category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA at LSU--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-Chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

CFP: Captivity Narratives (Abstract/Proposals by 20 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference

February 8 - 11, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2011

March 15-18 NeMLA Comp/Rhet Empirical Studies of Writing Classroom Practice Submit Deadline: Sept. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Composition Session
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

The teaching of writing is characterized by a wide array of practices, often cycling through popular phases or trends.

Acacia Conference: An Ethical (Re)Orientation, March 3 2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Fullerton Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

California State University Fullerton's Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club are looking for thoughtful inter-disciplinary graduate and professional-level papers that engage a work of literature or

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Tribbey/Southwest_Texas Popular Culture Association_American Culture Association
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 33rd Annual Conference

(An)Aesthetic of Absence - Une esthétique de l'absence

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
absenceconference@gmail.com

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(An)Aesthetic of Absence
University of Toronto, March 8-10, 2012
Keynote Addresses by J. Hillis Miller (University of California, Irvine)

[Update] Registration open for Rural Geographies of Gender and Space

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

23rd September 2011, University of Warwick

*Provisional Programme available and

Registration is now open*

[UPDATE] - Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012 (deadline Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15 - 18, 2012

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

UPDATE- Savagism and Civilization- Submissions Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies Department
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

*Deadline extended to September 16, 2011*
Savagism and Civilization

[UPDATE] 'Thackeray in Time' CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk and r.salmon@leeds.ac.uk

Regitration is now open until 10th September for the conference 'Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011' at the University of Leeds.

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry 2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma

full name / name of organization: 
Student Association of Graduate English Studies (SAGES)
contact email: 
l.rain.c.gomez@ou.edu; sages@ou.edu

Deadline Extended

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry

2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma SAGES

Conference Date: Friday October 14, 2011

Thinking Gender 2012 Call for Papers (Deadline October 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces:
THINKING GENDER 2012
22nd Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for papers

[REMINDER] Tra i libri degli altri. Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Osservatorio sul romanzo contemporaneo- Graduate School in Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Filming Shakespeare(s) Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks papers about modernist and/or postmodernist film versions or adaptations of Shakespearean or Renaissance plays.

Reality TV (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2012

What Happens Now?
Interdisciplinarity for the Future

[update] NeMLA Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES” (Sept. 30 / March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Call for Papers: NeMLA Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES”

Popular Culture at CEA (11/1/2012, 3-29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kelley.wezner@murraystate.edu

Call for Papers: Popular Culture at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] Nuclear Criticism and the 'Exploding Word' March 15 - 18th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / NeMLA
contact email: 
blouinim@msu.edu

TITLE: Nuclear Criticism and the “Exploding Word”

Chairperson: Michael Blouin, Michigan State University

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism

Call for Papers: Eighteenth Century at CEA 2012, Mar 29-31

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Call for Papers: Eighteenth Century at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 , Richmond, Virginia

Future Theory, Present Praxis: Humanities as Digital Discipline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph Graduate Conference
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Future Theory, Present Praxis: Humanities as Digital Discipline

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon, October 15, 2011 (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
Sarah Linwick at slinwick@umich.edu

Keynote speaker: Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame)

Polytropic(al) Joyce: North, South, and Beyond - The Fifth James Joyce Postgraduate Conference, 2-4 Feb 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
joyceinbelfast@gmail.com

The 5th annual Joyce postgraduate conference will take place on the 2nd to 4th of February, 2012, at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Science and Epistemology Working Group, Rutgers University
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University, Brown University).

Native American Literature at CEA 2012, March 29-31, Richmond, Virginia

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

Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804)344-7000

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

Colloqiuium in American Literature and Culture -- due 9/16/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

New York University

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: FOOT 2012 - Theatre and Learning Feb 2-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, University of Toronto
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

With apologies for cross postings...

“Theatre and Learning”

University of Toronto, Festival of Original Theatre (F.O.O.T)

February 2 - 5, 2012

Call for Papers

Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy Symposium (January 14th 2012, Northumbria University, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK.
contact email: 
rosemary.white@northumbria.ac.uk, james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

Papers are invited for this day symposium on Gender and Television Comedy on January 14th 2012 at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).

The Long Reach of Antiquity April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
reachofantiquity@columbia.edu

The Long Reach of Antiquity, April 27-28, 2012

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Leonard Barkan (Princeton University, Comparative Literature)
Prof. Joseph Farrell (University of Pennsylvania, Classics)

CFP [Final Reminder] Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

FINAL CFP for "Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, 1840-1920"

University of Warwick, 23rd September 2011

Confirmed speaker Professor Jo Little, University of Exeter

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

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