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Mimesis and Mutation

updated: 
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 berkeleystanford2018@gmail.com by MARCH 12th, 2018

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

Shattering Silences: Challenging Traditions/ Inventing Worlds

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

updated: 
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.’

"Whose reality? Representing and Represented Identities in Arts and Politics"

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:27am
Graduate Student-TROPOS Association (Michigan State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Under the current political climate, reality is a territory in constant epistemological dispute. The notion itself is frequently addressed throughout different disciplines, such as Literature, Cinema, as well as Physics and Cybernetics, revealing a questioning of power and its representations. Who determines what is real? How do we, as scholars, engage with reality(ies) through our work? How does Academia manage this category of knowledge?

The TROPOS organizing committee welcomes submissions for papers or organized panels in English, French, and Spanish that explore possible answers to these and other questions as represented in cultural production of the Romance World. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

 

TOLKIEN AS COMMENTATOR: PHILOLOGY, MYTHOLOGY, AND FANTASY

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:07am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association 90
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

In his introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century, Tom Shippey argues that “The Lord of the Rings has established itself as a lasting classic, without the help and against the active hostility of the professionals of taste; and has furthermore largely created the expectations and established the conventions of a new and flourishing genre.” The impact Tolkien has made on not only high fantasy, but also on the importance of language and mythology studies is undeniable. The influences of World War I, modern industrialization, and more are evident in his works as socio-political commentary, despite his personal dislike of allegory. Tolkien studies reflects a thriving culture in and outside the university.

Materiality and Invisibility in Theatre and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:51pm
17th Annual UW Madison TDGSO Spring Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The UW Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization Invites Submissions for our Spring 2018 Conference

Materiality and Invisibility in Theatre and Performance Studies

April 14th, 2018

Crime Fiction or Fact: Blurring the Boundaries c. 1680-1880

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Liverpool John Moores University/University of Winchester
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Date: 11 July 2018

Venue: Senate House, London

Keynote: Melissa Bissonette, St. John Fisher College, NY

Conference Fees: £15 salaried, £10 student/unwaged

The Paradox of the Other: Difficulties in Classification (Grad Conference)

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:24am
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

THE PARADOX OF THE OTHER: DIFFICULTIES IN CLASSIFICATION

Eleventh Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

Saturday, May 5, 2018

“If one could possess, grasp, and know the other, it would not be other,” wrote Emmanuel Levinas.  The paradox Levinas identifies is at the heart of this conference’s concerns. Despite our definitions – the unknown, the demonic, and the withdrawn, for example – the “other,” by definition, must elude our grasp.  Given this un-givenness, why do scholars continue to pursue questions of otherness? What is it about otherness that provokes or induces scholarly interest?

Comparative Literature Conference: Borders, Place, Translation

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:11am
Dept of Comparative World Literature Annual Conference April 25-6
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Borders, Place, and Translations

The 53rd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference

Presented by the Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics

Dates: April 25th-26th, 2018

Location: Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

 

From Starbucks’ retail-branding as a “third place” between home and work to Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, the places of our lives are simultaneously locations and conceptions. To be in a place is to do the representational work of defining that space’s affective and pragmatic borders.

"What If?": Reading Worlds of Possibility

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:33am
The University of Sydney
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 

June 14-15, 2018 | The University of Sydney, Australia

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