Call for Papers: English Department Spring Conference (Deadline: 4/6/15)

The DePaul English department’s sixth annual student-run spring conference will take place on Friday, May 8, 2015, in Arts & Letters Hall. DePaulians may submit their original works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, pedagogical and literary theory, and publishing, professional, and teaching practices.

The submission deadline is Monday, April 6, 2015. 

This year’s conference theme is Wonder, in honor of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Submit 300- to 500-word abstracts OR complete papers (complete papers are preferred, but abstracts are fine, too) for up to two works total: ONE creative piece and ONE work of literary study.
  2. All submitted work, both creative and academic, should be 1520 minutes when read aloud (approximately eight to ten double-spaced pages).
  3. Please attach submissions as separate Word or .pdf files within the same email. Email all submissions to with the subject heading “Spring Conference Submission.”
  4. Do NOT put your name or any identifying information anywhere on the submission(s). Instead, enclose a cover sheet with your submissions. The cover sheet should include the following information.




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