category: international conferences

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Worlds of John Thelwall (NYC: 12/15/16; 6/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Romanticism Group
contact email: 
bugg@fordham.edu

THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL

Samuel Beckett and World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Thirthankar Chakraborty / University of Kent
contact email: 
T.Chakraborty@kent.ac.uk

Keynotes

Stanley E. Gontarski, Fábio de Souza Andrade

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE for THE FANTASTIC NOW: RESEARCH IN THE FANTASTIC IN THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

Deadline extension until February 15, 2016.

The Deadline for the 7th annual conference of the GFF (Gesellschaft für

Special Session: "Neo-Colonialism and the Futures of Afro-Asian Solidarity" (MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rinehart@g.harvard.edu

This special session considers the development and/or disintegration of post-Bandung Afro-Asian solidarities during the "second scramble" for Africa, debates over Affirmative Action, and #blacklivesma

In the Light of Gloriana Conference; Nov 18-21, 2016 -- CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Gloriana Society
contact email: 
glorianasoc@gmail.com

The Gloriana Society invites advanced graduate students and faculty to attend the inaugural meeting of our biannual conference In the Light of Gloriana, Nov 18-21, 2016 at the Tower of London.

"Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts and Cultures, 1660-1830" (5-7 October, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huelva, Spain
contact email: 
villegas@uhu.es

6TH CONFERENCE OF THE APHRA BEHN EUROPE SOCIETY

“GENDER CARTOGRAPHIES: HISTORIES, TEXTS & CULTURES
IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1660-1830”

University of Huelva, Spain

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
agathachristieconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

A One-Day Conference at the University of Exeter, Monday 20th June 2016

Confirmed Keynotes

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

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

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

with keynotes from:
Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck, University of London)
and
Dr Patricia Wheeler (University of Hertfordshire)

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature
contact email: 
scotlit@sfu.ca

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

[UPDATE] Ninth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) (Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016, Gothenburg)

full name / name of organization: 
Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

CALL FOR PAPERS

POSTHUMAN FUTURES

full name / name of organization: 
NYU-Liberal Studies, New York University
contact email: 
nyposthuman@gmail.com

Glocal* Symposium
“POSTHUMAN FUTURES”
NYU-Liberal Studies, New York University, April 22nd 2016

In collaboration with the New York Posthuman Research Group

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

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.

Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect, September 22-25 2016, Banff

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Keynotes

1. Daniel Heath Justice, University of British Columbia
2. Smaro Kamboureli, University of Toronto
3. Daniel Laforest, University of Alberta

Round-Table of Invited Authors

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

CfP: ‘All the World’s a Stage’: Performing Identity in Everyday Life, one-day inter-disciplinary conference, University of Bristol, 1st July 2016.

IGNCC Comics Conference - Graphic Gothic - CFP deadline 31/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics; Studies in Comics; Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics; Gothic Studies Network
contact email: 
igncc16@gmail.com

The Seventh International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics present GRAPHIC GOTHIC
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK: w/c 11 July 2016

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
Call for Papers
Email contact:

Madness

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad9@inter-disciplinary.net

Madness
8th Global Meeting
The Making Sense Of: Madness Project

Sunday 10th July – Tuesday 12th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016

[REMINDER] Transnational French Modernisms

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Bootle, Rebecca Ferreboeuf, Zoë Roth (Durham University, UK)
contact email: 
transnationalfrenchmodernisms@gmail.com

Transnational French Modernisms

7th-8th July 2016, Durham University, UK

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Jonathan Eburne (Penn State)

Professor Susan Harrow (Bristol)

UPDATE (DEADLINE ATTACHED) 23rd METU BNC

full name / name of organization: 
23rd British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work
contact email: 
http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/index.htm

23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

27-28 October 2016
METU Culture and Convention Centre
Ankara, Turkey

Department of Foreign Language Education,

The World of E. M. Forster - E. M. Forster and the World (Olsztyn/Poland, Sep. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; University of Warsaw; University of Trier; International E. M. Forster Society
contact email: 
conference@society.emforster.de

One may as well begin with an invitation:

"Bare Lives: Dispossession and Exposure in 20th and 21st Centuries British Literature and Visual Arts", 21-22 October 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paul Valéry — Montepellier 3, France
contact email: 
christine.reynier@univ-montp3.fr

Bare lives: dispossession and exposure
Keynote speaker: Stephen Ross (University of Victoria, BC, Canada)

Above. Degrees of Elevation - 12 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, the University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
Nina.Engelhardt@uni-koeln.de

Call for Papers

Above. Degrees of Elevation
One-day workshop – 12 May 2016, IASH Edinburgh

[UPDATE] POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE, 27-28 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hong, Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE
27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong
Keynote speakers: Eugene O’Brien, Mary immaculate College, University of Limerick

[UPDATE] 23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

23rd BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE:
Agatha Christie and Her Work
postponed
Department of Foreign Language Education

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

CFPCentenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 5-6 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Research Centre, University College Dublin
contact email: 
anne.fogarty@ucd.ie

All topics are welcome, especially presentations on new insights and perspectives.
Venue: James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland

Imperial Middlebrow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
k.macdonald@reading.ac.uk

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Suicide

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suicide2@inter-disciplinary.net

Suicide
2nd Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Monday 18th July – Wednesday 20th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference September 26-28

full name / name of organization: 
The Center: Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center
contact email: 
thecenteratuco@gmail.com

The Center at the University of Central Oklahoma, composed of the Women’s Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center, invites proposals for presentations at the first annual Gender and Sexuality

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE]: "The Soul in Community: Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France," 13-15 Oct. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Collectif d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire du Spirituel sous l’Ancien Régime (CAHSA)
contact email: 
Spiritualitecolloque2016@gmail.com

Deadline has been extended to 15 February 2016. We welcome your proposals.

(French version below)

Call for Papers

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