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Call for Papers    

Southern Writers, Southern Writing
Deadline: May 1, 2002

Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.

The graduate students in the departments of English and Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts on or about the South. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford, MS on the 17th, 18th, & 19th of July 2002.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature & may include:

Race, gender and class and identity

Materialist and political approaches to texts

Ecocriticism, nature writing, and the southern landscape

Religion and spirituality in southern culture and writing

Folklore, material culture, oral culture, and community

Please send one to two-page abstracts of critical work or entire creative works to:

Southern Writers, Southern Writing
207 Somerville Hall
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677

Reading limit is twenty minutes; please include your summer address with your submission.

The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2002.

Inquiries or ideas for panels may be e-mailed to:  

(Do not e-mail abstracts or other submissions, please.)

More information will be sent along with your registration materials; you may also check out the most current information at: