category: graduate conferences

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
jnzl@vuw.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

PAMLA 2015-American Literature After 1865 Portland, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gvalenz3@calstatela.edu

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is calling for papers for its 113th annual convention.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1 -- Radical Kinship

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

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Conference Webpage: https://tuftsgradhumanitiesconference.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

full name / name of organization: 
LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

British Association & Irish Association for American Studies Joint Conference, 7-9 April 2016, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies (BAAS) & Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS)
contact email: 
baasiaas2016@qub.ac.uk

BAAS 61 & IAAS 46
7-9 April 2016
Queen’s University Belfast

PAMLA 2015-Portland-U.S. Lit Before 1865

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
akong@calstatela.edu

The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.

2015 History and Popular Culture Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association's annual conference Deadline April 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Sartore@mail.wvu.edu

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

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

Robert Penn Warren Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
warren.studies@wku.edu

Robert Penn Warren Studies, which publishes critical explorations of the life and works of Robert Penn Warren and his friends, colleagues, and students, invites submissions for the journal’s forthcoming edition. For this issue, we are particularly interested in pieces that address Warren and his associates’ legacy, either through their literary production or in their approach to teaching literature.

2015 Art History and Visual Culture Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association's annual conference Deadline April 30, 2015

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

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

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

[UPDATE] Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 (Deadline: 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Date: Monday 20 July 2015

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

[UPDATE] MMLA Illustrated Texts: CFP Due April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Martiniano / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinic@umail.iu.edu

The Illustrated Texts session welcomes papers as well as innovative or even illustrative presentations that interrogate the concept of illustration broadly construed.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

[UPDATE] Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre - September 4th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
fantasyanimation2015@gmail.com

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Paul Wells (Loughborough University)
Dr James Walters (University of Birmingham)

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

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

The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines (full guidelines can be found at thesefragilelilacspoetry.com )

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

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

Call for Papers

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Theory of History (INTH)
contact email: 
theoryofhistory@gmail.com

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

[Update - deadline extended] ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
aphoristicmodernity@gmail.com

We are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for the conference, '"Perfectly phrased and quite as true": Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950', to 1st May 2015 to enable anyone who narrowly

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

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

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

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.

PAMLA Nov 6 -Nov 8, 2015 Special Session: Performing Women’s Roles: 1500-1700 England

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shanek.m.wood@gmail.com

Abstract: This special session will explore the intricacies and expectations embodied in portrayals of womanhood in Renaissance and Restoration England.

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Strange New Worlds: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television

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

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: NEW FRONTIERS IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION
A POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
18th June 2015

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

The Sacred and the Sublime (4-6 May, 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

Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
cog8088@uni.sydney.edu.au

We are looking for papers for our volume 'Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday'.

Extended Deadline: Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference in Portland, Jamaica
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

CFP: Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising

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

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

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

The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines
Send submissions to thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

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