The DePaul Spring English Conference Wants Your Academic and Creative Work!

Below is a call for submissions for DePaul’s 7th annual Spring English Conference. Here is a .pdf or .docx of submission guidelines. Submissions are due April 1st.


Call for Submissions – Academic and Creative Work
7th Annual Spring English Conference
Hosted by Students of the Department of English
Organizers: Anastasia Sasewich (MAWP) and Jordan Weber (MAE)
Friday, April 29, 2016 • Arts & Letters Hall 2315 N. Kenmore Ave

The DePaul English Department invites you to participate in our seventh annual student-run conference. The Spring English Conference (SPEC) will be held on the afternoon of Friday, April 29, 2016, in Arts & Letters Hall. The Spring English Conference is an annual daylong event in which undergraduate and graduate students present papers and talks as part of panels. The presentations may be in (but are not limited to) the following academic and creative areas:

  • Fiction
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Literary Analysis            
  • Pedagogical and Literary Theory
  • Publishing, Professional, and Teaching Practices

The DePaul English conference is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work in front of a positive, supportive community of DePaul faculty and peers. If you have never publicly read your work before, consider this student-run conference. We look forward to making it a rewarding event for everyone involved!

Please see the attached Submission Guidelines in Word and PDF format. The deadline to submit is April 1st, 2016. Questions and submissions should be sent to


Anastasia Sasewich (MAWP) and Jordan Weber (MAE)
Conference Co-Organizers

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