ISU issues Call for Papers

Illinois State University’s English department and chapter of Sigma Tau Delta are co-sponsoring an English Studies at Large undergraduate conference to be held Feb. 12, 2011 at Stevenson Hall. The deadline for proposals is Nov. 15, 2010.

Both individual and panel proposals are invited for 15-minute presentations (roughly six-page papers). Proposals consist of a 250-word abstract that “engages with some aspect(s) of great writing. We will gladly consider traditional literary analysis, rhetorical inquiries, composition research, and linguistic studies, along with other submissions that fall within the field of the whole of English studies.” Submit proposals as a two-page electronic document (Microsoft Word .doc or .docx file). First page should include your name, school, affiliation, title of presentation, technology needs, a brief (100-word) bio, and contact information. The second page should be your abstract with no identifying information. Submit to: For more information, check out this link.

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