category: graduate conferences

"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-26

full name / name of organization: 
9th Annual Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium (Montreal, QC)
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended “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

3rd Media Fields Conference: Contested Territories

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Research Collective
contact email: 
ethantussey@gmail.com

Contested Territories

A conference of the Media Fields Research Collective and the Film and Media Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

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

Co-op Mode: Interactivity and Narrative, May 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

Co-op Mode
Interactivity and Narrative
The Sixth Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
May 21-22, 2011
Call for Papers

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Challenges of Space and Place, June 9th-10th

full name / name of organization: 
Challenges of Space and Place, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona Sweden
contact email: 
mrw@bth.se

The school of Planning and Digital Media at Blekinge Institute of Technology is pleased to announce a symposium for PhD students and young scholars entitled “Challenges of Space and Place,” taking

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Re-Production Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organisation, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Re-Production, March 4-5, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2011

Keynote: BRIGID DOHERTY, Princeton University

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

This conference aims to explore the interface between creative/critical forms of representation and the claim to material/ontological human and animal rights.

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Reconsidering John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

**Extended Deadline! Deadline is now January 25th!**

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

“A Vampire, a Troll, and a Martian Walk Into a Bar....” - June 18th - ABSTRACTS DUE BY APRIL 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) 2011 @ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
crsf2011@gmail.com

“A Vampire, a Troll, and a Martian Walk Into a Bar....”
- Call for Papers -
18th June 2011
University of Liverpool

Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities?

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE UK Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
EMERGENT CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTS’: WHERE NEXT FOR
ECOLOGY AND THE HUMANITIES?

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Fast Approaching: Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, EGAD, Texas A&M - Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Dem65ocracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing - PAMLA 11/5&11/6 - Deadline to submit 3/20

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

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

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

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

The 2011 meeting of the Chesapeake area chapter of the American Studies Association (CHASA) will be hosted by the Cultural Studies doctoral program at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, Saturday Apr

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

CFP: The Child, The First World War and the Global South (Sydney, 1-4 Dec 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Technology Sydney
contact email: 
info@fww-child.org

‘A Game That Calls Up Love and Hatred Both’:
The Child, the First World War, and the Global South

1-4 December 2011

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

2011Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

full name / name of organization: 
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
contact email: 
aie@sem.tsinghua.edu.cn

Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
July 1st-3rd, 2011
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31st, March 2011

The Politics of Form: April 22, 2011 Columbia University Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
19th-Century Colloquium, Department of English, Columbia University
contact email: 
aec2137@columbia.edu

The Politics of Form: 2011 Graduate Student Conference
Columbia University Nineteenth-Century Colloquium
Friday, April 22th, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Caroline Levine

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society” 2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference (March 25th and 26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
India-China Institute, the New School for Social Research, New York
contact email: 
thiranas@newschool.edu, meb2212@columbia.edu, mmh2192@columbia.edu

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society”
2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: 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

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

‘Churchill Now: 21st Century Caryl Churchill’: Caryl Churchill Symposium, Saturday 16th April 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University, UK)

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creatures of the Night October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

[UPDATE] Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

*Deadline extended: 1/31/11*

Keynote Speaker: John Bellamy Foster

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - July 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
17th Annual SWSW Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradcoference@gmail.com

The 17th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

R A W M A T E R I A L

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

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, nestled in the b

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