category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Culture and Contact, February 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte announces its sixteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, one of the largest graduate conferences in the southeast.

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] Staging the East in Opera and Drama (25-27 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Oklahoma City, OK)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This panel seeks proposals that consider representations of the East in dramatic and operatic productions of the long eighteenth century. Please e-mail abstracts of 250-300 words to abender@twu.edu.

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities (April 23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

The Invisible Bear, Volume Two; deadline: December 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Invisible Bear
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

Our call for submissions is now OPEN. We are currently accepting visual art and poetry submissions for our next issue from September, 18, 2015 to December 1st, 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - 3/5/16 - Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ AT SEA Issue (Due March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Gordon-Zolov
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

WSQ Call for Papers: Special Issue
AT SEA

Guest editor: Terri Gordon-Zolov, The New School

Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature (January 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Jernigan and Walter Wadiak, Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
djernigan@ntu.edu.sg, wpwadiak@ntu.edu.sg

Call for chapters for edited volume:
Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

"Making a Scene" in the Classroom: Best Practices for Fostering Discussion when Students are Resistant to a Text

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

This pedagogical panel—to be held at the BWWC annual conference June 2-5 2016 in Athens, GA—will address the conference theme of “Making a Scene” as it explores why students are resistant to p

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 15 November 2015 for SWPACA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

Romanticism and the Question Concerning Technology (NASSR 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Ortiz
contact email: 
iortiz@sandiego.edu

I'm soliciting paper proposals for panel I'd like to plan for our next conference in Berkeley.

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
mm8179@bristol.ac.uk

Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
contact email: 
sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ISSN / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
tmacdonald@uidaho.edu

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

April 1-2, 2016

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

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