We are pleased to announce the first ever interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference in Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted by graduate students from different departments in the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics (LCSL). The conference will take place on April 10-11, 2015. This year’s title is “Converging Narratives: the Personal Meets the National” and will focus on the theme of personal narratives in an age of transnationalism and globalization. Our first keynote speaker is graphic novelist Marzena Sowa. Our second keynote is TBA.
Please see the attached Call for Papers. The deadline to submit abstracts is Nov. 30th, 2014. For further inquiries and/or to submit abstracts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.