category: graduate conferences

Call for Papers (Abstracts due Dec 23, 2010), Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Accepting panel & paper proposals on any interdisciplinary topic. Special interest in studies that discuss/employ science, social sciences, arts and/or humanities.

UPDATE: (Deadline October 31) Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture (March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your proposals for the 10th annual Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture by the October 31st deadline.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture, March 3-4, 2011

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

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

The 18th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester

[UPDATE] HARDY AT YALE II – Graduate Student Panel

full name / name of organization: 
The Thomas Hardy Association
contact email: 
William Abberley (wha201@exeter.ac.uk) and Demelza Hookway (djh211@exeter.ac.uk)

9-12 June 2011, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Sponsored by the Thomas Hardy Association and the Yale Center for British Art

Evidence and the Early Modern Period (Feb. 18-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium/University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

Evidence and the Early Modern Period
The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
February 18-19, 2011

Literature: Its Pain, Its Pleasure – EGADS! February 2011 Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

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?

[UPDATE] Native American Literature at CEA (March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2011—Conference Theme, FORTUNES

The 42nd Annual College English Association Conference
March 31 – April 2, 2011 – St. Petersburg, Florida

Columbia Univ. MESAAS Department 2011 Grad Conference: "Imaginary Geographies" Feb. 17-18

full name / name of organization: 
MESAAS Grad Conference: Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University
contact email: 
MESAASgradconference2011@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Department of Middle East, South Asia, and African Studies at Columbia University Graduate Student Conference

“Imaginary Geographies”

February 17th & 18th, 2011

LIVING BEYOND THEORY: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the postcolonial. University of York, 11 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
livingbeyondtheory@events.york.ac.uk

LIVING BEYOND THEORY: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the postcolonial

CORRECTION--Natures 2011 [12/3/10;2/18/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Please note conference to be held on February 18 (not 28), 2011
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Please see rest of prior posting for correct information. Only the conference date was mistakingly listed as February 28, when it fact the conference will take place on February 18, 2011 at La Sierra University in Riverside, CA. Apologies for the confusion.

call for paper (ICIST 2011) Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, March 26-28, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
contact email: 
icist@nuist.edu.cn

The International Conference on Information Science and Technology on (ICIST 2011)) will be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China during March 26-28, 2011.

2011 IEEE International Conference on Information Systems and Computational Intelligence

full name / name of organization: 
Harbin Institute of Technology
contact email: 
icisci2011@hotmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the 2011 International Conference on Information Systems and Computational Intelligence (ICISCI 2011) will be held in January 2011 in the beautiful Ice City Harbin, Nor

Mythical Animals (RSA 2011 and a volume of collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Iakounina / James Fujitani
contact email: 
jfujitani@apu.edu, iiakouni@kent.edu

We are putting together a panel and a volume of essays on mythical animals in the Renaissance. In this dawning age of science, did people really believe in their reality?

[UDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Thinking Gender Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Gender 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Call for Papers: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO THURSDAY OCTOBER 28th, 2010

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces

Thinking Gender 2011
21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Latin American and Iberian Literatures-University of Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago, Spanish Graduate Students Committee
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

The Crisis of the Confined a: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 12/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

The 18th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester

Crises of Categorization in Anglo-Saxon England [Abstract submissions-15 November 2010; Conference date - 12 February 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
7th Annual Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium Graduate Conference, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
TorontoASSC@gmail.com

Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium Graduate Conference
University of Toronto

Crises of Categorization
12 February 2011

Thinking Gender 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Women Thinking Gender Graduate Research Conference
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods.

Hardy at Yale II – Graduate Student Panel: Hardy and Liberty

full name / name of organization: 
The Thomas Hardy Association
contact email: 
hardyatyalepostgrad@hotmail.co.uk

9-12 June 2011, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Reading Jacqueline Wilson (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Lancashire
contact email: 
HFDay@uclan.ac.uk

Creator of Tracy Beaker and one of Britain's top writers for children, there’s hardly a young person in the UK that hasn’t heard of Jacqueline Wilson.

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

Natures 2011 [12/3/10; 2/28/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit paper titles and 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

Reality Television Division - CFP - SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
blane@sccd.ctc.edu

Reality Television
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
32nd Annual Conference

April 20-23, 2011 • San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

“Working Toward Leisure”: University of Calgary Free-Exchange Conference March 4-6 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary Free-Exchange Committee
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

University of Calgary’s Free-Exchange Committee will be hosting its annual, interdisciplinary graduate student conference March 4-6 2011 at the University of Calgary and is looking for contributors

[UPDATE] THE CONFERENCE ON THE CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
The Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts organizing committee for The Conference on The Conference
contact email: 
submissions@theconferenceontheconference.ca

THE CONFERENCE
ON

THE CONFERENCE

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 10, 2010

Decomposing Fictions: A Special Issue of Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Bruhm
contact email: 
sbruhm2@uwo.ca

Julia Kristeva’s work on abjection reminds us that horror is often keyed to things that decompose, rot, or lose their form.

Proposals in HORROR Scholarship @ the International Association for the Fantastic in the Art Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
brockservaisrl@longwood.edu

Zombies in love….Clowns in the sewer…..Cloven hoofs wobbling in cowboy boots….

When does the sublime become the absurd? The horrific, the laughable?

[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.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones: Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

Battleground States, February 25-26 2011, Abstract Deadline December 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

BATTLEGROUND STATES
COLLAPSING CULTURES & DARKENED DREAMSCAPES:
SOCIETIES AND IMAGINATIONS IN A STATE OF DISORDER
CALL FOR PAPERS FEBRUARY 25-26, 2011

Changing the Language Game (Due: Dec 15, Conference: Jan 28)

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) is proud to announce its 11th annual conference and call for papers.

Collective Identities: Policies and Poetics Feb. 18 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center PhD Program in French
contact email: 
gcfrench2010@gmail.com

“[A] mode of writing is an act of historical solidarity…it is the relationship between creation and society, the literary language transformed by its social finality, form considered as human inte

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