category: graduate conferences

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

"Crime and its Fictions in Africa," March 23rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
crimeinafrica@gmail.com

Crime and its fictions in Africa: a conversation across disciplines

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Flann O’Brien and Modernism (11 November, 2011: Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia AND John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies at UNSW
contact email: 
modernism@unsw.edu.au AND irish@unsw.edu.au

Strange Enlightenments:
Flann O’Brien and Modernism

Conference
11 November 2011
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

[UPDATE] Ninth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 15, 2011.

Nothing New Under the Sun?: Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking [Oct. 28-29, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

Nothing New Under the Sun?: Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking

2011 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Toleration and its Discontents, ASECS San Antonio (March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Mello/ ASECS 2012
contact email: 
pmello@nd.edu

This panel seeks papers that complicate and deepen our understanding of the role of religious difference in the development of eighteenth-century literature, culture, and society.

Second Call: Jean Rhys at Louisville

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Volpicelli / Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

I would like to form a panel on Jean Rhys for the 2012 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.

Modern Language Studies, Books Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Susquehanna University
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews of primary sources (including scholarly editions, contemporary literature, art, film, comic books,

ROLE OF SOCIAL IMAGINATION IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.D.R.Pratima Roy
contact email: 
pretty@telenet-systems.com

This paper aims to present the role and function of social imagination within a comparative framework in literature.Prior to delving into the depths of the topic, it is rudimentary to state the conten

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Book Reviewers

Deadline Extended. NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Tamayo Alves
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Fame! Exploring Reputation, Rumor, and Historical Legacy in the Middle Ages Friday F

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
contact email: 
ael74@cornell.edu

Influenced by Max Weber’s theories of social “enchantment” the theater historian Joseph Roach suggests that, through a process of “re-enchantment,” the affects and emotions associated with s

[UPDATE] out of print, the evolution of twentieth-century writing, Friday 16 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
info@outofprintconference.co.uk

The conference will explore all aspects of the theme to ask: Why are some writers neglected? How can we read the position and problem of writing that is no longer published?

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline AUGUST 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

First Year Seminar CFP October 2011, NJANSA

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey Association of New Student Advocates
contact email: 
danielrobinsonk@wpunj.edu

NJANSA: New Jersey Association of New Student Advocates

Lifelong Learning in an Instant World
Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
9:00am to 3:30pm

7th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2012; Prague; czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Monday 12th - Wednesday 14th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
up2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Friday 9th March- Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Sixth Quality Conference in the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
contact email: 
congress@hbmeu.ac.ae

Conference dates: January 30 - 2 February 2012
Paper submission deadline: August 30, 2011
Conference website: http://congress.hbmeu.ae/
Contact us at: congress@hbmeu.ac.ae

Annual Congress 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
contact email: 
congress@hbmeu.ac.ae

The 4th e-Health and Environment Conference will provide unique opportunities for researchers to build this new vision through tackling specific healthcare and environmental topics.

The 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Louisiana State University Feb. 16th & 17th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
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

Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity 5 (March 2012; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
ic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Friday 9th March - Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Papers:

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad, SALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Date: Wed., January 4, 2012 at 9:00am – Thurs., January 5, 2012 at 5:00pm

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

[UPDATE] Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920 - CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

*CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED– 15th August*

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

UPDATE: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

CFP for 2012 ASSC Grad Student Conference at Berkeley: "Philology"

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
assc2012@gmail.com

Eighth Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
"Philology"

University of California, Berkeley
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Deadline for Abstracts: 26 September 2011

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920 (University of Warwick, UK) - CFP Deadline 29th July

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

A symposium at the University of Warwick, 23rd September 2011

Confirmed speaker: Professor Jo Little, University of Exeter

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