The University of St. Thomas is looking for papers for the Spring English Graduate Conference on April 24, 2015. Please check the link below for more information!
The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King's, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the Cultural Legacies of World War I, to be held at King's from 21-23 May 2015.
The conference will cover a wide range of aspects of how the First World War changed the world, such as its geopolitical aftermath (and its current repercussions in the Middle East); how people thought about future wars; the war's impact on social history, the arts and popular cultures, and on science, technology, nursing and medicine.
The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor two panels at the annual American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2015. Please send brief abstracts for papers on any subject related to Cormac McCarthy's life and work by January 30,2015 to Steven Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org
MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Brantlinger of Indiana University, and the plenary address will be given by Alison Games of Georgetown University.
2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
"R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures"
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Deadline for Abstract Submission: January 12, 2015
"One magic word today seems capable of compensating for all sufferings, resolving all anxieties, avenging the past, curing present ills, summing up all future possibilities: that word is revolution. . . all this, however, does not prevent it from possibly being meaningless." – Simone Weil, from Oppression and Liberty
We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled "Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time," to be held at Indiana University, Bloomington on March 26-28, 2015. Join us for the 13th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.
It is my pleasure to announce that we are editing a book entitled South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative. The book will be published with an ISBN and hopefully from a reputed publishing house. We are asking for articles that explore the following themes:
a. Partition trauma and fictional representation
b. The crisis of representation/Capturing the unrepresentable
c. Post-memory and fiction
d. Narrative technique (Realistic, postmodernist, etc.)
e. Autobiographical fiction
g. The genre of trauma fiction
h. Movie adaptations of partition fictions
These themes are expected to be explored with reference to the following novels:
"The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future." David Harvey
"Once upon a time, a very long time ago now, about last Friday, Winnie-the-Pooh lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders." A.A. Milne
"Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you." Wendell Berry
Call for papers: NNCORE 2015 International Conference in Comics Studies
University of Oslo, Norway, June 11-12, 2015.
Conference theme: "War and Conflict in Sequential Art"
Organized by the Nordic Network for Comics Research in cooperation with the University of Oslo, The Norwegian Research Council, and Oslo Comics Expo.
We invite proposals for presentations on the conference theme in any discipline in the human and social sciences.
Potential topics (though of course these are only suggestions):
American Literature Association Call for Proposals
The Emerson Society will sponsor two panels (covering one topic) at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA from May 21-24, 2015. For information about the conference, see
The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Brantlinger of Indiana University, and the plenary address will be given by Alison Games of Georgetown University.
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS
38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 28th, 2015
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079
The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and study of literature and writing.
Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)
The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce their first interdisciplinary graduate student conference:
The Personal Meets the National
April 10 and 11, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Graphic Novelist Marzena Sowa
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
In collaboration with
Ad Parnassum Journal
Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi's Works
24-26 November 2015
COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SAN MICHELETTO - Lucca