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The CSU Los Angeles English Department

Graduate Student association proudly announces



The 11th Annual CSU Graduate Student Conference


Saturday, May 20, 2006

8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.


This year’s keynote speaker will be

Professor Jim Kincaid (USC)

Professor Kincaid's talk is titled "Stories of Sex, Kids,
and Monsters." 

Professor Jim Kincaid currently holds the Aerol Arnold Chair in English and
is a Professor of English at USC. Before coming to USC in 1987, Professor
Kincaid taught at Ohio State, Berkeley, and Colorado. His earlier work in
Victorian literature and culture and in literary theory has yielded to
publication in cultural studies, and he currently conducts research in critical
theory, American Studies, and Queer Theory. Professor Kincaid’s publications
include Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting (1998), Annoying
the Victorians
(1994), and Child-Loving: The Erotic Child and Victorian
(1992). His honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a USC
Raubenheimer Outstanding Senior Faculty Award for Teaching and Scholarship, and
the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching Faculty Fellow. Professor Kincaid
regularly teaches classes in criminality/lunacy/perversion, in age studies, in
censorship, and in other areas of literary, political, and cultural studies at
the University of Southern California.

Throughout the day, CSU graduate students will be presenting papers on a wide
variety of subjects including medieval literature, feminist studies,
romanticism, children’s literature, composition and rhetoric, postcolonialism,
Latin American literature, and African-American literature.

The cost of attendance is $25 and includes continental breakfast and buffet
lunch. A copy of the proceedings is available for an additional $10. For
questions, or to request a registration form, please contact: