category: graduate conferences

SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Palm Beach Atlantic University/SE Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
lisa_marzano@pba.edu

Paradise is a subject that has stirred the imaginations of writers for millennia while simultaneously exceeding the scope of artistic representation itself.

[UPDATE] University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction (March 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Anna McCarthy (NYU)

[REMINDER] Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Fostering Collaboration Among Middle-School, High-School, and College Teachers

full name / name of organization: 
Kansas Association of Teachers of English
contact email: 
fjenab@jccc.edu

Although Common Core significantly alters how middle and high schools teach writing, most college-level writing teachers know little about these changes, including the restrictions and responsibilitie

Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conference Call for Proposals OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

[UPDATE] Extended Proposal Deadline: 1/27 SAGES Interdisciplinary Conference (Monstrosity and Deviance)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Holzworth / Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
mlh144@uakron.edu

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

SMU Graduate Student Conference, "Self(ie)-Representation," March 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Self(ie)-Representation

David Foster Wallace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Publications Unit, Department of English, Illinois State University
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

The First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Street, Normal, Illinois 61761

Rethinking the Early Atlantic World (April 11-12, 2014)_Deadline February 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University's Early Atlantic Reading Group (EARG)
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com.

Rethinking the Early Atlantic World

The Poetics of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Culture. Thursday 29th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ben Highmore (Sussex)

Call For Book Chapters: Redesigning the Future of Internet Architectures

full name / name of organization: 
To be published by IGI Global: bit.ly/1anQ9KK
contact email: 
mohamed.boucadair@orange.com; christian.jacquenet@orange.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Redesigning the Future of Internet Architectures
A book edited by M. Boucadair and C. Jacquenet

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

(dis)junctions 2014- April 11+12 - Postcolonial Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

The field of trauma studies has recently faced criticism for privileging Eurocentric, Western ideas of trauma and recovery. This is especially true when considering historical and cultural trauma.

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - Video Game Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Video Game Studies

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - The Wright Stuff

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

The Wright Stuff: Deconstructing the Blood & Ice Cream Trilogy

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - Adventure Time!: Bakhtin’s Chronotope in Fantasy and Adventure

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Adventure Time!: Bakhtin’s Chronotope in Fantasy and Adventure

Specters of Influence, 2nd International Seminar on Literature, Cracow, May 17, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
contact email: 
spectersofinfluence@gmail.com

Specters of Influence
2nd International Seminar on Literature
Cracow, May 17, 2014

[UPDATE] (dis)junctions 2014 (4/11+4/12) - General CFP

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting paper submissions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

CFP: New Normals, Old Normals, Future Normals

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Knowledge / University of South Carolina Upstate
contact email: 
mjohnson@uscupstate.edu

CFP: New Normals, Old Normals, Future Normals
Bodies of Knowledge Symposium, Spring 2014

[UPDATE] The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 26, 2014--9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future
Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality, 5-6 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
spacesbetweenplaces@gmail.com

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
5-6 June 2014
Trinity College Dublin

[UPDATE] [April 4-5, 2014] CFP Deadline Extended to Feb 1 / Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Cu

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

Deadline Extended: UNA "Poison and Love Conference"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
February 14-15, 2014
Poison and Love
“Love is poison. A sweet poison, yes, but it will kill you all the same.” --George R. R. Martin

April 5, 2014 - Digital Utopias: Literary Space(s) in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at Arlington Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
digtialutopia2014@gmail.com

Digital Utopias: Literary Space(s) in the Digital Age

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Greenspan, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)

17th Annual C.S. Lewis and the Inklings Conference, April 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSLIS Conference: "A Culture of Death? Inklings and Modernity"
contact email: 
mmuth@wesleyancollege.edu

Conference Theme: A Culture of Death? Inklings and Modernity

Keynote speaker: David Bentley Hart, Winner of the Michael Ramsey Prize for Theological Writing, 2011

April 3-5, 2014

SPACES OF DIALOGUE: I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE April 24th – 25th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard
contact email: 
transatlanticlit2014@gmail.com

SPACES OF DIALOGUE:
I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE
April 24th – 25th 2013
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard (Cambridge, MA)

Call for Papers - (dis)junctions 2014- April 11+12

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - The Role of the Literary in Critical Environmental Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Although the broad scope of its arguments are not new, Timothy Morton’s 2007 theoretical work _Ecology without Nature_ helped to inaugurate new interest in what he calls a “properly critical” ap

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - Embodying the Quixotic

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Searching for papers on the topic of embodying the Quixotic.

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - Empathy and Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

From Mirror Neurons to Modernist Estrangement: Refamiliarizing Empathy

Theorizing School Violence

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Cultural consciousness has, in the last decade and a half, becomes more and more aware of cultures of violence as they circulate within spaces of education.

Oral Poetics and Oral Traditions

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Since the development of Oral-Formulaic Theory by Milman Parry and Albert Lord, the field of Oral Poetics and Oral Traditions has continued to grow and to have its ideas applied to an increasingly wid

Gender Roles in Media Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

n Defense of Reality TV Criticism: Cinderella Mythic Narratives and Alternative Gender Roles in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

Early Modern Censorship and Libel

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

The relationship between censorship and slander, libel, obscenity and copyright - particularly as these legal doctrines existed in the early modern period, along with the institutions that enforce the

Muppets and Metatextuality

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

Nobody practices irreverent intertextually like the Muppets.

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