category: graduate conferences

From MemoryLoss to MemoryShift: Rethinking the Discourse of Pathology September 26, 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
liza.futerman@mail.utoronto.ca

Since the late 1980s, Alzheimer’s disease has been regarded as “a much feared stigmatizing label that carries with it the force of a sentence of social death” (Kontos, 2006).

America's Obsession with Superheroes

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: "HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jburnha1@depaul.edu

Extended Deadline: May 15, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

[UPDATE} Extended Deadline - May 15: Area of Whedon Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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* * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * *

Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

Writing (Center) Strategies for Action

full name / name of organization: 
Aimee Jones & Heather Lang/ Florida State University
contact email: 
anj12@my.fsu.edu

Popular, and powerful, narratives in the field of writing center studies position nondirective and collaborative writing strategies, higher order concerns (over lower order concerns), and peer-to-peer

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE - 2015 MPCA URBAN STUDIES

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

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 5-7, 2015) - DEADLINE June 29, 2015

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.

UPDATE-CFP for 2012 MPCA/ACA Area of Art History and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortneybarko@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1- 4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs
full name / name of organization:
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal
contact email:
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (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 Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies Conference Call for Papers - deadline June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies (CWIPs)
contact email: 
knuernberger@ucmo.edu

The exponential increase in Creative Writing degrees and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level has been well-documented, and much thought and scholarship has been devoted to the impact the

Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, University of Oxford (TORCH/OCLW)
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

Saturday 7 November 2015

Keynote Speakers:
Janet Todd (Cambridge) & Karen West (Keele)

“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

USC First Forum - On the Fringe: Understanding Alternative and Subversive Media, Oct 16-17, 2015, Deadline May 26th, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
USC Critical Studies Graduate Student Organization, ZdC
contact email: 
wagnerse@usc.edu

http://zdcusc.org/conference/2015-conference-call-for-papers/

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

[UPDATE] CfP Extended deadline 31 May - Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference at the University of Amsterdam (15 & 16 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies
contact email: 
acgs.fgw@uva.nl

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference

Organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies

University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to Downing Street, Narratives of a Path to Power and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca ILIOU/Brunel University
contact email: 
Raluca.Iliou@brunel.ac.uk

13th October 2015 brings the centenary of the birth of a leader who will always be celebrated as Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Announced: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Television History Research Centre, De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

(Papers welcome from all, including postgraduate researchers, academics, and independent scholars)

[UPDATE] "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting" 19-21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

[UPDATED INFO FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS]

The Bibliographical Society has kindly agreed to fund
four "Bibliographical Society Studentships" for
the conference "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

Comparative Literature PAMLA Nov 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Comparative Literature session at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, welcomes

Power and the Mediterranean, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference Power and the Mediterranean will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

History, Literature, Translation: Bhasha Culture and its Pervasive Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad
contact email: 
raw.con2015@uohyd.ac.in

Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad

Call for Papers

5th Researchers' At Work Conference (RAW.CON 2015)

9th - 11th September, 2015

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini, Stockholm University
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

SECOND CALL FOR PAPER (BY POPULAR DEMAND!)

Organizers: The research group on comics at the English Department, Stockholm University

Where and When: Stockholm, 3rd-5th September

MPCA/ACA 2015 CFP: AREA OF WHEDON STUDIES - Deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

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