Call for Papers

2010 Southwest English Graduate Symposium
February 19-20

We invite students from various disciplines to submit papers that critically examine the broad theme of consumption in terms of politics, food, economics, identity construction, power dynamics, material culture, language, popular culture art, education, media, technology and any other applications imaginable as a transformative or representative force.

Interdisciplinary and creative papers are encouraged in fields that include literature, rhetoric and composition, creative writing, theater studies, communication, language studies, English education, women and gender studies, film, visual studies, history, psychology, philosophy, religion, social sciences, media studies, and popular culture.

Paper abstracts should be no more than 350 words and submitted by December 13, 2009.

Please include home and office numbers, complete mailing address, e-mail address, professional affiliation, and AV requirements with your submission. Please direct submissions and questions to: