"Without Contraries is no progression" - William Blake
The Coastal Plains Graduate Conference on Language and Literature welcomes papers, panels, presentations, and workshops in areas of literature, composition, rhetoric, pedagogy, folklore, film studies, humanities, etc. We are seeking work that enters the discussion of current scholarship and offers an original angle, approach, or application to literary/rhetorical theory. Please send your 200-300 word proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1, 2013. Include your name, university affiliation, type of presentation, and tech equipment needs.
Possible topics might include:
- Creation of / birth of new literary periods
- The Revolt of the Other: Analysis of literary characters participating in/creating their own revolutions, internal or external
- Texts that act as revolutionary acts in themselves
- Protest rhetorics,or the rhetoric of backlash movements against change / revolution
- Critical pedagogy and criticisms thereof
- Revolutionary ideas in pedagogy
- Literary responses to revolutions: historical, ideological, social
- Adaptation and/or translation (could be framed as critically reading or writing back)
- Internal revolutions-within characters or authors
- Cultural revolutions including but not limited to issues of: race, gender, class, sexuality religious, and political
$35 Registration fee will provide breakfast and lunch for both days.
Early Registration is encouraged.
Completed papers of publishable academic depth will be invited for inclusion in the graduate literary journal, Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature. [https://journals.tdl.org/plaza]
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