category: graduate conferences

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

SAMLA Fiction Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Rubenfeld, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shawnrubenfeld@gmail.com

Fiction of Place

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association Conference 2014: New England and the World

full name / name of organization: 
American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.du

Deadline: May 18, 2014

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

‘Getting and Spending’: European Literature and Economics in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts
contact email: 
contact@gettingspending2014.be

10-12 December 2014

Deadline: 22 June 2014

Keynote speakers:
Angela Esterhammer (University of Toronto)
Ludovic Frobert (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)

Baltic Studies Session at PAMLA 2014, October 31-November 2

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Organization
contact email: 
zgimbutas@gmail.com

Papers are welcome on Baltic language and literature, possibly related to the conference theme, "Familiar Spirits," suggesting folkloric and religious dimensions of literature or folklore per se (cust

Catharine Macaulay Prize for Graduate Student Papers (ASECS)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Women's Caucus
contact email: 
asecs@wfu.edu

The Catharine Macaulay Prize
NEW Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014

Marx and Sustainability / SAMLA 86 [Deadline JUNE 10, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
emma.c.baughman@gmail.com

Problems that we now call “ecological” were part of proletarian misery that Marx knew and described well: malnutrition, polluted air and water, noise, a degenerating environment, and overpopulatio

A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginings of Wellbeing and Illness; London, 7 November 2014; CFP deadline 1 August

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians Student Members / Birkbeck / Wellcome
contact email: 
fijohnstone@hotmail.com

What is the relationship between art and health, and how has it varied across different historical periods and disciplines?

UPDATE: Gender, Identity and Sexualaity for NEPCA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Submission deadline has been extended or paper proposals on gender, identity and sexuality for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, Oc

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

Writing Communities: People as Place

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
writingcommunities@outlook.com

Writing Communities: People as Place

Falmouth University PG/ECR Conference July 29th – 30th 2014 (£25)

Call for Papers

Call for Papers-Indian Popular Culture Panel-Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Indian Film is the most popular media for most of the world, and yet academia has only scratched the surface of studying it.

The Cultural Legacy of The Grapes of Wrath

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Raub Vivian/CSUB Public History Institute
contact email: 
csubgrapesofwrath@csub.edu

This is a call for papers for a conference at CSU Bakersfield (Nov. 6-8) on the cultural legacy of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath in this, the 75th anniversary of its publication.

The Spanish Stage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (6/17; 9-25-27)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVII
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

This session seeks papers on the dramatic literature of medieval and renaissance Spain.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

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

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 15, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

FAU Comparative Studies Student Association Conference Focusing on the Post(-): An Interdisciplinary Perspective October 24-25

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University Comparative Studies Student Association
contact email: 
faucssaconference@gmail.com

FAU Comparative Studies Student Association Conference
Focusing on the Post(-): An Interdisciplinary Perspective
October 24-25, 2014
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

[UPDATED]: InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition (Extended Deadline: June 23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Studies Department / Kimse Yok Mu
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

"21st Century Englishes" Graduate student conference

full name / name of organization: 
BGSU conference planning committee
contact email: 
kenhayes386@gmail.com

“21st Century Englishes” Graduate Student Conference

Date: Oct. 4, 2014
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

[UPDATE] Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050, 10-11 October 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon; Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISIS) in Rome; Institute of Future Cities of The Chinese University of Hong KongK (IfC-CUH)
contact email: 
lmbalula@ics.ul.pt

Check call for ABSTRACTS at the Conference website:
http://www.ufsc2050.ics.ul.pt/
Deadline for Abstracts submission EXTENDED: 30 April 2014

[UPDATE] 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Extended deadline for proposals: 14 May 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS
11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

CFP: Death Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

Deadline: 30 April 2014

Conference: 3 to 5 October 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana

American Childhood in 25 Artifacts

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) (http://mapaca.net/), the Children and Childhood Studies Area of MAPACA will curate a new online

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