Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. The graduate students in the departments of English and Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts on or about the South. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford, MS on the 18th, 19th, & 20th of July 2002.
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature & may
Race, gender, class, and regional identity
Materialist and political approaches to texts
Ecocriticism, nature writing, and the southern landscape
Religion and spirituality in southern culture and writing
Folklore, material culture, oral culture, and community
Please send one to two-page abstracts of critical work or entire creative works to the address below.
Reading limit is twenty minutes; please include your summer address with your submission.
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