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9515-4th Student Colloquium
Posted for Academic Affairs by Maria Reyna on Nov, 12 2013
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                                   CALL FOR PAPERS 
The 4th Student Colloquium on Language, Literature, and Creative Writing in the Border
Department of Languages and Literature, The University of Texas-Pan American, December 5-6, 2013

Overview: The 4th Student Colloquia on Language, Literature, and Creative Writing in the Border was created by graduate students interested in sharing their research and creative work. The Colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literature at The University of Texas-Pan American.   Overall the work should focus on language, literature and creative writing. We will be accepting all topics in these areas.  Participants will have 15 minutes to present their paper. In the creative writing aspect we will consider the work of undergraduate students.  

Guest speaker presentations: Ana Patricia Rodríguez (University of Maryland) in the area of literature, and Esther L. Brown (University of Colorado) in the area of linguistics  

Abstract: Students interested in presenting original work in literature or language should submit by e-mail a brief 150-250 word abstract in Word format by November 18, 2013.  We will consider work in Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French. Please include the following information: name of the presenter(s), paper title, institution or affiliation, phone number, and e-mail.   In the case of creative writing send a sample that does not exceed two pages. The texts must be written in Spanish.  

Submission: Abstracts may be sent by e-mail attachment to: jhernandez52@utpa.edu (linguistic), mdmendiola@utpa.edu. (creative writing), lochoa4@utpa.edu  (literature). The University of Texas-Pan American, Department of Languages and Literature Edinburg, TX  78539