category: graduate conferences

Radical Kinship - Tufts University (Deadline: May 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

More than Writing: Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota State University Mankato Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

“More than Writing: Narratives” Graduate Conference

Department of English Graduate Student Conference

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Centennial Student Union

David Foster Wallace and The Short Things, July 8th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Sloane, University Of Bristol
contact email: 
theshortthings@gmail.com

This conference is designed to explore the relationship between David Foster Wallace and short fiction.

Mapping Identities in the Modern World, 1830-present

full name / name of organization: 
University of York Centre for Modern Studies
contact email: 
cmods-pgforum@york.ac.uk

Keynote: Marius Kociejowski

“Self-identity is inextricably bound up with the identity of the surroundings.”
– Lars Svendsen, A Philosophy of Boredom

Local Labor: Work In and Out of Central Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Grad Student Union
contact email: 
wvuegsucolloquium2015@gmail.com

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of Central Appalachia
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas; Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
untcriticalvoices2015@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 27-28, 2015.

Call for Papers and Performances: Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium - 4/29/15

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
contact email: 
ptrs@villanova.edu

Call for Papers
and
Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

Conference Theme:
Revealing Histories: Rewriting the Past in the Plays of Sarah Ruhl
April 29, 2015

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] / University of Liverpool
contact email: 
CRSF.team@gmail.com

Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2015
Monday 8th June 2015
University of Liverpool

With Keynote Lectures from:
Dr. Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Sovereignty and Metaphor, Graduate Student Conference, September 24-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NYU English
contact email: 
sovereigntyandmetaphor2015@gmail.com

Speakers: Victoria Kahn (UC, Berkeley), Paul Strohm (Columbia), John Rogers (Yale), Kathleen Davis (U of Rhode Island), Brandon Chua (U of Queensland), Jacques Lezra (NYU)

[UPDATE] ASLE UK AND IRELAND 'Green Knowledge' 2nd-4th September 2015, DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1st March

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
asleuki-2015@admin.cam.ac.uk

Green Knowledge: Biennial Conference of ASLE UK-I, 2nd-4th September 2015, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

Handbook of Research on Next-Generation 2016 : Handbook of Research on N-ext-Generation High Performance Computing

full name / name of organization: 
IGI - Global
contact email: 
qusayfadhel@yahoo.com

The IT field has witnessed many advances over the last decade.

Boredom: Western University's 2015 Visual Arts Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Western University
contact email: 
boring.art.conference@gmail.com

Western University's 2015 Visual Arts Graduate Conference, Boredom, has extended its deadline for submissions to February 6th, 2015.

Creative Writing in the World (12 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
centreforwriting@yorksj.ac.uk

Over the past 30 years, the growth of Creative Writing as a distinct academic discipline has been one of the great success stories of UK higher education.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon State College
contact email: 
TeachingMatters@gordonstate.edu

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia).

[UPDATE] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
romeconference@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/jewishness.html

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1--CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts. FINAL DEADLINE: February 1 by midnight

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
sedberryj@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)

Re/Inventions 2015: Consumption CSULB April 9th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2015: Consumption
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Featuring Keynote Speaker: UC Riverside’s Dr. Susan Zieger
April 9th, 2015

[UPDATE] Approaching Deadline Reminder: Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Cul

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

Local Labor: Work in and Out of Central Appalachia (4 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
WVUEGSUColloquium2015@gmail.com

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grosseteste University
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation - An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th

[UPDATE] Trans Writ Large: Writing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
transwritlarge2015@gmail.com

Extended deadline:
Submissions accepted through Friday, February 6. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 13. Interested applicants should submit a 250-350 word proposal.

Beyond Technophilia and -Phobia: Technology of and in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Graduate Students in Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
hsgsc@ucr.edu

April 18th, 2015

Featuring distinguished speakers
Dr. Edmundo Paz Soldán
Dr. Vicente Luis Mora

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva
contact email: 
martin.leer@unige.ch

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Don DeLillo: The State of Fiction, 10 June 2015 (Deadline: 19 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
delilloconference@gmail.com

Wednesday 10 June 2015
University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: John Duvall (Purdue University) [Provisional]

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

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