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Extended Deadline: 117th Annual PAMLA Conference in San Diego, CA: "Send In the Clowns" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:23am
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference theme: “Send In the Clowns”

MARGIN Symposium 2019: Out of Place / Out of Time

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:37pm
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network (MARGIN)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

MARGIN Symposium 2019

“OUT OF PLACE / OUT OF TIME”

New York University

May 3, 2019

 

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Student Network (MARGIN) is proud to announce the third annual MARGIN Symposium on Friday, May 3, 2019. The theme of this year’s symposium is OUT OF PLACE / OUT OF TIME. We invite papers that participate in a larger discussion of temporalities and places.

Bodies in Motion

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:54am
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association (OSU)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Ohio State University’s Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association (MRGSA) is currently accepting abstracts for its sixth annual graduate student symposium. This symposium will take place on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at OSU in Columbus, Ohio. Prospective papers will be considered by those working in assorted subfields of Medieval and Renaissance studies, and particular attention will be paid to proposals that examine the specific theme of Bodies in Motion as outlined below.

 

Double the Dickens: Counterparts and Multiples in the Works

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:37am
The Dickens Society/MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Charles Dickens utilizes various devices facilitating comparison and comprehension throughout many of his novels, short stories, and other literary output. Most famously, Dickens employed doubling and doppelgängers in A Tale of Two Cities (1859) to demonstrate the ideological similarities and differences between not only look-alikes Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, but the cities of London and Paris. In Uneven Developments (1988), Mary Poovey has revealed how in David Copperfield (1850), the hero’s instinctive dislike for Uriah Heep’s mock humility may indicate his own discomfort regarding their similar financial positions and goals for career advancement.

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference (Portland, 9/12-9/14)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:40pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference

REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE

September 12-14, 2019

University of Oregon in Portland

Portland, Oregon, USA

Keynote: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University and Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University

Irresistible Night, Ageless Dark: The Nocturnal in Image, Text, and Material Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:35am
Elena Gittleman/ Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Call for Papers

Irresistible Night, Ageless Dark:

The Nocturnal in Image, Text, and Material Culture

November 15th and 16th, 2019

 The Twelfth Biennial Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Symposium

featuring keynote speakers Ioannis Mylonopoulos (Archaeology, Columbia University) and Noam Elcott (Art History, Columbia University)

Deadline for submission: May 10, 2019

 

Norman Mailer Society Graduate Writing Award

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:02am
The Norman Mailer Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Call for Submissions: The Norman Mailer Society Graduate Writing Award 

 

The Norman Mailer Society invites submissions for its first annual Graduate Writing Award, which recognizes high-quality graduate student work about or inspired by the work of Norman Mailer. 

 

Eligible entries include academic papers or creative pieces composed by current graduate students. Submissions should be 10-15 pages, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font, and should be sent to Maggie McKinley, President of the Norman Mailer Society, at mmckinle@harpercollege.edu.

 

The deadline is June 1, 2019.

 

EXTRA//ORDINARY Deadline extended: 4/10

updated: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 3:37pm
UCLA Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Deadline extended to April 10th!

CFP: EXTRA//ORDINARY
UCLA Friends of English Southland Conference: May 10-11, 2019

Keynote Speakers: Professor Rei Terada (UC Irvine) and Professor Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA)

“What exactly is ordinary language? Is it possible to write in something other than
ordinary language? … And is it really true that in order to break the stranglehold of
ideology, intellectuals must use a special, philosophical vocabulary?”
–– Toril Moi, Revolution of the Ordinary

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:49am
Karin E. Christiaens / Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference

November 1-2, 2019. Columbia University in the City of New York, USA.                           

 

Keynote Speaker:  Patrick R. Crowley (University of Chicago)

                                                                                                           

English Graduate Conference 2019: Taking Up Spaces

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:36am
Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Taking Up Spaces

Simon Fraser University, Department of English

June 7-9 , 2019
Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2019

S    P    A    C      E    S
We live in them, move through them, occupy them, gentrify them, lay claim, then
reclaim them, tame them and maim them. We build them, enrich them, define
them, consign them. They can be first or final frontiers, domestic or foreign, and
they can even encapsulate moments—curvatures in time. Given that space is the
fundamental medium through which we live our lives, how do we define spaces,
and how do spaces define us?

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