category: travel writing

Essay Collection: Darwin in American Textual Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Fisher and Tina Gianquitto
contact email: 
lfisher@pugetsound.edu and tinagian@mines.edu

Darwin in American Textual Studies

Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities [February 24-26, 2011]

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

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 7th Annual MadLit Conference.

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York

Keynote speaker
Professor Nigel Smith
Princeton University

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature/ Book Collection 31st January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University UK
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, l.normand@mdx.ac.uk

This book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, will be a coherent, critical examination of British and USA literature’s engagement with Buddhism in

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] IALJS-6 "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium - 12-14 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

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

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

"The Vulgar and the Proper: Victorian Manners and Mores" October 13-15, 2011, Houston, Tx

full name / name of organization: 
VISAWUS: Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
Laurel.Williamson@sjcd.edu

The 16th annual conference focuses on Victorian obsessions with vulgarity and propriety.

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