>Please note the changes to the John Doebler Memorial Award for
>Renaissance Studies submission procedure. Abstracts must be submitted by
>November 18, 2002, and the full paper by February 15, 2003.
>The conference entitled "Rebels, Renegades, and Rogues" invites you to
>submit papers that explore the ways in which the images, contexts, and
>influences of Rebels and Rebellion are represented within the fields of
>literature, creative writing, language, theater, film, or popular
>culture. Panel submissions are encouraged.
>Because the theme of the conference is inclusive and interdisciplinary,
>it provides focus for a dialogue while encouraging creative connections
>across several areas of graduate scholarship. The following list of
>topic ideas is one way to begin thinking about how the theme may apply
>to your own work. These topics are meant to motivate, but not limit,
>- Definitions of Rebel and Rebellion - Reactionary Contexts
>- Romantic Images of Rebels - Rule making and Rule breaking
>- Textual Rebellion - Subversion - Rebellious Identities - Games
>- Generational Perspectives - Social Activism - Oppressor/Oppressed
>- Authority - Agency - Rebels as Icons - Rebels as Role models
>- Heresy - Political Agendas - Manifestos - Celebrity - Form
>- Experimentation - Alienation - Subjectivity - Combat - Vision
>Please submit a one-page blind proposal, in triplicate, by post, email
>or fax (listed below) by November 18, 2002. Your proposal should be
>accompanied by a cover sheet that clearly indicates your name, address,
>phone number, email address, institution, and title of proposal.
>Electronic submissions in Word or WordPerfect format are encouraged.
>All proposals related to Renaissance Studies will be eligible for the
>John Doebler Memorial Award, presented at the general session on the
>evening of March 28th. Presenters who wish to have their papers
>considered for the Doebler Award must indicate this on the cover sheet.
>If the paper is accepted, the presenter must submit the full-length,
>conference-ready paper no later than February 15, 2003.
>Please direct all proposals or correspondence to:
>2003 Southwest Graduate Literature Symposium
>Department of English, Arizona State University
>Tempe AZ 85287-0302
>Fax: (602) 965-3451
>Web Address: http://www.asu.edu/studentprgms/orgs/gsea/sw/
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