The Politics of Language: Explorations of Linguistic, Rhetorical, and Literary Language Play

deadline for submissions: 
January 31, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
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The Politics of Language:

Explorations of Linguistic, Rhetorical, and Literary Language Play

 

What is most interesting about language play? The Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) and CSUN’s Department of English invite submissions for their annual conference exploring the politics and play of language. This conference will occur on April 9, 2017 at CSU Northridge.

This theme is open for focused critical work as well as interdisciplinary work. Submissions will be accepted for both creative and critical writing, and are open across disciplines to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and postdoctoral scholars. Individual submissions as well as panel submissions are welcome.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2017.

 

Opportunities are available for specialized panels:

  • Linguistics

  • Digital Humanities

  • Rhetoric & Composition

  • Comics, Fandom, & Pop Culture

 

Particular areas of study may include:

  • African American Studies

  • Asian American Studies

  • American Literature

  • Chicano/Chicana Studies

  • Children & YA Literature

  • Comics & Graphic Novel Studies

  • Creative Writing

  • Critical Theory

  • Cultural Studies

  • Gender Studies

  • Material Studies

  • Medieval Studies

  • Modernist Studies

  • 19th Century Studies

  • Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

  • Rhetoric & Composition

  • Romantic Studies

  • 20th Century Studies

  • 21st Century & Contemporary Studies

  • Victorian Studies

 

Please send proposals of no more than 250 words to agse2017@gmail.com with the following information:

Name:

Email address:

Institutional affiliation:

Audio-visual needs: (if applicable)   

 

Presentations will be approximately 10-15 minutes long.

Deadline: EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2017.