category: graduate conferences

update/ CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 11/15/13: 06/28/4 - 06/29/14

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

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* CALL FOR PAPERS *

Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Saturday 28 June – Sunday 29 June 2014

French Heritage Women and Their ’Hidden’ Contributions (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Carole SALMON and Anna ROCCA U Mass Lowell/Salem State U
contact email: 
Carole_Salmon@uml.edu arocca@salemstate.edu

This roundtable will explore the relationship between space and place and the ways French heritage women rethink place as a potential for personal and social creation, for transformation and connectio

French Heritage Women and Their ’Hidden’ Contributions (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Carole SALMON and Anna ROCCA U Mass Lowell/Salem State U
contact email: 
Carole_Salmon@uml.edu arocca@salemstate.edu

This roundtable will explore the relationship between space and place and the ways French heritage women rethink place as a potential for personal and social creation, for transformation and connectio

CFP: Romanticism and Self-Destruction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
romselfdestruct@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Romanticism and Self-Destruction, May 9th, 2014.

Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies
University of Bristol

CFP-Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation 2014
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Presentations-Papers-Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing and the mash-up in popular culture.

Southwest/American Popular Culture and American Culture Association

Short and interesting articles required for The New Union online magazine.

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

The New Union, a new online literary magazine, requires guest articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all literary subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

The Michael Field Centenary Conference: New Directions in Fin de Siècle Studies, 11-12 July 2014 (deadline: 31 Dec 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck, University of London), Dr Sarah Parker (University of Stirling) and Dr Marion Thain (University of Sheffield)
contact email: 
michaelfield2014@gmail.com

The Michael Field Centenary Conference:
New Directions in Fin de Siècle Studies

11-12 July 2014

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

[Update] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and Enculturation

full name / name of organization: 
The Language and Rhetorical Studies Interdisciplinary Group
contact email: 
langrhetorg@umich.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, April 4-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncgradconference@gmail.com

Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

CFP: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, volume 45, deadline 8/18/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Burnham/Santa Clara University
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture Volume 45

Call for Papers Thinking Gender Plenary Panel '14

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Call for Papers
Plenary Panel on Pleasure, displeasure, and ethics
Thinking Gender 2014

National Graduate Creative Writing Conference - Georgia - March 27th -29th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
National Graduate Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
ngcwc2014@gmail.com

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance at Paine College - November 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine L. Adams / Humanities Department / Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College.

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) 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

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. In the years since his death, the stature of Italo Calvino has only continued to grow.

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) ‘All the world’s a stage’: Shakespeare around the Globe (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

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

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. Jacques’ proclamation that ‘all the world’s a stage’ has proved prophetic in ways he could not have foreseen.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

The end of this year will be marked by the 75th anniversary of Johan Huizinga’s classic study of the Homo Ludens.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

"Material Middle Ages" graduate conference, UC Berkeley (2/28-3/1): deadline Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
materialmiddleages@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies invites submissions for an interdisciplinary graduate student conference:

“The Material Middle Ages”
February 28 and March 1, 2014
University of California, Berkeley
Keynote speaker: Cynthia J. Brown, Professor of French, UCSB

NeMLA 2014 - Multicultural Folklore in Contemporary Fiction: Tracing the Roots

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Apil 3-6
contact email: 
caroline.burke@stonybrook.edu

The panel’s emphasis is on the process by which folklore moves, changes and remanifests itself over time and through culture.

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on our historic campus in Augusta, GA.

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminist Context

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? Registration open

full name / name of organization: 
Vladimir Brljak
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film (PCA/ACA Conference, April 16-19, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture, American Culture Association seeks paper and/or roundtable submissions for presentation at the PCA/ACA national conference in C

February 27-28th, 2014 Mardi Gras Conference- Masking the Self: Secrets, Disguise, and Mysteries

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2014@gmail.com

The 24th annual Mardi Gras Conference invites scholars to investigate discourses on secrecy, anonymity, rumor, masking/masquerading, and mysterious places in literature and writing--along with discove

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (April 3-6 2014); Proposals due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 45th Annual Convention (Harrisburg PA, April 3-6))
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers exploring how disability challenges normative constructions of the body-environment dyad.

[UPDATE] Representing Law in Ethnic American Literature (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rebecca.nisetich@uconn.edu

This session will explore representations of law in twentieth century ethnic American fiction—for example, law and legal figures in Charles Chesnutt’s The House Behind the Cedars, Louise Erdrich

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

‘Las palabras no se caen en el vacío’ [Words do not fall into the void]: On imagination, borders and friendship

Bad Literature/La mauvaise littérature (Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the Yale University Department of French
contact email: 
yalefrenchgradconference2014@gmail.com

“I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.” (Robertson Davies)

Motor Culture and the Road - SWPACA Conference February 19-22, 2014, Submission Deadline Nov. 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road spans across a variety of different disciplines.

The Liminal and Unique: Redefining the Eighteenth-Century Canon (ASECS 2014, Williamsburg)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Jorgenson / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
hannah.jorgenson.22@my.csun.edu

It is easy to point to the giants of the eighteenth-century: Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Swift, etc. - but what of those in the shadow of these “greater” writers?

Call for Graduate Student Proposals - "From Civil War To Civil Rights: Race, Region and Public Memory," Rhodes College, 2/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Hughes, The Memphis Center, Rhodes College
contact email: 
hughesc@rhodes.edu

The Memphis Center at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN welcomes graduate students at all levels to submit proposals for its upcoming conference “From Civil War to Civil Rights: Race, Region and the Ma

[UPDATE] Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature: Deadline extended to Sept. 27, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois Univesity
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu; ego@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature
UPDATE: 250 word abstract due date extended to 27 September, 2013.

The Expanded Lyric / 3 & 4 April 2014 / Queens University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
The Expanded Lyric Conference
contact email: 
theexpandedlyric@gmail.com

Call for Papers
‘The Expanded Lyric’
Queens University Belfast – 3 & 4 April 2014

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