Schedule announced for Sept. 25 MUSE conference

It’s free, it’s open to the public, and it’s fast approaching. In addition to presentations of undergraduate research papers and panels on grad school and professional options, this year’s MUSE Undergraduate Literature Conference features professor Srikanth Reddy, from the University of Chicago. Reddy, who received an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Ph.D. from Harvard, is the author of Voyager, which will be published by the University of California Press in 2011.

Here’s the schedule:

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Registration (CNS Commons)

9:30-10:45 a.m.—Session I: “Lessons from Literature, Lessons for Literature” (CNS 103); “Rethinking the Classics” (CNS E104)

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.—Session II: “Genius Loci: Spirit of the Place” (CNS E10); “Construction of Character” (CNS E104)

1-2:15—KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “Writing and Erasure: Notes on Voyager,” Prof. Srikanth Reddy (CNS C101)

2:30-3:30 p.m.—Panel Presentations: “Teaching and Education in English” (CNS E108); “English Graduate School and Academia” (CNS E106); “Technical Writing and Publishing” (CNS E105)

For more information, contact Casimir Frankiewicz (

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