category: romantic

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh (Oxford Travel Cultures Seminar)
contact email: 
travelculturesseminar@gmail.com

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series
University of Oxford
~4 October 2013~

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] 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] 26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

The Worlds of Thomas Pychon -- RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
(RMMLA) Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

Thomas Pynchon has codified himself in the Postmodern cannon as one of the most prolific and inspirational authors alive.

Science and Literature Panel-RMMLA 2013 Vancouver, Washington

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

[UPDATE] Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon. (Conference on 29 June 2013 - Proposal Deadline 15 February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com

Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr.

"Competing Visions" Graduate Conference CFP deadline 1/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst Graduate History Association
contact email: 
ghapage@history.umass.edu

Graduate History Association Ninth Annual Conference
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, March 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

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

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

Sir Walter Scott and Music (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
contact email: 
DrJSDailey@aol.com

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of _Waverley_, the Lyrica Society is sponsoring a session on the interconnection between the works of Sir Walter Scott and music.

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

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.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Health, Mental Health and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] 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

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

But is it art?

full name / name of organization: 
NYU French Dept.
contact email: 
butisitartconference@gmail.com

The Department of French at NYU
announces its annual Graduate Student Conference:

… but is it art?

March 8th and 9th, 2013

Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan1@inter-disciplinary.ney

CFP: Global Research Project on Fan Communities and Fandom
22nd-23rd March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Imagining Sound in the Early Nineteenth Century: April 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Department of Music at Cornell University
contact email: 
imaginingsound2013@gmail.com

The present conference seeks to think creatively about how traces of the nineteenth-century sonic imagination might be sought and in turn provide an opportunity to reassess the musical thought of that

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] "If Walls Could Scream: Gothic Houses Across Media". Seminar. August 5-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

SEMINAR ORGANISED WITHIN the Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, August 5 – 8, 2013: University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Imagery and Influence: Hawthorne and Melville

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society & Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
josephk@email.gwu.edu

Imagery and Influence: Hawthorne and Melville

Grad journal special issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit MARCH 15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Issue 3.2 (Summer 2013) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Joint Special Issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit JUNE 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Peking U. Journal of Comparative Literature and World Literature
contact email: 
dfried@ualberta.ca

Recent understandings of world literature have moved away from a focus on delineating canons of geographically-distributed great works, and towards describing a complex process of influence and reacti

LIES 2013: Michele Roberts and Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

From the early feminists to postmodern protagonists her novels rewrite medieval saints and sinners, Victorian mediums and contemporary visionaries, offering us new perspectives on well known stories a

REMINDER - Feminism;Influence;Inheritance - Deadline 4 Jan '13

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED -- "alt/" Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 1/15/13)

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

3rd Global Conference:Making Sense Of: Chronicity (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Chronicity

Monday 23rd September – Wednesday 25th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Rethinking the Nineteenth Century - 24th August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
rethinking@sheffield.ac.uk

The University of Sheffield
School of English

Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Saturday 24th August 2013

2nd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Graphic Novel

Monday 23rd September – Wednesday 25th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

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