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[UPDATE] "The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition"

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:19pm
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference. This year's annual conference will be held February 5-7, 2015 at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and will feature papers, panels, workshops, creative writing readings, and speakers related to our annual theme, which is as follows.

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 3:12pm
WSQ at the Feminist Press

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

[UDATE] Andrew Marvell Society Calls for Papers

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 6:43am
Andrew Marvell Society

We are actively seeking contributions of various kinds to the conference and journal of the Andrew Marvell Society.

- Explorations of "Daphnis and Chloe." The Society invites abstracts for papers on any aspect of Marvell's poem "Daphnis and Chloe," to be presented at our annual meeting in Raleigh, NC, March 12-14, 2015. Abstracts must be submitted by December 1 at Papers chosen for this panel will be published as a group in the Summer 2015 issue of the Society's official publication, the Andrew Marvell Newsletter.

[UPDATE] [NEW DEADLINE: NOV. 30] Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean; Nicosia, Cyprus, 3-6 June 2015

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:34am
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Over the centuries, the peoples and nations of the Mediterranean have been divided but also connected by the sea. Its trade routes have facilitated traffic and ideas, artistic creativity, and architecture, as well as commerce. Cultures have evolved and empires have risen and declined through processes that have impacted the histories and cultures of countries washed by the Mediterranean.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:42pm
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

February 26, 27 & 28, 2015

With Keynote Speaker, ERIC LOTT

Journal of Folklore Research - Call for Submissions

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
Journal of Folklore Research

Journal of Folklore Research
Submit by June 1, 2015

The Journal of Folklore Research invites submissions for a special issue devoted to medieval and early modern folklore and culture, tentatively scheduled for publication in 2016. We welcome submission of papers that deal with any aspect of this period, on material from any geographic area. Contributions that situate medieval and early modern culture within contemporary theoretical debates or engage with problems of methodology and interpretation are especially desired. All submissions should be informed by and engage with contemporary scholarship in folkloristics.

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:34pm
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:23pm
Early Modern Center at UCSB's English Department

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 27-28, 2015
Abstracts Due: December 5, 2014

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, "Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800," to be held on February 27-28, 2015. We are excited to announce our keynote speakers, Professor of English Patricia Fumerton (UC Santa Barbara) and Seth Low Professor of History Pamela H. Smith (Columbia).

Perspectives on Power : Textual and Cinematic Representations March 27-28, 2015

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:55pm
University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park invites paper proposals for our biennial Graduate Student Colloquium. This interdisciplinary conference will address perspectives on power and all its implications within, but not limited to, political, literary, cinematic and cultural contexts, as well as linguistics and Second Language Acquisition studies. We welcome papers from graduate students of the humanities and encourage works that take an interdisciplinary approach and consider intersections of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, resistance, disability, nation, empire, class, civil rights, labor, and religion, among others.

Proposal Guidelines

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:59pm
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English

Call For Proposals: "Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time"
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.

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:21pm
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
February 20th and 21st , 2015
Deadline: December 5th
Submission Portal at

"Voyages" Conference - Spring 2015

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 2:56pm
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN

1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

There is no mistaking the physical exploration entailed in this simple definition of a voyage, and yet the word's Latin origin, viaticum, or "provisions for a journey," calls to mind far more than embarkment alone. The origin of the word itself invites us to consider the predicate needs at our own or others' starting point(s): How will we prepare ourselves? What will allow us, inspire us, or force us to leave our present situation in pursuit of something beyond our realm of experience?

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 4:13am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014
Please visit:
in addition to following the notice below.
Ph: 91-8130224674

Global Shakespeares

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:41pm
Presidency University, Kolkata (India)

Global Shakespeares,
Presidency University, Kolkata

Recent scholarship has laid much emphasis on how William Shakespeare's plays engaged directly with what is now being described as the "Global Renaissance". From Titus Andronicus to The Tempest, his plays seem deeply interested in staging and exploring racialized others and moments of contact. At the same time, Shakespeare as part of the British literary canon, played a vital role in the colonial machinery; and later became an indispensable part of postcolonial resistance.