Cedarville University Hosts High School Literature Conference

by Public Relations

Cedarville University invites high school juniors and seniors to the High School Literature Conference on February 3. The conference allows students to present their literature research in a professional setting and encourages students to pursue English or English education in their college careers.

The Department of English, Literature, and Modern Languages will be exploring the literature of C.S. Lewis. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Bruce Edwards, professor of English and Africana studies and associate academic vice president for academic technology and e-learning at Bowling Green State University. Edwards has published numerous books and essays about the life and literature of C.S. Lewis.

Students are encouraged to submit papers on C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce,” and the three best papers will be awarded prizes. Students may also submit and present papers on other literary works. The deadline for submission and registration is January 13. For more information, visit High School Literature Conference.

Students may arrive at 7 p.m. on Thursday night for a C.S. Lewis film and social. On Friday, students may check-in at 8:30 a.m. and a enjoy continental breakfast. Panel discussions will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Friday. Additionally, the conference costs $15, which includes all sessions, a continental breakfast and lunch.

Cedarville University attracts 3,300 undergraduate, graduate and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community recognized nationally for rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. Visit the University online at www.cedarville.edu.