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 critical abstracts or creative works on or about the South.
Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi on the 21st, 22nd, & 23rd of July 2005.
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature & may include:
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 communiy
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 mailing address provided below.
Reading limit is twenty minutes; please include your summer address with your submission.
The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday May 27, 2005. Inquiries or ideas for panels may be e-mailed to Director Stephen Monroe at the e-mail address provided below or to Director Sarah Wurgler at firstname.lastname@example.org .
More information will be sent along with your registration materials; you may also check out the most current information at the web address provided below.
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