2008 Graduate Conference

"Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession"
hosted by the University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
March 7-8, 2008  •  University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, US

Conference Overview



...to everyone who participated in our successful graduate conference! We appreciate your support and are very happy with the results.

Sharon O'Dair

Friday, May 7 keynote speaker
1:00 p.m. MUB Theatre I
Sharon O'Dair
University of Alabama
"On the Moral Status of English Studies: Universal Access, Prestige-Driven Research, and Professional Inequality"

Friday, May 7
A reading by UNH MFA students

Maria Barron (poetry)
Astra Johnson (fiction)
Sarah Stickney (poetry)

Patricia Bizzell

Saturday, May 8 keynote speaker
3:00 p.m. MUB Theatre I
Patricia Bizzell
College of the Holy Cross
"Faith-Based Initiatives in English Studies"

Saturday, May 8
A brown bag roundtable discussion
"Faith in English Studies: Belief and Doubt in the Profession"
Panelists: Patricia Bizzell, Sharon O'Dair, and Reginald Wilburn

Phillips Exeter AcademyBasic schedule

Friday, March 7:

  • Sharon O'Dair keynote
  • Concurrent "A" sessions
  • UNH MFA program reading

Saturday, March 8:

  • Concurrent "B" sessions
  • Brown bag roundtable discussion
  • Concurrent "C" sessions
  • Patricia Bizzell keynote
  • Saturday dinner

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Conference fees

$45 registration
$30 Saturday dinner (presenters)
$50 Saturday dinner (non-presenters)

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