Re/Inventions: Spaces - Graduate Student Conference - CSU, Long Beach

deadline for submissions: 
February 15, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (California State University of Long Beach)
contact email: 

 ATTENTION: THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED FROM FEB 1ST TO FEB 15TH.

 

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO VIEW OUR CFP http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/english/reinventions/

 

Re/Inventions is the annual conference organized by the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)

of California State University, Long Beach.

Our goal is to provide a forum in which graduate students and advanced undergraduates may present their academic research

in a conference setting.Re/Inventions promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement among students from Southern California and around the globe.

 

As we solicit papers which explore the theme SPACES, we ask scholars to consider what it means to embody spaces. Potential topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

 

 • Creating spaces 

• Controlled spaces

• Liminality

• Wilderness, Nature

• Light and Dark

• Feminine and Masculine

• Exile, disaster, trauma, refugee narratives

• Controlled or Appropriated spaces

• Memory

• Narratives of Movement/Immigration/Emigration

• Beauty [Standards of, Aesthetics of, etc.]

• History, time and place

• Body as a physical space, gender, sexuality, etc.

• Genre novels and their location within academia

• Visual literacy [video games, movies, etc.] and its location within academia

• Spaces for, and definitions of, literacies 

• Animals as pets, guides, guards, and allegories 

• Sleeping and dreaming 

• Minor characters

 

SUBMIT ABSTRACTS OF 250-300 WORDS

ALONG WITH A CURRENT CV TO: EGSA.CSULB@GMAIL.COM.

Presentations should run

approximately 12 to 15 minutes. 

Hosted by the English Graduate Student Association and the English Department at CSU Long Beach.Supported by ASI.