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(Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:55pm
Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Calls For Papers: (Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

deadline for submissions: December 1, 2018

name of organization: Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston

contact email: Novuyo Tshuma (nrtshuma@uh.edu)

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Susan Andrade

Featured Speaker: Tsitsi Dangarembga

March 28 - 30, 2019

University of Houston

 

 

In his book, Re-membering Africa, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o states that

 

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 5, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:04pm
Yale University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media. The impetus comes partly from a survey of what is currently in the field: it is impossible to read the work of Toni Morrison and Teju Cole, Bei Dao and Rita Dove, Tony Kushner and Lynn Nottage, Joan Didion and Ta-Nehisi Coates without seeing that, for all these authors, the reference frame is no longer simply the United States, but a larger, looser, more contextually varied set of coordinates, populated by laboring bodies, migrating faiths, generational sagas, memories of war, as well as the accents of unforgotten tongues, the taste and smell of beloved foods and spices.

Ecologies

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:42pm
MARGINS Conference 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Conference Theme

In 2005, Jenny Rice suggested that we might move away from notions of rhetorical discourse as situated in a fixed place and time, with a specific aim and audience, towards an ecological view of rhetoric, where circulating texts transform rhetors, audiences, spaces, and events. Like biological ecologies, rhetorical ecologies are fluid rather than fixed, permeable rather than bounded. The Clemson University English Department invites graduate students from all disciplines to join us as we explore ecologies at the 2019 Margins Conference.

Ways of Reading: Beyond, Beneath, and Beside Theory (Grad Conference)

updated: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:59pm
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature at Johns Hopkins University are proud to announce their bi-annual conference on February 22 and 23, 2019. We are pleased to host keynote speakers Heather Love (Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania) and Bernie Rhie (Associate Professor of English, Williams College).

Post45 Graduate Symposium: May 10-11, 2018 (Michigan State University / University of Michigan)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:44pm
Post45 Graduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

Fourth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

May 10-11

Michigan State University / University of Michigan

Keynotes by Professors Sara Blair and Justus Nieland

Additional Faculty Participation by Zarena Aslami, Sarah Ensor, Yomaira Figueroa, Aida Levy-Hussen, and others to be announced

 

Post45 seeks graduate-level works-in-progress related to post45 literature and culture.

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts: Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:38pm
Book History and Print Culture Graduate Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts:

Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

 

Please circulate widely.

 

In addition to conveying controversial ideas, books themselves have both committed and inspired mad, bad, and dangerous behaviour. The production and consumption of printed matter can be subversive, destructive, or downright criminal. Studying books as material objects reveals controversies that are fascinating in their own right, regardless of the subject matter between their covers.

ANGUISH

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:37pm
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Georgetown Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Conference Date: March 30, 2018

 

ANGUISH

Grammar/ Linguistics at CEA (3/28-3/30/2019)

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:55pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

Call for Papers, Grammar and Linguistics at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:54pm
Shane Trayers/ Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

 

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

Natura 2019: Resistance and Disruption

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:53pm
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Resistance and Disruption
Natura’s 8th Annual Graduate Conference in Science and Epistemology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
February 15, 2019

Keynote Address:
Michelle Murphy (History and Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto)

Call for Papers
Hosted by Natura, A Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2019 Natura Conference seeks papers on the topic of resistance, and the role disruption, disagreement, disturbance, opposition, and recalcitrance play in knowledge formation.

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