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Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:21am
UCLA Friends of English Southland Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

                                                                                           TIMEFRAMES: Southland Graduate Student Conference

UCLA Department of English  June 8-9, 2018  Los Angeles, California

Sponsored by the UCLA Friends of English

Keynote Speakers: Professor Ursula Heise, Marcia H. Howard Chair in Literary Studies, Department of English, UCLA, and Affiliate Faculty, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; second speaker TBD


Romantic Exchanges, 1760–1840

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:08am
British Association for Romantic Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 9, 2018

Romantic Exchanges, 1760-1840

 British Association for Romantic Studies Early Career and Postgraduate Conference

University of Glasgow, 15–16 June 2018

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow)

Dr Susan Manly (University of St Andrews)

"Go Back and Pick up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:21am
Sandra G. Shannon/ August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018




“Go Back and Pick Up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium”

April 26-28, 2018


Humanities Unbound 2018: Work and Purpose

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Old Dominion University's English Graduate Organization and Rhetoric Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

Humanities Unbound 2018: Work and PurposeA Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference - April 19-20th, 2018

Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA, USA

Submission deadline: March 16, 2018

Our conference theme this year is Work and Purpose. We welcome graduate students’ papers or creative works that explore the intersections of disciplines, scholarship, and real world practices. The aim of the Humanities Unbound conference is to provoke critical conversations within, across, and for communities.

Place and Placelessness: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:18am
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

Place and Placelessness

The 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the  Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.

 We are excited to announce the CfP for ‘Place and Placelessness’ to be held at the University of Nottingham on 16 July 2018.

Confirmed Keynote Address: Dr David Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Mimesis and Mutation

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:50pm
Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

Date: April 20th, UC Berkeley

Please submit abstracts of 200­-300 words, with a short bio, to by MARCH 12th, 2018

Keynote 1: Steven Goldsmith, Professor (UC Berkeley, English)
Keynote 2: TBA (Stanford, English)

Shattering Silences: Challenging Traditions/ Inventing Worlds

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:08am
Queens College MA Program in English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018


The Fifth Annual Queens College Graduate Conference


Shattering Silences

Challenging Traditions, Inventing Worlds


Conference Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Blackwood, Associate Professor of English, Pace University

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018


De/Composing Death: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 8:49am
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 7, 2018

** DEADLINE EXTENDED: May 7, 2018 **


“When the white men entered the camp, all the Inuit were inside one of the igloos; they started hearing people outside… Then a woman went out to see them. She comes back very shaky and says, ‘They’re not Inuit; they’re not human.’