category: graduate conferences

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Call for Papers:

English Seventeenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 9-11, 2014 in Boise, Idaho.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline 1/20/14 Going Global in the 18th and 19th Centuries--Economy of Scales Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, Reorientations, University of Michigan Department of English
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

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)

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED - Traumics: Comics Narratives of Trauma (April 4th-6th, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
mloucks@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 11th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Traumics: Comics Narratives of Trauma." Th

Trespassing(s) - March 7-8, 2014 - Submission Deadline Jan. 17

full name / name of organization: 
UMD Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
conference.geo@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 7th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

“Trespassing(s)”

Department of English
University of Maryland, College Park
March 7-8, 2014

[UPDATE] Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

www.umassego.com/conference

[UPDATE] Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The 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: Dr. Anna McCarthy

[Extended Deadline] The Spectacular!: Jan. 13, 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

[UPDATE} Reading Then and Now, April 4-6 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesa2014@gmail.com

April 4-6, 2014
proposals due January 15, 2014
Keynote speech by Andrew Piper
Master class with Rita Felski and Andrew Piper

(Abstract by Jan. 19) Calvino’s Contexts: The Influences On and The Influences Of Italo Calvino (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

10th LIES (13.04.2014): On imagination, borders and friendship with Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; sliliana@wa.amu.edu.pl

The voice of an artist reaches and touches the world as well as the lives of his/ her readers. The words of writers can stir social unrest but they can also pacify the crowds.

Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Dias

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on New Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Crime and Cyber Terrorism

full name / name of organization: 
IGI Global
contact email: 
maurice.e.dawson@gmail.com

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on New Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Crime and Cyber Terrorism

View CFP at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/1205

[UPDATE] "Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP
“Intersections”

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, June 12-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
english.event@cityu.edu.hk

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives

June 12-14, 2014
Department of English, City University of Hong Kong,
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Isms" Conference: March 22, Abstract Deadline Jan 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification

[UPDATE] The Silver Screen: Theories and Histories of Cinematic Color (April 4 & 5, 2014) - Deadline: January 10

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Frank / University of Chicago - Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
silverscreen2014@gmail.com

The Silver Screen: Theories and Histories of Cinematic Color

The 10th University of Chicago Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
April 4th and 5th, 2014

Writers required for The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

[UPDATE] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, University of Michigan Feb 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
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

Periodisation: Pleasures and Pitfalls - All Souls College, Oxford, June 3 2014

full name / name of organization: 
All Souls College, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
clare.bucknell@all-souls.ox.ac.uk; mary.wellesley.09@ucl.ac.uk

A one-day conference at All Souls College, Oxford

June 3rd 2014

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Simpson, Harvard

CFP: Philosophy on Trial: The Others of Philosophy - Submission deadline – EXTENDED: January 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophy Graduate Student Body, DePaul University
contact email: 
depaul.philosophy@gmail.com

Understood as a self-critical discipline, philosophy must interrogate its limits and its relationship with its outside.

2nd International Conference ComSymbol on Public Sphere and Communicating Faith

full name / name of organization: 
ITIC Paul Valéry University Montpellier III, IARSIC, ESSACHESS and CORHIS
contact email: 
comsymbol2014@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ITIC Paul Valéry University Montpellier III, IARSIC, ESSACHESS and CORHIS

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2nd International Conference ComSymbol on Public Sphere and Communicating Faith
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BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

[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)

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