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AfriGeneas Writers Forum

Southern Writers, Southern Writing (3/1/07; 7/19/07-7/21/07)

*Please Note Extended Deadline

13th Annual

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 exploring Southern culture.
Accepted submissions will be presented in Oxford , Mississippi, July
19th 21st, 2007.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

Ecocriticism, travel narratives, nature writing, and the Southern landscape

Religion , gothic, and the grotesque

Folklore, material culture, and community

Letters, diaries, and cookbooks

Oral culture, music, and food representation in Southern culture
and literature

The South in global contexts

Race, gender, class, and identity

We also invite creative writers to submit poetry, short stories, or
novel excerpts that deal with Southern themes

Please send 200 300 word abstracts of critical work or entire
creative works to :

Reading limit is 15 minutes. Please include your summer address with
your submission.

The deadline for submissions is MARCH 1ST, 2007 .


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