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Call for Papers    



Southern Writers, Southern Writing
Deadline: May 6, 2005

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 critical abstracts or creative works about the South.

Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi on the 21st, 22nd, & 23rd of July 2005.
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
-  Theoretical approaches to the South in a global context

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

Southern Writers, Southern Writing
210 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 Friday, May 6, 2005.

Inquiries or ideas for panels may be e-mailed to Directors Stephen Monroe and Sarah Wurgler at:  

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