category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] Twenty-First Annual CSU Shakespeare Symposium - slightly extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Long Beach CMRS / La Verne Shakespeare Experience
contact email: 
lloyd.kermode@csulb.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Twenty-First California State University Shakespeare Symposium
CSU Long Beach, 90840

Presented by the CSULB Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
And

[UPDATE] Brandeis English Department Graduate Conference on Privacy -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

In the era of Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks, and corporate data-mining, our privacy seems like an endangered resource.

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue
Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/5/14: Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline February 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Vedrana Velickovic/ University of Brighton
contact email: 
v.velickovic@brighton.ac.uk

9th Jul 2014 University of Brighton, UK
Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo
Evening Readings by: Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey and Sheree Mack

Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study. Abstracts of 250 words are invited for 20- minute papers as well as 60-minute panel proposals that engage with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group: “Art in Interesting Times”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
pmcgowan@ufl.edu

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
“Art in Interesting Times”
Keynote Speakers: Nicholas Brown, Fredric Jameson, and Kim Stanley Robinson

Visualizing the Past/Imagining the Future: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Thomas, Saint Paul, Minn
contact email: 
njwunrow@stthomas.edu

The University of St. Thomas English and Art History graduate programs will hold an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Legal Bodies: Corpus / Persona / Communitas (15-16-17 May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
legalbodies@hum.leidenuniv.nl

On May 15-16-17 2014, LUCAS (the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society) will host a three-day conference on the various ways in which literary and artistic texts have represented, interroga

2014 UNT Critical Voices Conference—March 21, 2014 (Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA)
contact email: 
UNTCriticalVoices@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) is now accepting submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 21, 2014.

Private Languages in the Early Modern Era

full name / name of organization: 
Committee for the Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
renaissanceconference2014@gmail.com

Private Languages in the Early Modern Era

Keynote speaker: Marion Wells (Middlebury College)

Literary London 2014: Ages of London

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2014: 'Ages of London'

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Call for papers. Locating Guyane: an international, multidisciplinary conference, 10-11 July 2014 (deadline 28 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of London Institute in Paris
contact email: 
locatingguyane@gmail.com

French Guiana (Guyane française), overseas department of France in equatorial South America and ‘ultraperipheral region’ of the EU, consists of a land area equivalent to that of a European countr

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

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

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

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

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.

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