category: graduate conferences

Transnational Feminisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
transfem09@yahoo.co.uk

Transnational Feminisms Conference
University of Manchester
4-5 December 2009 (with associated activities on 6 December)

CFA - OCWeedly Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Wonder Linzer / OCWeedly Magazine
contact email: 
WonderLinzer@gmail.com

OCWeedly is a free publication that provides cannabis connoisseurs in Southern California the most current information on medical cannabis related subjects and cannabis culture. The magazine reflect

Press/Reject!

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt and Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Thinking the Sacred Today

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Panel on “Thinking the Sacred Today”

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conferenc

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

Yale CompLit graduate student conference: ZOO

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


The show is not the show,
But they that go.
Menagerie to me
My neighbor be...

Emily Dickinson


ZOO

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

CFP: The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival 8-15-09 (November 5-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
contact email: 
DeAnna_Toten_Beard@baylor.edu

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival seeks papers on a range of topics for the November 2009 event on the campus of Baylor University.

La ville marquée : Branded City

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA French & Francophone Studies
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

UCLA 14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
French & Francophone Studies
University of California Los Angeles
15-16 October 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

African-American Experience in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historian, Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States. The FCH-Media Arts and Culture SIS wishes to encourage scholars examining African-American agency and autonomy since Reconstruction in the South.

Accepting submissions for "H.D. and the Image" feature (creative and critical work)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Marie Darling
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

Submissions are currently being accepted for a feature, "H.D. and the Image," which is tentatively scheduled for publication in Jacket.

[UPDATE - CFP SLIGHTLY EXTENDED] Consider David Foster Wallace: A Conference – 29/30th July 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Liverpool
contact email: 
D.Hering@liv.ac.uk

Consider David Foster Wallace: A Conference – University Of Liverpool
29/30th July 2009

Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2009; Kalamazoo, 5/13-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Davis, The Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Crisis: tension, transition, transformation - Annual Postgrad Symposium, October 15-16, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media and Performing Arts, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
EMPASymposium@gmail.com

1st call for papers: The 16th Annual Postgraduate Symposium of the School of English, Media and Performing Arts will be held at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Thursday 15 October and Fri

Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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Bearing Witness: Memory, Representation and Pedagogy in the Post-Holocaust Age, Shenandoah University, VA, April 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
contact email: 
pschweit@su.edu

Bearing Witness: Memory, Representation, and Pedagogy
in the Post-Holocaust Age

Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA), April 12-13, 2010
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CALL FOR ARTICLES, KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
gerri@thekimbers.co.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE INAUGURAL ISSUE OF
KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES,
(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

Special first issue on the theme of

[UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD SYMPOSIUM, MENTON, FRANCE, 25 SEPTEMBER 2009

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

‘CELEBRATING KATHERINE MANSFIELD’

Menton, France, Friday 25 September 2009

A Symposium organised by the
Katherine Mansfield Society

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended-TULSA (NEW YORK) SCHOOL CONFERENCE (7/1/09, U of Tulsa 11/5-11/7/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Matthew Jenkins, University of Tulsa
contact email: 
grant-jenkins@utulsa.edu

Making Meaning: Language and Rhetoric in Real World Spaces, University of Mighigan, September 25-26, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Michigan
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Call for Proposals

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA 31, March 17-21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy (Trent University)
contact email: 
grahammurphy@trentu.ca

ICFA 31:Call for Papers. The 31st International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts will be held March 17-21, 2010, at the Orlando Airport Marriott in Orlando, Florida.

SW/TX Popular Culture/American Culture Chicana/o Literature, Culture, Film

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez/SW/TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture

Comics and Comic Book Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
bsvitavsky@rollins.edu

From the debut of Superman in 1938 through recent tales of narrative crisis and politically divided superheroes, superhero comic books have made an indelible mark on American culture.

[UPDATE] States of Crisis Graduate Conference, Brandeis University - DEADLINE 1 JUNE

full name / name of organization: 
States of Crisis Graduate Conference - Department of English and American Literature
contact email: 
statesofcrisis@brandeis.edu

States of Crisis
Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

Machines and Machinations, Sept. 18-19, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
anp23@cornell.edu

In light of the current centrality of digital culture, we propose the necessity of a critical examination of the machine, understood in the broadest terms, from the machinations of

Risk! Fall 2009 New York College English Association Conference Deadline 6/24/09

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Housel, New York College English Association
contact email: 
housereb@rochester.rr.com

Risk!

New York College English Association
October 23-24, 2009
Niagara County Community College

[REVISED] Modern Drama OPEN TOPIC - DEADLINE EXTENDED - JUNE 20

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

REVISED - The Modern Drama session of the 2009 SCMLA conference in Baton Rouge is now classified as "Open Topic." Scholarly works regarding any aspect of Modern Drama are welcome.

Forum CfP: Issue 9 - Voice/s (deadline 7th August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
l.e.wanggren@sms.ed.ac.uk

Forum: The University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for papers: Issue 9 - Voice/s

[UPDATE] CFP- Comic Book Convention Conference Series

full name / name of organization: 
Wizard World University and The Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
hamiwill@gmail.com

Call for Participation

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

WIZARD WORLD UNIVERSITY: PHILADELPHIA
June 21-29, 2009

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Four Dimensions: Spatio-Temporal Shifts Reflected in Nineteenth-Century Literature (conference 4/2010; abstract due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lfash[at]brandeis.edu

Four Dimensions: Spatio-Temporal Shifts Reflected in Nineteenth-Century Literature (panel name)

Indisputably, the categories of space and time shift massively in the nineteenth-century; technology speeds experience just as urban growth and land acquisition distort space. In 1750 it took 3 days to travel from Manchester to London; by 1850, it took 6 hours. In 1866 one could even send a message almost instantly from Ireland to Canada across Cyrus Field’s transatlantic cable. The quickening of experiential time was also tied to the spatial developments which required travel technology and created new proximities: between 1810 and 1860, while the country acquired huge tracks of western land, the urban population in the United States increased from 6% to 20%, and by 1861 London, the largest city in the world, reached almost 3 million people. This panel will consider these spatial and temporal developments and their effect on nineteenth-century English language literature on both sides of the Atlantic. How are changing experiences of time and space represented in literary descriptions or emplotment? How do spatio-temporal concerns relate to literary markets and publishing trends such as serialization—that stretching of a story across time in a certain allotted space? Can we graft these notions of changing space and time onto actual events represented in literature? Those who fought or witnessed the Civil War knew they were experiencing a historical moment, one out of time, as they were within it. How do these spatio-temporal concerns relate to imperialism? How do they play out for immigrants, displaced persons, or colonized subjects? Papers focusing on any result of the manner in which time and space experientially alter within the nineteenth-century are welcome.

Division Street, U.S.A.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas American Studies Graduate Student Committee
contact email: 
utamst09@gmail.com

The American Studies Graduate Committee at the University of Texas at Austin calls for papers for its upcoming graduate conference, "Division Street, U.S.A.," to be held in Austin on September 24-25,

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