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At “Writing @ the University of Illinois,” Rhetoric students share research and projects undertaken in their Rhetoric courses. The conference takes place each semester, including speaking presentations and a poster session.




Do not register unless you have received notification that your proposal has been accepted. Please register by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 23.

 How to Register

 1) Download and complete the Research Abstract Form.

 2) Upload your Research Abstract Form and fill out your Registration information at this link. You will indicate your presentation preferences here.


 1) Research abstracts must be no longer than 250 words and must include (1) the main argument of your presentation, (2) an overview of your research, (3), methods used during your research (i.e. interviews, surveys, statistics), and (4) what importance your prsentation has to the university community.

 2) If you have conducted interviews or other human subjects research and you will be discussing these results in your presentation, paper copies of signed consent forms
must be submitted to the Rhetoric Office
(English Building 294) by Friday, April 25.



Illinois Undergraduate Rhetoric Conference
294 English Building * 608 S. Wright St * Urbana, IL 61801 * uiucrhetconference@gmail.com