category: graduate conferences

Movements, Flow, Resistance, January 26-29, 2017, Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY, January 26-January 29, 2017

[UPDATE] IV INTERN. CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES IN MODERN LANGUAGES (CILLEC) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Murcia (Spain)
contact email: 
ltorres@ucam.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED (SEE BELOW)

[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

[Update - Date Change and Extended Deadline] Mobile Communities, Friday, October 28, 2016 (Abstracts Due June 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Mary N. Layoun, Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Movement and stasis. Routes to and from home. Boundaries and belonging. Local places and global spaces. The possibilities for and barriers to mobility shape the way that communities, cultures, and individuals communicate with one another. Mobility influences interconnectivity across time and space as well as the formation of hierarchies of domination and subordination.

Call For Papers 47th Annual Mythopoeic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
visualweasel@yahoo.com

Call For Papers

47th Annual Mythopoeic Conference

Omni Colonnade – San Antonio, Texas

August 5-8, 2016

Faces of Mythology: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

CFP deadline June 10, 2016: PAMLA special session “Beyond the museum - representations of visual art in film and literary narrat

full name / name of organization: 
Marion Geiger, California State University San Marcos
contact email: 
mgeiger@csusm.edu

Call for Papers: deadline June 10, 2016
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
114th Annual Conference – Passadena, CA
Friday, November 11, 2016 to Sunday, November 13, 2016

{UPDATE] Women & Work in Literature CFP - abstracts now due June 10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
susanne.beekeeper@gmail.com

Session Description:

Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Patna
contact email: 
rvshss2016@gmail.com

Title: Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

ights depending on the changing social scenarios.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Scale of Nature: Long Nineteenth Century Culture and The Great Chain of Being (18 March 17, CFP 29 July 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

One-Day Conference
Saturday 18 March 2017
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies and Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
Durham University, UK

AULLA Conference 2016: ‘Love and the Word’, Melbourne December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AULLA
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Hosted by Victoria University, the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7th-9th December 2016.

& Media: Film & Media Graduate Student Conference, Berkeley Sept 23-24 (Deadline June 30)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Film & Media
contact email: 
andmedia.berkeleyconference@gmail.com

& MEDIA
Film & Media Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Berkeley

Conference Date: September 23–24th, 2016
Location: University of California, Berkeley

USC First Forum - Subjected to Play: Locating the Subject in the Promise of Play, Oct. 14-15, 2016, Deadline June 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization, ZdC
contact email: 
zdcfirstforum@gmail.com

University of Southern California
School of Cinematic Arts

All in the Family: Incest, Media, and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

A graduate student conference presented by the University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization

September 30, 2016 – October 1, 2016

CFP Deadline: July 10, 2016

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Categories, Voice, and Authenticity in Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People

full name / name of organization: 
Trent Sanders
contact email: 
trent.sanders.ak@gmail.com

Drawing upon Roland Barthe’s concept of the author and the text of which he states, “We know now that a text is not a line of words releasing a single ‘theological’ meaning (the ‘message’

Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

Subjected to Play: Locating the Subject in the Promise of Play JUNE 3rd deadline

full name / name of organization: 
ZdC First Forum, USC Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
zdcfirstforum@gmail.com

As utopian aspirations for new and more participatory media meet the sobering realities of digital labor and the politics of self management, First Forum invites scholars to examine the ways play has

Embodying/Disembodying Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
poulain.al@orange.fr mccannfiona@gmail.com

Études irlandaises 42.1 Spring/Summer 2017 issue: “Embodying/Disembodying Ireland”.

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Literary Networks and Cultural Collaborations: From 19th Century to the Present Day. 29th October, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
literarynetworks2016@gmail.com

Literary Networks and Cultural Collaborations: From 19th Century to the Present Day

Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr. Joanne Winning (Birkbeck College)

Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

Call for Paper: Spectacular Now - The Politics of the Contemporary Spectacle (11.-12.11.16)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University
contact email: 
marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

Byron and the Romantic World: Postgraduate Conference by Keele and Edge Hill Universities. Abstract Deadline: 27th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University and Edge Hill University
contact email: 
byronromanticworld@gmail.com

'Byron and the Romantic World' Postgraduate Conference at the Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University. 30th September 2016
full name / name of organization:

23rd Annual ACMRS Conference (2017) – Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
contact email: 
acmrsconference@asu.edu

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 9-11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Dickens Day 2016: Dickens’s Days: Heritage, Celebrations and Anniversaries

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
benwinyard@hotmail.com

Dickens Day
Saturday 8th October 2016
Senate House, London
Dickens’s Days: Heritage, Celebrations and Anniversaries

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

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

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

11 - 12 November 2016, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

[UPDATE] LFA: Literature Film Conference - Alternate Worlds | October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CFPs Due June 20!

Literature Film Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

Paper proposals are invited from ALL AREAS of film and media studies. - http://litfilm.org/conference/

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 3-5, 2016) - DEADLINE June 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication
contact email: 
circlingtheelements@asurams.edu

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

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