category: graduate conferences

[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

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [UPDATE][Submission Deadline Dec 21]

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

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

Peaks Conference 2010- Expanding Parameters: Exploring Paradigms, Paradoxes, and Parallels

full name / name of organization: 
Organization of Graduate Students of English, Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

The Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2010:

“Expanding Parameters: Exploring Paradigms, Paradoxes, and Parallels”

Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Institute, University of Alberta
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapted4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

UPDATE CFP Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmai.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/USAFA Dept of English and Fine Arts
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended "Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Early Modern Center
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, “Limits of the Human.” The conference will take place on Fri

[Update] CFP Literature (General, Cormac McCarthy, Twilight) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Last call for our 12/15/2009 submission deadline next week!

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Jenkins/Film Theory Area 2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory Area. Review begins immediately and continues until December 15, 2009.

UPDATE: Personal Journal (memoir, video diary, film/TV self Confessionals, etc), FEB 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South West Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Assoc's
contact email: 
lisette.daviesward@cgu.edu

THE PERSONAL JOURNAL(video diary, film/TV self Confessionals, etc) Southwest Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Assocs.

The End? Indiana University Graduate Student Conference, March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bl

Life in Marvelous Times: Cultural Work in the Racial Present (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

[UPDATE] Peace and War / Graduate Student Conference, U. of Illinois at Chicago / DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1/4/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
mbenne2@uic.edu

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
The University of Illinois at Chicago, April 16, 2010
EXTENDED ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 4, 2010

Battleground States Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
jphilpo@bgsu.edu

- Battleground States 2010: War(s) and Peace will be held February 26th and 27th, 2010 on the Bowling Green State University campus.

[UPDATE] CALL FOR PAPERS HAS NOW CLOSED Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts
www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

[UPDATE] LSU Mardi Gras Conference seeks special topics submissions (12/20)

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

The 20th annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU is seeking submissions for its special topics panels. Panel titles are listed below:

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on the Middle East, South Asia and Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
contact email: 
CUgradconf@gmail.com

Thursday, April 15 to Saturday, April 17, 2010
Proposals due January 5, 2010

Hosted by the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures (MEALAC) at Columbia University

The discipline that was once called “Oriental Studies” has been divided up in various ways in today’s university. Post-colonial literature has a foothold in the English department, history departments have by and large stopped confusing “European history” with “world history,” and of course the area studies departments with venerable names like Near Eastern Studies or South Asian Languages and Civilizations have taken up an array of new methodologies from other departments. Several universities have begun expanding their African and South Asian studies offerings under the umbrella of “Global Studies.” This conference is concerned not with “the death of the discipline” as so many others have been, but rather with the diversity of the disciplines. We will survey this through student presentations, two faculty discussion panels, and a keynote address by an influential scholar.

[UPDATE] Nomenclature - University of Maryland - March 5-6, 2010 - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryaldn Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 2, 2010

Keynote Speakers: KavitavDaiya (George Washington University) and Tita Chico (University of Maryland)

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