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:

               Creative Nonfiction
               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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Deadline Extended: Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar

Attention DePaul Juniors & Seniors–


2013 Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar (NLUS):
“Exchange before Orientalism:  Asia and Europe, 1500–1800”

This seminar grants students access to a world-renowned research library and exposes English majors to writings and primary texts they would not usually study within DePaul’s traditional English courses.  For any student considering graduate work in the Humanities, this course is an amazing opportunity.  High-performing students with a special interest in research, languages, and/or cultural exchange are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the seminar, please view their current NLUS 2013 Brochure.

Only 20 students total from four Chicago universities—DePaul, Loyola, Roosevelt, and UIC—are permitted to enroll.  You must complete the attached NLUS Application by October 25th!

Contact Dr. Glen Carmen, in the Department of Modern Language for more information!