Call for Papers: The Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities

Call for Papers
North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is hosting the first annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The purpose of this conference is to give undergraduate students from around the region the opportunity to present their work in a public and professional academic setting. We invite submissions of original scholarship, including creative work, focusing on any area of the humanities including, but not limited to, the following disciplines: literature, creative writing, philosophy, ancient and modern languages, history, ethnic studies, religious studies, women’s studies, cultural studies, film and visual culture, and the fine arts. Presentations must take the form of 10-15 minute papers or readings (about 6 to 8 double-spaced pages). Submissions are due Friday, September 30, 2016.

Jess Walter, author of multiple critically acclaimed books including No. 1 New York Times bestselling novel Beautiful Ruins, will be the keynote speaker.

The registration fee is $30 per person. The lunch and keynote only fee is $20 per person. (This fee helps cover the cost of food, publicity, facilities, and programming for the conference.) The fee is payable online or by check made payable to North Idaho College and mailed to Nikole King, North Idaho College, English Department, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. We encourage participants to pay in advance, but payment will also be accepted at the conference during registration.

Please register by Friday, October 28, 2016.

For more information and details about the conference, please visit their website.



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