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Emerson Society Awards announcement

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:28am
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces four awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

 

*Graduate Student Paper Award*

Provides up to $750 of travel support to present a paper on an Emerson Society panel at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (May 2018) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2018). Submit a 300-word abstract to David Greenham (david.greenham@uwe.ac.uk) by January 12, 2018. Abstracts should address the 2018 CFPs posted at emersonsociety.org.

 

RAW: Research~Art~Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:31am
Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association, The University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

 

University of Texas at Dallas

Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association

utd.gsa@gmail.com

February 24, 2018

Theme: Negotiating Tragedy

Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Karen Kelsky, “The Professor is In” 

Beyond the Scope

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:26am
Comparative Literature IntraStudent Faculty Forum (CLIFF) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 4, 2017


Call for Papers

 

Beyond the Scope

22nd Annual CLIFF Conference

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Department of Comparative Literature

March 16-17, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Professor Cristina Rivera Garza

 

Submission Deadline: December 4, 2017

 

Revolution/Révolution: A Graduate Conference in French and Francophone Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:25am
Graduate Students of the Yale French Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Revolution/Révolution

 

A Graduate Conference in French and Francophone Studies

Hosted by the Yale French Department

April 6-7 2018

Keynote Speaker: Madeleine Dobie (Columbia University)

 

“La révolution littéraire et la révolution politique ont fait en moi leur jonction.” (Victor Hugo, in Tas de pierres, n.d.)

 

We speak of revolutions in many different registers, from political to literary. What does it mean for a movement to coalesce under the label of “revolution?” What makes a change “revolutionary?”

 

Vulnerability: 10th Annual Medievalists @ Penn Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm
Medievalists @ Penn
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Masha Raskolnikov, Cornell University

Conference date: Saturday, March 17th 2018, University of Pennsylvania

This conference aims to think of vulnerability as a state of being that precedes but does not necessarily entail violence, a condition that is temporalized, oriented toward a future that is potentially hazardous. To be vulnerable is to be under threat. What are the methods by which the Middle Ages constructed and maintained states of vulnerability? As a corollary, if we think of vulnerability as entailing threat, what are the methods by which people or things are constructed as threats? What did it mean for medieval people to be living under threat?

Victorian Animals

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:40pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Victorian Animals

 Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

 Saturday 18th November 2017

 Aldham Roberts Library, Liverpool John Moores University

 

9.30 – 10.00: Registration and Welcome

Virtual D.H. Lawrence Conference for Graduate Students

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:40pm
D.H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North America is organizing a virtual conference for graduate students, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Abstracts are welcome on any topic in D.H. Lawrence studies, including any aspect of his poetry, prose, essays, his circle, modernism, and WWI. We especially welcome papers on Lawrence and the 1920s or Lawrence and New Mexico, in anticipation of the next International D.H. Lawrence conference, which will be held in New Mexico in 2020.

Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:28pm
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan

invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference,

"Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture,”

at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 16-17, 2018

 

with keynote lectures by:

 

Carla Della Gatta (USC) and

Kathryn Schwarz (Vanderbilt)

 

and panel responses from the medieval

and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan.

 

CREATION AND DESTRUCTION: Beginnings and Ends in Religious Thought

updated: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:28pm
Duke University MA Program in Religion
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Creation and Destruction: Beginnings and Ends in Religious Thought 
Duke University                                                 February 23–24, 2018 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Pugh

A Modern Day Salon de Refusés: Reconnecting with the Rejected

updated: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:29pm
Arizona State University's Council for Graduate Art Historians
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Council of Graduate Art Historians at Arizona State University is pleased to announce “A Modern Day Salon de Refusés, Reconnecting with the Rejected”, their 12th annual graduate student research symposium.  This year, the symposium will again be held on Saturday March 24th, at the Phoenix Art Museum, where we will be exploring undervalued works of art and their importance throughout history.

 

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