Reinventions Conference

deadline for submissions: 
March 20, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Associations

Re/Inventions is an 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 collaberation and engagement among students from Southern California and around the Globe.

The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSU Long Beach on April 16th, 2020.

This year's theme is : "Identity"


Potential topics include, but aren't limited to, the following:

- Narrator Identity

- Rhetoric of Identity

- Rhetorical Identity

- Identity Crisis

- Hidden/ False Identity

- Changing Identity

- Belonging

- Acceptance/ Rejection of Identity

- Autonomy

- Self-Esteem/ Well Being

- Identity Building

- Political/ Politicalized Identity

- Racial Identity

- Queer Culture/ LGBTQ+ Identity

- Historical Identity

- Religious Identity

- National Identity

- Remebered/Memorialized Identity

- In group/ Out group Identity

- Imagined Identity

- Generational Identity

- Loss of Identity


This forum is intended for the presentation of academic papers and/or projects, including multimedia presentations.  A limited number of creative submissions will also be considered.


Presentations should run for approximately 15 minutes. Please submit abstracts of 250-300 words along with a current C.V. to

The deadline to submit is March 20, 2020