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>The Fifth Annual Graduate English Conference
>Southern Connecticut State University
>New Haven, CT
>Saturday, April 24, 2004
>9:00 am-4:30 pm
>Encountering the Text:
>Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing
>
>CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS
>Approaches:
>We are soliciting papers and panel proposals from graduate students
>in English, Foreign Languages, literary studies and other related
>fields. We welcome a range of perspectives on texts including African
>American Studies, Comparative Literature, Composition and Rhetoric,
>Creative Writing, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Disability
>Studies, Diaspora Studies, Film Studies,
>Gay/Lesbian/Transgender/Intersex/Queer Studies, Latino/a Studies,
>Linguistics, Media Studies, Pedagogy, Professional Writing, Secondary
>Education, Textual Studies, and Women's Studies.
>
>Topics:
>Possible topics include but are not limited to interpretations of
>literary (and non-literary) texts, reception of texts, adaptations of
>texts, inter-textualities, literacies, translations, archival
>research, postmodernist texts, visual culture and writing across the
>curriculum. Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations
>will be 15-20 minutes long (papers
>should 6-8 pages in length).
>
>Guidelines for Submissions:
>Paper and panel proposals should incorporate one or more of the
>themes of the conference, listed above.
>
>A proposal for a paper should consist of a 250-350 word abstract.
>Paper proposals must also include the paper title, and the name, day
>and evening phone numbers, fax number, e-mail address, surface mail
>address and institutional affiliation of the presenter.
>
>A proposal for a panel should consist of an overall description of
>the panel (approximately 250 words) and a 250-350 word abstract for
>each paper or presentation.  Panel proposals must also include the
>names, the title of the panel, the titles of the papers, and the day
>and evening phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and surface
>mail addresses of all presenters.
>
>Additional information:
>Please also indicate whether you might be willing to chair/moderate a session.
>
>Electronic Submissions:
>Please send submissions by email to: [log in to unmask], either
>included in the body of the email message or as an email attachment
>(in Word DOC or RTF format).  Electronic submissions are strongly
>encouraged.
>
>Non-Electronic Submissions:
>If you are unable to email your proposal, you may send either a
>PC-compatible floppy disk containing the document (in Word DOC or RTF
>format) or a hard copy to:
>
>Dr. Vara Neverow
>Graduate Conference 2004 Organizer
>English Department
>Southern CT State University
>501 Crescent Street
>New Haven, CT 06515.
>
>Hard copy submissions must include a separate cover page with the
>name(s), paper/panel title(s) and other details and a second page
>with title(s) and abstract(s) but no name(s). All submissions will be
>assessed anonymously.
>
>Deadline for receipt of submissions:
>electronic submissions: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2004
>surface mail submissions: postmarked Friday, March 26, 2004
>
>Notification of Acceptance:
>Presenters will be notified of the conference committee's decision by
>email on or about
>7 April 2004.
>
>Registration:
>There will be a $15 conference registration fee ($5 for Southern CT
>students and faculty), due by 14 April 2004; on-site registration
>fees will be $20 ($10 for Southern CT students and faculty).
>Registration fees include all food service (continental breakfast,
>beverage breaks, luncheon and closing reception).
>
>Make checks payable to Department of English/SCSU.   Send checks to:
>
>Dr. Vara Neverow
>Graduate Conference 2004 Organizer
>English Department
>Southern CT State University
>501 Crescent Street
>New Haven, CT 06515.
>
>To pay by credit card, print out this call for papers, complete the
>information below, and mail the print-out to the address above:
>
>Name of card holder__________________________________
>
>Visa           Mastercard       (circle one)
>
>Card number_______ _______ _______ _______
>
>Expiration date_______ _______
>
>Total amount to be charged___________
>
>For more information, contact:
>Dr. Vara Neverow; (203)-392-6717; [log in to unmask]
>
>Tentative Schedule:
>Saturday, April 24 , 2004
>9:00a-4:30p
>
>8:30a-12:00p-Registration (SCSU Student Center*)
>8:30a-9:00a-Continental Breakfast (SCSU Student Center*)
>9:15a-10:45a-Concurrent Panels A
>10:45a-11:15a-Beverage Break
>11:15a-12:45p--Concurrent Panels B
>12:45p-1:30p-Luncheon (SCSU Student Center*)
>1:30p-2:45p-Concurrent Panels C
>2:45p-3:00p-Beverage Break
>3:00p-4:00p-Plenary Session:
>Encountering the Text-A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Nicole Fluhr,
>Dr. Steve Larocco, Dr. Jim Rhodes, and Dr. Cynthia Stretch
>4:00p-4:30p-Closing Reception
>*Tentative location for registration and luncheon-if there is a
>change in venue, presenters and registrants will be notified by
>e-mail.
>
>Directions to SCSU:
>  From New York Merritt Parkway North: Exit 59. Turn right on Whalley
>Avenue. Continue on Whalley to Fitch Street. Turn left onto Fitch
>Street, which bisects the campus; turn right onto Crescent Street (at
>the traffic light before the bridge); turn left into the parking
>lot-the Student Center is the second building from the right.
>  From New York I-95 North: Exit 44 (Kimberly Ave., Route 10). Turn
>right at the end of the exit onto Kimberly Avenue, then left at the
>stoplight onto Ella Grasso Boulevard, Route 10. Ella Grasso Boulevard
>ends at Crescent Street, near the south entrance to the campus; turn
>left onto Crescent Street and right into the parking lot---the
>Student Center is the second building from the right.
>  From New London I-95 South: Exit 47 (Downtown New Haven). Go to the
>end of the connector and exit onto Frontage Road. Continue on
>Frontage Road (Route 34), which ends at Ella Grasso Boulevard. Turn
>right onto Ella Grasso Boulevard, which ends at Crescent Street, near
>the south entrance to the campus; turn left onto Crescent Street and
>right into the parking lot---the Student Center is the second
>building from the right.
>  From Hartford Wilbur Cross Parkway South: Exit 60 (Dixwell Avenue).
>Head south on Dixwell Avenue to Arch Street. Turn right at Arch
>Street, and left at Fitch Street, which bisects the campus; turn
>right onto Crescent Street (at the traffic light before the bridge);
>turn left into the parking lot-the Student Center is the second
>building from the right.
>
>Estimated driving time to New Haven and Campus
>*      From Albany,NY: 2.5 hours, 150 miles
>*      From Boston, MA: 2 hours, 137 miles
>*      From New York City: 1.5 hours, 80 miles
>*      From Philadelphia, PA: 3 hours, 180 miles
>*      From Washington, DC: 5 hours, 300 miles
>
>
>--
>Vara Neverow
>Chair, English Department
>Southern Connecticut State University
>501 Crescent Street
>New Haven, CT 06515
>(203) 392-6717  FAX (203) 392-6731
>e-mail: [log in to unmask]
>

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