category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

"Motor Culture and the Road" Conference Feb. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road welcomes all papers that engage with a variety of topics that cover motor culture and/or representations of “the road.” There are wide sweeping possibilities for this f

NeMLA 2016 Convention Panel; Gender & Sexuality in Francophone Literature & Cinema; Deadline to submit: September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
schroth@wisc.edu

Performing Gender and Sexuality in Francophone Literature and Cinema

NeMLA’s 47th Annual Convention
March 17-20 2016; Hartford, Connecticut

CfP[UPDATE]: The Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 13 – 14 November 2015, Lucca, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13 - 14 November 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

The Fantasy of Social Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Fantastic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
contact email: 
fsj.conference2016@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Farah Mendlesohn, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Sindiwe Magona: Writer/Advocate for Human Rights in South Africa, ALA conference (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ African Literature Association
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

The highly-prolific and well-acclaimed South African author Sindiwe Magona has been a voice for human rights and justice throughout her three decades as a writer.

CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals Due: 1 November 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar60@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 10-13, 2016

KiSSiT: SHAKESPEARE AND THE STATE OF EXCEPTION, Kingston-upon-Thames, December 19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory
contact email: 
kingstonshakespeareintheory@gmail.com

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT), part of the London Graduate School, is a forum for research by postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early career scholars with an intere

The Canadian Postmodern Creative: Constructing Home and Identity in the City. [Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / March 17-20, 2016 - Hartford, CT
contact email: 
dutt.puneet@yahoo.com

The Canadian Postmodern Creative: Constructing Home and Identity in the City (Creative)

Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing / Canadian

Chair(s)
Kristen Smith (University of York)

[Update] Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA National Conference (Seattle 3/22-25/16): Deadline October I, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

Postcapitalism Conference and Event: Re-Thinking Crisis, Culture and Politics 6 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Leeds Beckett University UK
contact email: 
katy.shaw@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

The beginning of the twenty-first century has been turbulent and traumatic, with a global Financial Crisis, a prolonged depression, and deep cuts in public spending under the aegis of 'austerity'.

2016 Communications and Media Conference: Communication and Media Studies: After the Internet? - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@oncommunicationmedia.com

INAUGURAL COMMUNICATION & MEDIA STUDIES CONFERENCE
University Center Chicago
Chicago, USA
15-16 September 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HARRY POTTER STUDIES
37th Annual Conference of the
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
Feb. 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Deadline extended to Nov.1st for special sessions: Med/Ren Conf. Apr 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Deadline for special session proposals/abstracts has been extended to Nov. 1st.

Deadline extended to Nov. 1st for special sessions for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The deadline for Special Sessions has been extended to November 1st for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

ACLA 2016: The Poetics of Reflexivity: Image, Text, and the Reflexive Gesture

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Griffith and Avra Spector, Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
PLGriffith@gmail.com

This seminar uses the concept of reflexivity to explore interdisciplinary questions about the relationship of a self to the world by investigating various points along the reflexive route.

Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English

full name / name of organization: 
International Graduate Conference: Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English
contact email: 
conferencegraduate@gmail.com

The Centre for British Literary and Cultural Studies at Hacettepe University is pleased to announce its second graduate conference which this time will be held on an international ground, “Innovativ

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Update: Lacan and Literature 18-20 March 2016 NeMLA Hartford CT by 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. McQuail -- NeMLA
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Papers are invited for a panel on Lacan and Literature at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention in Hartford, CT. 3/18-20 2015.

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts on Philosophy and Poetry, January 29-30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dallas
contact email: 
udbgsaconference@gmail.com

“‘Dear Homer, if you are not third from the truth about virtue, a craftsman of a phantom, just the one we defined as an imitator, but are also second and able to recognize what sorts of practices

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-11 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (student journal) [submissions due 11 Jan 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Winter 2016 Issue

Submission Deadline: 11 January 2016

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Spaces & Flows: Seventh International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@spacesandflows.com

SPACES & FLOWS: SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN AND EXTRAURBAN STUDIES

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

10-11 November 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016: The House in Literature: practices of commemoration, consumption, display and self-fashioning.

full name / name of organization: 
Diviani Chaudhuri / State University of New York at Binghamton
contact email: 
dchaudh1@binghamton.edu

There's only one more week left to submit paper proposals for the American Comparative Literature Association's 2016 Annual Meeting to be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 1

UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization at the University of North Alabama
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

[UPDATE] DEADLINE to submit abstracts: SEPTEMBER 30, Reading Terror: Representations and Resistance. Dates: November 5-6, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfallconference2015@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY, present the annual interdisciplinary conference, this year titled Reading Terror:

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

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

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: “To Die Content”: Death, Writing, and Creativity (Harvard, March 17-20, 2016 abstract due September 23rd)

full name / name of organization: 
Mavis Tseng/ Taipei Medical University/ ACLA 2016
contact email: 
maviszizek@gmail.com

Contact: Mavis Tseng
Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University
maviszizek@gmail.com

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