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2020: "Writing Across Communities: From Poetry to Praxis" with Keynote Andrea Wilson (Iowa Writers' House)

"Writing Across Communities: From Poetry to Praxis" 

17th Annual Red River Graduate Student Conference | February 28-29, 2020 
North Dakota State University

About Andrea Wilson, our 2020 Keynote Speaker: 
Andrea Wilson is the Founder & Executive Director of the Iowa Writers' House. A visual artist, writer, and storyteller, Andrea believes that creativity and expression define the beauty of the human experience.  In early 2014, she moved back to the UNESCO City of Literature to passionately pursue writing, only to feel disconnected from the very literary community that brought her home. The Iowa Writers' House started as an altruistic dream to create a springboard for all of those involved in using art and literature to connect themselves with the world. Today the organization reaches over 3000 writers, offers workshops and programs in both Iowa City and Des Moines, and has created strategic relationships connecting Iowa with festivals in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and other Cities of Literature across the globe. Click here to read more about the Iowa Writers' House.

The registration fee for conference participation is $35 if submitted online by January 15. Alternatively, registration is $40 if paid at the door. Important conference updates will be sent to presenters via email. 

Abstracts of about 250 words should be submitted by January 15

Early submissions are encouraged. Contact Stephanie Lemmer, EGO President, with questions and for abstract submission:

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2018: "Authority, Agency, and Activism: The Construction of and Resistance to Power through Language and Literature" with Keynote Dr. Chris Anson (North Carolina State University-Raleigh)

2017: "Hearing Marginalized Voices: Otherness, Statelessnes, and Cultural Isolation" with Keynote Dr. Victor Villanueva (Washington State University)

2016: "Creating Sustainable Future On and Off the Page” with Keynote Greta Gaard (University of Wisconsin-River Falls)

2015: "The Field in Motion: Past, Present, and Future of English Studies" with Keynote Amy Devitt (University of Kansas-Lawrence)

2014: "Combining Conversations: A Multidisciplinary English Conference" with Keynote Donna Campbell (Washington State University)

2013: A Decade of Branching Out: A Colloquium for English Scholars" with Keynote Kirk St Amant (East Carolina University-Greenville)

2012: "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

2011: with Keynote Joshua Gunn (University of Texas at Austin)

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