Publishing Opportunity in The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism

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The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism is an international publication at UWMadison devoted to publishing outstanding essays of undergraduate literary analysis.

The journal is currently calling for papers analyzing any form of literature in 8-20 pages. Articles will be chosen for their originality, eloquence, and quality of academic research.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

This is an excellent and rare opportunity for all literature majors, and especially for those considering graduate school or a career in publishing. Students may submit up to two papers.

Submissions and any questions can be sent to mjlc@rso.wisc.edu.

Call for papers: 25th Annual ELL Conference

Have you written a paper you’re especially excited about? Whether it’s a research paper or creative writing, be sure to submit it to the University of St. Francis’ 25th annual English Language and Literatures Conference no later than September 15 (that’s this Thursday!).

The ELL Conference is an opportunity for students across the country to present papers, field questions, and further hone their argumentative thinking skills in a challenging but supportive environment. A special bonus for participating students is that a conference presentation looks especially good on resumes and graduate school applications.

Recent grads, current undergrads, and high school students taking Advanced Placement courses are invited to submit completed papers (approx. 2,000-3,000 words or 1,500-2,000 words for AP and introductory students) to ell@stfrancis.edu no later than Sept. 15, 2016, in any of the following categories:

  • English literatures
  • Literatures in translation
  • Comparative literature
  • Critical theory
  • Film
  • Creative writing
  • Teaching English
  • Special sessions for introductory and AP English students

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The DePaul Spring English Conference Wants Your Academic and Creative Work!

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Call for Papers – Academic and Creative

The 7th Annual Spring English Conference
Hosted by Students of the Department of English
Organizers: Anastasia Sasewich (MAWP) and Jordan Weber (MAE)
Friday, April 29, 2016 • Arts & Letters Hall 2315 N. Kenmore Ave

The DePaul English Department invites you to participate in our seventh annual student-run conference. The Spring English Conference (SPEC) will be held on the afternoon of Friday, April 29, 2016, in Arts & Letters Hall. The Spring English Conference is an annual daylong event in which undergraduate and graduate students present papers and talks as part of panels. Download this Call for Papers in PDF or Word format. 

The presentations may be in (but are not limited to) the following academic and creative areas:

              Fiction
               Creative Nonfiction
               Poetry
               Literary Analysis
               Pedagogical and Literary Theory
               Publishing, Professional, and Teaching Practices

The DePaul English conference is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work in front of a positive, supportive community of DePaul faculty and peers. If you have never publicly read your work before, consider this student-run conference. We look forward to making it a rewarding event for everyone involved!

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SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Spring English Conference! April 29, 2016

Undergrads – it’s that time of year again! The Spring English Conference is upon us again. As you may or may not know, it’s open to both undergrad and grad students at DePaul and is a daylong event dedicated to panels and talks that represent the academic AND creative work English students have done this year!

The possibilities are endless for presentations, panels, talks, and anything else. The deadline for submissions (abstracts at the minimum) will be April 1st.

The conference will be held during the day on Friday, April 29.

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Call for Papers: The MUSE Literati Undergraduate Conference

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The MUSE (Madison Undergraduate Society for English) annual Literati conference is now accepting submission for its 2016 conference. See the call for papers below, in addition to some more information about the conference.

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From the MUSE website:

Literati is an undergraduate conference created to provide a forum for students interested in the humanities to exchange ideas, enhance their writing skills, and examine works through their own perspectives and the perspectives of their peers. Literati supplies undergraduates with a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere in which they are able to test their professional abilities and explore their skills in public speaking, networking, and maintaining composure when faced with opposing ideas. The conference is a source of professional development for undergraduates that gives them a glimpse into the world of a career in academia. Literati is open to all undergraduate students who wish to learn from their peers and challenge themselves in an exciting and enriching manner.