Seventh Annual Queens College English Graduate Conference

CUNY Queens College Graduate English Conference is being held April 29, 2020 with keynote speaker Cristina Pérez Jiménez. This year’s conference is called “MOVE!: Conversations in Motion” and will cover the topics of:

    1. Migrations
      • Literature of Migration
      • Refugees and Mass Displacement
      • Migrations within Nations
    2. Gesture
      • Performance Studies
      • Body and Expression
      • Bodily Movement and Power
    3. Mobility/ Mobilizations
      • Literature and Social Movements
      • Disability Studies
      • Popular Literature and Mass Culture
    4. Emotions
      • Affect Theory
      • Sentimentalism
      • Emotions and Social Change

SJU students are encouraged to submit papers for consideration. Please send proposals of 250 words max to by Monday, March 10, 2020. Proposals should be pasted in the body of the email. Please include your full name and the name of your program and school. All Queens College MA, MFA and MS Ed students are welcome to submit, as well as master’s students from other CUNY schools and New York-area universities.

For more information on this conference, please click here.

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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