CSULA Department of English | Events

The CSU Los Angeles English Department

Graduate Student Association proudly announces



The 12thth Annual CSU Graduate Student Conference


Saturday, April 21, 2007

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


This year’s keynote speaker will be

Professor John Sutherland


Professor Sutherland is Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern
English Literature at University College London, and Visiting Professor of
Literature at Caltech. His books include How to Read a Novel (2006), Inside
Bleak House
(2005), The Literary Detective (2000), Victorian
Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers
(2006), The Life of Sir Walter
(1994), and The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction
(1989). His honors include the Associated Student Body of Caltech
Excellence in Teaching Award (1992, 2003), and the Sherman Fairchild
Distinguished Scholar Award (1993). Dr. Sutherland is also a George Watson
Fellow at the University of Brisbane, a Fellow of the Royal Society of
Literature, and a Fellow of University College in London. Currently, Dr.
Sutherland is engaged to do a comprehensive guide to fiction for Viking Penguin
as well as a Very Short Guide to Bestsellers for Oxford University Press.


Professor Sutherland will be speaking from 10:40 -11:45 a.m.
in the Golden Eagle Ballroom


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, and African-American literature.


The conference, including all student panels and the keynote
speech, is free to all attendees. However, there is a registration cost
of $25 for those who wish to join us for continental breakfast and full lunch.
Copies of the conference proceedings may also be purchased for $12:00.

For questions, or to request a
registration form, please contact significations2007@yahoo.com