Culture, Community, and Change: The 6th Annual 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference

Date: November 10, 2018
Location:at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact: Bailey Poland ( & Renee Ann Drouin (
Register: Register by October 19, 2018 for the early bird fee of $15. Standard fee is $20. Registration includes participation in all conference events and sessions, conference materials, and lunch. When registering, please provide your college or university as your organization.
Proposal Deadline: September 28, 2018

21st Century Englishes Conference is an annual Midwest graduate student conference organized by Bowling Green State University Rhetoric & Writing Ph.D. students. It is hosted by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America, and BGSU Rhetoric & Writing Ph.D. Program. It is sponsored by BGSU Department of English and General Studies Writing.

The first 21st Century Englishes was hosted on October 19, 2013. As noted in the call for papers, This conference [offered] graduate students the opportunity to explore Englishes through themes of diversity, difference, transition, resistance, and redefinition by exploring the new discourses and new realities of English, as well as how these are resituated in the traditional idea of ‘English.’ The founding co-committee organizers included Heather Trahan, Laural Adams, Megan Adams, Estee Beck, Ken Hayes, and Shirley Faulkner-Springfield, Rhetoric & Writing Ph.D. students.

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