Call for Papers: MCEA Conference 2009

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference on Friday, October 2, 2009

Theme: In Times of Crisis

Speakers:  Sari Adelson & Mary Heinen, Coordinators, Prison Creative Arts Project, a program that collaborates with incarcerated youth and adults, urban youth, and the formerly incarcerated to do creative expression, especially in theater, poetry, and art

Location & Co-Sponsor: Eastern Michigan University, Student Center at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The Michigan College English Association invites proposals for individual papers and for complete or open panels for its Fall 2009 meeting.  Proposals from experienced academics as well as from young scholars and graduate students are welcome, including pedagogical and scholarly essays, poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction from creative writers.  Prizes to be awarded for the best scholarly paper and for the best creative writing by a graduate student. 

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Proposals are due by Friday, September 11, 2009.  Early submissions are welcome.  Submit proposals to Charles Cunningham and Ed Demerly, Program Chairs, via email at and   Please specify your needs for audio-visual equipment and the best time of day for your presentation.