category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

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

“When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers.”
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU BICENTENARY CONFERENCE - 15 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
Valeria Cavalli - cavalliv@tcd.ie

JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU BICENTENARY CONFERENCE
Trinity College Dublin - 15-16 October 2014

‘He stands in the absolutely first rank as a writer of ghost stories.’
– M.R. James

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
contact email: 
philliphowerton@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its eighth annual symposium.

Women and Work in Literature - Proposals Due May 15

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

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
bmbaye@kent.edu

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

[DEADLINE REMINDER]: "Perchance to Dream": Sleep and Related Phenomena in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
hd9345@my.bristol.ac.uk

From Medieval Dream Allegory to the lexical recreation of the subconscious mind in Finnegan's
Wake, literature has often explored the subject of sleep and its related phenomena. This

Digital Embodiment: New Media and Materiality in the Visual Arts (October 8-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Fletcher/University of Houston
contact email: 
alisonfletcher@mac.com

As part of the Southeastern College Art Conference, this panel investigates the connection between materiality and digital media in the visual arts.

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personae, and liminal landscapes in works of American Literature.

Creativity and Commerce in the Age of Print - 26 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
N.Simonova@ed.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary conference will explore the sometimes-fraught connections between the 'art' and 'trade' of books from the Western invention of printing to today.

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

CFP; James Hogg and His World 2015 Conference, University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Call for Papers
James Hogg and His World
Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

ThatCamp Community College March 29th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Burlington County College
contact email: 
wwend@bcc.edu

On March 29th, BCC will be hosting the first ever ThatCamp Community College at the Briggs Road Center. This is an unconference, which is slightly different from the standard conference.

Day of the Dead: Recent Research in Human Osteoarchaeology

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
dayofthedead@qub.ac.uk

17th October to 19th October 2014

AGENT ORANGE AND THE POLITICS OF POISONS (November 1 & 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gradate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
politics.poisons@gmail.com

BACKGROUND: Okinawa occupies a pivotal - if tragic - position in the international history of biological and chemical weapons.

Women in Indian Popular Culture - Submission Deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Women in Indian Popular Culture

India and America Panel Talk- Oct. 3 - 5

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

India and America in Popular Culture

Indian Regionalism in Popular Culture Panel- Oct. 3 - 5

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Indian Regional Issues

India and England in Popular Culture Panel - Oct. 3 - 5

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

India and England in Popular Culture

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

Online Relationships, NCA 2014, November 20-23

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association
contact email: 
fanny.ramirez@rutgers.edu

NCA 2014 Call for Panelists

Tentative Title: We met online and we are staying online

Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com
“When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers.”
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 4/14/14 for Proposals for SCPLC Student Conference October 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina Project on Language and Culture
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to April 14, 2014 for the SCPLC Student Conference scheduled for October 10, 2014 at SC State University.

Students in/and the Digital Humanities (MLA - Vancouver 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsey Seatter
contact email: 
lindseymseatter@gmail.com

Special Session Roundtable Proposal on Students and/in the Digital Humanities

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

[UPDATE] Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050, 10-11 October 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon; Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISIS) in Rome; Institute of Future Cities of The Chinese University of Hong KongK (IfC-CUH)
contact email: 
lmbalula@ics.ul.pt

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION: 12 April 2014

CONFERENCE THEMES AND THREADS
Theme I: Scenarios for Cities of the Future
Theme II: People & Societies in Future Cities

CfP The 4th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

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

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

"Gothic Landscapes: Changing Eras, Changing Cultures, Changing Anxieties" due 6/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Yang, Professor, English Department, Worcester State University
contact email: 
syang@worcester.edu

The Gothic is a genre that emerged during the turmoil leading up to and caused by the French Revolution.

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, St. Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

The Lord of Hosts and the Pity of (the Great) War, 1 November 2014, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Literary Studies Group (CLSG)
contact email: 
secretary@clsg.org

During WW1 the language of heroism and holy war was succeeded by images of hell and horror where the soldier was not so much a hero as a victim.

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