The CSU Los Angeles
Association proudly announces
Annual CSU Graduate Student Conference
May 14, 2005
to 5:00 p.m.
This yearÂs keynote
speaker will be
Harryette Mullen (UCLA)
Dr. Mullen has worked in
the Artists in Schools program sponsored by the Texas Commission on the Arts,
and for six years she taught African-American and other U.S. ethnic literatures
at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Her books of poetry include
Sleeping with the Dictionary (University of California Press, 2002),
Blues Baby (Bucknell University Press, 2002), Muse & Drudge (Singing
Horse, 1995), S*PeRM**K*T (1992), Trimmings (1991), and Tree
Tall Woman (1981). Her honors include artist grants from the Texas Institute
of Letters and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, the Gertrude Stein
Award in Innovative American Poetry, and a Rockefeller Fellowship from the Susan
B. Anthony Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Rochester. Dr.
Mullen teaches African-American literature, American poetry, and creative
writing in the English Department at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The keynote event
will be held in the Golden Eagle Ballroom (3rd floor, Golden Eagle
Building) at 11:00am
the day, CSU graduate students will be presenting papers on a wide variety of
subjects including medieval literature, feminist studies, romanticism,
childrenÂs literature, composition and rhetoric, postcolonialism, creative
writing, and African-American literature.
no charge to attend the keynote speaker or conference sessions. The cost for
the continental breakfast and buffet lunch is $25. Copies of the
Proceedings will be available for $10. For questions, or to request a
registration form, please contact