category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2015 NeMLA in Toronto seeks to explore the impact of The French New Wave along with the key filmmakers and films that defined the movement.

[UPDATE] French Shakespeare (abstract by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for NeMLA 2015 in Toronto seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enligh

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Riley Tribbey / SWPACA conference
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
Abstract/Proposals due by 1 November 2014
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

[Update] Graduate Conference at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

**The deadline for submissions has been extended**
We will accept abstracts until Monday, September 15. All applicants will be notified by Friday, September 19.

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is organising its third biannual international graduate conference set to take place at Leiden University on January 29-30, 2015, Leiden, t

Urban Studies Area (Abstracts due November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (New Orleans)
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

The Urban Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association invites abstracts for the PCA/ACA National Convention, to be held in New Orleans from April 1 - 4, 2015.

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

Graphic Novels and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Rethinking Allegory with Angus Fletcher

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute / University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

[UPDATED]CfP:The International Conference on Social Media for Good (Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
KIMSE YOK MU INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL RELIEF ORGANIZATION
contact email: 
academic@kimseyokmu.org.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR GOOD

May 14-16, 2015
Istanbul

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

LEGACIES OF BLACK FEMINISMS, DUE 9/10

full name / name of organization: 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
BEDMONDS@PRINCETON.EDU

Please Share Widely

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Legacies of Black Feminisms: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde; Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
contact email: 
oscillate.strath@gmail.com

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical, Creative and Cultural Practice.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

[UPDATE] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

UPDATE The Victorian Calls for Articles for its September 2014 Edition

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

The Victorian journal on 19th century society and literature will publish a new edition in September, 2014. Please send your articles, reviews and unpublished conference papers for consideration.

[Reminder] The Line that Lies Within: Form and Poetics in the Pricke of Conscience (Kalamazoo, May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MARS (Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Purdue)
contact email: 
sfdh@purdue.edu

The Line that Lies Within: Form and Poetics in the Pricke of Conscience

BSECS 44th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
web@bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 44th Annual Conference
6th – 8th January 2015

St Hugh's College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Brain is Wider Than the Sky

full name / name of organization: 
The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: The University of Wyoming 4th Annual English Graduate Interdisciplinary Memory and Identity Conference
contact email: 
sbargdil@uwyo.edu

A person's memory is everything, really. Memory is identity. –Stephen King, Duma Key

Imagining Crisis: Cinema & Media Studies Conference Nov. 21-23

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

**Confirmed Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)**

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate

"Reimagining the Humanities PhD": NeMLA Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Bang/Fordham University
contact email: 
dbang@fordham.edu

How can we prepare PhDs for uncharted career trajectories? What challenges await those with doctorates who work both within and without academe?

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

World Literature/Immigrant Literature (NeMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

When asked about the influences of immigrant fiction on her own writing, Jhumpa Lahiri told the New York Times, ‘I don’t know what to make of the term ‘immigrant fiction.’ […] If certain boo

PROTEST: RESISTANCE AND DISSENT IN AMERICA

full name / name of organization: 
British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
protestinamerica@gmail.com

SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2014

Keynote speakers:
Professor Will Kaufman (University of Central Lancashire)
Dr Joe Street (University of Northumbria)

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