category: rhetoric and composition

[Extension] The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9t

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (second call)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
osullivan@cuhk.edu.hk

As English becomes progressively more multimodal and destandardized and as we look to a future where by 2050 Chinese “will have nearly triple the numbers of speakers that English has” (Ostler, 200

Reminder: Abstracts for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” Due December 31.

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman, Co-President of English Graduate Organization, UNH
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

“The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

Host: The University of New Hampshire’s English Graduate Organization (EGO)

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce - The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 6-7, 2013
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: December 18, 2012

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter, 3-5 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Hull
contact email: 
ekphrasis2013@gmail.com

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

3-5 July 2013

Department of English, University of Hull

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] Shakespeare 450 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
cfp@shakespeareanniversary.org

The Société française Shakespeare is organizing in Paris a week-long conference from 21-27 April 2014 to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference on Translation Studies: Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
umasstranslationconference2013@gmail.com.

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies
“Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field.”
April 27-28, 2013

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

IAPL 2013: Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities (Singapore, 3-9 June)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities
3-9 June 2013
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
37th Annual Conference
National University of Singapore

Idiosycrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching American Ethnic Literatures in the 21st Century/edited text/Proposal Deadline: January , 14, 201

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Androne/Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

I'm seeking contributors to a collection of essays that consider innovative teaching practices for engaging students with American ethnic literatures.

Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War April 25-26, CFP Deadline February 1

full name / name of organization: 
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
narrativemaking@gmail.com

“Narrative-Making in the Aftermath of War” will be a two-day conference sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) of the University of California, Santa Barbara, on April 25-26, 2

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science, March 2013 (Deadline January 4, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign British Modernities Reading Group
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 8-9, 2013

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, SUNY-Buffalo
contact email: 
wisdomlovebuffalo@gmail.com

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

3rd Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
SUNY-BUFFALO, 2013

*Deadline for Abstract Submission: Feb.1st, 2013
Email to: WisdomLoveBuffalo@gmail.com

Grad Student Conference on Translation Studies “Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field."

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
umasstranslationconference2013@gmail.com.

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies
“Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field.”
April 27-28, 2013

CFP Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference in Vancouver BC, May 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Call For Papers:

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

[UPDATE] Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

*NOTE*: The submission date has been moved back to December 15, 2012.

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities"

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acerp@iafor.org

CONFERENCE THEME: "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma"

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acp@iafor.org

2013 Conference Theme: "Connectedness & Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma"

[UPDATE] CFP: "Translatio: From Rhetoric to Empire," 5th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

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