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Grad Student Forum

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 5:34pm
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers

The graduate students of the Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden are pleased to invite you to a conversation about Childhood Studies.

English Literature 1700 to Present (standing panel) PAMLA, Claremont, CA, Feb. 5&6, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 3:02pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.
Submit proposals and abstracts for the standing session on English Literature (1700 to present) via PAMLA's online submission process by March 25, 2011. Contact Annette Hulbert ( with questions.
PAMLA's Online Submission Process In-Depth:
1). The Online CFP List of all approved Conference Sessions is available at:

31st Harvard Celtic Colloquium - CFP

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 4:50pm
Harvard Celtic Colloquium

The Harvard Celtic Department cordially invites proposals for papers on topics
which relate directly to Celtic studies (Celtic languages and literatures in
any phase; cultural, historical or social science topics; theoretical
perspectives, etc.) for their 31st Annual Celtic Colloquium, to take place at
Harvard University, October 7-9, 2011. Papers concerning interdisciplinary
research with a Celtic focus are also invited. Attendance is free.

Poetry and the Material World

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 2:19pm
University College Falmouth - English

Essays are solicited for a growing anthology entitled Poetry and the Real.

[UPDATE] Annual Conference BAVS, 1-2 Sept, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 10:01am
British Association for Victorian Studies

Composition and Decomposition

The University of Birmingham will be hosting the 2011 BAVS Conference, 1–3 September 2011, on the Edgbaston campus. We invite papers that deal with the conference theme of

'Composition and Decomposition'

in all its various connotations.


Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 2:34am
2nd International BAKEA PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY Denizli, Turkey

Denizli, Turkey
2nd International
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies

5-6-7 October 2011

The BAKEA Symposium welcomes papers and panel proposals from the researchers in the fields of English, American, French and German Cultures and Literatures

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:21pm
John Blair / University of West Georgia

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Cultural studies, the Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Philosophy and History. Papers, proposed performances, art installations or screenings may be submitted by scholars, writers, artists or performers and may be in English, French, German or Spanish. Conference participants will be encouraged to expand and revise their papers for submission to a special issue of JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts.

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session MLA 2012 (Seattle, Jan. 5-8)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:18pm
Kathleen Howard

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session, MLA 2012

What does new formalism bring to the popular religious novel? Marjorie Levinson has suggested that new formalism, in its most sensitive and nuanced instances, offers a way of re-approaching central questions concerning the work of literature in modernity. It does this, not by rejecting history as a grounding methodological episteme, but by returning, historically, to the different ways literary form has been understood over time, as engendering experiences that are not perfectly coincidental with history itself.

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 1:53pm
One-day Postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.), June 24th 2011

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency and subjectivity beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

* One-day postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham
* Friday 24 June 2011
* Keynote Speaker: Sarah Kember (Goldsmiths, University of London)


'Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant'

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)