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Call for Papers for Conference with Andrei Codrescu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 4th ANNUAL GEO CONFERENCE AT TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY SHAKE YOUR TABOOty

A CONFERENCE OF CRITICAL & CREATIVE TEXTS APRIL 4-5, 2007 WITH A KEYNOTE READING & BOOK-SIGNING BY ANDREI CODRESCU LITERARY ICON, CELEBRATED ESSAYIST / NOVELIST / POET / AUTHOR / HUMORIST NPR COMMENTATOR, WINNER OF THE PEABODY AWARD EDITOR OF INFAMOUS LITERARY JOURNAL EXQUISITE CORPSE AND AUTHOR OF NEW ORLEANS, MON AMOUR WAKEFIELD, THE BLOOD COUNTESS ALIEN CANDOR ETC!!!!

The GRADUATE ENGLISH ORGANIZATION at TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY in KIRKSVILLE, MISSOURI is currently seeking proposals for the presentationsof papers, commentary, criticism, studies, articles, and readings ofcreative works (ie, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, music,you name it) having to do with the subject of THE TABOO!!! Proposals maybe for individual or group sessions and should be 10 to 20 minutes long. Panels will be grouped according to scheduling needs and what makesthematic sense.

Please send a 1-2 paragraph abstract that includes the title of proposed presentation, a brief description, and some bio information. If you have any tech needs, please include that info as well. Conference will include catered events and an informal barbecue extravaganza for vegetarians, carnivores, and sundry socio-visionaries who dare to enter into the dialogue on what is appropriate, acceptable, perverted and off the hook!!

All disciplines and non-disciplines welcome!! The Deadline is March 9, 2007 and there is no registration fee!!!! Submit abstracts via email (no attachments please) to mmayhan@truman.edu Please put \”SHAKE YOUR TABOOty\” in the subject line.

For more info contact http://gradeng.truman.edu Asst. Prof. Mark Spitzer Language and Literature Division Truman State University Kirksville, MO. 63501 http://www.sptzr.net

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