category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] 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

The Global American West March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate Student English Association
contact email: 
Agcohen@miners.utep.edu

In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr.

The Poetry of Charles Wright: Panel for ANZASA 2015, Melbourne

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Dowling / Australian Catholic University
contact email: 
sarah.dowling@acu.edu.au

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Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to February 8th] N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
NDeterminationConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Edith Wharton Society Mount Research Award (deadline 4/20/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2015, the Edith Wharton Society will offer a Mount Research Award in the amount of $500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on Edith Wharton’s library at the Mount in Lenox, MA.

Edith Wharton Undergraduate Research Prize (deadline 6/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Edith Wharton Society Prize for Beginning Scholar (deadline 6/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

Formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Essay Prize,” this award, instituted in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar: advanced graduate stud

7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s, submissions due Feb. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Session organizer, Paola Bacchetta at pbacchetta@berkeley.edu and the Lesbian Caucus chair, Jaime Cantrell at jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

English Creative Writing: Theory and Practice for Non-Native English Speakers

full name / name of organization: 
Asst. Prof. Salinee Antarasena
contact email: 
salinee.antarasena@cmu.ac.th

In Asian Countries, English is seen very much as the language of business, not as the language of expressing their ideas in creative writing piece.

Literature and Philosophy 1500-1700

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
litphilconference@sussex.ac.uk

The Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies (CEMMS: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/cemms/) at the University of Sussex is pleased to announce its forthcoming Postgraduate Conference on the theme of ‘L

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism: CALL FOR PAPERS

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)

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