12th Annual Red River Graduate Student Conference
"The Field in Motion: Past, Present, and Future of English Studies"
March 27 and 28, 2015
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
The English Graduate Organization at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, in conjunction with Undergraduates Inc. invites graduate and undergraduate presentations on diverse issues within the field of English Studies for our 2015 Red River Graduate Student Conference. We encourage submissions from all branches of the field including literature, rhetoric, linguistics, writing studies, cultural studies, history, anthropology, and communication studies.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Amy Devitt, Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Kansas. Dr. Devitt’s research interests include rhetoric and composition, English language studies, writing and writing pedagogy, genre studies, variation and standardization, and Standardized Edited English.
We are also pleased to announce that Dr. Erin Mae Clark, Assistant Professor of American Literature at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will be presenting our opening keynote presentation on the afternoon of Friday, March 27.
The Red River Graduate Student Conference will be held Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, 2014 in Fargo, ND at the NDSU Memorial Union. Both panel and individual submissions are welcome. More information may be found at http://www.ndsu.edu/english/rrgsc/. RRGSC welcomes topics including, but not limited to:
• Business & Technical Communication
• Comedy and Humor Studies
• Communication and Global Politics
• Computers and Writing
• Creative Writing
• English Education
• Film, Television, and Video Game Studies
• Gender Studies
• Genre Studies
• New Media
• Scientific Rhetorics
• Sonic Rhetorics
Please send panel proposals for 3-4 participants (1000 words max) and/or individual abstracts (500 words max) via e-mail attachment (.doc, .docx, or PDFs only, please) to firstname.lastname@example.org, by Friday, January 23, 2014. If you have any specific audio-visual or technological needs, please specify these at the bottom of your proposal.
There is a registration fee of $25.00 for conference participation. This registration fee includes conference materials and Saturday's lunch. Payment information will be communicated via email upon receipt of submission. Important conference updates will be periodically sent to presenters via email. Any other questions regarding lodging, transportation, etc. can be directed to email@example.com.
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