category: international conferences

UPDATE - Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Transla

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

Space and Place

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp7@inter-disciplinary.net

Space and Place
The Space and Place Project: 7th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations

Thursday 1st September – Saturday 3rd September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

AAL Annual Conference: Literature and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Western Sydney University
contact email: 
a.jamison@westernsydney.edu.au

11-13 July 2016, Western Sydney University

Feminism Today - what it really means

full name / name of organization: 
The Bookshelf Blonde
contact email: 
feminismconference@gmail.com

Important dates
20 March 2016 – Abstract (500 words) and biography (500 words) due
28 March 2016 – Feedback given
2 June 2016 – Full paper due (3500 - 4000 words)

[UPDATE] Verging: Technologies/Practices/Aesthetics in Contemporary Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium: Cinema and Media Studies at York University, Toronto
contact email: 
verging2016@gmail.com


Two-day Symposium (March 18th - 19th), Toronto

Added Guests**** Jonathan Harris, Ralph Dfouni, and Ghassan Fayad
Deadline Approaching: Friday, February 19th by 5PM

Panelists sought for NWSA, 10-13 November 2016 - Methodologies of decolonization and unsettling‏

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Hurst and Krista Johnston
contact email: 
rahurst@stfx.ca

We are currently seeking 1-2 panelists for the NWSA conference, "Decoloniality," which will be held November 10-13 in Montreal.

Roots and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
roots1@inter-disciplinary.net

Roots and Legacies
A Cultures, Societies, Traditions Project

1st Global Meeting
Call for Participation 2016

Tuesday 13th September – Thursday 15th September 2016

Conference “Theory and Practice of Authenticity in Global Cultural Production”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Studies, University of Bern
contact email: 
christina.cavedon@ens.unibe.ch

While in academia the notion of authenticity has been increasingly discredited, it thrives as a label within popular discourses and for the marketing of cultural artefacts.

"Samuel Beckett and World Literature", 4 to 5 May 2016

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

Keynotes
Stanley E. Gontarski, Florida State University
Fábio de Souza Andrade, University of São Paulo

Cars In/Of Culture: Mobility, Materiality, Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cars1@inter-disciplinary.net

Cars In/Of Culture: Mobility, Materiality, Representation
Call for Participation 2016

1st Global Conference

Tuesday 13th September – Thursday 15th September 2016

Call For Panels: Pittsburgh, PA International Sculpture Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The International Sculpture Center
contact email: 
events@sculpture.org

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended - New Materialisms and Economies of Excess: An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
comparative.lit@emory.edu

New Materialisms and Economies of Excess: An International Conference

September 29 – October 1, 2016
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

"Global Asynchronies: National Time and Transnational Dissent" MLA Special Session (Philadelphia, 5-8 January 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan Meneses / University of North Carolina, Charlotte
contact email: 
juan.meneses@uncc.edu

This non-guaranteed, MLA special seeks papers that examine how literary and audiovisual works articulate dissent by operating at different national tempos, challenging the global synchronicity that do

3/15/16 Aging in Atwood and/or Lessing (for MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

“Boundaries of Life: Ageism and Aging in Works by Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing.” This session, co-sponsored by the Margaret Atwood Society and the Doris Lessing Society, is inspired by the 20

Adoption and Culture 2016: Building Communities, Changing Discourses, 27-29 October 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sixth Biennial International Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
asac.conference@gmail.com

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar Downtown Hotel, 27-29 October 2016
Proposal deadline 1 March 2016

Call for Conference Papers on Les Danses Macabres & Music

full name / name of organization: 
International Screendance Conference at Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Screendance Conference of the Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (Univeresity of Burgundy, France) is seeking conference presentations for a panel on the music of Le

Norm and Anomaly in Literature, Culture, and Language 19-20 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Franciszek Karpiński Institute for Regional Culture and Literary Research, Siedlce POLAND
contact email: 
normanomaly2016@gmail.com

Norm and anomaly have long constituted a binary opposition whose boundaries are becoming increasingly blurry and open to scrutiny. What precisely does the ‘norm’ mean?

(UPDATE) Final Call for Conference Papers: Uprising: The 6th International Conference of Dance Research Forum Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Dance Research Forum Ireland
contact email: 
chairperson@danceresearchforumireland.org

Date: June 22, 2016 to June 26, 2016
Location: New York University, New York, United States
FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: FEBRUARY 28th, 2016
URL: http://www.danceresearchforumireland.org

UpRising

Boundaries of Life: Ageism and Aging in Works by Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society and Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lauren.maxwell@citadel.edu

This session, co-sponsored by the Margaret Atwood Society and the Doris Lessing Society, is inspired by the 2017 Presidential Theme, “Boundary Conditions.” By focusing on ageism and aging in

[UPDATE] Extended deadline - “Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

[update] John Steinbeck as an International Writer

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies, San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

Update: Proposal deadline extended to March 15, 2016.

Conference Description:

Comedy and Critical Thought: Laughter as Resistance?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
criticalcomedykent@gmail.com

The Centre for Critical Thought, the Centre for Comic and Popular Performance and the Aesthetics Research Centre at the University of Kent are glad to invite 250-word abstracts for

The Destruction of Art (Past and Present)

full name / name of organization: 
Rea Bethel Art History Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
rbethel@umassd.edu

International Undergraduate Student Symposium
Art History Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
April 14, 2016

SPECTRUM

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dhaka
contact email: 
spectrum.ed.du@gmail.com

Spectrum, a refereed journal published by the Department of English, University of Dhaka, seeks submissions of scholarly articles, book reviews, translations and creative pieces for its forthcoming is

[UPDATE] Inaugural Communication & Media Studies Conference

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comparative Medievalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Medieval Forum of the MLA (Philadelphia, January 2017)
contact email: 
jhsy@gwu.edu

What cultural work does the medieval past perform in global media and cultural productions—textual, visual, musical, performative, cinematic?

MLA Special Session Proposal: Episteme of Inequality: Studying Postcolonial Wealth Formation

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 (in Philadelphia)
contact email: 
meruprecht@yahoo.com

MLA Special Session:

DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Metal in Strange Places: Aural, Emotional, Tactile, Visual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

October 20-22, 2016
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH 45469-1520, USA

MLA Special Session Proposal: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (5–8 January 2017, Philadelphia)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This panel will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016, London, May 9-15

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
gradfestival@gold.ac.uk

The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

[UPDATE] The First of May: Politics in the Victorian Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
The Gladstone Centre at Gladstone's Library
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org

6-8 July 2016 at Gladstone's Library, Flintshire, Wales

Trans- States: The art of crossing over - 9 & 10 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton, UK - School of the Arts
contact email: 
cavan.mclaughlin@northampton.ac.uk

University of Northampton, 9 & 10th September, 2016
Trans-States.org

This is a transdisciplinary conference that will explore representations in contemporary visual culture of boundary crossing, liminality and queerification with specific reference to occultism, mysticism, shamanism and other esoteric and spiritual practices.

Theorising the Popular Conference June 28th-29th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
Dr Jacqui Miller: millerj@hope.ac.uk

Theorising the Popular Conference
Liverpool Hope University
June 28th-29th 2016

[UPDATE] Go East! Ecocriticism in Central and Eastern Europe, May 21-22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw, The Dept. of Literary Theory, Dept. of Romantic Literature, and the Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory
contact email: 
dkntlconference@gmail.com

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Scott Slovic (University of Idaho)
Invited speaker: Dr. Julia Fiedorczuk (University of Warsaw)

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