category: graduate conferences

CFP: 17th Native American Literature Symposium (11/20/15; 03/17/16-03/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
gwen.westerman@mnsu.edu, dennis.herbert@mnsu.edu

17th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 17-19, 2016
Isleta Resort & Casino Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 20, 2015

[UPDATE] "«Le carte» ... «Quali carte»". La Lett. Ita. Cont. tra Filologia e Critica. Hartford, Connecticut. March 17-20, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 47th Annual Convention
contact email: 
caterinamarras@hotmail.com

La tavola rotonda si propone di discutere il processo che dalla Filologia può portare alla Critica letteraria, con particolare attenzione alla metodologia e ai “nuovi” strumenti di lavoro (intern

Shakespeare's Green Wor(l)ds - Bochum, Germanny - 30 Nov 2015 - 22-24 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
German Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
ksandrock@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Statements — Shakespeare Seminar at the Shakespeare-Tage 2016
Shades of Green – Shakespeare’s Green Wor(l)ds

Twenty-First Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture **NEW LOCATION**

full name / name of organization: 
Ottawa University
contact email: 
andy.hazucha@ottawa.edu

Twenty-First Conference On Baseball in Literature and Culture

April 1, 2016

On the campus of Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kansas

Keynote Address: TBA

Vagantes Conference (Abstracts Due: Nov. 02, 2105; Conference Dates: Feb. 18-20, 2016 at Rice University)

full name / name of organization: 
Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
organizers@vagantesconference.org

February 18-20, 2016 at Rice University

[UPDATE] Gender Politics in 20th-century British Drama -- NeMLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford, CT -- Deadline for CFP Oct 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Oscar Bojorquez - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
obojorquez@cpp.edu

The aims of this panel are to discuss and inform on the topic of gender politics of 20th-century English drama. The politics regard a total shift from the previous format of plays.

[UPDATE] Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (11/09; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Victorian STEAM

full name / name of organization: 
Victoians Institute Conference
contact email: 
victoriansinstitute2016@gmail.com

Victorians Institute Conference
October 14-15, 2016
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
http://vi2016.wordpress.ncsu.edu/

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

CFP: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submissions are welcomed that apply disability studies in any area of cultural, historical, or literary research, or that apply disability studies in conjunction with another theoretical approach, suc

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy (proposal due: 11/21/15; conference date: 1/30/16)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida, University Writing Program
contact email: 
Chris Gage: cgage@ufl.edu

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

Proposal Deadline: November 21, 2015
Conference Date: Saturday, January 30, 2016

"We'd like to avoid any Imperial entanglements": Empire in popular culture

full name / name of organization: 
College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

With Fox's hit Empire and the upcoming release of the new Star Wars movie, ideas of empires and imperialism are once again circulating in popular culture.

Seventh International Conference on the Image - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ontheimage.com

SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE IMAGE
Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
1-2 September 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] The Fantasy of Social Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Fantastic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
contact email: 
fsj.conference2016@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Farah Mendlesohn, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

March 11 & 12, 2016

SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
slay@uwa.edu

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University English Department
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

February 25-26, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Oct. 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Paris on Film (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Oct. 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the many different ways that the City of Light has been captured in films from a variety of countries.

Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Object Emotions: Polemics
(April 15-16, 2016, Cambridge University)

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
brandon.menke@yale.edu

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media.

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies: A Graduate Conference in Reno, 26-27 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2016@gmail.com

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies
The 6th annual College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2016

NeMLA 2016 Panel - - EXTENDED DEADLINE / PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY (October 6, 2015) - - "On the Limits of Computational Analysis

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Dickstein / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15986

The following will be a panel at next year's NeMLA Conference, set to take place between March 17 and March 20 in Hartford, Connecticut.

CfP for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy, Prague, 27 – 28 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia & Anglo-American University, Prague
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Art as Cultural Diplomacy: (Re)Constructing Notions of Eastern and Western Europe

"Pleasure and Suspicion"

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

“Pleasure and Suspicion”

Conference Hosted by Duke University Program in Literature and the Polygraph Editorial Collective.

Accessibility in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
contact email: 
mssc@cornell.edu

The graduate students of Cornell’s Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-sixth annual Student Colloquium, which will take place on Saturday, February 20th at the A.D. White House. This year’s colloquium will be focused around the concept of ‘accessibility,’ its connotations, and consequences in the medieval world. The Middle Ages are conventionally seen as static and hierarchical, marked by impermeability of social, geographic, and cultural boundaries. This conference seeks to foreground the dynamism and fluidity of the Middle Ages by focusing upon the points of access by which these borders were negotiated and blurred.

[UPDATE] "«Le carte» ... «Quali carte»". La Lett. Ita. Cont. tra Filologia e Critica. Hartford, Connecticut. March 17-20, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 47th Annual Convention
contact email: 
caterinamarras@hotmail.com

Extended deadline

UPDATE: Lacan and Literature submission deadline 9/30/2015 -- NeMLA, Hartford CT 3/18-20/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15863

Correction to an earlier CFP

Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption #iuic16

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Daily life is ordered by many kinds of consumption, all of which influence the way we produce and comprehend meaning within the world. “Digesting Discourses” invites scholars from the humanities, sciences, law, and public health to explore the diverse meanings of taste, appetite, and consumption across texts, methodologies, and time periods. What do metaphors of eating and digestion reveal about the materiality of knowledge? How do aesthetic and physical consumption differ? What does the critical history of material consumption reveal about patterns and power dynamics of cultural exchange? How do genre, discipline, and methodology impact the representation and study of these topics?

[UPDATE]Now and Then: Historical Understandings in the Humanities, York University Graduate Student Conference Feb 19-20 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University Humanities Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
HUMAatYork@gmail.com

The Humanities Graduate Student Association at York University announces an interdisciplinary conference interrogating the critical questions arising around historical understandings and subjective hu

Now and Then: Historical Understandings in the Humanities, Graduate Program in Humanities Student Conference, Feb 19-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Graduate Student Association (HUGSA)
contact email: 
HUMAatYork2016@gmail.com

The Humanities Graduate Student Association announces an interdisciplinary conference interrogating the critical questions arising around historical understandings and subjective humanistic meanings. As humanists, how do we locate ourselves consciously, historically, in relation to our objects of inquiry?

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Please note our updated deadline for abstracts! Abstracts will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

Wild and Wonderful, Wicked and Weird Graduate Conference, April 9, 2016; deadline: February 10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
EGSU (English Graduate Student Union), West Virginia Universiry
contact email: 
kdwilhelm@mix.wvu.edu

 

(Re)Imagining Frontiers in the Humanities (Abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association at Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce its third interdisciplinary graduate conference which will be held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwat

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