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The English Graduate Organization sponsors and schedules several conferences and colloquia throughout the academic year. These events are open to all graduate students and are designed to foster academic and professional development.
The English Graduate Organization is pleased to announce our annual interdisciplinary conference
exploring the subject of Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization on Saturday, February 27, 2016.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sophia McClennen, Associate Director for the School of
International Affairs and Professor of Comparative Literature and International
Affairs, The Pennsylvania State University
Both our intellectual and personal lives have been characterized by
misrepresentation, misnomers, or assumptions represented as facts. Despite this
abundance, humanity has also striven to clarify, correct, or explore these
misrepresentations when possible. From omissions of violent acts as part of the
historical record to visual representations meant to justify oppression, research
has the ability to counteract misrepresentation to bring about equality and
We encourage a variety of proposals that explore the subject of Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization, in all aspects. Creative presentations, such as poetry or short fiction that explore these topics are also welcomed.
For more detailed information on the 2016 English Graduate Organization Conference, please review our official 2016 call for papers.
For program, directions, parking, and hotel and dining information, please refer to our official 2016 EGO conference website.
Questions about the conference and paper/panel proposals may be sent to EGOconference2016@gmail.com.
Submission Deadline: February 1, 2016
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