category: graduate conferences

7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability - 5-7 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
contact email: 
support@onsustainability.com

**7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability**
5-7 January 2011
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

[UPDATE] The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages (45th Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

The 3rd World Universities Forum - 9-11 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Congress Center Davos, Davos, Switzerland
contact email: 
support@ontheuniversity.com

** The 3rd World Universities Forum **

9-11 January 2010

Davos, Switzerland

http://www.UniversitiesForum.com/

[UPDATE] CFP: ECONOMY OF FORM, DEADLINE EXTENDED to JULY 19

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
contact email: 
nicole.flynn@tufts.edu

Keynote Address: Professor Franco Moretti, Stanford University
Economy can imply plenitude or lack, wisdom or deprivation. Forms impose limits and shape

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's

ECONOMY OF FORM -- Thursday, October 29, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
contact email: 
nicole.flynn@tufts.edu

Keynote Address: Professor Franco Moretti, Stanford University

[UPDATE] "H.D. and the Image" feature is still seeking submissions of creative and critical work

full name / name of organization: 
Jacket
contact email: 
Kristina Marie Darling, 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] EAPSU Fall Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED, AUGUST 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
contact email: 
ljcella@ship.edu

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009.

Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse: Atlanta, October 22-24. [Graduate]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University: New Voices Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900 (Postgraduate Conference featuring keynote speaker Prof. Regenia Gagnier)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk (please email to subscribe to the conference mailing list)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)

Publishing Workshop: 'The Future of Academic Publishing' with Paula Kennedy (Palgrave Macmillan)

Database and Information Space

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
contact email: 
laurence.veyssiere-harris@u-paris10.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS
"Database and Information Space"
*
Friday 15 January 2010

Comic Arts Conference-- @ Wizard World University-Chicago

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

CFP-

SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference Feb 10-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sw/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

REMINDER: Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum

Mystical Bridges to Postmodernity: Toward a Critical Theology? (9-15-09; Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy M. Asay, University of Oregon
contact email: 
tasay@uoregon.edu

There’s nothing new under the sun—-including this aphorism—-though each generation seems to rediscover old thought-ways, contributing to them a rhetoric of novelty.

Forms and Theories of Allegory between Middle Age and Modernity – International conference in Trento, December, 9-11 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Scuola di dottorato in Studi letterari, linguistici e filologici – Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

-- English text -- please see below for other languages --

Allegory: Theories and Forms between Middle Age and Modernity

The Past's Digital Presence: Database, Archive, and Knowledge Work in the Humanities (A Graduate Student Symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Whitney Humanities Center
contact email: 
pdp@yale.edu

How is digital technology changing methods of scholarly research with pre-digital sources in the humanities?

Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers May 13-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SSML Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
obuch1mc@cmich.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature invites participation in its 40th Annual Symposium:

Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers

Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum

[UPDATE] Pockets of Change: Cultural Adaptations and Transitions

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Queensland, Work-in-Progress conference
contact email: 
wipconference@gmail.com

Pockets of Change: Cultural Adaptations and Transitions
13th Annual Work-in-Progress Conference
The University of Queensland, St. Lucia campus
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
September 4-6, 2009

SAMLA 2009 - Faulkner Panel - "The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner"

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

**Deadline*quickly*approaching!!**

[Update] Spatialities: Dynamic Places and Spaces. ABSTRACTS DUE JULY !

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

[UPDATE] Literature and Film: 2nd International Graduate Conference (November 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Ozden Sozalan/Istanbul University
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

"LITERATURE AND FILM" 2nd International Graduate Conference (Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2009)

Critical Theory: The Text and the World. Submission Deadline: 10 July, 2009/ Conference Date: Sept. 17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter, UK
contact email: 
gjm201@exeter.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
Critical Theory: The Text and the World
September 17th 2009, University of Exeter
Keynote Speaker: Professor Colin MacCabe

Roundtable: Technical/ Professional Writing for Undergraduates, Apr. 7 - 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki, NorthEastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mplochocki@ubalt.edu

With the increasing complexity of and necessity for writing instruction, both across the curriculum and within the disciplines, the familiar complaint of poor student writing skills and preparation continues to ring ever truer. The more writing is necessary, important, useful/ relevant, the poorer students seem to become at it.

New Directions in Detective Fiction, Apr. 7 - 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki/ NorthEastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mplochocki@ubalt.edu

Long marginalized as either not “literary” or conservatively pandering to bourgeois or other established interests, the genre of detective fiction has continued to defy doomsayers through its con

Betrayal/Tradimento deadline extended to 07-15-2009

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Graduate Society-Rutgers University
contact email: 
italian.grad.society@gmail.com

Betrayal/Tradimento
Italian Department, Rutgers University
November 6-7, 2009
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Roberto Dainotto, Duke University

Call For Papers

D.H. Lawrence and Questions of Race and Empire, Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture, Feb. 18-20

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
contact email: 
robert.volpicelli@gmail.com or rvolpic1@ithaca.edu

This panel aims to engage the ways in which D.H. Lawrence and his texts relate to issues of empire, colonialism, and, perhaps more largely, those of race and alterity.

Frontier Technology/Techno-Frontiers: Technology and the American West (8/15/09; 10/29/09-10/31/09)

full name / name of organization: 
John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 29-31, 2009, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

MISSED CONNECTIONS Penn Humanities Forum Graduate Conference 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
nichols.rachael@gmail.com

MISSED CONNECTIONS

Writing into the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

Writing Into the Profession:
Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

September 25-26, 2009

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Actualities: Past and Present - 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, 16 and 17 October 2009, Austin TX

full name / name of organization: 
Program in Comparative Literature, The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
sessolo@mail.utexas.edu

The deadline for submitting an abstract for the conference "Postcolonial Actualities: Past and Present" to be held at the University of Texas at Austin on October 16 and 17, 2009, has been postponed t

Graduate Conference: Enterprising Creativity [November 6-7]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY:
INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

University of Leeds
6-7 November 2009

Ireland and Wales: Correspondences

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wainwright Cardiff University
contact email: 
wainwrightl@cardiff.ac.uk

Ireland and Wales: Correspondences
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] EXTENSION "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"
18 September 2009
University of Oxford

***NOTE: The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended until 15 July. Registration will open after this date; the registration form will be available for download on the conference website.***

From the fin de siècle to the Second World War, the construction of alternative social and private spaces exerted a peculiar fascination for many British writers. The cataclysmic historical events of the period stimulated Utopian thinking and feeling even as they seemed to make them problematic or impossible. At the same time radical demands for new spaces, whether political, religious or aesthetic, also generated new ways of reading and writing the familiar urban and domestic spaces of everyday life.

The focus of the conference is on the spatial manifestations, geographies and practices of Utopianism, rather than on Utopianism as a category of millenarian anticipation. Papers are invited which address the various material and imaginary spatial forms of the Utopian impulse in the literature of period. How do certain spaces become associated with particular political or aesthetic visions of modernity? Does the Utopian bear a particular affinity to some spaces, rather than to others? Is the Utopian impulse articulated as a desire for order or anarchy?

Please send an abstract of no more than 250 words in length, including your name, position and institutional affiliation to utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk. Deadline for submission: 15 July 2009.

Plenary speakers: Professor Jay Winter (Yale); Dr Matthew Beaumont (UCL); Iain Sinclair (London)

For further information, accommodation possibilities and updates please visit our website: http://www.utopianspaces.org

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