category: international conferences

International Conference The Future of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Pixel
contact email: 
edu_future@pixel-online.net

International Conference The Future of Education
International Event on Future Education Trends

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

Scotland - SCOTTland, Schönburg, Germany 26-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
info@walterscott.de

The title slogan has been infused with a breath of fresh air by the publication of Stuart Kelly’s Scottland – The Man Who Invented A Nation (2010).

[UPDATE] Université de Montréal: Literature on the Margins, March 11-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
EGSS Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egsscoll2011@gmail.com

CFP: Literature on the Margins, March 11-12, 2011

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction 17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
Statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC, QUB) Crime Genre Research Group -

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

CFP - ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, Adelaide, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

Call for Papers

University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011.

CFP ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons
University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011

Call for Papers

Literature and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Association for Literary Translation
contact email: 
arts-aalitra@monash.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

[UPDATE] LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly & Activist Kinships, Madrid, 3-5 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Syracuse University LGBT Studies Program
contact email: 
mrhimley@syr.edu

CFP UPDATE: KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED & DEADLINE EXTENDED
Revised deadline: January 5, 2011

LGBT/Queer Studies:
Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships
An International Conference

“‘After the Ball.’ Post-Celtic Tiger cultural productions and practices” December 2 & 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Caen, France
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

The impact of the Celtic Tiger and the following recession on cultural creation and practices opens a new area of investigation for scholars in cultural history, cultural economy, sociology, art histo

Mediterranean Topographies Symposium: Comparative and Interdiciplinary Approaches to Mediterranean Studies. April 8,9.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atkamal@umich.edu, Hadjipol@umich.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Mediterranean Topographies: Comparative and Interdisciplinary
Approaches to Mediterranean Studies

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

CAL STATE FULLERTON GRAD CONFERENCE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACACIA
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

RETALIATION 2011

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation. The conference will be held on Friday,

"Travelling Melville" - MLA Melville Society Panel (Seattle, January 5-8, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Milette Shamir
contact email: 
mshamir@post.tau.ac.il

The title of this panel does not refer to the several trips Melville took during his lifetime, or to the many voyages depicted in his novels.

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

CFP: Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video (NYU, August 11-14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18
contact email: 
drnels@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a panel to be entitled "Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video" to be proposed for Visible Evidence 18, which is being held at New York University from August

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

International Conference on Information Society, London, June 27-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@i-society.eu

The International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2011)
is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter.
The i-Society is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

[UPDATE] ISEA2011 ISTANBUL - ALL DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

Dear All,

for ISEA2011 Istanbul all selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, ISSN and DOI.

ALL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED to JANUARY 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] The Task of the Critic: March 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anna.henke@yale.edu

BORDERS (May 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Izmir, Turkey
contact email: 
egeius2011@gmail.com

The 2nd International Undergraduate Symposium, organized by the undergraduate students of Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, will be held on 23-24 May

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

New Critical Perspectives on the 'Trace': An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011

CFP - The Everyday: Experiences, Concepts, Narratives (April 14 - 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
thinking.the.everyday@gmail.com

The Everyday
Experiences, Concepts, Narratives

Thursday April 14 – Saturday April 16
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada

HEART2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Workshop on Highly Efficient Accelerators and Reconfigurable Technologies
contact email: 
heart2011-inquiry@lila.cs.tsukuba.ac.jp

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First CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd International Workshop on

Reading Nollywood: An International Symposium, March 23-25, 2011 at the University of Lagos, Nigeria

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria
contact email: 
bic.leu@fulbrightmail.org

*Conveners: Professor Duro Oni (University of Lagos),
Professor Onookome Okome (University of Alberta/Pan African University,
Bic Leu (US Fulbright Fellow/University of Lagos)

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

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

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Defining Academic Work in Modern Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan 5-8)
contact email: 
jcasey@skidmore.edu

This panel seeks to analyze the nature of faculty work in modern languages and literatures from an interdisciplinary, scholarly perspective.

“Transforming Silence: Memory, Remembrance, and Resistance in the Narratives of Caribbean Women Writers”

full name / name of organization: 
The Departments of Foreign Languages, English, and The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
contact email: 
Meccaribbeanconf2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 January 2011

Uses and Abuses of Aesthetics Today (Feb 18-19; abstracts due Jan 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate students in German Studies, Cornell University
contact email: 
aesthetics.cornell2011@gmail.com

SINN UND SINNLICHKEIT: USES AND ABUSES OF AESTHETICS TODAY
Graduate Student Conference in German Studies
Cornell University
February 18-19, 2011

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