category: graduate conferences

Monstrosity and Deviance

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

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Monstrosity and Deviance
SAGES Second Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron
Student Union
March 13, 2014

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

[UPDATE] Position: The Power and Politics of Witnessing (February 28 and March 1, 2014, The Ohio State University)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Theatre Syndicate at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
wilson.2428@osu.edu

The Graduate Theatre Syndicate at The Ohio State University proudly presents Position: The Power and Politics of Witnessing in conjunction with the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference (Due 1/17/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning
contact email: 
coilconference@suny.edu

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference Reimagining Education: Can Collaborative Online International Learning Be Normalized?

Deadline Extended Jan. 13, 14: THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
CRITICAL THEMES IN MEDIA STUDIES
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
School of Media Studies
The New School
April 5 - 6, 2014

The Digital University: MOOCs and the Humanities Conference, 15 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Brabon, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
Moocs-Humanities@edgehill.ac.uk

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Rt Hon. David Willetts (UK Minister for Universities and Science)
Dr Stephen Jackson (Director of Reviews, UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education)

Ecologies Reconsidered: Landscape, Nature, Thought, and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio-State University
contact email: 
losch.8@osu.edu

Ecologies Reconsidered:
Landscape, Nature, Thought, and Memory
The Germanic Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University

[UPDATE] Extended CFP Deadline - 6 January 2014. REVISITING THE SADEIAN WOMAN, postgraduate conference April 11 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
Contact Helen Snaith and Heidi Yeandle at swanseagenderconf@gmail.com

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the Marquis de Sade’s death, but Sadeian influences remain prominent in contemporary literature, criticism, and culture.

[EXTENSION - JAN 3, 2014] USC, Los Angeles - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical, & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

[UPDATE] 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

Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF)
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World, Newcastle University, May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Janelle Rodriques
contact email: 
j.rodriques@newcastle.ac.uk

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World
Newcastle University
May 15, 2014

Postcolonial Environments: A One-day Symposium

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

We are delighted to announce that registration for the upcoming Postcolonial Environments symposium is now open.

[UPDATE] CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

Second Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 7 and 8 June 2014.

[UPDATE] “Sovereignty: Individuality and Empire" - Feb. 7-8 - NC Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina 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 sovereig

American Imperialism and Identity: National and International Understandings of the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

“ The “Ghost Train Rider”: Public Housing Horror as Ethnographer’s Narcissistic Fantasy and the Ethics of Qualitative Research E

full name / name of organization: 
John S. Vesbit/ Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
jvesbit@emich.edu

*explores the ethical dilemmas of qualitative research using Clive Barker's short story, "The Forbidden" as a frame-of-reference.

STR New Researchers' Network Inauguaral Symposium: "Emergence". 20 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Theatre Research New Researchers' Network
contact email: 
nrn@str.org.uk

STR New Researchers’ Network

Inaugural Symposium

“EMERGENCE”

20 May 2014

The Theatres Trust

London

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

Le silence : de la suspension à l'infini - Invité d'honneur : Antoine Volodine

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto - Annual French Graduate Conference
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des Études Supérieures du Département d’Études Françaises (SESDEF) de l’Université de Toronto lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés des

EXTENDED DEADLINE JAN 15TH. Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

*Extended Deadline: Abstracts due January 15th, 2014 to uncgradconference@gmail.com.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA)
contact email: 
ww1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Queens of Crime Conference 12-13 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, University of London
contact email: 
qoc2014@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Organization of Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
iupego2014conference@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2014 Annual Interdisciplinary Conference CFP
Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Dec. 30th Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Boston
contact email: 
umass.boston.beacon@gmail.com

Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities

Interpreting Appropriation/Appropriate Interpretation

“The Future of Trauma and Memory Studies" April 11 & 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
Jkyoung2@illinois.edu

“The Future of Trauma and Memory Studies: Challenging Interpretive and Theoretical Boundaries”

Graduate Student Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 11-12, 2014

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

Why Bukowski? Why Now? May 22-25, 2014 Washington DC

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
jennifer.hagen.forsberg@gmail.com

Bukowski’s hostility toward academics has been well documented in his poetry and prose. Yet, what accounts for the academy’s hostility toward Bukowski?

[UPDATE] CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

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