2015 Conference Schedule Now Available

New Voices would like to thank everyone who submitted a panel or individual proposal for the 2015 Conference. Submissions for panel and individual presentations for the 2015 New Voices conference are now closed and all submissions have been notified of their acceptance status. We received some fantastic submissions and are really looking forward to the presentations at this year’s conference!

With the closing of submissions for panels and presentations, we are also excited to announce that the tentative 2015 Conference schedule is now available. Please note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change as we finalize the schedule for all conference participants. All updates to the schedule will be posted to the new Schedule page of our website; therefore, we encourage attendees as participants to check back often.

2015 CFP Deadline Extended to Dec. 10

New Voices is excited to announce that we are extending the deadline for paper and panel submission to December 10, 2014. By this deadline, please submit your 200-300 word paper proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference via our online Proposal Submission form. You can also submit a panel proposal via our Panel Proposal form if you have a group of presenters and papers on a similar topic. For more information about the Conference and this year’s CFP, please see the Call for Papers page of our new website.

CFP and Submissions

New Voices is excited to announce our call for papers for the 2015 New Voices Conference. Proposals are encouraged to incorporate aspects of this year’s conference theme, “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”; however, submissions involving a wide range of interests and concerns within the Humanities are also welcome. For more information, please see the Call for Papers section of our website.

In addition to announcing our CFP, we would also like to notify everyone that we are now accepting submissions for the 2015 New Voices Conference. To submit a proposal, please complete and submit the 2015 New Voices Proposal Submission form online. The form will ask for information related to your proposal such as your contact information as well as a 200-300 word abstract. This form and subsequent forms for the 2015 New Voices Conference can be found in the Forms section of our website. The deadline for submitting proposals is November 21, 2014.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the New Voices Planning Committee. We are happy to help and look forward to receiving your submissions!

Call for Conference Theme Proposals

Every year, New Voices centers its conference theme on one or more of Fountainhead’s V-Series Readers*. This year, we would like to invite you to propose your ideas regarding our next conference theme!  

Help shape the 2015 New Voices conference by proposing and describing a conference theme involving death, humor, borders, any combination of two, or all three. This theme will determine our conference logo, fundraising events, mentoring sessions, and more, which makes it is a great chance to add a line to your CV and to receive recognition at the conference for your proposal.

Please submit the following information via the Call for Conference Proposals form. Your submission should include:

  • A 300 word proposal
  • A 2 sentence theme synopsis
  • Your contact information

Theme proposals are due April 21, 2014.Themes will be voted on via survey monkey by April 28, 2014, and the winner will be notified by email.

Please direct all questions regarding this call to the New Voices Planning Committee via e-mail at gsu.newvoices @ gmail.com.

To download the flyer for this call, please select the Call for Conference Theme Proposals (PDF).

V-Series Selected for Conference Themes

Borders, by Isabel Baca

Death, by Rachelle M. Smith

Humor, V-series forthcoming

Call For Papers Round 1 – Fight!

This is the first CFP for next year’s conference, which will come up faster than any of us can probably imagine.

While I know that is difficult to see, and it’s not the whole thing, I am also attaching the CFP in both PDF and Word formats for your viewing pleasure:

New Voices Conference CFP

New Voices Conference CFP

So there you have it – if you have any questions, please direct them to the contact address on the CFP. You will also, very soon, find a copy of this very same document on the UPenn CFP cite, as well as (for all GSU GTA’s) in your mailbox.

I hope you all feel the draw to participate, even if it’s just showing up to show your support.

Spread the word – we’ll see you either at the next meeting, or in January!