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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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The organizing committee welcomes submissions from graduate students in all English Department programs, including but not limited to:

  • Creative Writing
  • English Studies
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Teaching Writing
  • Technical Communication

Submission Specifics and Deadline

Abstracts of 250 words for individual papers/creative works, or panel submissions of 600 words, should be submitted by Saturday, March 14, 2015 to  

The committee welcomes interdisciplinary panels in particular, because of their potential for extraordinary cross-disciplinary synergism and creativity.

In your submission, please include:

  • the title of your paper/creative work
  • your name
  • your contact information
  • any presentation requirements (laptops, projectors, etc.)

Presentation Length

Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes (panels no more than 60 minutes) to ensure that there is adequate time for all presentations and discussions.

Registration Fee

$35 (fee is waived for current Minnesota State University students). Further information about the registration fee will be included with your acceptance to present at the conference.