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12th Annual CSU Graduate Conference

Call for Papers

The 12th 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 proceedings.

Deadline for Paper Submissions is March 5, 2007

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, 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, institutional affiliation, and 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.  Students 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


[email protected]

For questions regarding the 2007 conference, please e-mail the conference coordinator at the above address or call the CSULA English Department at (323) 343-4140