category: graduate conferences

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

[UPDATE: extended deadline to January 15th] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

“Somebody or Something Else”: EGSS’s 7th Graduate Conference on Performance and Performativity

“I love acting. It is so much more than real life.”

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Deconstructing the Gods: Towards a Post-Religious Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Department
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:
"Deconstructing the Gods: Towards a Post-Religious Criticism"
Third Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 10, 2009, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

CFP Virginia Tech English Grad Conference - Let's Talk About Text

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
vtenglishgradconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
With Pen in Hand: Let's Talk About Text
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, February 27, 2010

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium [March 5-6, 2010]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

COMPOSING OURSELVES: A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoenglish@gmail.com

Composing Ourselves:
A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric
Friday, April 16th, 2010
English Graduate Organization
Department of English and Comparative Literature

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

Renaissance Studies and Italian Studies at Princeton University Annual Conference April 24th and 25th 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Studiesand Italian Studies Princeton University
contact email: 
puconference@gmail.com

The Programs in Italian Studies and Renaissance Studies are pleased to announce a joint Graduate Student Conference on April 24-25.

Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Icons and Iconoclasm, Sep. 17 & 18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars' Foundation
contact email: 
2010.fid@gmail.com

The Jefferson Scholars’ Foundation and the Jefferson Graduate Fellows at the University of Virginia present the second biannual Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Sept. 17 and 18, 2010.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] “Comparatively Speaking: Conversations, Contexts, Convergences”

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

*Deadline Extended to January 15, 2010*

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:

[UPDATE] Digital Archives & the Field of Production, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

CFP 2010: Digital Archives & the Field of Production

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

[UPDATE] Error: Aspects and Approaches. University of Oxford, 16-17 April 2007

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Sarah Baccianti & Rob Avis)
contact email: 
sarah.baccianti@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, and robert.avis@sjc.ox.ac.uk

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. A volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series.

[UPDATE]: Dept. of French Studies Graduate Student Conference - LSU - March 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

Significant Readings: 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference at
Louisiana State University
The 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference, hosted by the Department of French

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] An die Freude: Approaching “happiness” in German contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Virginia
contact email: 
UVAconference2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(EXTENDED DEADLINE)
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Corcoran Department of History of the University of Virginia present

[UPDATE] Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural MosaicEXTENDED DATELINE TO 15 JANUARY

full name / name of organization: 
Funda Basak Baskan/ University of Alberta
contact email: 
multiculticanada2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Literature Centre (CLC), the Canadian Studies Institute (CSI) and the students of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta are pleased to invit

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Duras 21: Approaches to the Prose of Marguerite Duras for this Century

full name / name of organization: 
Robert L. Mazzola / Independent Scholar
contact email: 
robercind@aol.com

Special Topic Session for Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, 2010

Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 14-16, 2010

Journeys - Ohio State Graduate Student Conference March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Germanic Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
stefaniuk.7@buckeyemail.osu.edu

In our increasingly globalized world, journeys have become a pervasive part of everyday life; however, this phenomenon is not limited to modern times.

Journeys - Ohio State Graduate Student Conference March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Germanic Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
stefaniuk.7@buckeyemail.osu.edu

In our increasingly globalized world, journeys have become a pervasive part of everyday life; however, this phenomenon is not limited to modern times.

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - August 5-7 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) is seeking proposals for innovative panels, papers, roundtables, discussion groups, and multi-media presentations that contribute

Constituting Citizenship: National & Transnational Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Symposium in American Studies Purdue University
contact email: 
allen65@purdue.edu

The symposium committee of the American Studies
Program at Purdue University invites proposals and
abstracts for papers and panels for its annual graduate

The Portrayal of Formerly Colonized Peoples in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

Recently, Chinua Achebe, the doyen of African literature, described Joseph Conrad as portraying Africans in a “terribly terribly wrong” fashion in Heart of Darkness.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

Borders and Border Crossings: Double Encounters (April 30-May 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, invites you to attend our third annual graduate student confere

Conflict and Controversy c. 850-1550

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
medconflict@live.co.uk

The Middle Ages are understood as a most barbarous period; a time when conflict was fought out on the battlefields with bloodshed and brutality.

[Update] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) Universite de Montreal
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

The seventh annual Université de Montréal English graduate conference seeks to examine the constructed nature of human life and thus invites 250-300 words abstract for papers dealing with the notion

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