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 22nd, 23rd, & 24th of
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature & may
Race, gender and class and 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
Theoretical approaches to the South in a global context
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.
The deadline for submissions is May 17, 2004.
Inquiries or ideas for panels may be e-mailed to.
(Do not e-mail abstracts or other submissions, please.)
More information will be sent along with your registration materials; you may also check out the most current information at our website.
Southern Writers, Southern Writing
207 Somerville Hall
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677
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