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11th Annual CSU Graduate Conference May 20, 2006

Call for Papers





The 11th Annual CSU Graduate Conference will
examine the significations of language, word, and image, as well as literary
representations of meaning and experience. We invite papers from all periods and
genres of literary, linguistic, and visual culture. In addition, we welcome
investigations of the ideological implications of these issues and their
representations. Accepted papers will be published in a volume of conference


Paper topics may include:

Historical criticism, cultural studies, critical theory,
gender studies, composition studies, rhetoric and language, visual and
performing arts, creative writing, studies in British, American, Postcolonial,
and World Literature, Anthropology, History, and Philosophy.


Paper Guidelines:

10-12 pages, double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font.
Citations must be in MLA format. Papers may be submitted via e-mail attachment
(MS Word only) or via hard copy, with a cover sheet stating your name, paper
title, street address, e-mail address, phone number, and institutional
affiliation. On an additional page, please include a brief (250 word) abstract
of your paper along with a short biographical summary of your interests. Please
do not include your name or other identifying information in the header or body
of your paper. Graduate students and undergraduate students with senior standing
may submit one paper for consideration.


Send submissions to:

Significations Graduate Conference Committee

CSULA Department of English

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032




For questions regarding the 2006 conference, please e-mail the
conference coordinator at the above address or call the CSULA English Department
at (323) 343-4140