The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1711 Friday, 8 October 1999.
Date: Thursday, 07 Oct 1999 15:25:53 -0400
Subject: CFP: Transitional Voices (ASU, 11/1; 3/3-5/00)
Please forward this call for papers to any of your graduate students.
CFP: Transitional Voices: Resistance, Process, Perspective
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: November 1, 1999
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Arizona State University Graduate Scholars of
English Association and Department of English are pleased to sponsor the
eighth annual Southwest Graduate Literature Symposium, March 3-5 2000,
at Arizona State University in Tempe.
The conference entitled "Transitional Voices: Resistance, Process,
Perspective" invites you to explore the ways in which voices create or
engage shifting contexts. This conference is open to papers on any
aspect of literature, film, theater and language studies and
pedagogues. We also encourage panel submissions.
Because the theme of the conference is inclusive and interdisciplinary,
the following list of questions is one way to begin thinking about how
the theme may apply to your own work. The questions are meant to
motivate, but not limit, your thinking.
* What is a transitional voice?
* How can/do voices from different time periods and cultures speak to
* What voices are contributing to the literatures, films, and arts of
the late 20th century? How are these voices shaping the literary and
artistic climate of the new millenium?
* How do different ways of knowing and understanding "texts" (voices
from art, film, drama, and music) expand current perspectives on what a
text is or is not?
* How do different genres converse and converge?
* How have sexually, racially, ethnically, and economically marginalized
voices spoken their resistance, recontextualized the canon, and inspired
* How have national literatures, films, and/or arts given voice to
changing/evolving national identities?
* In what ways do contemporary theories of pedagogy engage student
voices in reshaping traditional classrooms?
* How does technology change the notion of voice, resistance, and/or
* How do theory, practice, and creativity intersect in published voices?
All proposals related to Renaissance Studies will be eligible for the
John Doebler Memorial Award, presented at the general session on the
evening of March 3. Presenters who wish to have their papers considered
for the Doebler Award should submit full-length, conference-ready papers
(not abstracts) in accordance with the submission specifications
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Please submit a one-page blind proposal, in triplicate, by post, email
or fax (listed below) by November 1, 1999. Your proposal should be
accompanied by a cover sheet clearly indicating your name, address,
phone number, institution, and title of proposal.
Please direct all proposals or correspondence to:
2000 Southwest Graduate Literature Symposium
Department of English, Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287-0302
Fax: (602) 965-3451
Web Address: http://www.asu.edu/studentprgms/orgs/gsea/sw/sw.html