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>Call for Papers
>"Traipsing Thin Lines: The Sacred and Profane in Literature, Rhetoric =
>and Popular Culture"
>March 19-20, 2004
>Second Annual SAGE Graduate Student Conference
>University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
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>  =20
>Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.=20
>Abbie Hoffman
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>The Student Association of Graduates in English at the University of =
>Waterloo welcomes one-page abstracts for our upcoming conference on =
>March 19-20, 2004: "Traipsing Thin Lines: The Sacred and Profane in =
>Literature, Rhetoric, and Popular Culture." Our conference will reflect =
>the innovative nature of Waterloo's English program which prepares =
>students to analyze both literary, non-literary, and multimodal texts =
>while attending to particular material conditions and contexts of =
>production.
>
>Students will present twenty minute conference papers focusing on the =
>representation of the sacred and/or the profane in language and =
>literature.  Submissions are invited on any of the following topics:
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>*Historical Investigations=20
>*Pop Cultural Transformations
>*Multi-Media=20
>*Representations in text and image
>*Religion and Spirituality
>*Silence and Voice
>*Taboo in the University Classroom
>*Bodies and Difference
>*Humourous Transgressions
>*Gender, Race, and Sexuality
>
>Email submissions are encouraged.
>Please Include a Separate Cover Sheet with Contact Information
>Length of abstract: 250 words
>Deadline for abstracts: January 15
>
>Please direct questions, abstracts, and proposals to:
>
>
>Veronica Austen
>SAGE Professional Co-ordinator
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>Department of English Language and Literature
>Hagey Hall - University of Waterloo
>Waterloo,  ON.=20
>N2L 3G1
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>If we use common words on a great occasion, they are the more striking, =
>because they are felt at once to have a particular meaning, like old =
>banners, or everyday clothes, hung up in a sacred place. - George Eliot

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