category: graduate conferences

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lisbon, November 16-18 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Humanities (Universidade de Lisboa)/ULICES
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

Call For Papers 2016
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
School of Arts and Humanities, Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa)

[UPDATE] Old and New Humanism(s) Deadline extended Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (U of Warwick, Deadline, February 20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

"The Matter of Resistance" conference seeks to provide an introduction to the appearances of "resistance" and "resistance studies" for a wide and diverse population, to question and develop basic unde

Undead Anxieties: The Walking Dead and American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts Annual Meeting
contact email: 
caseycatherinemoore@gmail.com

Panel for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts - Contagions
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
October 13th-15th, 2016

William Gilmore Simms Society Conference September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
jrogers@gordonstate.edu

The William Gilmore Simms Society invites all interested scholars to a conference exploring the future of Simms studies and the literature and intellectual history of the Old South.

Reminder: Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Fiction Association
and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

[UPDATE] SAGES Conference: Hysteria Abstracts DUE 2/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
SAGES: Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

[UPDATE] Forms of Feeling - Extended Deadline: 12 Feb, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(Extended) Submission Deadline: February 12, 2016
Email: ​umassegoconference@gmail.com

Women & Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Work in Literature / Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
susanne.weil@yahoo.com

Women and Work in Literature: Special Session, Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Conference, November 11-13, 2016, Pasadena, California

Session Description:

African American Literature Regular Session SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

This regular session welcomes 300-500 word abstracts on any aspect of African American Literature and Culture for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November

Low Fidelity: The Aesthetics and Politics of Adaptation (UCLA, 3 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uclafoesouthland2016@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Kate Newell (Savannah College of Art and Design)
Arthur Little (UCLA)

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative” - HG Wells

2016 Summer Shaw Symposium, July 22-24, at Shaw Festival. Travel Grants. May 1 Deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@shawsociety.org

Send paper proposals by May 1 to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca, focused as much as possible on the two Shaw productions at this year's Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, M

Translation Theory Today 5/5-5/6 Abstracts due 3/1

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

Translation Theory Today
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Representations of Urban Violence in Contemporary US Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaelaprecup@gmail.com

This is a Call for Papers for a panel that will be included in the annual conference of the English Department at the University of Bucharest, Romania (2-4 June, 2016).

Victorian Periodicals Through Glass: Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Digitising Nineteenth-Century Newspapers and Maga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Buckingham & Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
djo@buckingham.ac.uk

When the flagship Journal of Victorian Culture announced its intention in 2008 to ‘act as a forum for digital research on the nineteenth century and for discussion of its relationship with

Project Narrative Summer Institute: July 4-July 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Project Narrative
contact email: 
projectnarrative@osu.edu

Project Narrative Summer Institute, “Narrative Medicine across Genres and Media”
July 4 - July 15, 2016

24th Annual Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
MCLLM/Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM Conference
Date: April 1-2, 2016
Deadline for Proposals: February 19, 2016
Theme: “Keep the Change”

Protean Desires Symposium, 22nd April 2016, CFP Deadline 15 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
GENCAS, Swansea University
contact email: 
837501@swansea.ac.uk

Protean Desires:
Queering the Body, Transforming the Text
April 22nd 2016
Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

States of the Book - 23-24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Philosophy / United States Military Academy at West Point
contact email: 
adam.karr@usma.edu

The Department of English and Philosophy at West Point will host an interdisciplinary symposium to consider the relation of the material text to the formation and function of states and state-like str

AATI @ Naples June 22-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
contact email: 
ryancm@indiana.edu

NOTIFICATION OF EXTENDED DEADLINES

Session/Roundtable proposals with calls for abstracts: February 20, 2016.
Individual paper proposals: February 20, 2016.

La producción cultural ecuatoriana desde 1980

full name / name of organization: 
Asociación de Ecuatorianistas
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

El comité de selección recibirá electrónicamente resúmenes de 250 palabras de los trabajos individuales o de las mesas propuestas (con nombres de los participantes) hasta el 30 de marzo de 2016.

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
Christina Wilkins

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

[UPDATE] TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

A Change of (s)cene: Reviewing Our Place in a New Geological Epoch, Wednesday 31st August – Friday 2nd September 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Poland / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, UK and Ireland
contact email: 
changeofscene2016@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

31ST August – 2nd September 2016

A change of (s)cene: reviewing our place in a new geological epoch

Crossings & Intersections - Interdisciplinarity, hybridity, intersectionality, intertextuality [UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
Faucssaconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
Crossings & Intersections
April 08 – 09, 2016
(submission deadline extended: February 29, 2016)
 

Contagion: 2016 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts October 13th-15th 2016 Columbia SC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconf@mailbox.sc.edu

“It is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another, as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not.” (Daniel Defoe, epigraph to Camus, La Peste)

Gender in Art: Production, Collection, Display (AAH Summer Symposium) (8–9 June 2016, Loughborough) (CfP 23 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium 2016
Gender in art: production, collection, display

Loughborough University
8-9 June 2016

“Feeling Real": Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities - May 5-6, 2016 (Deadline Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
Professor Steven LaValle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression (University of Illinois, 2-4 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics2016@gmail.com

The fifth Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will take place from June 2-4, 2016 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and will be hosted by the Initiative i

LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

[Update]: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education 3/9-3/11

full name / name of organization: 
National Society for Minorities in Honors
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

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Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

Verging: Technologies/Practices/Aesthetics in Contemporary Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium: Cinema and Media Studies at York University, Toronto
contact email: 
verging2016@gmail.com

Two-day Symposium (March 18th - 19th), Toronto

Keynote Speaker:
Jonathan Harris

States of the Book - 23 and 24 September, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Philosophy, West Point
contact email: 
adam.karr@usma.edu

The Department of English and Philosophy at West Point will host an interdisciplinary symposium to consider the relation of the material text to the formation and function of states and state-like str

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