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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.

McLuhan's Faith and Works Conference - Winnipeg, Oct 18-19, 2015

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:34am
IISTC and the Marshall McLuhan Initiative

The First Joint Conference
International Institute for the Study of Technology and Christianity (IISTC)
and The Marshall McLuhan Initiative
McLuhan's Faith and Works
October 18-19, 2015 St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CANADA
Conference Coordinators:
Read Mercer Schuchardt ( Wheaton College
Howard R. Engel ( St. Paul's College

Literature of Status / The Status of Literature [UPDATE]

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:17am
The University of Alabama Department of English

The University of Alabama English Department will host its thirty-first Symposium on English and American Literature on March 5-8, 2015. The theme for 2015 is "Literature of Status / The Status of Literature," with a keynote address from Marshall Brown, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.

Language/Knowledge/Power: A Graduate Conference - March 28, 2015

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:26am
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization

The English Graduate Student Organization of Virginia Tech welcomes papers and presentations related to this year's conference theme: Language/Knowledge/Power.

Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2015)

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:24am
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:
•Age and the Posthuman
•Pain and Old Age

Deadline for 2015 Graduate Student Essay Contest: 15 February 2015

[UPDATE] Young Shakespeare (extended deadline: 11/10/14)

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 5:24am
Société Française Shakespeare

The 2015 Annual Conference of the French Shakespeare Society will take place in Paris in March 19-21, 2015.

We welcome proposals on all aspects concerning youth and Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

- What exactly was innovative, revolutionary even, in Shakespeare's youthful productions, and what might be learnt from them by today's young audiences, scholars, performers and readers?
- How far can today's young actors, directors, academics in literature and history, find inspiration for their own works in the "Young Shakespeare" experience?
- What types of products and productions aimed at young people today draw their titles, characters or elements of plots from Shakespeare?

California State, University, Long Beach -- Watermark 9 -- English Scholarly Journal -- Deadline February 2, 2015

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:13am
Watermark Journal

Watermark, an annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our ninth volume. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with the fields of rhetoric and composition, and literature of all genres and periods. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.

Possible topics may include, but are not limited to: