category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
MUGradConference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
contact email: 
tvinci@siu.edu

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
April 2, 2011

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University (UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2011

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

[UPDATE] "animal.machine.sovereign." Graduate Conference 4/15-4/16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

Event: April 15-16, 2011
Abstract Deadline: January 3, 2011

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell University)
Catherine Malabou (University of Paris X-Nanterre)
David E. Johnson (SUNY Buffalo)

Literature and Media: Studies in Academic and Popular Culture, March 24-26

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the ways in which the humanities interact, engage with, and are affected by popular media and popular culture.

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

Religion and Power - Graduate Conference PROPOSALS DUE JAN. 10

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Religious Studies Graduate Department
contact email: 
iugradconf@gmail.com

Religion and Power: Unleashing the Force

February 24-25, 2011

A Conference of the Graduate Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington

Transgression and the Sacred: An International Philosophy and Literature Conference, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconncect.ie / Rozemund.Uljee@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

UPDATE - Literature: Its Pain, Its Pleasure

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

What does literature evoke in us? Can a text provoke, and can literature transform? Why do we find some texts comforting and satisfying, while others agitate and disturb us?

Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts (interdisciplinary conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
bodiesinmovement@ed.ac.uk

Conference CfP:

'Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts'

The University of Edinburgh, UK, May 28-29 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

The New "Other" Deadline Non. 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Horizons JOurnal
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

THE NEW CENTURY OTHER

Older Women & Life Story Narratives in Fiction panel at the New Cultures of Ageing Conference, 8-9 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Filtness, Brunel University
contact email: 
Emma.Filtness@brunel.ac.uk

On the 8-9 April 2011, Brunel University will hold the ‘New Cultures of Ageing Conference’, an interdisciplinary event focusing on representations of ageing in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” (April 29-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

The University of Arizona New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory”

RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

Demystifying Political Rhetoric: Call for Short, Sharp Commentary (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
The Silver Tongue, an online publication devoted to rhetorical criticism for engaged citizens
contact email: 
silvertonguetimes@gmail.com

"The Silver Tongue" is an online publication dedicated to timely commentary on public rhetoric. We are looking for 600 to 800-word analyses of current political or public discourse.

Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011.

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

From surrealism to social networks to the “real” housewives of New Jersey, it’s no secret that reality is socially constructed.

ISEA2011 ISTANBUL Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

ISEA2011 Istanbul Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

Dear Colleagues,

The Call for Papers, Artworks, Panels and Workshops for ISEA2011

[Update] Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
compromising@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions:

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program

April 2-3, Appreciation in the Academy Conference at the University of Wyoming

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Norton; University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2ndand 3rd, 2011.

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

Chesapeake American Studies Association
CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises
April 2nd, 2011
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

Chesapeake American Studies Association
CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises
April 2nd, 2011
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

[UPDATE] CFP reminder (13/11/10) and Postcards Competition (21/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
University of Sussex, UK. 24-26 March, 2011.
Submission deadlines:

Science and Magic: Ways of Knowing in the Renaissance, April 29-30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University Renaissance Studies Program
contact email: 
smfranci@princeton.edu, jlit@princeton.edu

In his Oration on the Dignity of Man, Pico della Mirandola described two forms of magic.

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