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Deadline Approaching: (Un)Moorings Conference

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 9:31pm
(Un)Moorings Conference, Emory University, Departments of English, French and Italian, and Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018



The Departments of

Comparative Literature – English – French and Italian,

Global & Postcolonial Studies (GPS)




An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Friday, April 20, 2018


Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François,

Pennsylvania State University

American Cultures of Dissent - American Studies Leipzig Graduate Conference 2018

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:06pm
Institute of American Studies, Leipzig University, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALSAmerican Cultures of Dissent


Sixth American Studies Leipzig MA-Level Graduate Student Conference
April 28-29, 2018—Deutsches Literaturinstitut Leipzig, Germany

"In The Margins"

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:55pm
Medieval and Renaissance Student Association California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

The Medieval and Renaissance Student Association (MaRSA) of California State University, Long Beach is seeking individual papers as well as panel submissions for their graduate student conference. The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSULB on April 19-20th, 2018.


Comhfhios Boston College: An Irish Studies Conference

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:02pm
Boston College, Center for Irish Programs
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers


Comhfhios Boston College:

An Irish Studies Conference


February 24th, 2018

Boston College, Connolly House, Chestnut Hill, MA



Emerging Voices in Irish Studies DEADLINE EXTENDED

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 8:31am
University of Connecticut Irish Studies Alliance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The University of Connecticut’s Irish Studies Alliance will hold a graduate student conference that aims to bring together new and emerging scholars in the field from colleges and universities throughout the Northeast. We are interested in papers that highlight recent and developing debates in Irish Studies and showcase the ways emerging voices participate in these conversations. Due to this conference’s focus on emerging voices in the field, we will accept undergraduate and graduate student work. We invite papers from a wide array of disciplines and encourage interdisciplinary work as well as scholarship that uses innovative methodologies.

*Deadline: Dec. 15* - American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 6, 2018

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:18am
Yale University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

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 Junot Díaz, Yusef Komunyakaa and Carolyn Forché, Tony Kushner and Lynn Nottage 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.

The Future of (is) the Humanities: an interdisciplinary grad conference

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:56pm
The Future of (is) the Humanities: 2018 University of Idaho Graduate English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Future of (is) the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

University of Idaho | April 7th, 2018 | Moscow, Idaho


“…montage-like storytelling and fragmented poetry explores the cracks in the discourse of modernity through which the narrative of [our new age] grows like weeds on rubble.” -Gabriele Dürbeck

Can the Migrant Speak?

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:28am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Can the Migrant Speak?”
Romance Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference Harvard University
April 6-7, 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University)
Prof. Amy Sara Carroll (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

“Can the Migrant Speak?” engages with the figure and agency of the migrant. It is not often that we hear about - or listen to - the migratory experience from those undergoing it themselves. By asking this question during a time of tumultuous political change, we directly address the roles of our disciplines, and academia as a whole, in relation to this issue that continues to shape lives across the globe in powerful ways.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society at ALA and Graduate Student Award CFP

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:03am
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society seeks proposals of approximately 250 words on any aspect of Stowe’s life and writing. . Please send proposals and a brief cv to LuElla D’Amico

at before December 31, 2017 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Up and Coming Scholar Award--ALA