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Fifteenth Annual Graduate Conference at the Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:26pm
Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 22, 2017

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host its fifteenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Waldron of the University of Pittsburgh as our keynote speaker.

Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

Lehigh University English Department

Bethlehem, PA

Date: Friday, March 2-Saturday, March 3

Submission guidelines:  

Creation and Destruction: Beginnings and Ends in Religious Thought

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Duke University Department of Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Creation and Destruction: Beginnings and Ends in Religious Thought Duke University February 23–24, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Pugh Whether in the sweeping narratives of history and literature, tales of myth and legend, or personal accounts of religious experiences, religion often revolves around story — but to every good story, there is both a beginning and an end. From creation mythos, to beliefs and rituals surrounding birth and death, to efforts to prevent (or encourage) the end of religious practice, forces of creation and destruction are a pervasive theme in the field of Religious Studies.

49th Annual Convention

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature more than 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 9:25am
McMaster University, Department of English and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

May 18-19, 2018

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Keynote Speakers

Veronica Hollinger, emerita professor, Cultural Studies Department, Trent University, science fiction scholar and co-editor of the journal Science Fiction Studies and collections including Queer Universes: Sexuality in Science Fiction (2008). Parabolas of Science Fiction (2013), and The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010).

New Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This pedagogical roundtable welcomes proposals that offer innovations for teaching Fitzgerald's many works. How does his literature speak to the Jazz Age and major moments in United States and global history? How can works such as The Great Gatsby clarify studies of ecology, urban environments, photography, and other topics? Proposals that consider the author’s lesser researched works are encouraged.

Submit 300-word abstracts by September 30th with a free account at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17003.

Cinema De-Centered

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:22pm
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Presented by: Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
Dates: October 19 + 20, 2017
Keynote Speakers: Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux
Contact Email: CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Without End:Documents of Research - 16/02/2018

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Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:20am
University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Theme

As researchers, no matter our subject, we commit ourselves to a process of generating, analysing and debating ideas. In working towards completion, we continue to gather and negotiate an increasing number of ideas, always looking to constellate them in rich and innovative ways. As these constellations expand and contract, as the ideas fall in and out of view, the documents we retain begin to record a far more expansive sphere of possibility than can be accounted for in a single thesis.

[UPDATE] Black Masculinity in the Trump Era

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:02pm
North Carolina Central University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 4, 2017

Black Masculinity in the Trump Era

North Carolina Central University's Departments of Language and Literature and Mass Communication will host the ninth African American Literature/Studies Symposium on Thursday, February 8, 2018.  This year's theme is "Black Masculinity in the Trump Era".  The symposium will explore various contemporary approaches to the study of Black Masculinity in African American Studies.

Possible Paper topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Afrofuturism, Authenticity, Disability Studies, Drama, Folklore, Gender Studies, Hip Hop Studies, Intertextuality, Film/Television, Literary Canon, Memory, Protest, Pop Culture, and Urban Literature

Libraries, Museums, Archives, and Digital Humanities in Popular Culture Area, SWPACA Feb. 7-10, 2018

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:24am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Digital Humanities in Popular Culture Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017

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