category: graduate conferences

Annual Meeting of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association, Providence RI, October 24-25 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

2014 CALL FOR PAPERS: Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

[UPDATE] CSU LOS ANGELES SIGNIFICATIONS MAY 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

UPDATE (DATE CORRECTION) The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) Student Conference, October 10, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
*The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 10, 2014

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Traversing the Transnational [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Traversing the Transnational

2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

April 10 – April 11, 2014

Gender, Identity and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; deadline May 26, 2014; conference 10/24-25

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Currently soliciting proposals for the upcoming NEPCA conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, October 24/25, 1014.

Creating Cultures Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries
contact email: 
cmci-conference@kcl.ac.uk

CREATING CULTURES
CFP: Creating Cultures: Postgraduate conference in Culture, Media, and the Creative Industries, King’s College London
June 12-13, 2014
Keynote speaker: Prof. Lev Manovich, CUNY

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature


full name / name of organization: 
The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

CFP: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and
the Will of Literature

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


MLA 2015 session: Media, Materialism, and Intertextualities

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lychee@yorku.ca; yforbesp@uwo.ca

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What is the influence of material and medium on intertextual theories and praxis?

Our conference session welcomes papers exploring this timely topic!

Love Figures: Amorous Figuration or the "In-Love" figure. University of Montreal, May 1-2. CFP deadline March 14 .

full name / name of organization: 
Post-Scriptum.org (Journal of comparative literature)
contact email: 
redaction@post-scriptum.org

Annual graduate student conference on the theme: the figures of love as means to express language or knowledge.

Writing Anew: Critical, Cultural, and Canonical Innovations in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
UNTcriticalvoices@gmail.com

Interpreting the act of writing as one of (re)invention and (re)constitution

[Deadline Extended to March 1st] Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
April 25-26, 2014

Sponsor: Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

“If you want me again look for me under your boot soles.” Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

From Ovid to Ammons, writers have been fascinated by the physical transformation of material and the recycling of form. The very first line of The Metamorphoses reads, “I want to speak about bodies changed into new forms,” while A. R. Ammons in Sphere writes, “Things go away to return, brightened for the passage.” What is it about atoms and restless change that has attracted writers as diverse as Lucretius and Whitman? What does it mean to think of recycling as a form of desire? Or is the very idea of converting waste inimical to desire?

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

MLA Committee for the Community College

full name / name of organization: 
Susannah Chewning
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The MLA Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions for the MLA Convention in January of 2015 in Vancouver. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism, May 22-24, Proposal Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Women's and Gender Studies/Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg
contact email: 
writingtransgenres@gmail.com

Fugitive Bodies: Critical Writings on Race, Queerness and Contemporary Dance. UC Santa Barbara April 23, 2014. CFP deadline 3/1.

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance
contact email: 
briangranger@umail.ucsb.edu

A conference in honor of dance scholar-artist Thomas DeFrantz and dancer-choreographer Kyle Abraham, April 21st – April 23rd, 2014. Call for Graduate Student Papers (Read and/or Performed).

[UPDATE] Mirrored Subjectivities (4/18-19/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mirrored Subjectivities / University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

Conference Theme: South Carolina's Cultures and Languages: Identifying, Documenting and Interpreting

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Self-destruction. May 9th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Bristol
contact email: 
romselfdestruct@gmail.com

The University of Bristol’s Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies is pleased to announce a one-day conference on the theme of Romanticism and Self-destruction.

[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

Contemporary Dynamics of Langauges and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Lumina, The University of South-East Europe
contact email: 
elena.stoican@lumina.org

16-17 May 2014
Bucharest, Romania

[UPDATE] European Summer School in Cultural Studies: Latencies

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

European Summer School in Cultural Studies ESSCS 2014

Latencies: Europe 1914-2014

Lisbon, June 30 – July 5 2014

Extended deadline: February 28 2014

[UPDATE] The Science Fiction New Wave At Fifty - CFP Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
Mark.Williams@uea.ac.uk

UPDATE: Call For Papers Extended | Keynote Confirmed

THE SCIENCE FICTION “NEW WAVE” AT FIFTY

Procrastination: Cultural Explorations, 2 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Yardy, University of Oxford
contact email: 
ProcrastinationOx@gmail.com

PROCRASTINATION: CULTURAL EXPLORATIONS
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
at the University of Oxford
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

The Poetics of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Culture. Thursday 29th May 2014 [UPDATE]

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

**LAST WEEK TO SUBMIT**

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ben Highmore (Sussex)

Winter 2014 Issue: Writing Center Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Charron/ Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
kajr10@comcast.net

The Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss.

[Update] Deadline Extended: Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personas, and liminal landscapres in works of American Literature.

READING MATTERS - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Alan Liu (UCSB)
Professor Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

{UPDATE} Queens of Crime Conference *Extended Deadline*

full name / name of organization: 
Queens of Crime
contact email: 
qoc2014@gmail.com

Women authors have had a unique impact on crime fiction from the Victorian era to the present day. What is the relationship between gender and genre?

Art and Ephemerality, 26–27 June 2014, Bristol

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians (AAH) and University of Bristol
contact email: 
artandephemerality@gmail.com

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) and the University of Bristol invite proposals for papers for the 2014 annual AAH Student Summer Symposium

Art and Ephemerality

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