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RRGSC 2016

NDSU Memorial Union
February 26-27, 2016
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Greta Gaard from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Call for Proposals

"Creating Sustainable Futures On and Off the Page"
Red River Graduate Student Conference
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, February 26 and 27, 2016

The English Graduate Organization at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, invites graduate and undergraduate students to explore and present diverse issues rooted in the field of English Studies. We encourage submissions from all branches of the field including literature, rhetoric, linguistics, writing studies, cultural studies, and communication studies.

The Red River Graduate Student Conference will be held Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Fargo, ND at the NDSU Memorial Union. Both panel and individual submissions are welcome. More information may be found at

Potential topics for submissions may include projects related to:

• Business & Technical Communication

• Comedy and Humor Studies

• Communication and Global Politics

• Comparative Literature

• Computers and Writing

• Creative Writing

• English Pedagogy

• English Education


• Film, Television, and Video Game Studies

• Gender Studies

• Genre Studies

• New Media

• Scientific Rhetorics

• Sociolinguistics

• Sonic Rhetorics

Submissions: 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, by Friday, January 16, 2016. If you have any specific audio-visual or technological needs, please specify these at the bottom of your proposal.

There is a registration fee of $25.00 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

Follow @RRGSC on Twitter to get updates on the conference and use the hashtag #RRGSC16.

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