English Grad Student Event Eyes Digital Utopias


The English Graduate Student Association is hosting its second annual graduate conference April 4-5.

This year’s theme is “Digital Utopias: Literary Space(s) in the Digital Age.” Dr. Brian Greenspan (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada) will be the keynote speaker.

The conference will open with a Digital Utopias Symposium on Friday, April 4, from noon to 2 p.m. in Room 303 of the Chemistry and Physics Building. Special presenters include Greenspan, Professor Kenneth Roemer (English) and Associate Professor John Garrigus (History).

Greenspan’s keynote address will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in Nedderman Hall, Room 100. Other panels will begin at 9 a.m. in Nedderman, Rooms 109 and 110.

For more information, contact Mimi Rowntree and Todd Womble at digitalutopia2014@gmail.com.

The EGSA also contributes to Agora, a bi-annual publication.



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