category: international conferences

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

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

[REMINDER] British Shakespeare Association Conference: 8-11 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

Keynote speakers:

Susan Bassnett (University of Warwick)

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
resoundingvoicesdurham@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Farmington (Maine)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr, dpgunn@maine.edu, eliane.elmaleh@univ-lemans.fr

International Conference
University of Maine at Farmington, USA/Université du Maine, France
To be held at University of Maine at Farmington

Adaptation in the Arts: Theory and Practice

International conference: Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World, Sibiu, 19-21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

Reading Matters:
Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK, 27 Feb. 2016 (London)

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Wang/Williams College
contact email: 
dwang@williams.edu

Call for Contributions
University of Sussex and the Poetics Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London present:

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK

WORDS - Medieval Textuality and its Material Display (Paris June 30th - July 2nd, 2016) DEADLINE: January 30th

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society
contact email: 
communications.ims.paris@gmail.com

WORDS - Medieval Textuality and its Material Display
Paris, June 30th - July 2nd 2016

Keynote Speakers:
Eric Palazzo (Université de Poitiers)

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Digesting Discourses" #iuic16

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2016 keynote speaker, Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College!

SIGHTLINES - University of Toronto Cinema Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
sightlines2016@gmail.com

Our conference, Sightlines, takes into consideration the sound [saɪt]* and all that it encompasses.

Translation/Transnation: Languages, Geographies, Genders

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
TechCompLit@gmail.com

Central to the Latin word translatio is the notion of ‘carrying across’ or crossing boundaries.

Translating and Adapting Petrarch's sonnets (abstracts Dec 15, 2015; study day Feb 19, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PRISMES Research Group, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris
contact email: 
sonnetintranslation@gmail.com

The PRISMES research group in Anglophone Studies at the Sorbonne nouvelle/ Sorbonne Paris Cité University is pleased to announce the launch of a Young Researchers' programme on Translating and adapti

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Wang/Williams College
contact email: 
dwang@williams.edu

University of Sussex and the Poetics Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London present:

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK

9.30am-6pm, Saturday 27th February 2016

[UPDATE] CFP Indian Shakespeares on Screen April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham, RHUL, York, Boston, QMUL & Warwick
contact email: 
shakespeareandbollywood@gmail.com

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Indian Shakespeares on Screen

Symposium Reading the Present through the Past - 4 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Daný van Dam / The Netherlands Research School for Literature
contact email: 
vandamhd@cardiff.ac.uk

Reading the Present through the Past
Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction

Call for Papers

One-day symposium, 4 March 2016

CfP Participation in Media Cultures: Studying Participation within Immigration Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Media Studies, University of Tuebingen, Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas & Dr. Miriam Stehling
contact email: 
miriam.stehling@uni-tuebingen.de

Deadline for Applications: December 15th, 2015

Date: April 5-8, 2016
Location: Institute of Media Studies, University of Tuebingen
Organizers: Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas & Dr. Miriam Stehling

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, April 8, 2016, University of Rochester

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
contact email: 
SBAI2016conf@gmail.com

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

The 3rd Annual International David Foster Wallace Conference - Submit by March 1, 2016; Conference July 28-30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International David Foster Wallace Conference
contact email: 
dfwconference@gmail.com

The Third Annual International David Foster Wallace Conference celebrates the 20th anniversary of the publication of Infinite Jest by inviting submissions about what is widely considered to be

Looking at the Review: Britain and Beyond, World Shakespeare Conference, 1 Jul-6 Aug 2016 (Register by 1 Feb 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
'Looking at the Review: Britain and Beyond', Seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.lamb@qub.ac.uk

The theatre review—often the most accessible evidence of reception of a theatrical event and central to the work of all scholars of performance—is an under-theorised genre.

Poetics of the Algorithm: Narrative, the Digital, and ‘Unidentified’ Media (Liège, 16-18 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
ACME Comics Research Group
contact email: 
acme.bdresearch@gmail.com

Poetics of the Algorithm: Narrative, the Digital, and ‘Unidentified’ Media

An International Conference organized by the ACME Comics Research Group

[UPDATE] Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Deadline extended to December 1, 2015

Sound / Writing : On Homophonic Translation (Paris, Nov 17-19, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Vincent Broqua & Dirk Weissmann (Universities of Paris at Saint-Denis and Créteil)
contact email: 
homophonic.translation.2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers [French and German versions: scroll below]

Sound / Writing: On Homophonic Translation

International conference, Paris, November 17-19, 2016

Organizers:

S85 - Fantasy Literature & Place - ESSE Galway Monday 22nd – Friday 26th August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jane Suzanne Carroll, University of Roehampton; Anja Müller, University of Siegen
contact email: 
jane.carroll@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for papers

ESSE Galway Monday 22nd – Friday 26th August 2016
S85 - Fantasy Literature & Place

Conveners

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

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

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

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

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories; Conference Papers CFP; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein, Saint Martin's University
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories

International Conference on the Short Story in English; July 13-16, 2015 in Shanghai, China; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

“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.

Extended Deadline >> 30 Nov<<<< Post-Screen Conferences

full name / name of organization: 
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures
contact email: 
postscreenfestival@gmail.com

[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)

SCSC 2016 August 18-20, Bruges, Belgium

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)

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

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