category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE]: Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing conference, University of Oxford - Friday 29 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lee-Von Kim and Christine Fouirnaies, University of Oxford
contact email: 
intimatearchives@gmail.com

Online registrations are now open.

Oxford Centre for Life-Writing Conference:
Intimate Archives - Photography and Life-Writing

Sights and Frights: Victorian Visual Culture, Horror and the Supernatural 19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sightsandfrights@gmail.com

Conference Call for Papers

‘Sights and Frights: Victorian Visual Culture, Horror and the Supernatural’

University of Sussex – 19 June 2014

CFP - Fifth International Conference on Popular Romance Studies Rethinking Love, Rereading the Romance

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

Eros, Philia, Agape: for nearly three thousand years, these three Greek terms have been used in the West to triangulate the shifting concept called “romantic love,” not just in philosophy and theo

[UPDATE] Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Darkness and Desire 24-26 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Darkness and Desire
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
At Corsham Court (http://www.corsham-court.co.uk/)
24-26 April 2014

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

CFP: PCA-Canada Conference 2014, Calgary AB, May 8-10 - submission deadline Dec 15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
4th Annual Conference, May 8-10, 2014

Sovereignty: Individual and Empire - 7­th and 8th Feb. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NC Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
NCmems2014@gmail.com

The 14th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals for 15­-20 minute paper presentations that engage with the theme of sovere

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

CFP: 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference (Mythcon 45), August 8-11, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

full name / name of organization: 
David Oberhelman / Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Society Conference 45, "Where Fantasy Fits"
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Friday, August 8 through Monday, August 11, 2014
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/45/

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Faulkner and Hurston Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Faulkner Studies, Southeast Missouri State U
contact email: 
cfs@semo.edu

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Hurston
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 23-25, 2014

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

(TEMP)orary: Time and Temporality in Text

full name / name of organization: 
UGA English Graduate Organization Student Conference (March 22-23, 2014)
contact email: 
UGA.EGO.Conference@gmail.com

What is Time? Where is Time? When is Time? We all grapple with these sorts of questions. Do we have enough of it? Can we ever have enough of it? What about too much?

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Abstracts Due December 1 for "Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-CH Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture”

[Update] Global Capital and Digital Asia Pacific (ACLA Special Seminar, NYU, 03/20-03/23/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

Our contemporary world is often characterized in terms of the full-fledged emergence of global or transnational capitalism and its deployment of cybernetic and digital technology.

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics, May 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zara Wilkinson, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
buffytobatgirl@gmail.com

Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
May 2-3, 2014

Representa​tions of Race in the Early Modern Period, Feb 21-22, 2014, at the Univeristy of Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014

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

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

A Fiend in the Furrows - Perspectives on 'Folk Horror' in Literature, Film & Music - 19-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
ebyers01@qub.ac.uk; folkhorror@qub.ac.uk

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring British and Irish 'folk horror' in literature, film, televis

[Update] American Horrors from the Great Depression to the Great Recession

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jonas Prida//College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

American Horrors from the Great Depression to the Great Recession

Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference - Journey - 4th and 5th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

The Tenth Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2014
On the theme of
“Journey”
will take place on
Friday 4th – Saturday 5th April 2014
at the Ioannou Centre, St. Giles, Oxford

AGAMBEN, CAPITAL, & THE *HOMO SACER* SERIES

full name / name of organization: 
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2013; Seminar: March 20-23, 2014, ACLA at NYU
contact email: 
virgil@u.northwestern.edu

Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2013

Georgia and Carolinas CEA 7 - 8 February 2014 Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

We are interested in panels and papers that situate the idea of “connections” alongside challenges, developments, and innovations impacting the future of English scholarship, English as a professi

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

"This Time is Out of Joint": Post-Temporal

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Thomas Henry and Shyama Rajendran, The George Washington University
contact email: 
patrickhenry@gwu.edu, sraj2404@gwu.edu

This panel is for participation in the George Washington University's English Graduate Student Association's symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After." For more information please visit t

Post-Sexuality/Post-Queer

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

This panel is for participation in the George Washington University's English Graduate Student Association's symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After." For more information please visit t

[UPDATE] Harrowing Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Haylie Swenson and Alan Montroso, The George Washington University
contact email: 
hayliebrook@hotmail.com, amontroso@gwmail.gwu.edu

This panel is for participation in the George Washington University's English Graduate Student Association's symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After." For more information please visit t

[UPDATE] What Comes After the Conference Paper: A Series of Ignite Talks on “Post-ing”

full name / name of organization: 
Leigha McReynolds, The George Washington University
contact email: 
lhm@gwmail.gwu.edu

This panel is for participation in the George Washington University's English Graduate Student Association's symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After." For more information please visit t

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

Frank Speech in Tudor Literature SCRC 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

South Central Renaissance Conference
April 3-5 2014, Tucson, Arizona

[UPDATE] February 27-28th, 2014 Mardi Gras Conference- Masking the Self: Secrets, Disguise, and Mysteries

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2014@gmail.com

The 24th annual Mardi Gras Conference invites scholars to investigate discourses on secrecy, anonymity, rumor, masking/masquerading, and mysterious places in literature and writing--along with discove

[UPDATe] CFP SWPACA Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2014 AREA: Motor Culture & the Road, Deadline Nov. 15, 20123

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

Motor Culture and the Road spans across a variety of different disciplines.

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

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