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Re: Telling and Re: Form

updated: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:02pm
Indiana University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Call for Papers

“Re: Telling and Re: Form”

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington

Dates: Friday May 13th – Saturday May 14th, 2022

 

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for Indiana University’s 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, hosted by the Department of English. This conference will be held virtually on Friday May 13th and Saturday May 14th.

 

119th Annual PAMLA Conference in Los Angeles, CA: Special Session CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:40pm
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

PAMLA 2022 Los Angeles: “Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian”

PAMLA welcomes special session proposals for the 2022 PAMLA conference at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California (early morning Friday, November 11 through Sunday night, November 13, 2022) on topics of scholarly interest that are not too close to the topics of our general (standing) sessions (go to https://www.pamla.org/about/constitution-bylaws/ and search for “general sessions” to find a list of PAMLA’s standing sessions). Our system for paper proposals will open in February 2022, with April 30th as the submission deadline.

Cornell EGSO 2022 Conference: Aspiration

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
Cornell English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Cornell EGSO 2022 Conference: Aspiration

Deadline for Submissions: Friday, February 4, 2022

Hybrid Conference April 15th-16th, 2022

Call For Academic and Creative Proposals:

 

It’s no coincidence that ‘aspiration’ means both hope and the act of breathing.

—Ted Chiang, “The Great Silence” 

Electric Literature, 2016

 

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference: Exhaust(ion)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

In the conclusion to Complaint! (2021), Sara Ahmed suggests that “even going through an exhausting of processes can have creative potential.” As much as exhaust signals finality, then, it also acquiesces to a sort of futurity and, in Ahmed’s understanding, even hopefulness: what can develop after we have exhausted all possibilities?

As a verb, “to exhaust” signals depletion and overconsumption as well as fatigue and overexertion. We have exhausted, and we are exhausted; threats of environmental and economic

Comhfhios Irish Studies Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
Irish Studies at Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Comhfhios Boston College

Other Irelands

February 25-26, 2022

Connolly House, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

 

The Irish Studies Graduate Students of Boston College, in conjunction with the Irish Studies Program, are pleased to be hosting the fifth annual Comhfhios Boston College conference. Comhfhios (pronounced “co-is”) meaning “knowledge together,” or “open to all knowledge,” invites emerging scholars in all Irish Studies fields to gather again in Boston. 

 

CONF/CfP-Empowerment and the Arts: How the Humanities Empower Humanity

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Empowerment and the Arts:

How the Humanities Empower Humanity

Graduate Conference in English and the Humanities

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

April 15-16, 2022

Conference will be held virtually, via Zoom. There is no registration fee for this conference.

 

The Lure of Science and Technology in American Culture and Literature: Past, Present, Future

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:38pm
AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENTS OF TURKEY JOINT GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENTS OF TURKEYJOINT GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2022April 28-29, 2022Online CALL FOR PAPERS Hosted byHacettepe University’s American Studies Department In collaboration with the American Studies Departments of Ankara University, AtatürkUniversity, Başkent University, Bilkent University, Dokuz Eylül University,Ege University, Haliç University, and İstanbul University The Lure of Science and Technology in American Culture and LiteraturePast, Present, Future A long time ago, there lived a skillful scientist who hadexperienced a spiritual reaction more striking thanany chemical one.--from Hawthorne, “The Birthmark” What is an ansible, Shevek?An idea. He smiled without much humor.

CFP: "The End of English" Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:38pm
The English Department at Rice University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

“We should all come to the position that our long-standing investments in the literary and cultural values of the standard English curriculum must go the same way as the Confederate and conquistador statues that are falling across the south and southwest.”

—Dr. Jesse Alemán, “The End of English” (2021)

 

CFP - Healing Through the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:34pm
2022 Intermountain Graduate Conference - Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

HEALING THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

March 11 & 12, 2022

 

Location: Virtual

Times: TBD

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University

RE: Recreation, Revisiting, and Reassessing (Virtual Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:34pm
New Voices- Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

RE: Recreation, Revisiting, and Reassessing

Much like the function of RE: in an email response, our theme this year looks to address topics related to returning to, responding to, or reimagining texts in new lights. This year’s conference will be held virtually via WebEx Events on February 10th-11th, 2022 and there is no cost whatsoever to participate in the conference. We invite proposals for papers, panels, roundtable discussions, creative writing readings or workshops, and multi-media art submissions. Although priority will be given to proposals that address the conference theme, we recognize the ambiguity of our theme and welcome all possible interpretations.

2nd Transnational Literary Journalism Summer School: “Literary Journalism of the Interwar Years: The Cases of France, Germany and England”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:33pm
John S. Bak / Université de Lorraine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

Website:https://reportages.event.univ-lorraine.fr/ 

 

The second Summer School of the ReportAGES research project, this six-day graduate course for Master’s and PhD students – throughout Europe and, potentially, the Americas – of Journalism, Communications, Media Studies, English, German, or French Literature, Cultural Studies or Government Policy will explore how historical trends in narrative literary journalism in France, Germany and other nations of the interwar years reshaped the media landscape of each country, distinguishing a European development of the genre not just from its Anglo-American cousins but also from each other.

Cultural Adaptations

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:32pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Call for Papers: Cultural Adaptations

PCA 2022 National Conference, PCA Annual Conference

April 13-16, 2022 (Virtual Conference)/Popular Culture Association (PCA)

 

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture (PCA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:32pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture

PCA 2022 National Conference, PCA Annual Conference

April 13-16, 2022 (Virtual Conference)/Popular Culture Association (PCA)

 

Everyday Heroes and Heroines: Micro and Macro-Resistances in Post-2001 Feature Films

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:32pm
Esthetics and Politics of the Image of Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Everyday Heroes and Heroines: Micro and Macro-Resistances in Post-2001 Feature Films

 

Conference to be held at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, October 22-23, 2022

 

 

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

CHRISTOPHER REEVE

 

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:48pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

CFP: "The End of English" Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 2:21pm
The English Department at Rice University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

“We should all come to the position that our long-standing investments in the literary and cultural values of the standard English curriculum must go the same way as the Confederate and conquistador statues that are falling across the south and southwest.”

—Dr. Jesse Alemán, “The End of English” (2021)

 

UVa GradCon 2022: Networks

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:15pm
Graduate English Students Association, University of Vriginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We are delighted to extend the following updated invitation!

From April 7-9, 2022 the Graduate English Students Association at the University of Virginia will present its annual conference, titled and themed Networks. Our conference committee seeks papers by graduate students, as well as scholars, teachers, researchers, artists, and community leaders, institutionally affiliated or otherwise, on the topic of “networks.” 

[conference] Immortal Materiality Or Mortal Objects?

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Immortal Materiality or Mortal Objects?

Our lives are inextricably entwined with the materiality we both make and utilize, but to what extent is it inseparable from humanity and the identities therein? Does materiality have a life of its own and does it end?

Call for papers for 1-day hybrid conference on 16th of December. Send a title, abstract (max 200 words), full name, university or institution, email and how you plan to join (online or physical attendance) to mortalobjectsconference@gmail.com

Deadline: 19th November

Location: Oudemanhuispoort D.108, Amsterdam or ONLINE

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture (HJC-2) is now calling for abstracts. HJC-2 is an international conference which aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity to showcase their research in the areas of linguistics, literature, and culture.

The conference is scheduled to be held on 30 April 2022 (Saturday) at Hong Kong Baptist University. It will be conducted in mixed mode thereby welcoming attendees and presenters both virtually and in person.

Wear and tear / Usure(s)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Wear and tear / Usure(s)

April 8-9, 2022| Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

 

Keynote: Heidi Brevik-Zender

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at UC Riverside

Narratives of Catastrophe / Récits de catastrophe

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:23pm
Conférence des Gradué·e·s en Littérature Anglaise
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

(une version française suivra)

 

"Narratives of Catastrophe"

 

Newspaper headlines of recent years, detailing extreme weather events, the rising spectres of authoritarian movements and the surveillance state, not to mention the COVID-19 pandemic, describe conditions uncomfortably similar to those typically found in the dystopian novel. As one bookstore in Smalltown Canada put it, “the Apocalyptic Fiction section has now been moved to Current Affairs.” 

 

CFP: "Altered States" - FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Film Studies Association of Canada, Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union (University of Toronto), and the Gradaute Film Student Association (York University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

CFP: FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022) 

The following is a Call for Papers for the 24th Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium, co-hosted by the University of Toronto and York University, to take place online on 18/19 February 2022. Submission guidelines are outlined below.

 

CFP: Altered States

 

Nothing exists that doesn’t have this senseless sense – common to flames, dreams, uncontrollable laughter – in those moments when consumption accelerates, beyond the desire to endure.

- Georges Bataille, The Impossible

 

FINAL REMINDER: CFP: Research, Art, and Writing Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:56pm
The University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

The Arts & Humanities Association of Graduate Students of

The University of Texas at Dallas presents

the thirteenth annual

 

RAW: Research, Art & Writing Graduate Student Conference

 

Reality, Reflection, and Retrospection:

Perceptions on Time, Space, and Subjectivity

 

Saturday, February 12, 2022

 

Memory: Forgetting, Futures, and Foundations

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:56pm
Stony Brook University Department of English / Graduate English Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

Stony Brook University
34th Annual English Graduate Conference
February 24th-25th, 2022

“Memory: Forgetting, Futures, and Foundations”

Keynote Speaker
Edgar Garcia
University of Chicago

“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.”
- William Faulkner, A Light in August

Communities of Distance

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:41pm
Marshall Meyer / Johns Hopkins University Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

From the global to the individual level, our sense of community has undergone a profound transformation within just a couple years. Where it once suggested closeness and intimacy, community now paradoxically demands that we maintain a healthy distance from one another—each one of us a monad tucked away in our respective homes, our old sources of community displaced as they transition to virtual formats. We even maintain patterns of disciplined isolation to protect the health and safety of those whom we would otherwise not need to consider.

The Child of the Future, Call for Paper Proposals Deadline for submission: January 5th, 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:37pm
University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

The Child of the Future Call for Paper ProposalsDeadline for submission: January 5th, 2022 University of Cambridge, St John's College | Thursday June 30th – Friday July 1st, 2022 "...the symbiont children developed a complex subjectivity composed of loneliness, intense sociality, intimacy with nonhuman others, specialness, lack of choice, fullness of meaning, and sureness of future purpose." (Haraway, 2016, Staying With The Trouble, p.149)  After living through a once-in-a-generation pandemic, whilst in the midst of a slowly-evolving climate crisis, our expectations about what the future of humanity will look like have been called into serious question.

Antagonism in Asia: The Fault-lines of Conflict in an Interdependent World

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:33pm
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

2022 Situations International Conference for Graduate Students

Antagonism in Asia: The Fault-lines of Conflict in an Interdependent World

Date: Jan. 28 -29, 2022 Venue: Online Zoom

(un)Masked

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
Department of English 15th Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022

The English Graduate Students’ Association (EGSA) solicits proposals for its upcoming Annual Graduate Student Conference. The EGSA invites proposals from graduate students, early career researchers, and established academics working in any discipline, period, or geographical region. The conference will take place bimodally on the 6th, 7th, and 8th of March, both in Ottawa and via Zoom. To present, please send a 250-word abstract and a short bio by January 10th, 2022 to uottawa.conference@gmail.com.

Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

-Oscar Wilde

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