RRGSC 2013: A Decade of Branching Out
NDSU Memorial Union
April 5-6, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kirk St. Amant, East Carolina University
Dr. Kirk St. Amant is a Professor of Technical and Professional Communication and of International Studies at East Carolina University. His research focuses on international and intercultural communication as it relates to online media and includes international virtual workplaces, international outsourcing/offshoring, and the effects of globalization on online education. Kirk is a senior member and an Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), and serves on the editorial board for the STC journal Technical Communication.
Call for Proposals
"A Decade of Branching Out"
Red River Graduate Student Conference
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
April 5 and 6, 2013
The English Graduate Organization at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND is inviting you to consider, explore, and present diverse issues rooted in the field of English as we celebrate our 10th anniversary of the Red River Graduate Student Conference. We encourage submissions from the following branches of English studies: literature, rhetoric, linguistics, writing studies, cultural studies, and communication studies. Other topics related to language, writing, and culture are also welcome.
In the interest of bringing students from across the country to our campus in order to share our common experiences with English scholarship, to network, and to work together as developing professionals, we branch out this year to include call for papers from UNDERGRADUATE PANELS and INDIVIDUAL participants in the conference proceedings.
The Red River Graduate Student Conference will be held Friday, April 5th, and Saturday, April 6th, 2013 in Fargo at the NDSU Memorial Union. Both panel and individual submissions are welcome. More information may be found at http://english.ndsu.edu/rrgsc.
Some of the areas of English studies that we hope to solicit papers on are listed here, but we welcome papers on all topics and areas and especially encourage panel submissions and/or groupings of topics and/or cross-disciplinary approaches:
- Business & Technical Communication
- Comedy and Humor Studies
- Communication and Global Politics
- Comparative Literature
- Computers and Writing
- Creative Writing
- English Pedagogy
- English Education
- Film and Television Studies
- Genre Fiction
- Genre Studies
- Horror Studies
- Intellectual Ownership
- New Media
- Scientific Rhetorics
- Sonic Rhetorics
- Video Game Studies
Please send panel proposals for 3-4 participants (1000 words max) and/or individual abstracts (500 words max) via e-mail attachment (.doc, .docx, or PDFs only, please) to email@example.com, by March 1, 2013. Please specify technology needs at the bottom of your proposal.
There is a registration fee of $20.00 for conference participation. This registration fee includes conference materials and Saturday's lunch. Payment information will be communicated via email upon receipt of submission.
Important conference updates will be periodically sent to presenters via email. Any other questions (lodging, transportation, etc.) can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.