theory



Please send abstracts of 250 – 300 words along with your name, institutional affiliation, and field of study to egsa@uncc.edu by December 5, 2016. Presenters will be notified within two weeks of the deadline.  Please include the title of your abstract in your submission.