category: theory

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** 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

(UPDATE): CFP: Critiquing Humanism (Deadline: May 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

Literary Networks and Cultural Collaborations: From 19th Century to the Present Day. 29th October, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
literarynetworks2016@gmail.com

Literary Networks and Cultural Collaborations: From 19th Century to the Present Day

Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr. Joanne Winning (Birkbeck College)

GLBTQ Studies @ MAPACA 2016 (Atlantic City, 11/3 thru 11/5)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast - One-day Interdisciplinary Conference - 7th September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
beautybeastbristol@gmail.com

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

One-day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Bristol

7th September 2016

Keynote speakers

Dr. Amy Davis, University of Hull

Signifying Spaces: Theory, Method, Textual Practice, 26-28 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Philology Institute, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland
contact email: 
signifyingspaces.umcs@gmail.com

Conference website: www.signifyingspaces.wordpress.com

(De)Minoritization

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kairouan - Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences
contact email: 
snighaoui@gmail.com

The organizers of the first RGPN study day are pleased to invite submissions on aspects of minoritization/deminoritization in language, culture, ethnicity, religion, and politics.

[UPDATE] CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a, "Filth" / An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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SLSA 2016 - I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), 3-6 November 2016
contact email: 
sumita.chakraborty@emory.edu

I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), 3-6 November 2016, Atlanta, GA

Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

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