category: graduate conferences

FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FILM THEORY AND ANALYSIS (IN MEXICO)

full name / name of organization: 
Sepancine/Mexican Society of Film Theory and Analysis
contact email: 
mara.fortes@gmail.com

An international conference on film theory and analysis held in Morelia, Mexico from October 1-3 in tandem with the Morelia International Film Festival.

Keynote: Robert Stam, New York University

This is Nowhere: Local, Regional and Provincial Spaces in World Literature - 24 October 2009 (Deadline: June 1st 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley, Graduate Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
smalltown09@gmail.com

For all their complexity, recent discussions of cosmopolitanism, comparativism, and world literature have tended to privilege the global over the local, the macro over the micro, and the city over the

Contemporary Canadian Identity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Shannon Howard/University of South Alabama
contact email: 
ksh804@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

M/MLA session seeks papers addressing the idea of marketing the "Canadian Experience," either in conversation with United States mass culture or in opposition to that culture.

CFP: Great Writing, UK Creative Writing conference (5/26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
director@greatwriting.org.uk

GREAT WRITING 2009
Friday 19th June - Sunday 21st June 2009

This year's host:

Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom

The Writers' Dozen -- 12th Great Year!

TIMEFRAMES - DUNDEE COMICS CONFERENCE - PROPOSALS 15th May 2009 / CONFERENCE 28th June 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Timeframes: Narrative and Sequence in Comics
contact email: 
c.murray@dundee.ac.uk

Timeframes, the third annual Dundee comics conference, held in association with the Dundee Literary Festival, will explore how the medium of comics bends, distorts and manipulates time.

"The Future ain't what it used to be" - PROPOSALS: MAY 15th 2009 / CONFERENCE: 17th JUNE 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Future ain't what it used to be: Interactions of Past, Present and Future in Literature and Visual Media - Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
l.f.findlay@dundee.ac.uk

“The Future ain't what it used to be” is the seventh annual Postgraduate Conference held by the English Programme, University of Dundee.

ACE 2009 - The Asian Conference on Education, October 24-25 2009, Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
ACE 2009/IAFOR
contact email: 
tduke@iafor.org

ACE 2009

The aim of ACE is to encourage academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum encouraging respectful dialogue.

Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature, 4/30/09; 9/26/09

full name / name of organization: 
East Tennessee State University, Drs. Katherine Weiss and Thomas Alan Holmes
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu; holmest@etsu.edu

The Third Annual Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (SASCOL) is seeking papers dealing with any aspect of literature and/or film.

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

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

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

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses (Sept 25 - 27, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
theoryconference@gmail.com

Children, athletes, actors, and musicians all play. Can academics play too? What do we play?

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter

present

The City (September 24-26 2009)

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.

5th 'Medievalism Transformed' postgraduate conference - Keynote: Catherine Batt, University of Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
medievalismtransformed@bangor.ac.uk, www.bangor.ac.uk/medievalismtransformed

20th June 2009
Translating the Middle Ages.

Submission Deadline: 17th April 2009

[UPDATE]Graduate Symposium--Spatialities--Keynote: Sharon Marcus

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

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

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

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

[UPDATE] Bangor University postgraduate Truth and Lies interdisciplinary conference.

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
bucahconference@googlemail.com

Truth and Lies: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 11th - 12th

Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities, Bangor University, Wales

Call for Papers

Reflections in the Margins: Representations of the Marginalized in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee
contact email: 
jnemiroff@uchicago.edu

2009 marks, in addition to an historic moment in US politics, the anniversary of many watershed moments in the history of Hispanic Literatures.

Third Annual Feminist Pedagogy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
FSG/WSCP CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
feministpedagogy@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Feminist Pedagogy Conference November 6, 2009

CFP: Angles: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference on Cultural History

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
angles.postgrad@gmail.com

ANGLES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HISTORY
Birkbeck, University of London
Saturday 20 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS - FINAL REMINDER

Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, The University of Chester
contact email: 
f.haig@chester.ac.uk

Holocaust Representations Since 1975
A conference at the Department of English, The University of Chester,Friday 18th September 2009

Keynote speaker: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Communicating Change, Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow, June 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
gsahconference@googlemail.com

COMMUNICATING CHANGE: Weaving the Web into the Future
7th Annual Conference of the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
University of Glasgow * 8 – 10 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Tulsa School" (and NY School) Conference 11/5/2009-11/7/2009

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

Call for Papers
the “Tulsa School”
Conference
November 5-7 2009

at the University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Invited Participants: RON PADGETT, DICK GALLUP,

[UPDATE] Continuities Graduate Conference: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650). Due 3 April 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
continuitiesconference@gmail.com

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field of English Literature, taking place on 25 and 26 June 2009.

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

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

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

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

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

Western Region, American Conference for Irish Studies, Oct 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies West
contact email: 
TOKeefe@scu.edu

A Call for Papers

American Conference for Irish Studies-West

25th Annual Meeting

C.B. Hannegan’s
Los Gatos, California

October 16-17, 2009

Theme: Ireland and Its Influences

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

William Carlos Williams Society Conference 18-20 June 2009

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

William Carlos Williams's Paterson: The Province of the Poem

Location: William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

Date: Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th June 2009.

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Chaucer and Related Topics - San Francisco, November 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Brantley Bryant, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brantley.bryant@sonoma.edu

Papers are welcome for the standing "Chaucer and Related Topics" panel for the 2009 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference

Modernist Poetics: Writing Self and Society

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
modernistpoetics@yahoo.com

The conference will explore the themes of the modernist ‘self’ - envisioned as embracing the construction of the figure of the artist, character, gender and sexuality - and modernist ‘society’

Butch Voices, Queer Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Butch Voices
contact email: 
programming@butchvoices.com

Butch Voices will be holding its first ever multifocal conference and forum for all selfidentified butches, studs, aggressives, and other allied identities.

Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English:The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; October 16-17 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

According to Terry Eagleton, English as a discipline was installed in England’s universities to take up the slack when, in the 19-century, religion stopped providing the ideological glue required fo

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