The English Students’ Association is officially calling for submissions to our fourth annual conference, The Colloquium! This conference features presentations from English undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members. The Colloquium offers the opportunity to share your work and discuss ideas with other students and faculty members in the English Department. The Colloquium will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Please see below for more detailed info!

Submission Information

When can I submit?

The deadline for submissions is currently Friday, Dec 23.

Who can submit?

Are you a UBC graduate or undergraduate student? Then you can submit!

How long should my presentation be?

Presentations will be approximately ten minutes long.

What should I submit?

A 300-word abstract and the paper on which your presentation is based. If you’re not basing your presentation on a paper, include a presentation outline instead. Please do not include your name or student number on any of the documents you submit.

The Colloquium has no theme, so send us whatever research you’re most passionate about. (Caveat: it has to be your own research.)

Where do I send my submission?

Send your documents to the ESA at president@ubcenglish.com. Attach your abstract and your paper or outline, and include your full name, preferred email address, and current level of study in the email body. Please format your subject line as follows: COLLOQUIUM SUBMISSION – [graduate/undergraduate] – [first name last name].

Colloquium art by the wonderful and talented Mary Chen.