category: graduate conferences

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] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

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

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies-The Watchtower for the Contemporary Novel
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

Tra i libri degli altri
Il lavoro editoriale tra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

Trento, 21-23 November 2011

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-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

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

[UPDATE] The translucent : between transparency and lucidity - June 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal / Comparative Literature / Post-Scriptum : Interdisciplinary Journal for Texts and Medias
contact email: 
post.scriptum.org@gmail.com

he translucent : between transparency and lucidity

Jean Rhys at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

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

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: "Exile on Main Street: Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago
contact email: 
maggie.taft@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

EXILE ON MAIN STREET:
Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America
Sixth Annual English Graduate Conference, University of Chicago

REMINDER - CFP for Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011, October 1st

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

Professor Judith Fisher (Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas), author of Thackeray's Skeptical Narrative and the 'Perilous Trade’ of Authorship (2002)

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

Rethinking the rules: women in Mafia

full name / name of organization: 
Nemla - Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
serenata.1@osu.edu

This session analyzes and diverse ways of considering women in the Mafia, that is, how new, twenty-first century representations of Mafia women have completely changed the organization and structure o

Dreamscapes Projected: The Oneiric in Italian Film Culture (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco Pascuzzi / Rutgers University
contact email: 
ciski77@eden.rutgers.edu

Dreams have informed cinema since its inception.

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies (CHiCS)
contact email: 
huc@enkidumagazine.com

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions
Mexico: 4 - 9 November 2011

Deadline for paper proposal submissions: 15 July, 2011

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

[REMINDER] Work in Process—Reading David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (22-23 September 2011, deadline abstracts: 15 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp
contact email: 
Toon.Staes@ua.ac.be

Keynote speakers: Marshall Boswell (Rhodes College) and Stephen Burn (Northern Michigan University)

Writing Into the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at UNC-Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its sixth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, we at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association ask you to join us as we work to build

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for “Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
southwestvictorianists@exeter.ac.uk

“Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
crossings2012@csulb.edu

ANNOUNCEMENT COLLOQUIUM 2012 / ANNONCE COLLOQUE 2012

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Transitions and Transactions: Literature Pedagogy in Community Colleges - April 20-21 2012 - Proposals due November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite proposals for papers exploring literature pedagogy at the community college level and welcome critical/theoretical approaches to teaching literature.

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence

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

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."

[REMINDER] CFP: InterTexts: a conference on interdisciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University, Durham, UK
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers: InterTexts – a conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Shakespeare and the Natural World (Chapel Hill: March 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
March 29-31, 2012

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

[Update] Deadline Extended: 2011 M/MLA: No, I'm Not American/Je ne suis pas français: Canadian Writers Playing With Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

Mother/Nature Conference - March 16-18, 2012 - Hattiesburg, MS

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
mothernatureconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tim.griffiths84@gmail.com

From early on in the Harlem Renaissance, many black writers knew for a fact that there was a New Negro, but most differed on the nuances when creating such a character from text.

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology ( Aug 14-18; abstracts due Jun 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
y8huang@ucsd.edu

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology
Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific
University of California, San Diego
August 14-18, 2011

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?

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