View the Minutes from EGO’s 11/8/2017 Meeting here!
- As a result of the last Faculty/Graduate Student Forum, a newly designated Graduate Student Longue Space is now available in HUM333 for graduate students looking for a place to hang out or study. Feel free to use it as you wish!
- This year, EGO is collecting donations for the Kentucky Refugee Ministries for our annual holiday give-back event. Be on the look-out for more details in our email and department mailboxes.
- Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24!
SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER NOW!
- Save the date of January 20th and 27th for the Winter Dissertation Writing Mini-Retreat from 9-12 in Ekstrom Library on both days. The Mini-Retreat is supported by the Graduate Student Council. Attending the retreat is by application and spots are limited – applications are due by December 6th. Email Caitlin Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
COMING UP THIS WEEK
Monday, November 20
Graduate Student Writing Group, 6:00 – 8:00p.m., Ekstrom Library, University Writing Center
- The University Writing Center organizes and facilitates writing groups for graduate students at UofL. The goal is to provide support, community, accountability, and feedback for graduate students working on research writing. Students can work on any project during the writing groups – seminar papers, journal articles, grant proposals, conference presentations, job letters, etc. Students from all disciplines and programs are welcome at the writing groups. For more information, go to the event page.
Check out the Writing Center Events Calendar for upcoming writing events.
Check out the PLAN Workshop series through the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies for professional development workshop opportunities.
Check out the UofL Events Calendar for upcoming events in the UofL community.
Deadline January 15, 2018 – Call for Award Submissions for CWPA Graduate Research Award for Writing in WPA
- The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its award recognizing outstanding scholarship by graduate students writing on issues in writing program administration. Winning the award comes with a $300 prize and waived registration for the WPA Summer Conference. For more information, visit the website.
CALLS FOR PAPERS
Regularly updated CFP calendar with topics including rhetoric, composition, technology, and technical writing.
Deadline December 1 – 2018 Purdue Linguistics, Literature & Second-Language Studies Conference (PLSS)
- This interdisciplinary conference will take place in March 2018 in Indiana. This conference is seeking submissions for presentations of original research from graduate students and early career scholars in the theme of “Diversity and Divergence.” For more information, visit the website.
Deadline December 15 – 2018 Symposium on Second-Language Writing
- This conference will be held in August 2018 in Vancouver, Canada, under the theme of “Multilingualism and Second-Language Writing.” For more information, visit the website.
Deadline December 15 – 2018 Symposium on (Un)Making the Self
- This graduate symposium will be held April 6 to 7, 2018, at Rice University in Houston, Texas, under the theme of “(Un)Making the Self.” For more information, see the PDF.
Deadline December 15 – 2018 Conference on The End of the World: Tragedy, Catastrophe & Apocalypse
- This graduate conference, which will take place March 2-3 at Indiana University Bloomington, aims to explore manifold representations of the end of the world across time and space. Please send an abstract (maximum 300 words), a title for your presentation, and a short bio (maximum 50 words) including your name, email address, degree level and institutional affiliation to: CMLTSAB@indiana.edu. Please submit all materials both as an attachment and as text in the body of your email. Final decisions will be made no later than mid-January. For more information, view the PDF.
Deadline December 31 – 2018 CUNY Conference: Haunted History in France & America: When the Ghosts of Slavery Resurface
- This graduate symposium will be held March 23, 2018, at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), under the theme of ”Haunted History in France & America: When the Ghosts of Slavery Resurface.” Abstracts of 250 to 300 words in French or English, along with a short biographical statement including your university affiliation (100 words max), may be sent to email@example.com. For more information, visit the website.