category: graduate conferences

CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

2016 Symposium 2016: "Spatializing Sovereignty"

Featuring keynote addresses by:

The Pains of Language

full name / name of organization: 
NYU German
contact email: 
pains.language@gmail.com

The Pains of Language
Graduate Conference at NYU German

Keynote: WERNER HAMACHER (Frankfurt am Main)

April 15-16, 2016
Deutsches Haus at New York University, New York City

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

Thinking Community, April 8-9 2016 (Deadline December 28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Graduate Students in French and Italian
contact email: 
agsfrit@umn.edu

Thinking Community

April 8-9 2016 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Twin Cities

Call for Papers

Deadline: December 28, 2015

[UPDATE] New deadline Dec 1: "Accessibility in the Medieval World"

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
contact email: 
mssc@cornell.edu

This year’s colloquium will be focused around the concept of ‘accessibility,’ its connotations, and consequences in the medieval world.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
sja5077@psu.edu

Proposed Session at SCSC, August 18-20, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium

“Alternative Ecologies in 16th Century Romance”

Organizer: Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)

The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Fantastika Conference
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fi

"Exploring the Premodern World" - IMGC Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium (IMGC)
contact email: 
IMGC2016@gmail.com

The Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium (IMGC) welcomes submissions for its annual symposium to be held at Purdue University March 4-5, 2016.

Disability and Shakespearean Theatre Symposium, 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow / British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
disabilityandshakespeare@gmail.com

Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

9.45am-5pm, Wednesday 20th April 2016
Attendance: £25 full, £15 concession, free for BSA members

[UPDATE] Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, March 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2015.

Barcelona CFP 2016 Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists & celebrities selling?

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
contact email: 
celeb.studies@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling?

Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal

Barcelona, Spain

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE (3/3/16; deadline: 12/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

call for journal articles/book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

11th IERG International Conference 2016 6-8 July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Imaginative Education Research Group - Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
jcant@sfu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
11th IERG International Conference 2016
DEADLINE: MARCH 25, 2016

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Abstraction

full name / name of organization: 
UC Irvine Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
abstractionconference@gmail.com

CFP: “Abstraction”, March 11th-12th 2016

abstractionconference.blogspot.com

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Culture and Contact, February 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte announces its sixteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, one of the largest graduate conferences in the southeast.

Mediating the Archive Conference (Proposals 11/30/15, Conf. 4/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, Cinema Studies Group
contact email: 
gccinemastudies@gmail.com

CFP – Mediating the Archive: Moving Images and Social Histories

CFP PhD Symposium: "Questions of Scale in Contemporary Literature and Criticism" 23rd-25th March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Brown and Stef Craps, Ghent University
contact email: 
holly.brown@ugent.be

Web: http://questionsofscale.weebly.com

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities (April 23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - 3/5/16 - Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

CFP: Monstrous Impositions (March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec) -- deadline January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

“Monsters die out when the collective imagination no longer needs them.” — Glen Duncan

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

TDGSO Annual Conference 2016: Call for Papers (Proposals Due Feb. 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
tdgso2016@gmail.com

The 15th Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Theatre Conference:
Blurring Boundaries

Call for Papers, Panels, and Performances
April 23rd, 2016

Subjects & Objects (Graduate Symposium, April 8, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Iberia (EMI) Study Group @ the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
vics@sas.upenn.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mary E. Barnard (Penn State)

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres. / Ethics of diversion. Materials, techniques, genres. (15-16 April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Société des études supérieures du Département d'Études françaises - Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres.

[UPDATE] (Re)Imagining Frontiers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
OSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association at Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce its third interdisciplinary graduate conference which will be held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwat

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

"Pleasure and Suspicion," Feb 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

“Pleasure and Suspicion,” February 26-27, 2016

Conference Hosted by Duke University and the Polygraph editorial collective

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