Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 555. Wednesday, 15 Sept. 1993.
From: Charlie Jones <V4048NPK@UBVMS.BITNET>
Date: Tuesday, 14 Sep 1993 12:57:21 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Call for Papers--Graduate Student Research
CALL FOR PAPERS
What's Eating You?
The State University of New York at Buffalo's
Department of English Announces
Its Third Annual Graduate Student Conference
March 19, 1994
Featuring This Year's Topic Of
Suggested areas of exploration include the following:
BODY: Figures of Consumption, Addicts, The Blob, Cannibals, Epicures,
Gluttons (for Punishment), Gourmets, Gourmands, Leeches, Mouths, Parasites,
Predators, Prey, Prostitutes, Suckers, Sycophants, Ulcers, Vampires,
Worrywarts, Consumptive Bodies . . . FOOD: Appetite (for Destruction),
Bodily Consumption Bistros, Cooking, Feasting, Sales, Soul Food, Canned Goods,
Canon Goods, Food for Thought, Food for (Book) Worms, Food Fads, Bread Lines,
Cafe Culture . . . MONEY: Acts of Consumptions, Advertising, Buying, Bohemia,
Conspicuous Consumption, Good Taste, Bad Taste, Acquired Taste, Fashion Trends,
Wasting Time, Wasted Money, Mass Marketing, Consuming Capital, Consuming
Fiction . . . TEXT: Cookbooks, Crockery, Half-Baked Ideas, Consumer's Digest,
Consumer Reports, Media Consumption, Figuring Consumption, Disfiguring
Consumption, Eating Your Words, Eating Your Heart Out, Consuming Passion . . .
DISEASE: AIDS, TB, Eating Disorders, Indulgence, Excess, Exposure . . .
To Participate, please submit a 500-word abstract or ten-page paper with
abstract no later than November 15, 1993, to:
Department of English
302 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
or, by e-mail to:
For further information call Charlie Jones at (716) 883-4215 or Anne
McGrail at (716) 884-6609.